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m:lab By John Kieti / May 6, 2012

Using mobile tech to overcome post harvest challenges in horticulture – Wireless Wednesday Recap


On Wednesday 25th April 2012, m:lab East Africa hosted the second Wireless Wednesday meetup in a series aimed at promoting the use of mobile technology in agriculture. The theme of the meetup was “using technology to overcome post harvest challenges in horticulture”. Mobile developers, entrepreneurs and other enthusiasts of mobile

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / May 4, 2012

Coffee Chat with Grameen Foundation

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Please join us for a coffee chat next Wednesday, May 9, with David Edelstein, Grameen Foundation’s Senior Vice President of Solutions and Regions. Where:  iHub When:   Wednesday, May 9th at 11-12pm RSVP: The event will start with a presentation on “Bridging the Information Gap” where David will talk about

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / May 2, 2012

Kipokezi Apps Challenge – Hackathon Shortlist


The Apps Challenge Hackathon will be held in iHUB Nairobi over the weekend of the 4th/5th/6th May 2012. Winning teams/individuals can refine their ideas whilst working with mentors of ForgetMeNot Africa, Safaricom and iHUB. On Sunday 6th May the final ideas, code and business case from each App will be presented

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / May 1, 2012

Kenya’s Mobile Money Revolution: M-Pesa turns Five


Safaricom’s mobile money phenomenon, M-Pesa, clocked 5 years, early this year on  March 6, 2012. These five years have seen M-Pesa grow from humble beginnings as a small unit, when it was started in Kenya by a Safaricom -Vodafone partnership, to a fully fledged department. To celebrate its five years

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m:lab By Jessica Colaço / April 30, 2012

Pivot East Finalists Announced


Cross posted from the Pivot East Blog A panel of judges drawn from industry in the last two weeks extensively analysed details of 50 semi-finalists of the Pivot East regional mobile apps competition. The process culminated in the selection of 25 applications which will be pitched at this year’s Pivot

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