Connected Kenya 2012 Liveblog #connectedKE

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Connected Kenya 2012
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09.46

#connectedke Catherine Ngahu says Knowledge is ahead of strength and power

09.51

#connectedke  True Knowledge is about simplicity, you should be able to explain something to your Grandmother

09.52

#connectedke It would be good to make written out opinions where we think the govt is under-performing so that it can be included in a policy document

09.55

#connectedKE Has the internet explosion in this country led us to be a more productive people?

09.57

#connectedKE Dr Bitange Ndemo starts with a light moment, asking if there are any single Turkana women

10.04

#ConnectedKE In the African Culture, we do what the neighbor does, if they buy a cow, we do the same.

10.12

#ConnectedKE Ushahidi mentioned as one of the Multi-national companies based in Kenya, Ndemo says we need more of these

10.13

#ConnectedKE research is a very important component in growth.

10.15

#ConnectedKE No international firm would locate their businesses in a building that is not emergency ready, example Kimathi hse

10.16

#ConnectedKE In the next 5 years, if you dont have 100Mbps in your homes, you will not succeed, says Ndemo

10.17

#ConnectedKE the alternative of having 100mpbs connectivity is having witch doctors #lightnote

10.20

#ConnectedKE Bob Collymore now speaking, ICTs will open high levels of development, increasing productivity, creating jobs

10.21

#ConnectedKE The objective of vision2030 is noble, yet we are only 18 yrs away from that milestone

10.26

#ConnectedKE Singapore develops itself as an intelligent country, that is the pillar that has contributed to much of its success

10.28

#ConnectedKE How can we make Kenya Africa’s most respected Knowledge economy? (like Singapore is to Asia)

10.35

#ConnectedKE  Bob has with him a 42mbps modem, says 4G will be launched a week from now.

11.28

#ConnectedKE Singapore had a cultural transformation, respect for the law, solid infrastructure that they added on.

11.30

#ConnectedKE Singapore has one zoo but 9 mill tourists, ease of travel in and out, infrastructure contributes alot. Singapore rides on discipline

11.30

#ConnectedKE  Scientific revolution is critical to get the required transformation C.K. Joshua of Jamii Telecom says.

11.33

#ConnectedKE We have a competitive edge because Kenyans love education, says Kate Getao

11.34

#ConnectedKE  Technology must meet with our areas of competitive advantage, like tourism, agriculture and transport.

12.30

#connectedKE Ann Waiguru of IFMIS, says IFMIS aims at re-engineering processes for improved business results

14.58

#connectedKE Lion 2 is  is 1.28 terabytes also launching this month

16.03

#ConnectedKE Current fiber landing is at Nyali

16.04

#ConnectedKE There is gonna be laying of another cable between Nairobi and Namanga soon

16.07

#ConnectedKE There is a suggestion that fiber cut be made a crime, or do we need info that the cut cable is not useful when cut #ignorance

16.08

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