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iHub By Leo Mutuku / October 24, 2012

An analysis of Mobile Technology in West Africa: The Case Of Nigeria, Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire

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Background Over the past two decades the mobile industry in West Africa has grown from a government controlled space to become a huge market fueling economic growth and technological innovation. Mobile network operators are now heavily competing for the millions of African consumers looking to connect with each other in

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Uncategorized By Rachel Gichinga / October 22, 2012

Holding Companies and Their Directors to Account: An Open Data Solution | Tuesday, 30th October 2012 | 88mph | 6-8 pm

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Highly interconnected global companies have exploded in complexity and power, and increasingly affect our lives for good and bad. Yet in tandem with this growth, corporate governance has weakened. The opacity and complexity of this corporate world is a key enabler of corruption, tax avoidance and organised crime. Until now painstaking manual investigation

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Uncategorized By Rachel Gichinga / October 22, 2012

BlackBerry Mini-BootCamp | Saturday October 27th 2012 | 10 am – 7 pm | iHub

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On Saturday October 27th 2012, the BlackBerry Developer Community in Kenya is organizing an event for all to come and learn a little more about Charismatic BlackBerry 10 Development. Regardless of what floats your boat (game development, UI frameworks, cross-platform strategies, multi-platform development approach, etc.) there are sessions for everyone.

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Uncategorized By Editor / October 21, 2012

Bharti Airtel Becomes Fourth Largest Mobile Operator in the World

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Over 250 million mobile subscribers NAIROBI, Kenya, October 21, 2012/ – Bharti Airtel (http://www.airtel.com), a leading telecommunications service provider with operations in 20 countries across South Asia and Africa moved up one notch in the world wide ranking to be the fourth largest mobile operator in the world in terms of subscribers. (Source:

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Uncategorized By Rachel Gichinga / October 16, 2012

Focus on Smart Cities as AITEC Africa celebrates 25 years | October 24-25 2012 | Oshwal Centre, Nairobi

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The AITEC conference will focus on technologies that make cities more efficient- and which integrate multiple technologies to ensure faster processes in functions such as government services, transport, and energy use, among others. “ It is relatively new to East Africa, but the adoption of smart city solutions is fast

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