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iHub By Jessica Colaço / March 30, 2012

Culture Shift Kenya – the ideas

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About 50 professional designers, developers, creative, and business people came together at the iHub in Nairobi, Kenya yesterday afternoon, not sure what to expect. The teams met each other over breakfast, and covered each other with labels like “Designer”, “Doer”, “Thinker”, and “Troublemaker”. After a rousing morning of samosas, tea,

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iHub By Anne / March 30, 2012

Second M-governance workshop at the iHub Research

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How can citizens use with m-governance applications to interact with government? How many citizens understand what the term governance means? iHub Research held its second workshop on m-governance on the 22nd of March 2012.The aim of the workshop was to interact with key stakeholders in the industry that affect this

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / March 30, 2012

Creativity in Context

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This post was originally written by Tim Kindberg on the British Council Culture Shift Blog and cross posted here. ***** We had a high-energy day at the iHub in Nairobi yesterday, thinking of problems or “itches” that need scratching in the creative sector, and ideas for sustainable solutions. Forming groups,

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / March 29, 2012

M-Maji Launch: A USSD application to improve clean water access in the slums

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    It’s not every day that a mobile application is launched to the accompaniment of songs, dances, and gymnastics. That’s exactly what happened at Sarangombe in Kibera, where a crowd gathered to launch M-Maji  (“mobile-water” in Swahili). M-Maji is a mobile phone-based water information system that aims to empower under-served communities with better

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / March 28, 2012

Design Thinking Workshop at iHub

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It was a super cool and interactive workshop with Terry and Joshua from Stanford d.school and Dan from University of Nairobi.  If you are a techpreneur,researcher, a designer and you did not attend  then you missed out! We learnt a bunch of interesting and eye-opening things. The workshop started off

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