The Vodafone Foundation has created an 'ambulance taxi' service specifically designed to combat and reduce maternal mortality rates in Africa. The service which has been described as a 'first of its kind' has been deployed in two Tanzanian districts. The project in Tanzania has been a phenomenal success and has saved the lives of high-risk pregnant women by reducing the maternal mortality rates by 27% on the first year of its inception.
Smart Mobility Deployments AF
Chinese telecommunications colossus Huawei is launching a 'Smart Transportation Solution' (ITS) in an attempt to resolve the ongoing issue with traffic congestions that plague major cities across the world. A distinct lack of 'smart' transportation management methods and regular road maintenance is to blame for many of these issues encountered in many urban areas and cities.