infoDev recently announced the first six of eight grants for mobile social networking activities
under the Creating Sustainable Businesses in the Knowledge Economy program, part of a partnership among infoDev, the Government of Finland, and Nokia.
In Kenya the fabulous tech-girl group called AkiraChix
won the Mobile Social Networking Grant to support preexisting or establish new social networking hubs and complementary online communication channels to foster collaboration among developers, entrepreneurs, mentors, partners, investors and other technologists working in the mobile field. In addition, these organizations will provide vital support for the creation of content for a mobile applications community of practice, along with other mentoring and concept incubation activities.