Kenya Adopts New Data Protection Act
Efforts to have in place a privacy and data protection framework in Kenya commenced with the introduction of the right to privacy under Article 31 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. The provision guarantees every person the right not to have their person, home or property searched; their possessions seized; information relating to their family […]
Talk-to-Safaricom Report Launched
On 7th April, Safaricom in partnership with KICTANet held a cocktail event at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi to launch the report on the Talk-to-Safaricom online discussions on the KICTANet online platform. The discussions were undertaken over a period of one week and covered areas such as Consumer protection, Competition, Innovation, Infrastructure & Universal Access, Technology […]
Education for the next generation: Assessing the impact of the internet in primary schools in Nairobi
Education has for several decades ranked highly among the priorities of successive Kenyan governments. In fact, as a testament of this commitment, the country’s 2010 constitution provides for and guarantees the right to education. As the country’s estimated population of 42 million people grows, the government needs to find ways of not only enhancing access […]
Is surveillance a panacea to Kenya’s security threats?
Kenya is located in East Africa and has an estimated population of over 43 million people. The country has, according to recent estimates, 31.3 million mobile subscribers and 19.1 million internet users. Despite the country’s relative peace, Kenya has since 1975 fallen victim to a number of sporadic terrorist attacks. However, since the 2011 Kenya […]