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Uncategorized By marie / December 4, 2010

Rhok #2 Kicks Off


iHub Nairobi, is this weekend hosting the Kenyan round of the 2nd edition of Random Hacks of Kindness. Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) is all about using technology to make the world a better place by building a community of innovation. RHoK brings software engineers together with disaster risk management

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Uncategorized By Erik Hersman / December 3, 2010

International Open Data Hack Day: What Are You Looking For?


[A guest post by Aleem Walji, Innovation Practice Manager At the World Bank Institute, about tomorrow's Random Hacks of Kindness hackathon at the iHub.] As December 4th approaches, I’m getting excited for the International Open Data Hackathon and even more excited to see World Bank challenges and data featured in

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Uncategorized By Judith / December 2, 2010

Intellectual Property Law Talk by John Syekei


Today there was the much anticipated session on Intellectual Property led by John Syekei, Head of Intellectual Property at Coulson Harney Advocates. Here are a few points that came out during the talk. There are two types IPs: Industrial property- This is acquired through registration Copyright- This is acquired through

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / December 1, 2010


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According to the latest research by UNDP, 75% of Kenya’s population is below 30 years of age and only 50% of Kenya’s youth are expected to find gainful employment in their lifetime. With this regard the Erevuka Kuwa Sonko youth empowerment forum was created to rally the youth in all

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