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iHub By Patrick Munyi / November 17, 2011

Google+ Hangout with Android Develop Challenge Winners


Nigerian ICT Advocate, Gbenga Sesan will be holding a live Google Plus hangout session with finalists of this year’s Android Developer Challenge. This year’s challenge winners include Nigeria’s Afrinolly App, Kenya’s Olaleshe and Kenya’s Shoppers’ Delight App. The Google Plus Hangout will be held on Thursday, November 17th at 2pm Kenyan Time. The

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iHub By Patrick Munyi / November 16, 2011

East African Network Operators Group – EANOG


For a long time networkers have wanted to have meetings where the dominant discussions are around networking and other networkers in general. The main objective would be educational, but at the same time would give vendors a chance to talk to engineers about newer technology they are playing with –

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iHub By Patrick Munyi / November 15, 2011

POWO: African Languages on Kenyan Blogs

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Creative Writers in Kenya make up almost 40% of blogging community in Kenya, this is according to blogs_ Kenya; an aggregator site that collects new posts from Kenyan bloggers and tweets the links to its followers. The latest statistics on Kenya Unlimited indicated that about 1024 blogs have so far been

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iHub By Patrick Munyi / November 12, 2011

SMSmap: Two Cities, One event

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What a night! Ushahidi and FrontlineSMS co-hosted a joint Sms to Map event in Nairobi, Kenya and London, UK on Monday, November 7, 2011.  While time zone shifting prevented us from holding a reasonable simultaneous evening discussion, with shared purpose and some speakers participants heard about stories and lessons learned

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / November 10, 2011

M-Governance Exploratory Survey


After a comprehensive literature review and an informative workshop conducted last month (October 2011), the iHub Research team ventured into the field to find out whether wananchi’s (Swahili for citizens) reality on the ground matched the theory and rhetoric. The team conducted a brief exploratory survey from November 1st –

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