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iHub By Jessica Colaço / September 21, 2011

iHub Member on an international panel


Young Kariuki Gathitu an iHub member and mlab incubatee is the entrepreneur behind Zege technologies that deals with financial solutions. He has developed a mobile payment aggregator called MPAYER that automates mobile money payments . He is a whiz in ruby and uses Agile programing methodology. He loves innovation and

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m:lab By John Kieti / September 16, 2011

Second wave of m:lab East Africa training begins

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Shortly after completion of the first wave of training in mobile applications technology, a new wave of trainees has been selected to benefit from m:lab East Africa’s training program. A call for applicants to be enrolled into the subsidized training was made in August 2011 and publicised through the Lab’s

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / August 29, 2011

AppCircus – Last Call for Mobile Applications

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AppCircus is pleased to setup its tents in the coming weeks in three major African cities – Cape Town, Nairobi and Accra. Participating at one of these events is a fantastic opportunity for local developers to present their app to the local mobile and tech scene and get international visibility.

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m:lab By John Kieti / August 18, 2011

Call for Applications Open for mLab training second wave


Time to Skill Up: East Africa may leverage factors in its favor such as global interest and attention, having thousands of new ICT graduates every year, increased penetration of mobile phones, improved international bandwidth, and supportive regulatory frameworks to become a global hub for mobile innovation. It is this effort

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m:lab By Jessica Colaço / August 12, 2011

The Myths and Reality of M4D – Wireless Wednesday Event


The m:lab will host Kentaro Toyama on Wednesday 17th August for a Wireless Wednesday event themed on “Mobiles for Development”. The past few years have seen incredible interest in applying mobile technologies for international development, an endeavour often abbreviated “M4D”. Can mobile phones be used to improve rural healthcare? How do you design

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