Data Protection act
January 28, 2020

Data Privacy Day 2020: 4 Good Things in Kenya’s Data Protection Act, 2019

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By Francis Monyango. Today is the 28th of January. Data Protection Day or Privacy Day. The day when we all commemorate the 1981 signing of the Council of Europe’s Convention
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January 20, 2020

BOSCO Uganda Community Network – Ending Isolation in Northern Uganda

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In November 2019, the APC-LOCNET peer members Chako and Patrick from DRC, South Africa (Gladys) and Malawi (Vigilant representing James) and I arrived in Kampala for the peer exchange travel
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January 16, 2020

Gendering Community Networks – Stockholm Internet Forum 2019

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The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida organized the Stockholm Internet Forum (SIF) in May 2019. The event’s theme was “Shrinking Democratic Space Online–mobilizing for a free, open and secure
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January 13, 2020

Towards Equitable and Sustainable Community-Led Networks

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Access to meaningful, reliable, secure and affordable internet is no longer a luxury but a basic human right. However, there still exists a digital divide, especially in rural, marginalized and
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December 17, 2019

RESILIENCE IN COMMUNITY NETWORKS

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Community Networks are built and operated by the community members of the Community Network play a critical role in building the community network infrastructure to be resilient and sustainable. During
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December 12, 2019

Strengthening the Community Networks Movement in Africa through Peer Learning Exchanges

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As the community networks movement grows in Africa, communities continue to learn valuable lessons and gain in-depth knowledge of how we can drive digital inclusion in rural and urban underserved
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December 12, 2019

Beyond Access. Community Networks as a Solution to Gender-Based Digital Exclusions

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Grassroots women are powerful agents of change and the backbone of our communities. They make valuable contributions to the economy and society. They are actively involved in activities such as
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Participants of the UNESCO Universal indicators workshop in Berlin, Germany
December 10, 2019

KICTANet participates in the 14th Internet Governance Forum in Berlin, Germany

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By Barrack Otieno. The Kenya ICT Action Network Participated in the 14th Internet Governance Forum in Berlin Germany. The Forum was hosted by the Government of Germany from 25 to
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December 9, 2019

KICTANET Participates in the Policy and Regulatory Initiative for a Digital Africa

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By Barrack Otieno. The Kenya ICT Action Network has been participating in the Policy and Regulatory Initiative for a Digital AFRICA (PRIDA). PRIDA is a joint initiative of the Africa
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December 7, 2019

Towards an Inclusive and Sustainable Fintech Ecosystem in Kenya

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By Ali Hussein. A few weeks ago, KICTANet held a #Fintech Stakeholders breakfast, sponsored by Huawei. We discussed the state of the Fintech industry and the way forward. We release
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From a solar cell to a PV system
November 28, 2019

Using solar energy for community networks

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The 4th Community Networks (CN) summit in Africa was hosted by Internet Society (ISOC) and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) at the University of Dodoma-Tanzania. The sessions were focused
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East Africa IGF is session
November 25, 2019

East African Internet Governance Forum 2019, Taking Stock

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By Barrack Otieno. The 7th East African Internet Governance Forum took place from 17th to 18th October 2019. The theme of the forum was “Achieving Digital Inclusion in East Africa”. The
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