The ICT Practitioners Bill has been around since 2016. It has been looked into extensively, and it started receiving new attention in late 2020 after the State reintroduced it in the Kenya Gazette. Its analysis was also presented on this site back in 2016.
If you are reading this, then you have a general idea why people are against the proposal.
Nevertheless, and in summary, we don’t know which problem the bill purports to solve, which is why it is still being rejected by some of the key players and commentators in the ICT industry.
Generally speaking, it seems to us that it only complicates the life of the Kenyan youth, or any other person with genuine interest in ICT.
We have seen people quote why they went into IT; and that is because of the low barriers of entry access to a laptop with an internet connection was all they needed.
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