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Kenya's innovation economy

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Kenya's innovation economy

Kenya leads Africa in mobile and internet access and is working to finish "the last mile" of connecting the entire country. It has used mobile technology to pioneer mobile money transferring and crowdsourcing crisis information.

Technology has the potential to lift Kenya into the developed world, but if investment is not done right, it could widen the gap between the haves and the have nots.

The Innovation Trail's Ryan Delaney recently returned from a reporting trip to the East African country through a fellowship with the International Center for Journalists. His reporting takes a look at Kenya's own innovation economy.