For generations, Kenya's herders would study the sky over the country's arid north for any sign of rain -- some wind here, a wisp of cloud there -- to guide their parched livestock to water. But such divination has been rendered hopeless by intensifying droughts. Now technology helps herders stay ahead of harsh weather conditions and plan better routes for their livestock.
During the concluded Transform Africa Summit, The President of Kenya, His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta unveiled a blueprint that enables the country to realize a local digital economy under the theme 'A digitally empowered citizenry, living in a digitally enabled society'.
Kenya's national football team takes off next week for a two-week training camp in France, a decision by the team's French coach Sebastien Migne to strengthen the group's cohesion and subject it to intense physical preparation, one month before the start of the African Cup of Nations.
Microsoft is opening an Africa Development Centre (ADC), with two initial sites in Kenya and Nigeria. This is Microsoft's first development centre on the African continent (and 7th globally), with a total expected investment of US$100 million over the next five years
Kenya Central Bank Governor Patrick Njoroge discusses ongoing loan negotiations with the IMF, a pending Eurobond sale, and the valuation of the Kenyan shilling. He speaks with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn and Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television.