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Kenyan Software To Prevent Fraud In U.S. Election

AFRICANGLOBE - Whatever the outcome of this year's election may be: Ushahidi - a tool sparked by crisis in Kenya - will help to keep elections fair in the United States. A group of tech-savvy Kenyans got together and developed the crowdsourcing software that let people report cases of violence and tracked them on a map. This provided a far more complete picture of the situation than any news outlet. Their technology has been used for all kinds of purposes - from earthquake response to journalism. And this year, it will help monitor the U.S. election.