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Kenya churns out 89 Presidential Digital Talent Programme graduates

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Information Communications and Technology (ICT) Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru (left) shakes hand with overall best Innovation student Patrick Kwanya (centre) during the  Presidential Digital Talent Programme (PDTP cohort 1) 2015 graduation at Kenya  School of Government as Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i looks on. The programme that was formed in 2015 through a Presidential directive was meant to transform Kenyan citizens in to digital society. A total of 89 students graduated and will posted to work in the counties and private sector. The first cohort of 100 interns graduated last year. Another Cohort of 400 were taken on-board in August 2016 while 500 graduates will be recruited into the programme every year until 2020. [Photo: Boniface Malinda]

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