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On 10th June 2021, the Kenyan Treasury Cabinet Secretary Mr. Ukur Yatani read the budget for 2021/2022. The theme of this year’s budget is “Building back better with the aims to focus on economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The budget is estimated...
KICTANet was together with our partners formulated a Licensing and Shared Spectrum Framework for Community Networks for Kenya. The Communications Authority of Kenya has invited comments from all stakeholders, including members of the public, licensees utilizing...
By Tevin Mwenda P Cloud Report A study was done by P Cloud on which applications share most of your data with third parties for marketing purposes. The study was based on Apple Inc.’s new requirement that applications must disclose to their consumers how they use...
Unseen Eyes, Unheard Stories: Surveillance, Data Protection and Freedom of Expression in Kenya and Uganda During COVID-19
ARTICLE 19 Eastern Africa (EA), the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) and Pollicy would like to invite you to a virtual webinar on ‘Surveillance, Data Protection and Freedom of Expression during COVID-19 in Kenya and Uganda.’ The webinar will take place on Wednesday...
By RIva Jalipa. This is a background to the "safer web for Women comic strip" that was produced by KICTANet. Most women will attest to being sexualised long before they knew they were women - or being treated less, long before they ever considered what they were or...
By Tevin Mwenda. In 2020 a short video went round on social media showing a Tesla Model Y the first-ever of its kind to be spotted in Kenya. The question that arose in most people’s mind was, where will the car be charged? Climate Change has brought the urgent need...
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
Click here to download the report
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.