June 14, 2021

Highlights of the Proposed 2021-2022 Kenyan Budget on the Technology Sector

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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
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May 22, 2021

Proposal for a new license for community networks in Kenya

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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
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May 7, 2021

Opting Out Mechanisms: A Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn Case Study

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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
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April 16, 2021

Unseen Eyes, Unheard Stories: Surveillance, Data Protection and Freedom of Expression in Kenya and Uganda During COVID-19

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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
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April 14, 2021

A safer web for women comic strip

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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
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Tesla model 3 dashboard
February 18, 2021

The Potential for Electric Vehicles in Africa: A Kenyan Case Study

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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
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covid-19 and the internet
January 27, 2021

COVID-19 Has Affirmed that the Internet Is Indeed A Human Right

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By Egline Samoei. “The Covid-19 pandemic has shown us clearly that the Internet is no longer a luxury, a convenient enhancement for lifestyles for those who can afford it. Rather,
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Human Resilience and solidarity panel at Kenya IGF
December 31, 2020

My reflection on Kenya School of Internet Governance and working in Post Covid19 era

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By Peter Mmbando, KeSIG and KeIGF Fellow 2020, from Tanzania. As the year 2020 draws to close and we prepare to welcome the year 2021, I share my reflections on
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UNESCO R.O.A.M Principles
November 12, 2020

Assessing internet development in Kenya: using UNESCO’s Internet Universality ROAM-X indicators

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Over three years, UNESCO has developed a framework of Internet Universality ROAM-X Indicators, using a global, open, inclusive and multistakeholder process that tapped the world’s wisdom. The result is a
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November 12, 2020

My First Virtual School Experience at KeSIG

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By Rebeccah Wambui. The insistent message to “do something meaningful with your time” during the unprecedented, at least in our generation, the covid-19 pandemic period had taken its toll on
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October 27, 2020

Kenya IGF Week 2020

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KICTANet together with partners Safaricom, Facebook, APC, KHRC, Communications Authority of Kenya, CIO, and KeNIC is holding the first virtual Kenya IGF on 29th October 2020. The Kenya IGF is
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October 22, 2020

Zenzeleni- A community owned and operated ISP.

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This is part of our series of blogs on Community Networks. Zenzeleni was set up in 2012 by two friends, a University of the Western Cape (UWC) doctoral student; Carlos Rey
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