President Kibaki Praises Social Media at Conference.
Currently on-going in Nairobi is the much awaited and marketed Pan-Africa Media Conference 2010. The conference is also a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Nation Media Group which has operations throughout East Africa. The conference is running from today (18th March 2010) and will end tomorrow Friday the
Kenya follows Tanzania in requiring mobile SIM card user registration.
Is this a knee jerk reaction? Or a well thought out plan to improve security and reduce crime in Kenya? To be honest I have no idea but the directive issued yesterday by President Mwai Kibaki that all mobile users in Kenya have to register their mobile SIM cards, by
President Mwai Kibaki signs controversial Communications Bill.
Earlier this evening, President Mwai Kibaki signed into law the (seemingly?) controversial Communications Amendment Bill 2008. This breaking story has been captured online at the both the Daily Nation and East African Standard web sites. The Bill has been signed even as Kenyan Media, in particular, and Kenyans, in general,