Facts tell, but stories sell. There is a story going around that Juja has been named a global cybercrime hotspot by Interpol. The story is not true as confirmed here, but it sells. Looking at it, one can get some very good lessons on how our society perceives cybercrime.
Early on Saturday morning, a power transmission cable snapped somewhere near Nairobi city. The resulting effect was a nationwide blackout in Kenya and Uganda. How did one cable send two countries into darkness?
It is something complicated if you do not understand the power distribution,
From my street knowledge of statistics, I can conclude that
only 45% of people in Nairobi are wearing masks. Out of that 45% that have
masked up, half of them think that the mask is for covering the chin. This leaves
us with only 22.5% of people who are taking masks seriously.
Day after day, our lives are increasingly becoming
reliant on internet and technology more than ever. We use computers in form of PCs,
tablets, phones, and wearable devices, and every traditional gadget from alarm
clock to the refrigerator is becoming smart. We use Google and other engines to
navigate the internet,
Before I got married, I attended some premarital counselling
classes that went on for 12 weeks, having one class per week. One of the
classes was on communication, because if you are married you know very well
that communication could be a matter of life and death.
The world is in a pandemic. The Corona Virus disease is swiftly
doing a world tour and everyone is a target. While last December the world was
reporting that a ‘strange kind of pneumonia’ was killing people in China, today
we know the problem,
When the Kenyan Cabinet Secretary in charge of Health Mutahi
Kagwe introduced Dr Myriam Sidibe who has a PhD in Public Health focused on
hand washing to demonstrate to Kenyans how one should wash their hands, mouths
were left open.
How did someone do a full PhD that is focused on hand