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iHub By Jessica Colaço / March 16, 2011

ICTs and homegrown knowledge generation in Africa by Moses Sitati

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Moses Sitati is a Development Economist at Nokia Research Centre/Africa Africa is a land of stark contrasts. From Cairo to Cape Town, Dakar to Dar-es-Salaam there abound too many examples of human suffering and poverty – whether disease outbreaks, hunger, environmental destruction, civil unrest and war or poor health and

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / March 16, 2011

Summarizing AITEC by Ben Lyon

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Ben Lyon is Vice President of Business Development for Kopo Kopo, which offers a software-as-a-service platform for integrating mobile money systems with core banking and enterprise resource planning software. AITEC Banking and Mobile Money COMESA brought together a host of mobile money players from across the globe. Whether software vendors

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / March 14, 2011

iHub One Year Anniversary Recap

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On Friday the 11th of March 2011 at 6pm, the iHub community celebrated iHub’s one year anniversary. We had 250 people in the space to grace this special and awesome occasion. According to Erik Hersman – the iHub founder we have accomplished the following: At least 12 companies formed off

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Ambassador Ranneberger and Dr. Julia Ojiambo with the Unsung Heros on International Women’s Day in Nairobi.

iHub By Jessica Colaço / March 14, 2011

AkiraChix honoured as Unsung Heros by US Ambassador Ranneberger in Nairobi

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Akira is a Japanese word that means ‘energy’ and ‘Intelligence’, those are the two words that aptly describe this group of ladies. They are intelligent and bring all their energy together to help and empower the greater community of galz out there.The amazing gal team housed within the iHub where

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iHub By Erik Hersman / March 11, 2011

iHub, One Year Later

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It’s hard to believe that a year ago we had a launch party in a very simple room that would one day be the iHub. Here we are, one year later, and the iHub has been operational for about 8 months. We’ve just topped out at 3000+ members this week,

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