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iHub By Jessica Colaço / October 12, 2011

Apps4Africa Eastern Africa: Regional Opening

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The 2011 Apps4Africa: Climate Challenge competition begins in East Africa on 19th October, 2011 at the iHub in Nairobi. Winners will receive prizes, including cash awards. Challenge partners, including TED conferences and Indigo Trust, may contribute technical assistance, prizes, and follow-on support for the new applications created by this competition. The Climate Challenge

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m:lab By Jessica Colaço / October 10, 2011

The Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition

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The University of Washington, Foster Business School brings you the Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition (GSEC), a leading-edge international social venture plan competition, where interdisciplinary student teams from around the world propose creative, commercially viable businesses aimed at reducing poverty in the developing world. From innovative sanitation solutions in Kenya, to

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / October 8, 2011

iHub at the IGF

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In the just concluded Internet Governance Forum (IGF) whose theme; Internet as a catalyst for change: access, development, freedoms and innovation, one could not fail to spot a member from the iHub in the UN Office at Gigiri. With innovation playing a very dominant role in the Kenya’s technology sector,

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m:lab By Jessica Colaço / October 3, 2011

Apps4Africa: Climate Challenge

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The 2011 Apps4Africa: Climate Challenge builds on the success of the 2010 Apps4Africa: Civic Challenge in which civil society leaders challenged software developers to find innovative technological solutions to everyday problems on issues ranging from transparency and governance to health and education. The 2011 competition begins in Western and Central Africa in September, with Eastern and

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / September 29, 2011

Synergistic Communities

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Today, the iHub hosts one of the “Fathers of the Internet “, Google’s Vinton G. Cerf, in an interactive session from 2.30-6.30pm. This session, Synergistic Communities, will also include a fireside chat. Link to this blog for live updates as well as on our twitter page. [liveblog]

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