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iHub By John Kieti / January 19, 2012

Pivot East Competition Categories Explained

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Pivot East is this year’s edition of the region’s premier mobile apps / developer competition held successfully in 2011 under the name Pivot 25. It will culminate in a pitching conference on 5th and 6th June 2012. The competition has five categories, each with five finalists pitching to a rich

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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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m:lab By John Kieti / January 3, 2012

Six more days to apply for training on mobile apps. development


Individuals wishing to benefit from m:lab East Africa’s mobile applications developer training have until 9th January 2012 to submit their applications. The call for applications which was opened early December 2011 is expected to attract young people from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan. Successful applicants will go through

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / December 9, 2011

Call for Applications for 3rd Wave of m:lab Training Now Open


A core focus of m:lab’s operations is on training in mobile application development with an intent to catalyze operations of a mobile economy. The m:lab has successfully undertaken 2 cycles of training this year and today we’re opening up applications for the 3rd wave of training which will begin in January

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / December 2, 2011



Last week, November 24-2th, The Linkage of Industry with Academia conference was held at the Laico Regency Hotel here in Nairobi. The event themed “ICT Capacity Development to realize knowledge based economy.” was attended by various notable stakeholders from the Private Sector, Government and Academia. Linkage of Industry, Academia and

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