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Digital platforms are giving Kenya’s creatives a lifeline amid COVID-19

In Kenya, artists’ lives have been deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Digital platforms useful for survival, but scale is key.

During the second quarter of 2020, there were 2 million phishing attacks across Africa

According to a recent report, 2,023,501 phishing attacks in South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Ethiopia have been detected during the second quarter of 2020.

Print media companies in Kenya have just discovered e-mail

Kenyan mainstream print media companies seem to have just discovered e-mail as they have started serving pop-up notices on their websites for newsletter subscriptions.

Bridging the digital divide with the Universal Service Fund in Kenya

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.

Kenya is struggling to deliver justice online

Kenya needs not just the necessary laws and regulations but the information and communication technology infrastructure. For example, there should be cybersecurity software and hardware free from software tagging.

Taxation fuels the digital divide

A study carried out in the first quarter of 2020 found that the price of 1GB of mobile data in Somalia is $ 0.50, way much cheaper than most African countries, and among the cheapest rates for mobile data in the world. The cost in Kenya is $ 1.05.

How Kenya's print media is trying to remain relevant

Digital disruption has seen media companies lose on revenue as daily circulation shrinks and alternative forms of advertising eat into their revenue.