Connect Kenya ICT project to be launched in April
24 January 2014, 15:15
Nairobi - The Information Communication and Technology Authority Kenya (ICTA) has announced that it will ensure that all counties are fully covered with ICT services as envisaged in Vision 2030’s blueprint.
Connect Kenya Project Manager, Andrew Lewela, said the master plan project dubbed “connect Kenya” will conduct ICT summit’s series in the 47 counties as it looks forward to launch it in April this year for workers to embrace ICT.
“We want to deliver a good job to Kenyans by ensuring that we put a digitized government in place,” said Lewela.
Lewela stated the Connect Kenya ICT project will help Kenyans create ideas and share knowledge through networking and learning.
He noted that they have invited both local and international investors and sponsors to assist in implementing the programme.
“We have bench-marked with our peers from South Korea, Singapore and Rwanda to reduce on cost saving and cost reduction,” revealed Lewela.
He said that they have rolled out various categories of sponsorship to assist in information security systems, cyber crime threats, and also role data and analysis in public sector.
Lewela was briefing the Media on a series of the programme’s events before the launch noting that they got a title sponsorship from SAP they had dubbed “The County Citizen" last year.
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