At least ten websites of the Government of Kenya came back on-line after a resolving a debt stalemate. The sites went off due to money owed to Microsoft.
The stalemate led to disruption of many key government online services. As a result, millions of Kenyans could not execute basic services over the past two days after what government termed as a maintenance and licensing issues.
Ministries affected were Lands, Energy, Mining and Petroleum, East Africa Community, Immigration Department among others.
Nation Media Group has reported that some contractual issues exist between government and Microsoft.
Microsoft’s Microsoft Azure is the cloud computing service provide that manages the Kenya government websites’ data centers.
Improving connectivity to the internet and the steadily inclining interest in social media…