IBM research unveil platform to improve access to safe water in Kenya

With arid and Semi-Arid lands covering 84 per cent of Kenya’s land area, over 40 per cent of the country’s population rely on unimproved water sources resulting into chronic food insecurity and high malnutrition rates. IBM research unveiled a water management service platform to improve access to safe water in the remote northern regions of the country and promote resilient livelihoods. Dr. Solomon Assefa, Vice President, IBM Research joins CNBC Africa for more.

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Total confirmed: 1214 Total recovered: 383 Deaths: 51Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Kenya.Media filesDownload logo

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Download logo- 1,108 samples tested in the past 24 hours - 59,260 samples tested so far - 22 new positive cases today - Total confirmed cases stand at 1,214 - 3 recoveries today - Total discharged & recovered - 383 - 1 fatality in the past 24 hours - Total fatalities - 51Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Kenya.

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Coronavirus – Kenya: Targeted Testing Activity in Nairobi and Mombasa

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