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iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 27, 2011

Poets and Writers meet @iHubNairobi

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Last Saturday, 23rd April was the inaugural POWO event – a forum for Poets and Writers that seeks to encourage Kenyan Creative writers to exploit the various opportunities presented by their internet for promotion of their writing. The event which was held at Nairobi’s hub for the tech and creative community,

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 25, 2011

Research Writing Workshop

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As part of iHub’s research arm to facilitate local research capacity building and to conduct local qualitative and quantitative research in Africa,  we will be holding a session on writing with Anna Clark on Friday the 29th of April 2011 from 2pm – 4pm. This session will cover critical and

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 25, 2011

Open Data, Predictive Analytics and Visualizations – A Game-Changer

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To date the open data landscape has been largely defined by app competitions and hackathons, and while these things are good for the ecosystem, they cannot sustain it alone. This is precisely why I think we need to start thinking more aggressively about how government data could give rise to

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 21, 2011

Ushahidi Wins V2030 award for Social Equity and Poverty reduction

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Driven by the need to see Kenya emerge from an economic decline and to move beyond Economic Recovery Strategy (ERS) to Sustained Social & Economic Development among other factors the Kenyan government, through its National Economic and Social Council (NESC) unveiled a grand national vision strategy for Kenya; the Vision

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 17, 2011

POWO: Poets & Writers Online

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A forum for Poets & Writers Online Target group: Poets, writers with blogs and those with an interest in writing and using the internet in their writing. Type of Forum: A once in a month meet-up that will incorporate performances, guest speakers and some hands on training. Forum objectives - Provide a

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