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iHub By Jessica Colaço / June 17, 2012

African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC) Workshop

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Do you think the media could be doing a better job? Your ideas could help win you a share of the $1m in seed grants that the African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC) is offering for digital projects that have the potential to improve the way that journalists collect, process, and

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / June 17, 2012

Louis Otieno Fireside Chat at the iHub

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On the 21st of June, The iHub will be hosting Microsoft’s General Manager for East and Southern Africa, Louis Otieno, for a  Fireside Chat starting at 6:00pm to 8:oopm. Louis Otieno is Microsoft’s General Manager for East and Southern Africa (ESA), covering 15 countries. He is responsible for Microsoft’s overall business management

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / June 17, 2012

Creative Commons visits Kenya

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Can you feel the excitement? Yes, it’s true. iHub is about to welcome an official from Creative Commons — Jessica Coates, Affiliate Network Coordinator — to the country. Jessica will be at the iHub on June 22, 2012 from 2-4pm to talk about Creative Commons and what it can do

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iHub By Joseph / June 14, 2012

Of Coders and Post – it Notes

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Empathy. Defining. Ideating. Prototyping and Testing. These are the design thinking principles that Coders from the Code4Kenya initiative learnt over a one day workshop held yesterday at m:Lab East Africa, Nairobi. The Coders (and Fellows) are from Code4Kenya, an initiative within the Open Data Pre-Incubator project. In Kenya it has

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / June 13, 2012

GSMA Launches Mobile and Development Intelligence (MDI)

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Today, GSMA launched a new service, Mobile and Development Intelligence, (MDI), a project in conjunction with Omidyar Network. MDI is an open data platform for everyone involved in developing world mobile initiatives. The aim is to improve decision making, increase investment from industry and the development sector, and accelerate the

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