Kenneth Odero

Kenneth Odero

Total 26 Posts
I tell stories that bridge cultural gaps among people through my writing, and I have a keen eye for news and analysis. Contributor at iAfrikan

Kenya's Cyber Security And Protection Bill Has Been Withdrawn From Debate So It Can Go For Public Consultations

The Senate Committee on Information and Technology has withdrawn the Cyber Security and Protection Bill 2016 [PDF] to allow the public more time to give their views on the proposed law. The committee Chair, Hon. Mutahi Kagwe, pointed out that there are loopholes in the proposed bill and as such,

More Kenyan Women Are Now Engaged In Business Thanks To Mobile Money Services, A New Study Shows

Mobile money services have had a positive impact on Kenyans lives increasing daily per capita income consumption levels of up to 194,000 Kenyan households, in the process reducing poverty levels, a new MIT study reveals. The study, which was conducted by Tavneet Suri, associate professor at the Massachusetts Institute

To Get Kenya's 5 Million Off-Grid Households Watching Television, Azuri And Zuku Are Betting On A Solar-Powered TV

Azuri, a UK-based solar home systems firm, has partnered with Zuku, Wananchi Group’s home entertainment brand, to launch the world’s first complete pay-as-you-go satellite TV package targeting off-grid households in Kenya. The package combines Azuri’s solar home power kit, which comes with a 24-inch TV, with a

The Government Of Kenya Has Launched Ajira Digital, A Platform To Formalize The Country's Online Job Ecosystem

The Government of Kenya has launched Ajira Digital, an online platform aimed at leveraging on online opportunities to create jobs for Kenyans. The ICT ministry estimates that the platform will enable one million young Kenyans to access online jobs over the next year. The program is spearheaded by the ICT

Kenyan Banks Are Learning To Stay Ahead Of The Curve To Contain Potentially Damaging Rumours On Social Media

Kenyan social media has been awash with messages directed at Family Bank customers warning them of a possible collapse of the country's fifth largest bank in terms of the number of branches. Family Bank, which operates more than 90 branches countrywide has a customer base of 1.7 million, was

After A Series Of False Starts, Construction Of The First Buildings At Kenya's Konza Technology City Is Underway

The first phase of the proposed Konza Technology City, a tech-centered urban development designed as part of Kenya's Vision 2030 is underway, with the construction of a modest eight-storey building that will house the Konza Technopolis Development Authority. The building will serve as a base from which further operations will

More Than Half A Million Images From The Kenya News Agency's Archives Are Now Available Online

Following a digitization process coordinated by the ICT Authority of Kenya, more than 500,000 historical images from The Kenya News Agency (KNA) are now available through a public portal, dubbed 'Urithi'. The portal was launched on October 17, along with a series of exhibitions that will run through to