Kenya will harness power of AI to drive bottom-up development, says PS Tanui

Listen The government has committed to use the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to drive the development agenda both locally and across Africa. Eng. John Tanui, the ICT Principal Secretary, said embracing digital technologies, in particular AI, would ensure equitable access to resources and development and promote inclusion. “As Kenya, we are deeply committed […]

Ruto calls for close African countries’ cooperation to boost connectivity as Connected Summit kicks off

Listen President William Ruto on Monday called for increased connectivity between African countries to hasten the continent’s digital transformation. President Ruto, who was speaking as he opened ICT-sector premier forum Connected Africa Summit 2024 in Nairobi, said the event inaugurates Africa’s digital transformation, the spark which will ignite the continent’s rapid development in every sector. […]

PS asks fish traders to take up government opportunities

Listen Fish traders have been asked to take up opportunities in the sector offered by the government. The PS for MSMEs Development Susan Mang’eni told the traders during an Easter holiday “meet-the-fish-hustlers-tour”, where she reflected on the status of the sector. She educated the traders on the opportunities in her department for an all-inclusive growth […]

Kakamega among counties accelerating Bottom-up Economic Transformation Agenda

Listen The bottom-up economic transformation agenda is gaining momentum across the counties as the devolved units seek to boost investments in their regions. Many of the county governments are aligning their goals to the national government’s Bottom-up Economic Transformation Agenda (BETA), with the focus being on the five key pillars namely agriculture, healthcare, MSMEs, affordable […]

Ruto assures counties of support as Kakamega investors’ forum kicks off

Listen President William Ruto has assured counties that his government will support them to develop for the benefit of the country. President Ruto, who was speaking when he officially opened the Kakamega International Investment Conference (KAIICO) on Wednesday, said his government would celebrate with counties the milestones they have made.  “We are here to celebrate […]

Judiciary e-filing portal, Huduma Centre desk boosts access to justice

Listen The launch of e-filing for all courts countrywide promises to take Judiciary services much closer to the people. The Data Tracking Dashboard and a Cause List Portal was launched at the Supreme Court in an event attended by Huduma Kenya Ag CEO Mugambi Njeru. Chief Justice Martha Koome and Public Service CS Moses Kuria […]

St George’s Girls shines in STEAM competition

Listen Five girls from St Georges Girls Secondary School showcased their innovative prowess on the international stage, securing the first runners-up position in the Sahara STEAMers Grand Demo Competition 2 held in Nigeria. Under the banner of Team Smart Blind Walking Stick, the Kenyan students crafted a cutting-edge solution aimed at aiding visually impaired individuals […]

Ministry’s roadmap sets new vision for ICT sector

Listen Kenyans should expect increased broadband connectivity, enhanced e-government initiatives, heightened war on cybercrime and enhanced entrepreneurship in the technology industry in the next five years. This is according to the Information, Communications and the Digital Economy Ministry Strategic Plan 2023-2027 that was launched last week in Nairobi. The document outlines the roadmap for the […]