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iHub By Jessica Colaço / January 15, 2012

Help Wanted: World Bank Finances in Kenya


This is a Guest Blog Post/Open Invitation by Samuel S. Lee, World Bank Finances Controller’s Vice Presidency, Knowledge Dissemination Division, World Bank Group. World Bank Finances/Open Data Event Thursday, January 26th, 2012 @ iHub 6:00 pm (**Tied to the Open Data Journalism Bootcamp, held January 25, 26, 27 at Strathmore University – see below for

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / January 13, 2012

Mobile Technology in Tanzania


The mobile market in Tanzania is growing in a steadfast manner and has managed to break the 50% penetration barrier as of mid June 2011. While the Tanzania Communication Regulation Authority (TCRA) are yet to release publicly statistics on the mobile sector beyond June 2011, it is estimated that over 22 million Tanzanians are connected via mobile.

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / January 8, 2012

Start-up Advise: Scaling


The start-up culture has taken the Kenyan scene by storm in 2011!  2012 holds more trailblazers in the pipeline and running a start-up is hard work and one person cannot do all the work. My advise to these trailblazers for 2012 is scaling and here are four ways to do that:

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / December 19, 2011

Enter to win a trip to the M4D Conference in New Delhi, India!


Share your idea for a Future application for Development and win a trip to the 3rd International Conference on Mobile Communication on Development in New Delhi 28-29 February 2012!

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / December 10, 2011

Nairobi: Announcing funding from Omidyar Network


Two years ago we announced our first partnership with Omidyar Network, where they put $1.4m towards Ushahidi over the next 2.5 years. What most people don’t realize about ON, is just how much they bring to the table beyond funding, including strategic advice, human capital help, leadership training and network

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