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m:lab By John Kieti / March 28, 2012

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


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


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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iHub By Jessica Colaço / March 23, 2012

Kipokezi Apps Challenge Submission Deadline Extended


We realise that some of you developers have been struggling to get everything in place for the original ideas deadline, so the Kipokezi Apps Challenge deadlines have been extended. The new dates allow all developers a greater amount of time to spend on your apps, and feature an opportunity for

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / March 22, 2012

ICT Hubs Model: Understanding the Key Factors of the iHub Model


iHub research has released the final model report which can be downloaded here.  iHub Research is currently dis-aggregating the unique factors that make up ICT Hubs models in Africa and the iHub was the first to be profiled out of the other 14 Hubs/Labs. Methodology Mixed methods were used to

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / March 22, 2012

Anzisha Prize Tour


The Anzisha Prize Tour is on a continent-wide search for Africa’s rising young innovators. African Leadership Academy Centre for Entrepreneurial Leadership will be hosting interactive information sessions across the African continent. Centre director Jamila Payne and Anzisha Prize program manager Chi Achebe will be conducting information sessions throughout March and

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