Mutavi, Lillian. 2018. “Government Rolls out National ICT Team as Konza Headquarters Nears Completion.” The Star, Kenya, July 12, 2018.


"The National Assembly ICT Chair, William Kisang challenged the Ministry of ICT to urgently set up a National Data center.

“The Ministry must move with speed and set up a National Data Center. This lack of a data centre is a big risk for us as a country”, Kisang said."

July 12, 2018


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August 3, 2018

Critical Commentary

AO: This exerpt from a newspaper article published July 12, 2018 in Kenyan newspaper, The Star highlights a desire by Kenyan government to open a National Data Center. What kind of data are they imagining would be stored/managed there? The article quotes the ICT Chair as saying that a lac of a data center is a "big risk" - what is the risk he is talking about?