Hon. Mutahi Kagwe (born January, 1958) is a tenured politician from the Republic of Kenya. He is a former Cabinet Minister for Information and Communications and current Senator of Nyeri County. He chairs the Senate Committee on Information and Technology as well as serves on the Senate Committee of Finance and Budget; and the Liaison Committee. He is the immediate past Chairman of the Senate Education Committee. Outside of politics he has held and continues to hold many positions including Chairman of several corporate boards. He is also the former Multimedia University Council Chairman.

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  • Hon. Mutahi Kagwe (born January, 1958) is a tenured politician from the Republic of Kenya. He is a former Cabinet Minister for Information and Communications and current Senator of Nyeri County. He chairs the Senate Committee on Information and Technology as well as serves on the Senate Committee of Finance and Budget; and the Liaison Committee. He is the immediate past Chairman of the Senate Education Committee. From 2002 – 2007, Senator Kagwe served as the fifth Member of Parliament for Mukurweini Constituency, Nyeri Kenya. As a Member of Parliament he was the Chair of Parliamentary Committee on Finance, Trade, Tourism and Planning, before his appointment as a Cabinet Minister. Mukurweini Constituency. As Cabinet Minister he spearheaded the construction of the transformational East African Marine System (T.E.A.M.S) – The first Fibre Optic Project for Eastern Africa. It was during his term as Cabinet Minister that Kenya launched ‘Mpesa,’ the world’s first ever money transfer system. As Senator, his credits include the championing of “The Best Classroom,” an Early Childhood Education program that aspires to promote the quality provision of ECDE nationwide. He has recently sponsored the Cyber Security and Protection Bill currently in the Senate of Kenya. He has many professional memberships including the Marketing Society of Kenya, the Kenya Institute of Management, the parliamentarian network of the World Bank, and the commonwealth parliamentary association. Outside of politics he has held and continues to hold many positions including Chairman of several corporate boards. He is also the former Multimedia University Council Chairman. Senator Kagwe holds both a Bachelor and a Master’s Degrees. He attended Kihate Primary School (1965- 1971), Kagumo High School- both O levels and A levels (1972- 1977), Nairobi University (1978- 1981), United States International University- USIU (1988- 1992). He was commended with The Elder of the Golden Heart by the President of Republic of Kenya in recognition of his distinguished service to the nation. (en)
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  • Hon. Mutahi Kagwe (born January, 1958) is a tenured politician from the Republic of Kenya. He is a former Cabinet Minister for Information and Communications and current Senator of Nyeri County. He chairs the Senate Committee on Information and Technology as well as serves on the Senate Committee of Finance and Budget; and the Liaison Committee. He is the immediate past Chairman of the Senate Education Committee. Outside of politics he has held and continues to hold many positions including Chairman of several corporate boards. He is also the former Multimedia University Council Chairman. (en)
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