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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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m:lab By John Kieti / August 18, 2011

Call for Applications Open for mLab training second wave

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Time to Skill Up: East Africa may leverage factors in its favor such as global interest and attention, having thousands of new ICT graduates every year, increased penetration of mobile phones, improved international bandwidth, and supportive regulatory frameworks to become a global hub for mobile innovation. It is this effort

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / August 17, 2011

Digital futures and African local agricultural content – can you help?

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How can digital technology support story telling and other forms of African local agricultural content? This question wil be discussed next week on Friday the 26th of August,2011 in Nairobi at the iHub by a small group of people, mainly from Eastern and Southern Africa, who work with rural communities encouraging the

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / August 17, 2011

In-depth look on Patents in East Africa by Dr. Henry K. Mutai of KIPI

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On the 17th of August, 2011, Dr. Mutai, Executive Director of the Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) and Dr. Isaac Rutenberg, patent agent will be at the iHub giving an in-depth talk on patents and trademarks. During this talk, They will be focusing on how to obtain patents in Kenya, East

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