Rollout of laptops project slated for Feb 22

Monday February 15 2016

Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter (left),

Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter (left), his Permanent Secretary Joseph Njoroge (right) and ICT CS Joe Mucheru during Laptops project briefing at the ICT offices in Nairobi, on February 15, 2016. PHOTO | LILIAN OCHIENG 

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The rollout of the Sh17 billion laptops project has been slated for Feb 22, in 150 schools, ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru has said.

Mobile service provider Safaricom will connect all schools with the Internet.

The bids for the Sh17 billion project were jointly won by Moi University and its partner, JP SA Couto, and by Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and its partner, Positivo BGH.