ICT Authority turns to e-learning for its brightest talents

As the ICT Authority begins recruitment for its fifth cohort of DigiTalents it is ramping up its support for the current cohort before they graduate. Enhancing their commitment to helping the students get the latest skills training, whilst also making the most of their private sector partnerships, the ICT Authority recently called upon Huawei to help provide the latest cutting-edge training to the students. The ICT Authority has always been quite digitally advanced, and the 400 DigiTalents are managed and supported through an online portal; one that helps match them…

Coronavirus has stress-tested our food systems, and many are set to fail

By Eric Kimunguyi, CEO, Agrochemical Association of Kenya Coronavirus has brought enormous setbacks, suffering, and forecasts of a global depression ahead following the closure of so many economies for so long.  But if there has been one area where it has exposed our global fragility, that area has been food. Certainly, this hasn’t gone unremarked. At the level of international geopolitics, the World Food Programme has warned us all that we are moving into a famine of what it has called ‘biblical’ proportions, by which, it’s fair to say, the…