Communications Authority of Kenya
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In this episode of the Tech Legal Matters podcast, we get to hear from Richard Kiarie, Principal ICT Officer/Head, Policy and Research Unit, Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs, on how Kenya's government approaches national cybersecurity.
The purpose of Kenya's Universal Services Fund is to promote access to ICT services and promote capacity building and innovation in ICT services in Kenya. To date, the fund has helped set up voice infrastructure and services in 67 locations, and provision of internet connection to 885 schools.
The Kenya Information and Communications (Amendment) Bill 2019 seeks to bring in regulations that will lead to the tightest control of social media usage in Kenya, affecting users, content creators, and Facebook/WhatsApp group administrators.
Given fake mobile devices in the market and some manufacturers harvesting data from phones without consent, Kenya needs to consider regulation of this market urgently.