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27 Jul Posted by in kictanet | Comments

To succeed, edtech must be at the service of teaching, not the other way around…..

To succeed, edtech must be at the service of teaching, not the other way around…..

To succeed, edtech must be at the service of teaching, not the other way around….. Together, technology and teachers can revamp schools Together, technology and teachers can revamp schools How the science of learning can get the best out of edtech “…IN 1953 B.F. Skinner visited his daughter’s maths class. The Harvard psychologist found every […]

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27 Jul Posted by in kictanet | Comments

M-AKIBA SMSes: Is Safaricom sincere on innovation?

M-AKIBA SMSes:  Is Safaricom sincere on innovation?

Could someone explain how recently messages were received on the wonderful product M-AKIBA by mobile phone holders – as an SMS invitation to signup to this product listed for subscription not via the traditional stock broker but via telcos; part of why it is lauded a digital innovation Where did the telephone numbers come from? […]

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27 Jul Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Why Kenya’s telcos should push back on any shutdown orders

Why Kenya’s telcos should push back on any shutdown orders

Grace Thanks for sharing. This is an important conversation to have and clearly the Government hasn't committed explicitly on whether they have a Shutdown Plan in place. What is important at this time is to get a FIRM commitment from the Telcos that they have a PLAN in place if the Government decides to go […]

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27 Jul Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Why Kenya’s telcos should push back on any shutdown orders

Why Kenya’s telcos should push back on any shutdown orders

Listers, This blog post explores the relationship between telcos, their customers/public and the government. It states: "Telecommunications companies empower people to exercise freedom of expression, but they can also enable politically motivated attempts to control the flow of information online. Kenya is a champion of the digital economy and has a strong reputation for putting technology […]

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27 Jul Posted by in Kictanet - General | Comments

Project Management Professional Training Seminar, 28 Aug – 1 Sep Landmark Grand Hotel, Dubai, UAE & 21-25 August, FNB Conference Center, Sandton, JHB

Project Management Professional Training Seminar, 28 Aug – 1 Sep Landmark Grand Hotel, Dubai, UAE & 21-25 August, FNB Conference Center, Sandton, JHB

                                               Project Management Professional 21-25 August, FNB Conference Center, Sandton 28 Aug – 1 Sep Landmark Grand Hotel, Dubai, UAE About this Seminar                                                      This comprehensive five-day training programme is geared towards helping you acquire superior project management skills to ensure the effective and efficient management of Projects in order to deliver projects on time and […]

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27 Jul Posted by in kictanet | Comments

FW: Government Fellow Vacancy

FW: Government Fellow Vacancy

Dear colleagues,   This fellowship might be of interest to KICTAnet members. Regards Jaco   Jaco du Toit Adviser for Communication & Information UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa   United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization   United Nations Avenue, UNON, Gigiri (Room 209) P.O. Box 30592-00100, Nairobi, Kenya Tel.: +254 (0)20 762 2346/2566 […]

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26 Jul Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Fwd: [AFRI-Discuss] Seeking Mentor for ICANN Global Indigenous Ambassador Program

Fwd: [AFRI-Discuss] Seeking Mentor for ICANN Global Indigenous Ambassador Program

Listers, FYI Regards ———- Forwarded message ———-From: ICANN At-Large Staff <staff@atlarge.icann.org>Date: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 10:06 AMSubject: [AFRI-Discuss] Seeking Mentor for ICANN Global Indigenous Ambassador ProgramTo: "afri-discuss@atlarge-lists.icann.org" <afri-discuss@atlarge-lists.icann.org>Cc: "tribal-ambassador-sc@icann.org" <tribal-ambassador-sc@icann.org>, AtLarge Staff <atlarge_forward@icann.org> Dear All,   ICANN announced the creation of the Global Indigenous Ambassador Program in June 2017. The program establishes two Indigenous […]

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26 Jul Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Fwd: Good news for privacy in Tunisia

Fwd: Good news for privacy in Tunisia

Tunisians are worried that a biometric ID registration will does not provide enough protection for their privacy. During the biometric of 19.6 million Kenyan voters, this issue did not seem to come up prominently, at least not in this list. Read on. ———- Forwarded message ———-From: Wafa Ben-Hassine, Access Now <info@act.accessnow.org>Date: 25 July 2017 at […]

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25 Jul Posted by in kictanet | Comments

KICTANet’s First Annual Report 2016

KICTANet’s First Annual Report 2016

Thanks for sharing Grace.  Regards, Sylvia Musalagani Hivos East AfricaACS Plaza, Lenana Road|P.O. Box 19875 – 00202 | Nairobi | KenyaOffice: +254 725 451 729 / +254 789 451 729Email: smusalagani@hivos.org | Skype: sylviakanariwebsite: www.east-africa.hivos.org From: “Grace Githaiga via kictanet” <

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25 Jul Posted by in kictanet | Comments

IEBC 2017 REGISTER OF VOTERS – data protection/privacy law

IEBC 2017 REGISTER OF VOTERS – data protection/privacy law

A very well articulated problem statement, and proposed practical solutions. Amazingly, no one has tapped into these readily available resources to help in sealing the loopholes on this data trove. No wonder some nondescript data miner somewhere has all my bio data.. Harry On Jul 25, 2017 10:56 AM, "Liz Orembo via kictanet" <kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote: […]

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