More than half of newborn babies in Kenya are still not registered

More than half of newborns are not registered despite spirited campaigns to enroll all children at birth, according to the Civil Registration Services Department. This means the Government misses out on data for about 600,000 children annually, which is crucial for national planning and coordination. Nationally, 1.2 million children are born annually, according to the […]

East African Community Chief Justices call for far-reaching digital strategy

Chief Justices drawn from the East African Community (EAC) members States have challenged respective governments to increase resource allocation for respective Judiciaries in order to enhance delivery of justice. The top justices, who included Kenya’s David Maraga, Uganda’s Bart Katureebe, Tanzania’s Ibrahim Hamis Juma, and South Sudan’s Chan Reec Madut, noted that current allocations remained […]

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 […]

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