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Public Consultation on National Broadband Strategy for Kenya

Gimode

Greetings. Seeing that you posted this email on Friday, 8th March, I’m
curious to understand how the committee can expect to get substantive
responses within a week on such a critical piece of document?

I think it’s time this country reviews what it means when the constitution
talks about Public Participation. I know that there are members of the
August House in this list. I challenge them to address this issue. I fear
that government officials are taking us through a ‘tick the box’ exercise
when it comes to public participation.

*Ali Hussein*

*Principal*

*AHK & Associates*

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On Fri, Mar 8, 2019 at 9:04 PM Gimode, Chiimbiru via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> Dear Listers,
>
>
> You will recall the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology
> (MoICT) constituted an inter-agency Steering Committee to review of Kenya’s
> first National Broadband Strategy (NBS) for the period 2013-2017. The
> Committee draws membership from the MoICT, Communications Authority of
> Kenya (CA), Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat (VDS), National Communications
> Secretariat (NCS) and the ICT Authority (ICTA).
>
>
>
> The team is at the tail-end of the review of the NBS and is seeking views
> from the members of the public to enrich the NBS for the period 2018 – 2023
> in line with Constitution of Kenya 2010.
>
>
> Attached is a public notice on the same.
>
>
> You can access the consultation paper on the Authority’s website on this
> link: ca.go.ke/consumers/public-consultations/open-consultations/
>
>
> The deadline for submission of comments is* 15th March 2019.*
>
>
> *Best Regards,*
> Chiimbiru Gimode, *CMRP, MPRSK.*
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