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m:lab By John Kieti / June 1, 2012

Yes Youth Can Initiative Sponsors Pivot East


The Yes Youth Can initiative has partnered with m:lab East Africa to sponsor the Pivot East Pitching Competition and Conference. Yes Youth Can is a Mercy Corps’ program in Kenya, which was created with funding from USAID. Mercy Corps is a global aid agency that focuses on disaster response, sustainable

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / May 30, 2012

Call for Open Data’s Code4Kenya fellows


Do you want to help kickstart a media and civil society revolution in Kenya? Code4Kenya is offering four Code4Kenya fellowships for civic hackers who want to help change the way that our societies work.   The fellows will be embedded into some of Kenya’s most influential media and civil society

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / May 30, 2012

Creativez Meetup – Intellectual Property


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iHub By Jessica Colaço / May 29, 2012

Safaricom partners with iHub on IPv6 testing


Cross posted from PC Advisor Safaricom has become the first mobile operator in Africa to open up its network for Internet Protocol version 6 testing through its partnership with iHub Nairobi, an initiative aimed at bringing together application and content developers. Safaricom has been running IPv6 on its network for

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / May 29, 2012

Translating Online Conversations to Offline Action: The Case of Nairobi Road Safety and Traffic


For those who are frequent users/observers of the Kenyan social networking platforms, you may have picked up on/engaged in trends and initiatives that arise from frustration or a need to transform the status quo as regards service in the private and public sector alike. You’ve probably used the #TwitterBigStick to

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