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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / May 10, 2011

Social media marketing beyond Facebook and Twitter


Many Kenyan brands and personalities have embraced the internet in some form. At the Tandaa Symposium earlier this year, Japie Swanepoel, presented findings from a study carried out on companies listed on the Nairobi Stock Exchange and how they promote their brand on the internet. Of the listed companies 22%

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m:lab By John Kieti / May 8, 2011

Invitation to apply for incubation at m:lab East Africa


Build-out of facilities for incubation, training and application testing at m:lab East Africa is scheduled for completion in mid May 2011. The lab is now taking applications to fill four of its business incubation slots. Application is open to start-up businesses with teams of 2 or more people. Applicants are

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / May 7, 2011

RHoK3 – Join us on the 4th and 5th of June


What is Random Hacks of Kindness? RHoK brings the ever-­growing global hacker community together with experts in climate change and disaster risk management to identify critical global challenges, and develop software to respond to them. A RHoK hackathon event draws on the talents and initiative of the best and the

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / May 7, 2011

New Country in the Making


BUILDING A MAP FOR SOUTHERN SUDAN Google Maps – the great site that many people use to find directions to the nearest sushi restaurant, or navigate the shortest route to grandma’s house –is becoming more global by the day. One largely under-mapped region, South Sudan, got a big boost thanks

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / May 6, 2011

My Social Mobile: Public Testers Announcement!


Wesley Kirinya today presented their new Beta Version application called MSM during Friday’s Pizza party. MSM stands for My Social Mobile and is a mobile App that alerts you about the latest updates from your Facebook and Twitter accounts via Voice! This App enables you to listen to your Facebook and

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