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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaco / July 11, 2011

WordPress User Group Meetup

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WordPress is an open source blog tool and publishing platform powered by PHP and MySQL. It’s often customized into a Content Management System (CMS). It has many features including a plug-in architecture and a template system. WordPress is used by over 14% of the 1,000,000 biggest websites. It was first

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iHub By Jessica Colaco / July 7, 2011

PesaPi hackathon 16th July 2011 6pm.


On the 16th July the iHub is hosting a hackathon for developers involved in the PesaPi project. The hackathon is expected to continue until early sunday morning. The overall goal of the hackathon is to get the various developers aligned, and to give the project a significant push towards production

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iHub By Jessica Colaco / July 3, 2011

iHubber: Joel Macharia

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In a quest to tell the stories of the people and the projects that make the iHub community, We have been interviewing our community and listening to their stories. These are stories about The iHubber - The People and The Projects we see at the iHub every day! This week, we talked to Joel

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaco / July 3, 2011

Promoting transparency through open data


The Government of Kenya will launch a new Government Open Data Portal on July 8 that will for the first time make several large government datasets available to the general public in an easy to search and view format. The web portal will allow citizens to search and display national

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iHub By Jessica Colaco / July 3, 2011

Mentorship – Where we have reached so far…


Guest post by Phares Kariuki who spends his days working in Product Development for VMware, moderator of Skunkworks and organizing tech events. SkunkworksKE started the mentorship program with the Nairobi iHub in March, with a call for applications. We received roughly 100 applications for mentoring, and had to filter these

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