allAfrica.com: Kenya: Tablets to Enhance Public E-Services:
The government plans to deploy computer tablets to ease operations in the education and health sector as public sector service delivery shifts to mobile internet. The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Information and Communication, Bitange Ndemo has announced a pilot project to incorporate health and education systems in the mobile devices within the next one month. "The transition in computing continues to simplify how technology is being used and absorbed in the country," said Ndemo. "The government is keen to incorporate the education curriculum on the mobile platform. Tablets will be used for teaching through e-Learning programs," he said. He said the government had identified a school that will pilot the project.