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Kenya: This is why technology matters

Kenya enviromental and political on how technology helped Kenyans in time of need: “Kenyans in the US and Europe are thronging websites that sell Kenyan phone credit to send to family and friends back home. “The volumes are unprecedented” Segeni Ngethe, founder of leading Kenyan e-commerce site MamaMike’s told IRIN.”

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