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iHub By Editor / December 17, 2012

The other ICT ‘hub’ in Nairobi


Editor’s Note: Everybody has a pre-conceived notion of what an ICT Hub should be. Chris Foster examines the lesser known ‘hubs’ around Nairobi’s busy CBD – which, for many , serve as the first point of contact with technology.   By Chris Foster If you heard such a description you’d

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iHub By Joseph / December 17, 2012

For the Love of Gaming

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| How they  turned their passion for Gaming into a viable and profitable business By Joseph Mathai (Listen to the podcast here) I’ll tell a story, a story about a little boy. A little boy whose father brought home a computer and he spent hours on that computer playing one

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / December 14, 2012

Umati Online Media Monitoring Project releases October 2012 initial results


While most projects related to hate speech have been looking at mainstream media, we are aware of the influence—positive and negative—that New Media such as the blogosphere and online forums had on the 2007 Post Election Violence in Kenya. Therefore, our flagship Umati project seeks to monitor and report, for

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iHub By Sam Wakoba / December 13, 2012

Vodafone Partners To Use Mobile Technology To Increase Vaccination in Africa

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Vodafone, one of the world’s largest mobile communications firm by revenue with approximately 407 million customers partnered with the GAVI Alliance (“GAVI”) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in a move that will see  mobile technology used to increase uptake of vaccination in sub Saharan Africa. According to Vittorio Colao, CEO of Vodafone:

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iHub By Editor / December 13, 2012

Opportunities to Look Out For


1. Apply to be a Harambe Entrepreneur Deadline: 30th December Application Available at The Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance is a global action network of young African entrepreneurial leaders from academic institutions in Asia, Europe and North America. Harambe Entrepreneurs are spearheading social and business ventures across Africa including Wennovation Hub,Enzi Footwear and Harambe Farmland.

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