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The m:lab Wins Impact Economy Innovations Grant

Mlab East Africa (m:lab) is among the seven organizations that won the Rockefeller Foundation and the Tony Elumelu Foundation‘s Africa Impact Economy Innovations Fund (IEIF).As a fund administered by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), the IEIF provides capital for entrepreneurs with projects that create jobs in underserved sectors. The IEIF also supports proposals geared […]

Intel – Google Developer Group Meetup: “Building Apps 101: Know Your Audience” | Saturday 15th February, 2013 | 9:30 am – 5:00 pm | iHub

As more and more people move into the field of app development locally, it is important for local developers to understand what the market in which they are operating is interested in, as well as how that stacks up to what global trends look like. If this does not happen, they run the significant risk […]

Mobile East Africa 2014 welcomes the man that Forbes measured as the “world’s most influential expert in mobile”

Guest Post By: Matthew Dawes HERE COMES TOMI… This time last year I was lucky enough to have a post included in this newsletter titled “Don’t look to me for the answers – I’m just a conference organiser” where I went into detail about why I love organising conferences, mainly because I’m not dictating anything to […]

Announcing Afrikoin on Nov 20th in Nairobi

On behalf of Savannah Fund:

Kenya’s Low Consumption of Open Data

by Christine Mahihu Background The Kenya Open Data initiative was launched in July 2011 and hosts more than 430 government datasets on The purpose was to make key government data freely available to the public through a single online portal. Unfortunately, this initiative has shown low success rates with users mostly due to factors […]

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