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iHub By Jessica Colaço / October 27, 2011


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During the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) week, iHub Research hosted the ICT4Democracy in East Africa Network. The ICT4Democracy in East Africa project, which has seed funding from SPIDER, is encouraging collaboration between democracy actors in the three countries (Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda) with a view to catalysing the role ICTs

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / October 26, 2011

The Nairobi Water Hackathon Journey!

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The Water Hackathon in Nairobi was the first time Kenya’s IT community congregated at the iHub to help solve water related issues in Kenya. The organizing team worked hard to ensure that the software developers competing in the Hackathon have relevant, real life problems to tackle. The Hackathon was prepared in a comprehensive consulting

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / October 22, 2011

Samsung bada 2.0 Power App Race


Samsung Electronics announced that it would hold bada 2.0 Power App Race, an application contest via the bada developer site ( its second year following after the last year‟s competition, this contest will be a bada 2.0 platform launching event targeting global mobile app developers who develop applications utilizing bada

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / October 21, 2011

Accepting green member applications now!

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The iHub is proud to announce the reopening of the second round of our green member applications to the tech community. A community that has continued to grow rapidly attracting more than 5,400+ members in the last months since we started our membership model. These individuals have participated  in a

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / October 18, 2011

ICT Hubs: What makes them work… and not work?


Opportunities are opening to young people with high tech skills such as software engineering, design, and development. Many of these skills are being nurtured by Information Communication (ICT) hubs, where technology-oriented individuals gather and collaborate. An ICT hub is a space where technologists congregate to bounce ideas around, network, work,

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