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iHub By Jessica Colaço / September 2, 2011

Nokia Create4Millions Competition Deadline Extended

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To give our developers more time to work on the s40 apps we have extended the Create4Millions competition deadline. The new dates are as follows; Competition Deadline: November 1st 2011 Winners Announcement: 25th November 2011 Prizes Nokia East and Southern Africa will fly the winners of the competition to Mobile World

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / August 29, 2011

Green member with a Robotics Ardor

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3 months ago, we introduced an iHub Robotics Initiative. We happy to announce that our first in-house robot is up and running. It is a DFRobotShop Rover and has an arduino based controller controlling it. The project is led by Caine Wanjau an esteemed green member at the iHub for

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / August 29, 2011

AppCircus – Last Call for Mobile Applications

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AppCircus is pleased to setup its tents in the coming weeks in three major African cities – Cape Town, Nairobi and Accra. Participating at one of these events is a fantastic opportunity for local developers to present their app to the local mobile and tech scene and get international visibility.

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / August 23, 2011

Ushahidi Open Dev Community chat and Hackathon

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Join Ushahidi on Saturday, August 27th, 2011 for an Open Development Community call and a Nairobi Ushahidi Hackathon. Community Development Open Call The Ushahidi development community open calls are being restarted and invite you to join a skype chat/ustream call. The team of developers (Mobile, Swift, and Ushahidi) will be available

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iHub Research By Hilda Moraa / August 22, 2011

GOVERNANCE IN KENYA: The role of ICTs in achieving good governance

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Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) hold great potential to transform citizen participation and service delivery tracking and influence government decision-making and execution. Frameworks like Huduma, built on the Ushahidi platform, can positively impact citizen-government engagement and be used as a tool to amplify citizens’ voices. However, there is still little

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