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iHub By Jessica Colaço / December 1, 2011

3 startups from the mLab make CIO top 100


Kenya Education Network (KENET) are this years winners of the prestigious CIO 100 Annual Awards. KENET offers Internet connectivity to educational institution in addition to linking them with a research network. The CIO East Africa CIO 100 annual awards recognize institutions that deploy ICT in an innovative manner while bringing out business

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / December 1, 2011

Insights from Safaricom “trash”


By Guest blogger, Elvis Bando A few weeks ago, @chrisorwa, showed me some datasets that he had been working on. I got an adrenaline kick by just looking at the data. Mostly because it was challenging, then again, the prospects of cracking the data was even more motivating. In a

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / November 29, 2011

Ushahidi/iHub Research Seminar Brief


(Re-posting from the Ushahidi Blog) Ushahidi and iHub researchers met a few weeks ago to present our current research projects and to invite the global research community to suggest ways of working together in the future. The iHub event was attended by about twenty in-person researchers, user experience experts, designers

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m:lab Testing Center

iHub By Jessica Colaço / November 27, 2011

m:lab Testing Center Launches


One of m:lab East Africa‘s core activities is to provide a software testing facility for mobile app developers to test their applications on as part of their development process. We believe this is catalytic to creating a mobile economy by adding the value of quality assurance for end users. In the recent

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EAA 2012: Apps for the Networked Society

iHub By Jessica Colaço / November 24, 2011

Ericsson Applications Awards (EAA) Eastern Africa 2012: Apps for the Networked Society


Ericsson Applications Awards (EAA) Eastern Africa 2012 competition is targeting developers, students, content providers and small software companies in East Africa and the objective is to get good ideas / applications/ innovations/ in the region. The last date of submission is 31st Jan 2012 (28th Feb, 2012 – main competition). See

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