Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya’s President rejects controversial ICT Practitioners Bill

Uhuru Kenyatta returns proposed legislation to parliament... no official confirmation of what the next step will be.
Vincent Matinde
Jun 9, 2021

Kenyatta urges Ethiopia to reconsider stance on mobile money services

Kenya’s President urges authorities to allow foreign service providers to bolster local market competition.
Jan 29, 2021

Google commits US$10m to support Kenya’s economic recovery

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai references company’s plan to establish fibre link along Africa’s West Coast to usher in more broadband.
Nov 13, 2020

Sizeable task awaits Kenya’s first data commissioner

Immaculate Kassait to oversee the implementation of the Data Protection Act.
Mar 23, 2020

Google’s Loon Project finally takes flight

Project held back for two years, but now launched to provide connectivity to remote regions.
Mar 16, 2020

Kenyans urged to cashless, work from home amid Coronavirus pandemic

Industry experts appeal to ISPs and other service providers to adjust tariffs in light of situation.
Nov 27, 2019

Mixed response to Kenya's data protection law

Clarity required regarding implementation as law's introduction met with mostly muted response.
Jul 1, 2019

Safaricom's Bob Collymore dies

Chief Executive Officer passes from cancer, according to statement issued to the media.

Kenya launches digital economy blueprint

Guideline a contribution towards objectives of the Smart Africa Alliance.
Oct 25, 2018

Will Kenya get it right with second Kshs 1bn tech innovation initiative?

Recent launch of Huduma Whitebox follows now stagnant Enterprise Kenya program.
Sep 21, 2018

Kenyatta slaps tax on internet and money transfer charges

Govt passes Finance Bill 2018 incorporating memorandum to increase tax on basic services and commodities.

Kenya's Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Bill now law

President says it addresses a shortfall in country's ability to tackle cybercrime.