Can Kenya Fulfill Laptop Promise?

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has made an ambitious offer to the country’s schoolchildren – free laptops for every first-year student.  But some question whether the country is ready and whether the president’s plans can really happen.

At the Muthaiga primary school outside Nairobi, first-year students are learning addition and subtraction the old-fashioned way – with chalkboards, textbooks, and memorization.
But a new government program aims to radically change Kenyan …

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