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iHub By Patrick Munyi / July 26, 2011

WordPress User Group Meetup


WordPress is an open source blog tool and publishing platform powered by PHP and MySQL. It’s often customized into a Content Management System (CMS). It has many features including a plug-in architecture and a template system. WordPress is used by over 14% of the 1,000,000 biggest websites. WordPress was born

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m:lab By Jessica Colaco / July 22, 2011

Wireless Wednesday Event with Gustav Praekelt


The m:lab will host Gustav Praekelt, the founder of Praekelt Consulting and the Praekelt Foundation for Wireless Wednesday, 27th July 2011. Gustav Praekelt is the founder of Praekelt Digital – a company that develops mobile solutions for emerging markets. He co-founded one of the early digital interactive studios in Africa

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Uncategorized By Leo Mutuku / July 22, 2011

Grants for Web and Mobile Applications

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The Ministry of Information and Communication, through the Kenya ICT Board is now accepting proposals for the Tandaa Digital Content Grant. This is the second round of calls for proposals in an ongoing three year grant program to support development of local digital content. The focus is on the development

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iHub By Patrick Munyi / July 22, 2011

Akirachix Meet up

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Akirachix will be having a meet up this month on 30 July. The topic for this month is ‘How to develop leadership in tech and business’. We will have a session with a talk and a video followed by a practical session to apply what we have just heard. The

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Wireless Wednesday

m:lab By Jessica Colaco / July 21, 2011

Wireless Wednesday Recap – Tonny Omwansa on Mobile Money


Yesterday the m:lab hosted the first of a series of focus-group events dubbed Wireless Wednesday. We hosted Mr. Tonny Omwansa, a lecturer at the University of Nairobi (an m:lab consortium member), who is currently writing a book on the Mobile Money Industry. Highlights The discussions we’re based on four major

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