About Us

n1208539720_30316466_28142James Ratemo is an alumni of the International Institute of Journalism (Germany) and Commonwealth Press Union (UK). His background includes a Bachelor of  Arts Degree in Communication and Media Technolgy (Electronic media Option) from Maseno University with a strong leaning on multimedia and online journalism.  He also holds  a Masters in Arts (Communication studies) from the University of Nairobi.

He has specilaised training in online and multimedia journalism from International Institute for Journalism, Commonwealth Press Union and Internews.

A progressive online editor, technology and business writer, his work revolves around how emerging technology interacts with business and the environment. Apart from freelancing, he also worked as a digital media trainer and consultant  at Internews Kenya, an international NGO that empowers journalists with various skills. Before  joining Internews he worked for the Nation Media Group as reporter, online subeditor (Daily Nation, Business daily, The East African) and as an online editor (NTV) after four years at the Standard Media Group (www.standardmedia.co.ke) in Kenya as a multimedia  journalist and blogs on Technology in Kenya.

He currently works as head of Communication at the Media Council of Kenya

His hobbies: poetry, reading, singing (gospel) and acting.

You can find him at:

Website: www.kenyacurrent.com
Blog : jratemo.wordpress.com and http://www.kenyatech.wordpress.com (this blog)

E-mail  : jratemo@gmail.com
Follow me on twitter  at: http://www.twitter.c0m/jratemo and http://www.twitter.com/kenyacurrent
2631_136001330410_793850410_6108806_6709412_nBe my friend on Facebook: facebook.com/Rats.the.menace
Skype  : ratemoj

Phone: +254-724-960-649


9 responses to “About Us

  1. Hey Ratemo, quite progressive. Dint know you ar an alumni of IIJ, i was there in 2008, lets start a chat….
    Good stuff,,,

  2. Stephen Fajonyomi

    This is wonderful James. Keep it up.

    This is Stephen from Nigeria

  3. Nice Work! I also want to start a blog on i.t stuff and other musings, so any advice you can give will be highly appreciated.

    • James Ratemo

      Just start and ideas will flow. Blogging is as easy as ABC but one majoe thing you should know: Content is King and you must let the world know your blog exists. That you can do via facebook, twitter and email

  4. This is really a nice one! Keep it up Sir James, Information is key to any kind of progress.Cheers and I salute you once again.

  5. Really want to follow in your footsteps Ratemo, you are an inspiration to many. I admire your work.

    • Thanks Winnie…you can also do it if only you remain focused and consistent. Above all trust in God for that way you will never go wrong

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