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iHub By Josiah Mugambi / June 18, 2014

‘NGO’ Money: Really?


I opted not to immediately get into the heated debate that this Wired article sparked and spent some time mulling over this debate. Here are my thoughts. I find the premise that hype around NGO funded apps is stifling innovation in Nairobi rather simplistic, NGO in this case being used as a catch all for

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iHub By James Ndiga / June 18, 2014

Welcome to Tech4Africa 2014 at the *iHub_


Tech4Africa is the premier mobile, web & emerging technology event, bringing global perspective to the African context. Tech4Africa is a one day event focusing on deep technical workshops and sessions for practitioners, and then engaging talks which impart knowledge, perspective, African context and inspiration. Tech4Africa also runs regular Developer Hackathons which

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iHub By Mugethi Gitau / June 17, 2014

From Africa to Silicon Valley – The internationalization journey for African Startups


Guest blog by Stephen Ozoigbo I was in a café in Barcelona when I heard the news: Facebook acquires Whatsapp for $19b! The fact that the acquisition story circulated within the same news cycle as the civil unrest in Ukraine was weirdly ironic.  Jan Koum, the Ukrainian founder of Whatsapp,

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iHub By Scott Henry / June 17, 2014

iHub LAN Party


iHub in conjunction with Nexgen Gaming brings you this year’s overnight LAN Party at  iHub 4th Floor from 5:00PM June 21st to 8:00am June 22nd. A LAN party is a temporary gathering of people with computers or compatible game consoles, between which they establish a local area network(LAN), primarily for the purpose of playing multiplayer video

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iHub By Timothy Mwirabua / June 16, 2014

Nairobi JS June Meetup Review-D3JS

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On Saturday the Nairobi JS held their monthly meetup at the iHub. The turnout included of JavaScript, Windows and MongoDB developers who had never attended a Nairobi JS meetup and were interested in seeing how D3 can be utilised to bring about rich visualizations. Some of the highlights of the

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