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Uncategorized By John Kieti / February 22, 2012

Growing list of entrepreneurship competitions as Startup Weekend comes to Nairobi

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In the last year or so Nairobi has been treated to a multiplicity of competitions and contest organised to promote local technology entrepreneurship. Depending on whether the chicken or the egg came first, one would argue that this has contributed to significant buzz and interest around East Africa’s growing tech

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / February 21, 2012

Kenya 28Feb Initiative – Sing for Kenya

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Kenya 28Feb is an initiative of a group of dedicated Kenyans who are committed and engaged in fostering unity of purpose for our great nation, Kenya. The initiative started in 2011, when on 28th February, to commemorate the signing of the National Accord we invited Kenyans of all walks of

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / February 21, 2012

Kipokezi Apps Challenge Launch

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ForgetMeNot Africa’s First Apps Challenge is aiming to create sustainable employment through technology in Kenya. ForgetMeNot Africa in partnership with iHub and Safaricom Kipokezi wish to empower Kenyan developers to conceptualize new SMS applications or games utilizing the ForgetMeNot Africa Optimiser Platform. The winning developers will receive seed capital to develop their ideas

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / February 21, 2012

Open Data Developer Roundtable with Caroline Anstey, World Bank Managing Director

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The *iHub_ team had the pleasure of hosting Caroline Anstey, the World Bank Managing Director, yesterday, Monday, February 20, 2012. She is a key driver of the World Bank’s internal open data policy and has pushed for greater Bank support of open data/open government initiatives. A team of high-level World

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / February 20, 2012

Our Experience with Refugees United (RU) Data Collection in Nairobi

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Your mobile phone beeps. You check it. A “Breaking News” alert: “Tensions grip most of Nairobi city following months of threat of attack by guerillas fighting from Ngong Forest.”  These same guerillas have taken hold of the rest of Kenya and you are targeted because of your ethnic background. Your

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