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July 2022
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Faustine Ngila
4IR Journalist at Nation Media Group

Profile

Faustine Ngila is a Nairobi-based award winning Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) journalist. In his endeavour to spearhead Africa's adoption of emerging technologies, he has widely covered stories and features regarding Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, 3D Printing, Quantum Computing, Cyber Security, 5G and Internet of Things, in a way that has impacted lives and led to creation of government policies that favour the transformation of Kenya's digital economy. His coverage has created a change in mindset on how African startup leaders approach solutions around automated transport, telemedicine, drone technology, edutech, fintech, insurtech and agritech. Named Kenya's best tech reporter of the year 2021 by the Media Council of Kenya. A pioneer journalist in Kenya in covering the 4IR, he was awarded the best Industry 4.0 reporter in Kenya in the 2020 Top 35 Under 35 Index by the ICT Ministry and Youth Agenda.