Reflections from IGF2022: Digital Inclusion

The Internet Governance Forum was one of my first global conferences to speak back in 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan, and I have attended the conference almost every year since. I am happy that my first conference since the COVID-19 pandemic is The Internet Governance Forum 2022 (IGF2022) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Meaningful Connectivity In 2012, …

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My wishlist for rebuilding Kenya: One

The electioneering period is over and President William S Ruto has taken to his office with an encouraging start. I buy his articulated philosophy that the government must take tough measures for more sustainable prosperity. I love the idea that he wants to reorient the economy to support the bottom of the pyramid and to …

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Thoughts that preoccupy me

In the course of living my life, I am usually preoccupied with key life questions that guide my thoughts, work and impact. This is a list of the issues/ questions that I am considering. I share them in no particular order.  1. How can government truly be by the people for the people? I am pondering what …

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It’s time to rethink role of State in the economy

This article was first published in the Standard newspaper The Covid-19 pandemic has brought to light a major weakness in our country’s ability to cushion and protect its people in times of great strife. As the economy suffers and many people continue to lose jobs and businesses to shut down, it has become apparent that …

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