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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 me. So in a typical millennial style, I did nothing meaningful in protest for...
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 preceded by the Kenya School of Internet Governance (KeSIG) in what is...
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 Moreno, and a local community activist; Masibulele ‘Jay’ Siya. It started as a local wireless...
By Kelvin Kariuki. A recent study conducted by the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) in collaboration with the ICT Authority (ICTA) that focused on the adoption and maturity levels of ICTs within counties as envisioned in the ICT Roadmaps has revealed that most...
This is part of our series of blogs on Community Networks. Ensemble Pour la Différence (now La Différence) started in 2014 in response to the lack of a social business incubator for entrepreneurs in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. It became a registered...
KICTANet is a multi-stakeholder Think Tank for people and institutions interested and involved in ICT policy and regulation. The Think Tank is a catalyst for reform in the Information and Communication Technology sector. Its work is guided by four pillars of Policy Advocacy, Capacity Building, Research, and Stakeholder Engagement.
Objectives of the Network are:
- To improve the effectiveness of ICT policy and regulatory processes by expanding support for ICT initiatives, providing support for member?s actions and audience for member?s ideas.
- Facilitate effective dissemination channels regarding ICT policy and regulatory processes to keep everyone updated on what is going on in the sector.
- Provide access to varied and multiple resources and skills.
- Link organisations and networks working at the community level to those specialised and working in the broader political space.
The report outlines the work undertaken in between 2007 and 2016 which is underpinned by crowd sourcing and community engagement
Click here to download the report
KICTANet’s organisational strategy:
We facilitate stakeholder engagement through collaborative initiatives in face-to-face Town Hall meetings, and in the KICTANet?s interactive mailing list where multiple stakeholders engage regularly on ICT policy issues.