William Henry Gates III popularly known as Bill Gates is in Kenya.
The American business magnate, software developer, investor, author, and co-founder of Microsoft is set to meet government officials and other stakeholders in the private sector, The Star reports.
In a now-deleted article, The Star had claimed that local coverage of the philanthropist billionaire had been prohibited by the government.
During his visit, Bill Gates will tour Makueni County, visit the Makueni Mother and Child hospital and Kathonzweni Health Centre, visit national and local leaders, partners, and grantees, and also meet with regional scientists and innovators.
The visit looks to be centered around the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s commitment to supporting new innovations and ingenuity aimed at improving health, food security, and gender equality in African countries.
Gates is also expected to engage university students at the University of Nairobi (UoN) in a hybrid conference to be moderated by former Citizen TV journalist Uduak Amimo on Thursday, November 17.
“The hybrid event will include a live audience of 500 students from universities in Nairobi and a virtual audience of students from universities across the continent.
“The 60-minute moderated town hall format will focus on the challenges and opportunities in food security and climate adaptation in Africa,” UoN stated.