New board members of the Universal Service Fund (USF) will be unveiled tomorrow by Principal Secretary for Broadcasting and Telecommunications Mr. Sammy Itemere.

USF is administered and managed by the Communications Authority of Kenya whose Director General Mr Francis Wangusi will also be present.

The purpose of the Fund is to support widespread access to ICT services, promote capacity building and innovation in ICT services in the country.

The Universal Service Advisory Council (USAC) which plays an advisory role to the board on all matters relating to the Fund including project selection and prioritization.  

Effective May 8, 2017 ICT Cabinet Secretary Mr Joe Mucheru extended the term of USAC Chairperson Ms Catherine Ngahu (pictured) by a period of 3 years. 

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