Internet still a strange notion in rural Kenya

An article published in the Standard Online Edition on 03/06/2013

A number of Kenyans are still unable to benefit from the vibrant telecommunication sector despite aggressive strategies adopted by operators to acquire more customers.

According to the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK), more that 72 per cent of Kenyans do not have access to Internet while 11 per cent lack telephone access.

CCK Director General Francis Wangusi said rural areas with low incomes and remote areas with sparse population are the worst affected by inadequate telecommunications services. Also affected are insecurity infrastructure challenged areas and persons with disabilities.

He said CCK in partnership with other government agencies, operators and stakeholders are working together to increase the penetration of ICT services to Kenyans.

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CREATIVE WRITERS WORKSHOP - KAKAMEGA COUNTY

Article appearing in The Star Newspaper, 11th September 2014 on page 26

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Youth urged to embrace reading culture

An Article Appearing in the Ghetto Radio Website

The youth in the country have been urged to embrace the reading culture to improve on their IQs.

According to the Librarian in charge of the Buruburu Kenya National Library Service Millicent Mlanga knowledge is key to the country’s development and the youth cannot afford to ignore it.

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U.S. Embassy Partners with Kenya National Library Service to Celebrate World AIDS Day

An Article Appearing in the United States Embassy Website on November 1, 2011

The U.S. Embassy’s PEPFAR Coordinator Katherine Perry spoke about HIV/AIDS – How YOU can make a difference, at the Kenya National Library Service’s (knls) National Library to celebrate the upcoming World AIDS Day to be held on December 1, 2011. Ms. Perry explained that PEPFAR, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, partners with the Government of Kenya to place emphasis on prevention efforts, including: expanding counseling and testing efforts to increase knowledge of status, voluntary male circumcision, and creating greater visibility of the Partnership for an HIV-Free Generation - a global initiative to link private sector partners with the programmatic experience and reach of traditional partners in youth prevention. She also stressed personal responsibility and what individuals can do to prevent HIV AIDS.

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