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Electronic Signatures and the Business Laws Amendment Act, 2020:What you need to know

The amendments and legal adoption of electronic signatures will help Kenya rise in the Ease of Doing Business rankings. Currently Kenya is ranked number 56 with a score of 73.2. This is because it will hasten processes such as Registration of Property where Kenya ranks 134 with a score of 53.8. This is slightly above the Sub-Saharan Africa regional average which is 53.6.

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Strengths and weaknesses of Cybercrimes Bill

This article was first published in the Business Daily September 21, 2017. The Computer and Cybercrimes Bill 2017 is a major improvement from the two cybercrime Bills published by the Senate and the National Assembly…



Should we really regulate tech?

This article was first published in the Nairobi Business Monthly magazine September 30, 2016. Lady Justice Mumbi Ngugi of the High Court of Kenya declared, in May, section 29 (b) of the Kenya Information and…



Computer and Cyber Crime Bill welcome long overdue

This article was first published in the Business Daily newspaper 26 July 2016. In February, the Bangladesh Central Bank was hacked and $81 million stolen in hours. Cybercrime is a common occurrence in today‚Äôs digital…