[kictanet] Tender to airlift presidential speeches puzzles kenyans

Rad! conradakunga at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 15:57:34 EAT 2014


But surely we are past the mentality of "that's how it has always been
done".

Given that the bid bond is 500,000, and a bid bond is usually a fraction of
the budget, how much money are we spending airlifting speeches where a
simple PDF attachment to email will suffice? Especially given we are
complaining about runaway government spending?


On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 3:52 PM, Walubengo J <jwalu at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Worse still if the US can listen to our Presidents conversation (good to
> know we are the league of German Prime Minister :-), what is it we are
> trying to hide in a presidential speech that would be public knowledge
> before the end of the day :-)
>
> This question came up in a previous ConnectedKenya summit in Mombasa but
> was never convincingly answered. But I think the answer is simple.  There
> has been a budget to airlift the presidents speech since independence. What
> has been changing is not the technology, but who gets (eats?) that budget
> :-)
>
> walu.
> --------------------------------------------
> On Wed, 6/4/14, Rad! via kictanet <kictanet at lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
>  Subject: Re: [kictanet] Tender to airlift presidential speeches puzzles
>      kenyans
>  To: jwalu at yahoo.com
>  Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 3:36 PM
>
>  There are plenty of
>  techniques and tools to cryptographically sign and send
>  documents.
>
>  On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at
>  3:27 PM, Grace Githaiga via kictanet <kictanet at lists.kictanet.or.ke>
>  wrote:
>
>
>
>
>  Is there a secure way to email
>  them?
>
>
> http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/entertainment/article/2000123584/tender-to-airlift-presidential-speeches-puzzles-kenyans
>
>
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