Tag: Joe Mucheru

Mucheru Orders Closure of Unlicensed Ecommerce Platforms

The last time we learned something about the National Addressing System (NAS) was about two years ago. At that period, the CA announced that it...

Government-backed Ajira Digital Clubs Goes to All Kenya Universities

The Ajira Digital program that was launched by the ICT Ministry many years ago was a showcase that the youth could access gainful employment...

Mucheru Insists Foreign ICT Companies Must Give 30 Percent Ownership to Kenyans

The National ICT Policy 2019 was made into law in August 2020. The law was developed to facilitate universal access to ICT infrastructure and services...
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CS Mucheru Wants Smartphone Prices Lowered

The Cabinet Secretary for ICT Joe Mucheru has tasked the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) to develop ways that will see Kenyans buy and...

Kenya ICT Ministry Concludes Review of The National ICT Policy

The National ICT Policy was proposed a few years ago. The policy was first presented to ICT CS Joe Mucheru in 2016 and featured...

Kenya Blockchain Taskforce Findings Rally for Use Cases in Poll Transparency

There has been an overwhelming amount of media attention and talk surrounding blockchain over the past years. It has been rallied as a solution...

Data Protection and Privacy Bill 2018 Given a Go Ahead by ICT CS Mucheru

During the government’s initial campaign for Huduma Namba registration, the NIIMs database that should reportedly hone the delivery of services to Kenyans, it was...

Kenya Government Forms Taskforce to Aid Access of State Information

In coming days, access to crucial government information will be much easier thanks to a newly appointed taskforce of 15 people that will ensure...
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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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Huduma Centre to Issue Unique Numbers for Customers as CS Mucheru Launches Connected Kenya 2018

Kenya’s CS for ICT Joe Mucheru has officially opened Connected Kenya Summit that is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The fair, for the first time,...

White Box, a Government-sponsored Innovators’ Hub, is Live

For the better part of 2018, the Kenyan government and the Ministry of ICT have been in the process of creating a platform or...
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Kenya Finally Making Strides Towards Data Protection Laws

Kenya's ICT Cabinet Secretary, Joe Mucheru, on June 11, 2018, announced that the government is working on a draft data protection law that will...
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Central Bank of Kenya and Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru Differ Over Bitcoin

Mucheru's stand puts him and CBK governor on opposing ends, both agree that blockchain is important but the issue still remains whether Bitcoin be regulated in Kenya.
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Contentious ICT Practitioners Bill, 2016 Headed Back to Kenya’s Parliament

Sometime in June last year (2016), Kenya’s parliament passed a bill called ICT Practitioners Bill, 2016 which was meant to standardize ICT Practitioners in...
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Telkom Kenya Limited Closes Multi-Billion Deal To Roll Out WiFi In Constituencies

Back in January, the Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of ICT Mr. Joe Mucheru revealed that Members of Parliament, together with the National Government...
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ICT CS says Local Paper misquoted him on Anonymous Blogging Story

The Kenyan blog-sphere has grown in leaps and bounds with bloggers challenging mainstream media houses as sources of news and information. The growth of...

Here is the ICT sector’s First 100 Days Wishlist for the ICT Cabinet Secretary

On Friday January 22nd 2016, stakeholders in the ICT industry from captains of industry to scholars and even enthusiasts converged at the Nairobi Serena...

Kenya Government seeks Private Sector Partnership in Increasing Fibre Optic Outlay

The government is seeking  to partner with  private sector players to complete the National Optic Fibre Backbone Infrastructure (NOFBI) according to ICT CS Joe...

ICT CS Joe Mucheru offloads Stakes in ICT firms to Avoid Conflict of Interest

In Late November, President Uhuru Kenyatta reshuffled the Cabinet, which saw new members join the Cabinet. Among those who joined the Cabinet included  Joe...

ICT Cabinet Secretary Nominee Joe Mucheru Opposes Splitting of Safaricom During Vetting

In Late November, President Uhuru Kenyatta reshuffled the Cabinet, which saw new members join the Cabinet. Among those who joined the Cabinet included  Joe...
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Google and Wananchi want you to see the convenience that is Wazi Wi-Fi

Only 6% of Kenya National internet capacity of 8400G(8.4Tbps) is in use, that's around 574G, and this goes to show we are really underutilising...