Uhuru Kenyatta

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Social media is possibly leveling Kenyaโ€™s political field

In Kenya, social media platforms are a tool for communication and not an end in themselves. For more effective messages, even political candidates for lower offices may need to engage paid communication managers.

Kenya's digital service tax will officially start on 1 January 2021

Big Tech companies hardly ever pay tax on their sales profits in the African countries they operate in, introducing a digital tax in Kenya perhaps allows the government to ensure they pay a form of tax on their revenues and sales.

Kenya secures $173 million from Huawei for data center

Kenya secures $173 million from Huawei for the development of the Konza Data Centre and Smart City Facilities Project at Konza Technology City outside Nairobi.

Fake Elections

Kenya had itsย presidential elections on 8 August 2017 and not everyone is happy with the outcome. The unhappiest of all is the main candidate to challenge to be Kenya's president, Raila Odinga. He went as far as calling them "computer generated fraud" fake elections. Before we get

Kenya's Presidential Election Re-run Likely To Be Postponed Due To IT System Delays

Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is considering to postpone the presidential elections re-run set for 17 October 2017. The request to postpone the elections was submitted by French information technology company, OT-Morpho, who have stated that they won't be unable to provide a new election results-transmission system by

Technology And Fake News Are Being Used To Influence Kenya's 2017 General Elections

With approximately a month to the 2017 general elections in Kenya, I am shocked, but not surprised, at the flavor of content that is surfacing on the Internet. The content is sponsored boldly on Ad networks, shared covertly via social media and also going viral on various instant messaging platforms