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iHub By Hilda Moraa / March 29, 2012

M-Maji Launch: A USSD application to improve clean water access in the slums

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    It’s not every day that a mobile application is launched to the accompaniment of songs, dances, and gymnastics. That’s exactly what happened at Sarangombe in Kibera, where a crowd gathered to launch M-Maji  (“mobile-water” in Swahili). M-Maji is a mobile phone-based water information system that aims to empower under-served communities with better

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / March 28, 2012

Design Thinking Workshop at iHub

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It was a super cool and interactive workshop with Terry and Joshua from Stanford d.school and Dan from University of Nairobi.  If you are a techpreneur,researcher, a designer and you did not attend  then you missed out! We learnt a bunch of interesting and eye-opening things. The workshop started off

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m:lab By John Kieti / March 28, 2012

$20,000 up for grabs in the Mobile MicroWork Challenge

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infoDev, a global partnership program in the World Bank, focusing on technology entrepreneurship and job creation, in February 2012 launched m2work for East Africa. Backed by funding and support from UKaid and the government of Finland, M2Work is a worldwide online challenge and a joint project of infoDev and Nokia’s

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m:lab By John Kieti / March 28, 2012

Wireless Wednesday Recap: 9 take away points for implementing mAgri Services

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On 29th February 2012, the m:Lab, hosted one of the frequent meetup dubbed Wireless Wednesday. Wireless Wednesdays are aimed at getting incubatees, members of the tech community, industry stakeholders and thought leaders to engage each other in a focus group discussion on a specified theme in the mobile space. The

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iHub Research By Leo Mutuku / March 25, 2012

Africa Mobile Money Research (AMMREC2012) Conference

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The AMMREC2012 will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS), on 2nd -3rd April 2012. The conference themed: Evidence of financial inclusion through mobile technology: Academia, private sector, development community and government perspectives has been organized by The Africa Mobile Money Research Centre (AMMREC) of the University of Nairobi. Mobile money is an

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