Kenya

02.03.20
Kenya halts biometric ID scheme over discrimination fears
02.03.20

Kenya halts biometric ID scheme over discrimination fears

The government had already collected data from 40 million residents.

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07.02.19
Alphabet's Loon could provide internet in Kenya this year
07.02.19

Alphabet's Loon could provide internet in Kenya this year

It just received approval to begin commercial testing.

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07.19.18
Alphabet's Loon internet balloons are making their way to Kenya
07.19.18

Alphabet's Loon internet balloons are making their way to Kenya

It will start deploying balloons in the country in 2019.

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03.10.17
PSVR goes on safari with 'Virry VR' nature documentary
03.10.17

PSVR goes on safari with 'Virry VR' nature documentary

For now, unfortunately, the app is only available in Europe.

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01.17.17
Mastercard built a mobile marketplace for farmers in East Africa
01.17.17

Mastercard built a mobile marketplace for farmers in East Africa

The digital platform brings financial services to small-scale farmers in Kenya.

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12.23.16
Volkswagen is starting a ride-hailing service in Rwanda
12.23.16

Volkswagen is starting a ride-hailing service in Rwanda

The automaker will also produce the Polo Vivo (below) at a Kenyan facility.

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05.09.16
Scientists hope to save near-extinct rhinos by transforming cells
05.09.16

Scientists hope to save near-extinct rhinos by transforming cells

They hope that converted cells and in vitro fertilization will save the animal from oblivion.

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10.20.15
Google invests in Africa's largest wind power farm
10.20.15

Google invests in Africa's largest wind power farm

Google shows its commitment to clean energy by backing a giant wind farm project in Kenya.

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06.22.15
Kenyan slums dispense clean drinking water through ATMs
06.22.15

Kenyan slums dispense clean drinking water through ATMs

It's 100 times less expensive than what vendors charge.

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