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African leaders gather to discuss digital transformation in the public sector

NairoIMG_5820bi, Kenya – 6 March 2017 – Microsoft is confirming its commitment to digital transformation in the public sector in Africa, by bringing together government decision makers from across the continent, at events Nairobi, Kenya.

The event will address Microsoft’s mission to empower sectors like agriculture, health, justice, transport, public finance and shared services, through digital transformation. Microsoft will unveil some of the key solutions on offer in the transformation of these verticals. Continue reading

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IGF: Kalonzo says technology vital for economy growth

NAIROBI, Kenya, September 27- Kenya’s vice President Kalonzo Musyoka on Tuesday underscored the importance of internet and related technologies as a potential tool for economic growth and social change.

Musyoka consequently noted that internet has played critical role in the promotion of good governance through access to information thus restoring the public trust in political process.

Addressing the ongoing 6th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) at the United Nations Office in Nairobi as it marked its official opening, the deputy leader stated, “This significant development creatively interfaced with mobile telephony can achieve enormous results in record time and to a great majority.” Continue reading

A lesson for Kenya from Germany

When I landed in Germany early this month (February), the weather made me shrink and I did not think life would be exciting for the two months I was to ‘waste’ in the chilly winter season. Continue reading