Kenya’s National Education Management Information System (NEMIS)

Documentation page User Manual The NEMIS comprises four key modules, each of them having sub modules within them. The functions and details of the modules are as captured below. a) Institutions Module This module captures registration and physical aspects of an institution. It achieves this through its six sub modules as presented below. i) Institutions Registration: The […]

Kenya’s National Education Management Information System (NEMIS) Goes Live 

For the better part of the past year, 2017, the Ministry od Education was testing an online system in the management of education. The exercise was carried out in about 600 learning institutions, and it appears that that the portal is ready for nationwide rollout. Dubbed the National Education Management Information System (NEMIS), the platform […]

Kenya EMIS ‘moribund’

The recent National Steering Committee meeting made helpful and forward-looking resolutions. That was necessary to cushion the cabinet secretary, whom the public now perceive to be issuing edicts that are not grounded on research since the Education Management Information System (Emis) is moribund. Source: WESAYA: Education reforms ought to be done with all cards on […]

Kenya – Launch of the 2016 ICT Public Sector and Enterprise Survey Reports

The Public Sector ICT survey 2016 was designed to provide reliable estimates on access to and use of ICTs in public institutions at national level. The survey targeted the National Government, County Governments, State Corporations, Learning Institutions, Constitutional Commissions and Independent Offices and Hospitals. The sample was stratified based on public institution category, and institution size as per […]

Video conference brings virtual courts to Kenya

KENYA’S judiciary has launched the country’s first ever video conferencing solution for the hearing of cases in a partnership between Cisco, Safaricom, and the judiciary. The first case was televised from Mombasa city where the Court of Appeal heard three cases via video conference where the bench sat in Nairobi while the respective lawyers were […]

New public health laboratory network for East Africa

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$63.66 million to create a unique regional network of 25 public health laboratories across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda. This network will operate across country borders, improving access to diagnostic services to vulnerable populations in cross border areas and making optimal use of internet and mobile […]

Ethiopian commodity marketing system attracts interest

Kenya is one of three countries that are eyeing software developed by the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) to market and sell agricultural products through an internet portal. The others are Zimbabwe and Tanzania who believe the tool that can improve farmer’s earnings. This was announced by ECX chief executive Dr Eleni Gadri-Madhini said at the […]

Satellite imagery to provide livestock insurance in Kenya

Herders in northern Kenya who suffered large cattle losses during recent droughts are to be offered livestock insurance in a pioneering project that uses satellite imagery of available grazing to determine when payouts occur. The scheme, billed as a world first by the International Livestock Research Institute, is being launched today in the arid Marsabit […]