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Stanley Kamanguya, CEO of the ICT Authority

ICT Authority to Manage E-Waste For Public Institutions

The ICT Authority (ICTA) is spearheading the management of electronic waste (e-waste) for government agencies. Public institutions in Kenya can now deliver their electronic...

KES 5 Billion in USF Funds to Take Last Mile Fibre Connectivity to 19 Counties

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) and the ICT Authority (ICTA) have reached an agreement to expand fiber optic cable connectivity to the last...

Amazon to Train 10,000 Students from Kenya Universities in Digital Skills

Cloud computing provider AWS has announced it will be training 10,000 Kenyan students in local universities with key tech skills in a plan that...

ICT Authority Dismisses Prof Fredrick Owino as Board Chair, Picks New Replacement

President William Ruto has appointed Sylvanus Maritim as the Non-Executive Board Chair of the ICT Authority.  He replaces Dr. Fredrick Owino, who has been...

Digital Masterplan Implementation Takes Software Factory to Bomet County

The ICT Authority has revealed it will be hosting other members of the ICT industry at a software factory in Mulot, Bomet County. The...

ICT Authority, Whitebox Prep Entrepreneurship Boot Camp for Kenya Innovators

Local innovators and entrepreneurs will benefit from a two-month boot camp that will be organized by ICT Authority, Whitebox, and The Kijiji. The ICT Authority...

Oracle, ICT Authority Training Program Targets Whitebox, Presidential Digital Talent Students

Cloud computing firm Oracle and ICT Authority have signed an MoU that will see the introduction of specialized training in the latest digital technologies,...
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ICT Authority Revives Connected Kenya Summit for 2022 Following a Three-Year Hiatus

The Connected Kenya Summit is making a return in 2022. First held in 2008/9, the ICT-based fair has been one of the most popular...

Kipronoh Ronoh Takes Over ICT Authority’s CEO Roles from Katherine Getao

Kipronoh Ronoh Paul has been appointed as the acting CEO for ICT Authority. This follows the departure of Dr. Katherine Getao, who, according to sources,...
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ICT Authority Caught in Irregular Spending of Grants

Just a few months ago, Auditor General Nancy Gathungu flagged more than Ksh.12billion in expenditure at the state department for ICT. According to her...
Katherine Getao ICT Authority CEO

ICT Authority Seeks E-learning Tools for its Talents Amid the Pandemic

ICT Authority has begun the recruitment of its fifth cohort of DigiTalent. This activity is done by the Authority alongside strengthening the current cohort...
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Kenya ICT Authority Issues Reassuring Statement After Websites Hacking

Today, a number of government websites were defaced by hackers. The hackers were a group calling themselves the Kurd Electronics Team an they managed to deface...

400 Cohort III ICT Students Graduate from The Presidential Digital Talent Program

Back in 2015, the government of Kenya, through the ICT Ministry launched the Presidential Digital Talent Programme (PDTP), which, according to ICT Authority that...
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Kenya Government Considers Dropping Microsoft Azure Following Week-Long Websites Suspension

For about a week, a number of government websites were suspended and visitors were met by a lovely blue page with the message, "Error...
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Dr. Katherine Getao Appointed Kenya ICT Authority CEO

Dr. Katherine Getao has been appointed as the new ICT authority CEO. The announcement was made by Kenya Information and Communication Ministry Cabinet Secretary...
ICT PS Jerome Ochieng

Connected Kenya 2018 Summit to Precede Blockchain Taskforce’s Technology Report

Earlier today, ICT Authority staged a breakfast meeting with the media that was graced by the institution’s Acting CEO Mr. John Sergon and the...

Connected Kenya 2018 Announces Summit Sponsors For the October Fair

The 2018 staging of Connected ICT Innovation Awards will mark a decade since the fair was first celebrated. The program, which will be held...

Kenya’s ICT Authority Appoints Former Ministry of ICT Director as CEO in Acting Capacity

Kenya’s ICT Authority has new acting CEO. Mr. John Sergon takes the CEO tasks from Mr. Robert Mugo who has headed the corporation in acting...
ICT Authority CEO Robert Mugo

Kenya’s ICT Authority Head Lobbies for Increased Adoption of ICTs in Counties

Kenya’s ICT Authority has renewed its spirit in pushing for increased uptake of ICTs to spur development across all counties. Speaking during the 2018 ICT...
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Kenya’s ICT Authority Bags Gold Mark Award, Plans to Deploy Hosting Services for National and County Governments

The ICT Authority of Kenya has emerged as the industry’s best digital institution during the 7th East Africa CIO 100 Awards. Having earned the...

Huawei Kenya Extends its Digital Transformation MoU with ICT Authority

Anyone who keeps an eye on Kenya’s ICT landscape is aware that Chinese corporations have managed to diversify their presence in the country. You...
Robert Mugo, CEO ICT Authority and Harry Hare Chairman CIO East Africa

Financial Institutions, Government top Most Compromised by Cyber Security Threats

Financial institutions are the most at risk from cyber security threats for the financial gain on the vice, and second on the list is government.

ICT Authority of Kenya Seeks to Tame Bogus Service Providers in the Counties

The ICT Authority of Kenya is seeking to register all service providers within the ICT sector, in a move aimed at locking out bogus...

Report Gives High Rating to Kenya Government Implementation on Key ICT Projects.

Projects include KENET, Pasha villages, Tandaa, IFMIS, the digital registry and Kenya Open Data

Internships for 400 Graduates under Presidential Digital Talent Program to begin in September

The government of Kenya is set to launch the 2nd edition of the Presidential Digital Talent Programme in September. Launched in partnership with the private...

Simple Trace, A Solution For Counties Wins Microsoft ICT Innovation Awards At The Connected Summit 2016

Simple Trace, a solution enabling County Governments save billions of shillings lost due to an inefficient fleet and fuel management system has won this...

Kenya to Boost ICT Talent Pool with Second Batch of Presidential Digital Talent Programme

The government of Kenya is set to launch the 2nd edition of the Presidential Digital Talent Programme. Launched in partnership with the private sector in...
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Connected East Africa 2015 Focuses on Regional ICT Integration

ICT Authority's Connected East Africa has attracted participants from around the region including South Sudan, Somalia, Rwanda, Burundi and Uganda. The summit will be...

Innovation Forum: ICT To Employ 100,000 By 2017 In Kenya

Kenya has managed to promote itself as an ICT leader in Africa and a global innovation hub. It continues to attract global firms such...
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Kaa Rithoo Campaign Aims To Create Safety Awareness Among Kenyan Transacting Online

Kenya is a young country when it comes to cyber awareness, with e-commerce quite still in the early stages. And with increased internet connections...
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Intel She Will Connect Kenya Pilot Project Aims To Drastically Reduce Gender And Technology Gap

When 10% of girls go to school, a country's GDP rises by 3%, this is data by UNESCO stating the case for a need...

Connected Kenya Summit 2014 to focus on breaking the barriers on ICT projects implementation

Capacity, funding, procurement and planning are some of the barriers faced in the ICT industry. This are some of the issues that will be...

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