Strathmore University has announced the Africa Media Hub , housing a data center in collaboration with Oracle to provide cloud services and data analytics capability for the Kenyan Data Ecosystem.
The hub is set to further integrate a Data Lab that will provide space for ideations and co-creation of data-driven solutions that address real problems in the public sector. The Hub will partner with line ministries, County Governments and the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.
According to the Strathmore site, the Media Hub is set to help shape business reporting in Africa. In conjunction with the data lab, reporting is set to gain more statistical support and improve data driven reporting.