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m:lab By John Kieti / July 29, 2012

Call for applications open for new m:lab trainees

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The call for applications for the fourth wave of m:Lab East Africa trainees is open. New trainees are to join the program beginning September for a four month program which will run between September 3th 2012 and December 31st 2012. The program aims to create mobile entrepreneurs through intense training

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iHub By Editor / July 28, 2012

Turning Great Ideas into a Business


By Mark Carey Starting a new business can be scary, difficult, demanding and entrepreneurs need all the help they can get. This can be in the form of support (financial or mentorship), training in practical skills such as the basics of setting up a business, access to financing , the

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iHub By Editor / July 27, 2012

Battle for Local Content

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The Kenya ICT Board is announcing a Sh320 million grant that will go towards boosting the local digital content and software industry.  The money targeting entrepreneurs in the film, education, entertainment and advertising industries is aimed at driving up Internet penetration and promoting local content, a potential area for revenue

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / July 27, 2012

Is Open Data Making an Impact?


Increasing the Consumption of Open Data in Kenya – The Open Data Pre-Incubator Experiment Download the Infographic Here. In this article here, I outline briefly, the current state of Open Data in Kenya. It emerges that the open data has not had as much impact as we would like it

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iHub Consulting By Mercy Deche / July 26, 2012

The Juggler | Demystifying Project Management


When you hear ‘Project Management’, what comes to mind? You probably think it is a complicated practice which needs sophisticated tools and processes in order to accomplish. You probably wouldn’t think of it simply as a way of thinking or an approach to daily tasks. And you probably wouldn’t think

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