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Uncategorized By Rachel Gichinga / October 9, 2012

Africa Technology & Innovation Hubs Web Gathering | October 16th 2012

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The next Africa Innovation Hubs Web Gathering is at 3 pm EAT on Tuesday 16 October 2012 when we will be hearing from Jessica Colaco and Hilda Moraa at the iHub in Nairobi looking at their successful model for the iHub and also hearing about the work of iHub Research.

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Uncategorized By Joseph / October 3, 2012

Phones Switch Off | How It Was Done, Why and What Next

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On Sunday night, many around the country slept uneasy; not knowing whether their phone was among the 1.5 million handsets that the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) had directed switched off. The switching off exercise that started on Sunday midnight has seen 1,540,000 fake phones go off the grid completely

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Uncategorized By Rachel Gichinga / September 26, 2012

TESTING 123: The Global Integrity Innovation Fund

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-By Nicole Anand, Global Integrity Global Integrity has just launched TESTING 123: The Global Integrity Innovation Fund, a call for brand-new, half-crazy, never tried before ways of addressing the challenges of transparency and accountability.  We’re investing in 10 to 15 innovative ideas with up to $10,000 each, giving innovators from

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Uncategorized By Rachel Gichinga / September 26, 2012

Safaricom AppStar Challenge: Call for Submissions

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Safaricom is creating an opportunity for all technology professionals – Software Developers, Software Architects or students – working and residing in Egypt, Lesotho, South Africa, Qatar, Kenya & Tanzania to put forth their ideas, build that wonderful app and prove their mettle. “AppStar” is a unique mobile app contest where

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Uncategorized By Rachel Gichinga / September 25, 2012

Google Apps Developer Challenge Aftermath: A Recap

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• Report by Prof Nandaa, Co-­Lead, Google Developer Group (GDG) Nairobi                     The GADC Aftermath event was held on Saturday September 22, 2012 at the iHub. The following applications were presented: 1. TuneBanda: TuneBanda is an innovative audio player specifically for audio files in your Google Drive. It searches through

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