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Kuzi AI tool for helping African farmers fight locusts launched

Kuzi AI tool for helping African farmers fight locusts launched

A free tool dubbed Kuzi that will help farmers and pastoralists across Africa to predict and control locust behaviour has been launched. Kuzi—the Swahili name for the wattled starling, a bird renowned for eating locusts—is an AI-powered tool that generates a real-time heatmap of locusts across Africa, shows all potential migration routes, and gives a […]
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Kenyan mobile digital bank Umba raises $2m seed funding

Kenyan mobile digital bank Umba raises $2m seed funding

Kenya-based digital bank for emerging markets Umba has raised a US$2 million seed funding round to help it expand product capabilities. The startup with currently operates in Kenya and Nigeria raised from new investors including Lachy Groom, ex-Head of Issuing at Stripe; Ludlow Ventures; Frontline Ventures and Act Venture Capital. Umba says it provides an […]
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TSC to promote 15,000 teachers

TSC set to Promote 15,000 Teachers

At least 15,266 senior teachers are set for promotions after the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) invited applications from qualified candidates to fill vacancies. TSC Chief Executive Officer Nancy Macharia announced vacancies for deputy principals, senior lecturers, senior masters, curriculum support officers, headteachers and deputy headteachers. The promotions, according to an advertisement by the TSC, are […]
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