[kictanet] Kenya National Digital Master Plan 2022 -2032

Eshuchi Richard eshuchi.richard at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 18:16:42 EAT 2022

It's good the Digital Master plan is modeled around the AU's Digital
Transformation Strategy for Africa. Indeed, one continent under similar
digital objectives is the way to go.

However, technological sovereignty, beyond Digital Skills, needs to be a
critical area for consideration.

We remain consumers, contributing narrowly to ICT hardware, software or

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On Sat, 6 Aug 2022 at 19:09, Mwendwa Kivuva via KICTANet <
kictanet at lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> As we reach the crescendo in the election cycle to usher in a new
> government, the 2017-2022 regime is winding up its work.
> One important document that has been launched is The Kenya National
> Digital Master Plan 2022-2032. This is a progression of the 2014-2017
> document.
> This Master Plan has four pillars that are responsible for the provision
> of digital services to citizens, businesses and other stakeholders:
> a. Digital Infrastructure: For equitable access to national service
> through a pervasive and ubiquitous national ICT infrastructure;
> b. Digital Government Service, Product and Data Management: For provision
> of e-Government information and services for improved productivity,
> efficiency, effectiveness and governance in all sectors. It also considers
> technology related products and services.
> c. Digital Skills: For the development of a digitally skilled workforce
> and citizenry that is grounded on ethical practices and social cultural
> values to implement and operationalize this master plan; and
> d. Digital Innovation, Enterprise and Digital Business:
> For enhancing the innovation value chain in order to turn innovative ideas
> into sustainable businesses and operating models. The pillar also aims to
> migrate businesses onto the digital platform.
> The document can be accessed through
> https://cms.icta.go.ke/sites/default/files/2022-04/Kenya%20Digital%20Masterplan%202022-2032%20Online%20Version.pdf
> --
> Best Regards,
> ______________________
> Mwendwa Kivuva, Nairobi, Kenya
> https://www.linkedin.com/in/mwendwa-kivuva
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*Eshuchi Richard*
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