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Comparative Analysis of the Draft Information And Communications Technology Authority Bill, 2024

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Public Notice Call for Comments for ICTA Bill, 2024.

On 9th July 2024, the Kenya ICT Authority published an updated working draft Information And Communications Technology Authority Bill, 2024. This article hopes to reflect on three things;

  1. A comparison between this draft and the April 2024 draft.
  2. A comparison between the published draft and the current 2013 Presidential Order that constituted the ICT Authority.
  3. Reflections on “accreditation” proposed in the draft bill.

Kenya and Africa in the Stanford HAI AI Index Report 2024

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While heavily US leaning, here are some takeaways on Kenya (and Africa) from the AI Index Report 2024 released by Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI):

  1. 👩🏾‍🔬 Africa's Representation in NeurIPS Women in Machine Learning workshop is increasing: In 2023, 8.93% identified as coming from the continent compared to 3.40% in 2022. That's an almost 3x shift