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Cyberbullying is defined as the violence that takes place over digital devices like computers, phones, tablets either through hacking, messaging, apps, or gaming with the material shared being negative, harmful, false, and injurious to the other party.
By Cecilia Maundu As the world struggles with the issue of Covid-19 most people have been forced to work from home. This has in turn seen a lot of people being online. According to Kenya’s top telecoms operator, Safaricom has seen a 70% surge in data usage as people...
by Grace Mutung’u. In 2019, Kenya underwent its third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). UPR is a UN mechanism through which countries are analysed for their human rights record. Kenya’s last UPR was in 2015. During that review, some of the issues raised...
by Mwenda Tevin Gitonga and Mwangi Michael Mbuthia. The vehicle of your dreams has finally arrived and you cannot wait to take it out on the road. It's second hand but it is still your dream vehicle. On switching on the ignition key you get the surprise of your life....
Kenya recorded the first case of Coronavirus infection on 12th March. Since then, the numbers have continued to grow with a total of 103 infections and 3 fatalities as at 30th March. In order to curb the disease spread, the government instituted a number of measures,...
By Tevin Mwenda. The fourth industrial revolution has been billed as the key to unlocking Africa’s vast potential and propelling Africa to ‘developed status’. Some of the biggest components of the Fourth Industrial Revolution are disruptive technologies such as...
KICTANet is a multi-stakeholder Think Tank for people and institutions interested and involved in ICT policy and regulation. The Think Tank is a catalyst for reform in the Information and Communication Technology sector. Its work is guided by four pillars of Policy Advocacy, Capacity Building, Research, and Stakeholder Engagement.
Objectives of the Network are:
- To improve the effectiveness of ICT policy and regulatory processes by expanding support for ICT initiatives, providing support for member’s actions and audience for member’s ideas.
- Facilitate effective dissemination channels regarding ICT policy and regulatory processes to keep everyone updated on what is going on in the sector.
- Provide access to varied and multiple resources and skills.
- Link organisations and networks working at the community level to those specialised and working in the broader political space.
The report outlines the work undertaken in between 2007 and 2016 which is underpinned by crowd sourcing and community engagement
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KICTANet’s organisational strategy:
We facilitate stakeholder engagement through collaborative initiatives in face-to-face Town Hall meetings, and in the KICTANet’s interactive mailing list where multiple stakeholders engage regularly on ICT policy issues.