Konza Technopolis city forms part of Kenya's plans to become a middle-income country by 2030, but sceptics say government should address capacity issues first.
ITWeb's Kenyan correspondent outlines his social media, mobile, security and IT predictions for 2012.
The government has been on a collision course with media owners since it launched a digital signal distributor.
A recent survey reveals that Kenyan universities produce excellent students, but they are not prepared for the workplace.
Social media is improving government communication, a welcome change in a society where information has been scarce.
Google will present the map as a birthday gift to the new state of South Sudan on 9 July.
A mobile application incubation centre - said to be the first of its type on the continent - is unveiled in Kenya.
A lack of legislation hinders the country's implementation of IT-based facilities within its judiciary.
A deal between Safaricom and DStv gives Kenyans access to satellite TV through 3G-enabled handsets.
Aggressive marketing by operators saw the East African country's total subscriber base grow by 12% in Q4 2010.
An Accenture report identifies misallocated resources, incorrect priorities and inefficiencies in the public sector's IT use.
The winning app focuses on solving development issues, in line with the UN's Millennium Development Goals.
Ken Macharia is a Nairobi-based journalist with a degree in Communication from University of Nairobi. He is also an entrepreneur and new media enthusiast.