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iHub By Jessica Colaço / August 15, 2011

AkiraChix Graduation

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On Saturday the 6th of August, 2011, the inaugural class of the AkiraChix Training Program graduated in a moving ceremony held at the iHub. The Guest of Honor was Patrick Obath, Chairman of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance. Also present was Catherine Nyambala, Founding Director of STEM Africa. The seventeen

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / August 15, 2011

Growing Digital at G-Uganda and G-Kenya

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Over the past two years, many people have asked why Google hosts these G-days all over Africa, and for free. It’s a valid question. Their goal is to make the web better by giving the right people the skills to improve it. Students, techies, entrepreneurs and businesses are the engine

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / August 14, 2011

IPO48 Livestream – Watch the 12 startups battle it out

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Live streaming by Ustream

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m:lab By Jessica Colaço / August 12, 2011

The Myths and Reality of M4D – Wireless Wednesday Event

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The m:lab will host Kentaro Toyama on Wednesday 17th August for a Wireless Wednesday event themed on “Mobiles for Development”. The past few years have seen incredible interest in applying mobile technologies for international development, an endeavour often abbreviated “M4D”. Can mobile phones be used to improve rural healthcare? How do you design

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / August 10, 2011

ICTD: Kentaro Toyama Talk

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Why It’s So Difficult to Get Rich and Help the Poor Simultaneously In C. K. Prahalad’s best-selling book, “The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid,” the subtitle “Eradicating Poverty through Profits”, captures the rhetoric of many for-profit social entrepreneurs, as well as much of ICT-for-development, where the goal is to run

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