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How are ICTs impacting Governance in East Africa? (a.k.a “ICT and Governance in EA” Project)

Much as has been said of the promise, potential and progress of ICTs in the East African region. Governments, non-governmental organizations, private sector players, citizens and other stakeholders are embracing ICTs in interesting and innovative ways that merit further study. It is for this reason that iHub Research, as part of the ICT4Democracy East Africa […]

ICT4Ag Hackathon National Winners Announced

The ICT for Agriculture (ICT4Ag) international conference and its parallel hackathon (dubbed “Agri-hack championship”) will take place from 4th – 8th November 2013 in Kigali Rwanda. The conference seeks to examine how ICTs are truly empowering producers and consumers along the entire value chain. Earlier this year, the Technical Center for Agricutural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) […]

m:lab Partners with Angel Fair organisers in their inaugural event.

Currently, Africa is budding with innovations, business and investment opportunities, but according to Omidyar Network’s recent research, investors, partners and entrepreneurs struggle to find each other to do deals. It is for this reason that Artlogic  partnered with Eric Osiakwan and  and Jamie Clyde to create Angel Fair. Jamie Clyde has  been part of a number […]

Get involved in the Agri-Hack Championship!

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). From 4 to 8 November 2013, CTA and the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI), Rwanda, will organize an international conference on ICT for Agriculture […]

Will Slapping 16% VAT Cripple Growth of the Kenyan ICT Industry?

By Varyanne Sika If you bought your Lumia at KES 15,000 or your Intel phone at KES 11,000 count yourself lucky. After a recent enactment of a new law governing Value Added Tax (VAT) in Kenya, you should now expect to be buying the same Lumia from at least KES 17,400 or the Intel phone […]

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