Nokia and the Finnish National Committee for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and UNICEF Kenya have launched a shared-value partnership during this year’s Nairobi Innovation Week, to increase equitable access to digital literacy for some of the most disadvantaged children in Kenya.
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The Ghana Health Service is currently working with the drone company Zipline to provide health services to combat post-maternal yellow fever which has been a pressing issue within the country.
Boshoek Primary School in South Africa installed water-storing football fields which could hold 17 million liters of clean, filtered water per year in an effort to combat drought.
The Tunisia Economic City (TEC), jointly owned by Tunisia and Saudi Arabia, has chosen the Locus Chain blockchain as its settlement currency and service platform.
Governments and technology firms all over the world are aggressively pursuing initiatives and projects that will transform their respective cities in an attempt to make them 'smarter'. However, a Chinese investment firm is set to change the 'smart city' landscape once again with its announcement that it plans to develop a new 'smart city' in Africa.
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