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iHub By Editor / September 12, 2012

40 Finalists Emerge in $1m Innovation Challenge


Forty (40) pioneering digital journalism projects have been shortlisted as finalists in the inaugural $1 million African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC).

The initiative is the largest fund for digital journalism experimentation in Africa, and is designed to spur solutions to the business, distribution and workplace challenges that face the media industry.

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Uncategorized By Rachel Gichinga / September 11, 2012

Startups 101 with Patrick Collison, CEO of | 12th September 2012 | iHub


Patrick Collison, founder and CEO of Stripe, a payment system for developers, will be speaking at the iHub on Wednesday 12th September 2012 at 7 p.m. [Note: an earlier version of this post had put the start time at 6 p.m. This has been amended.] Stripe software “lets web developers

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Uncategorized By Rachel Gichinga / September 10, 2012

Dalberg & Konza @ iHub | September 13th 2012 | iHub


Dalberg Global Development Advisors is conducting an outreach to understand requirements that SMEs and startups will have for the Konza Technology City (KTC). The input from the startup community will be invaluable for us to shape KTC so that we can create the best environment for startups to be successful.

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m:lab By John Kieti / September 9, 2012

Nokia and m:lab in partnership to support mobile startups


From a retrospective view of East Africa’s mobile ecosystem in the last three years, it is difficult for one to ignore Nokia’s supportive role to East Africa’s mobile application developers. Through organizing competitions, trainings and hackathons, the large multinational has assisted to increase the depth and breadth of local mobile

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / September 7, 2012

2012 Conference on ICT Policy Research and Practice for the Global South


CPRsouth7/CPRafrica 2012 was held in Balaclava, Mauritius this past week (5-7 September 2012). The 3-day conference brought together approximately 100 researchers from around the globe including places like Fiji, Thailand, Sri Lanka, India, Philippines, Australia, Canada, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and Peru. The relatively small number of conference

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