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iHub By Anne / July 2, 2012

Rockefeller Foundation 2012 Innovation Challenges Competition

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After receiving nearly 2000 entries, the judges announced the finalists and winners of the Rockefeller Foundation 2012 Innovation Challenges Competition. The winning ideas were developed based on the results of the Foundation’s Innovation Forum in 2011, which gathered a number of leading global thinkers and innovators in New York to

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / July 2, 2012

Talk by Marek Tuszynski on Arts of Evidence Based Advocacy


Marek Tuszynski is a restless producer of various creative and social interventions that span across various media: radio, television and internet; as well as utilise non technical formats such as workshops, books sprints and endless conversations. Activism, innovation and creativity are the major driving forces in his work as much

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / July 1, 2012

Start-Up Profiles – Bityarn

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Over the last 2 years, the iHub has given rise to over 40 start-ups. A trending factor, that is noticeable is the rise of start-ups with a focus on social change and innovation such as M-farm and e-Limu . One particular start-up to watch is Bityarn which started a year ago out

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iHub By Anne / June 29, 2012

INSPIRED BY BRILLIANCE! | An observer’s notes on ODDC 2012.


written By Rhoda Omenya Best Practices. Inspiration. Networking. Hack space. Co-Creation These were the buzzwords at the first Open Data for Development Camp in Kenya held at the iLabAfrica, Strathmore University on Wednesday and Thursday. The event coincides with the first anniversary of the launch of the Kenya Open Data

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / June 28, 2012

Orange launches second edition of the Orange African Social Venture Prize


  Nairobi, May 24, 2012… Armed with the success of the previous edition in 2011, Orange has launched the second edition of its Orange African Social Venture Prize. The goal is to promote social innovation that supports development through Information and Communication Technology (ICT). With this prize, Orange will provide a

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