The Ten-year Kenya National Digital Masterplan - 2022-2032 launch_
October 4, 2022

Kenya: What Exactly is the Digital Economy?

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As President William Ruto announced his cabinet line-up last week, it was noted that the former Ministry of ICT, Innovation & Youth Affairs had a new name – Ministry of
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Mr Edetaen Ojo, the Chairperson of AFEX with the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information, Commissioner Ourveena GeereeshaTopsy-Sonoo.
September 27, 2022

Meeting With Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa

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By Victor Kapiyo The Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) participated in a meeting organised by the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) on the sidelines of FIFAfrica with the African
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Person Holding Turned-on Android Smartphone with different social media platforms
September 26, 2022

Should Government Officials Delete Their Social Media Accounts?

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By J. Walubengo The outgoing Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government in Kenya, Dr Fred Matiangi deleted and decommissioned his personal Twitter account, triggering
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Wafula Chebukati CEO IEBC
September 18, 2022

IEBC Technologies – What Next?

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By John Walubengo After getting a clean bill of health from the Supreme court regarding their technology infrastructure, IEBC must be enjoying their rare badge of approval. A week later,
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Data-privacy-Mati Mango
September 15, 2022

Safeguarding Personal Data During Kenya’s 2022 General Election

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By Meshack Masibo One unique thing about the 2022 elections was that it was the first election conducted after the adoption of the Data Protection Act, 2019. The Act, together
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Judges of the Supreme Court of Kenya_
September 9, 2022

2022 Kenya Presidential Petition – The Tech Issues and Their Rulings

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By John Walubengo The Supreme Court made its final determination on the 2022 Presidential Petition and found that the President-elect, Dr William Ruto was duly elected and declared. This left
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September 6, 2022

KICTANet participates in the 13th Seminar on Privacy and Data Protection

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On the 17-18 August 2022, KICTANet participated in the 13th Seminar on Privacy and Data Protection organised by Data Privacy Brazil in São Paulo, Brazil. The participants in the in-person
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KIEMS Kit
September 1, 2022

IEBC Commission: Should We Reserve a Slot for an ICT Professional?

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By John Walubengo The ongoing 2022 Presidential petition has convinced me that, going forward, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) commission would greatly benefit if one of its commissioners
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Bomas National tallying center
August 30, 2022

KICTANet Tech Election Observer report

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This report presents a summary of the key findings of KICTANet’s election observation mission during Kenya’s general election held on August 9, 2022. During the election, the Independent Electoral and
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Someone sealing the IEBC ballot boxes with green tapes.
August 24, 2022

Kenya Elections 2022: Were The IEBC Servers Hacked?

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By John Walubengo Were the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) servers hacked? This seems to be the million-dollar question before the Supreme Court. So, one has to be careful
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KIEMS Kit used in the voter identification process
August 19, 2022

Will IEBC publish the Election Computer Logs?

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By John Walubengo. Now that the Chairman of IEBC has ‘sung’ and Kenyans have a new President-elect, what next from an electoral tech perspective? The law anticipates that some of
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2022 Kenyan election ongoing
August 8, 2022

What could go wrong in Tallying and Results Transmission Process

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By John Walubengo. Ever since multiparty elections were sanctioned in 1992, Kenyans have always voted peacefully and gone home quietly. The election-related problems or violence that occasionally erupts arises from
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