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NRBUZZ: What role does research play in edTech?

iHub Research  is excited to host this month’s NRBuzz, on Thursday 10TH April from 5.30 PM focusing on the EDTECH scene. This session will bring together start-ups and established entrepreneurs in the EDTECH scene to share their experiences from implementation of their platforms in education institutions and the role that research plays in their work. Technology […]

Redefining citizen engagement using technology

Have you ever wondered how people in authority communicate with citizens? For instance, the Governor/MP is visiting their home area–ever wonder how people are mobilized to attend the rally? Away from the city, technology use to receive information is very limited. Citizens rely more on traditional media such as radio, TV, newspapers and word of […]

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 […]

Gearbox – A Space for Tinkering and Making Things

Gearbox is a new makerspace in Kenya.The culture of making in Kenya has been there for decades and sometimes passes unnoticed in the form of Jua Kali artisan merchandise, carpenters and woodworkers, metal tinkerers, artists, welders, and electronic technicians. Closer home, we’ve grown a community of hardware and electronics enthusiast we call iHub Robotics. This […]

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