Open space for technologists, investors, tech companies and hackers in Nairobi.


iHub By Nanjira Sambuli / August 5, 2014

ICT and Governance in East Africa: Methodology


By Varyanne Sika.   Our study on ICT and Governance in East Africa which is made possible by the generous support of SIDA and SPIDER, explores the ways in which ICT tools can/have successfully facilitated or hindered two way interaction between government and citizens towards reducing the cost of delivering

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Gearbox By Wachira Ndaiga / August 5, 2014

Meet a Maker with Gearbox: CladLight


Following our last post, Why the Maker Movement, we figured it’d be great to develop a blog media series that goes towards defining the ‘state of the union’ as it were. Our Meet the Maker Series will be periodic posts dedicated to promising, up and coming local hardware developers; Jua

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iHub By Angela Okune / August 3, 2014

Introducing the Open and Collaborative Science in Development Network (OCSDNet)


We are happy to announce the launch of the Open and Collaborative Science in Development Network (OCSDNet)! Open and Collaborative Science (OCS) is a movement that aims to change the traditional culture of research by making the production and dissemination of scientific evidence inclusive and publically accessible.  Open approaches to

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Assistive Techonology

Gearbox By Wachira Ndaiga / July 25, 2014

Why the Maker Movement


You may have heard of the rise of The Maker Movement, otherwise known as the Techie-DIY Movement or the Maker Culture. It’s a movement born of idyllic principles and centered around empowering communities around the world to actualize into thriving hyper-local communes that craft and invent using technology as an

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Kids Hacker Camp

iHub Robotics By Angela Okune / July 21, 2014

August Kids Hacker Camp: Maker-Breaker Day


By Wachira Ndaiga Kids Hacker Camp is a week-long camp hosted at *iHub_ – Nairobi’s Innovation Hub for the technology community. The camp is aimed at kids and teens aged 7 – 18 years, who are drawn to and interested in crafting, hacking, discovering and tinkering. The camp is envisioned and designed

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