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iHub By Jessica Colaço / December 10, 2011

Nairobi: Announcing funding from Omidyar Network


Two years ago we announced our first partnership with Omidyar Network, where they put $1.4m towards Ushahidi over the next 2.5 years. What most people don’t realize about ON, is just how much they bring to the table beyond funding, including strategic advice, human capital help, leadership training and network

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / December 10, 2011

Design for Social Innovation loves Africa


MFA Design for Social Innovation at School of Visual Arts in New York is looking for a diverse cohort of 25 students for its new two year program. And we want a few students from Africa. You can be a designer, or anyone who is a creative, visual thinker looking for

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m:lab training session

iHub By Jessica Colaço / December 9, 2011

Call for Applications for 3rd Wave of m:lab Training Now Open


A core focus of m:lab’s operations is on training in mobile application development with an intent to catalyze operations of a mobile economy. The m:lab has successfully undertaken 2 cycles of training this year and today we’re opening up applications for the 3rd wave of training which will begin in January

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / December 6, 2011

Crowdpesa Launch


Crowdpesa, a mobile money mapping system that enables its users to find the nearest M-PESA agent,KRA payment point, ATM or Bank, is scheduled to launch officially on December 14, 2011. The Event will be hosted at the iHub Nairobi and will start at 6 p.m. Various representatives from the Information

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / December 3, 2011

Anita Borg Change Agent Award – Judith Owigar


This year Judith Owigar of AkiraChix was a recipient of the Anita Borg Change Agent Award. This was in recognition of her commitment to promoting networking, training and mentorship among technical women in computing. She traveled to Portland, Oregon to receive her award at the Grace Hopper Conference for Women

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