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Local skills gap lingers in Kenya, hindering national projects

Vince Matinde | March 18, 2015
The perennial lack of skills in Kenya could end up hampering projects designed to bring government services closer to the people.

"So what we are trying to do is to come up with a process that addresses that incompetency, through additional skills, where they are needed," Lumala added.

Microsoft's 4Afrika initiative looks at how to improve ICT innovations on the continent through various ways, including skills development.

Lumala absolved the universities of blame and said that skill competency is an ongoing process, and that the constant refreshing of skills is needed in a digital economy.

 

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