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Coffee Chat with Grameen FoundationAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 9th May 2012
  • Starts: 11:00am Ends: 12:00pm

Please join us for a coffee chat next Wednesday, May 9, with David Edelstein, Grameen Foundation’s Senior Vice President of Solutions and Regions.

Where:  iHub

When:   Wednesday, May 9th at 11-12pm

The event will start with a presentation on “Bridging the Information Gap” where David will talk about Grameen Foundation’s ICT4D work both globally and in Sub-Saharan Africa, touching on

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Windows Phone Meetup GroupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 4th May 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Meetup group for Windows Phone enthusiasts and developers

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Kipokezi Apps Challenge - HackathonAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 4th May 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

The Apps Challenge Hackathon will be held in iHUB Nairobi over the weekend of the 4th/5th/6th May 2012. Winning teams/individuals can refine their ideas whilst working with mentors of ForgetMeNot Africa, Safaricom and iHUB. On Sunday 6th May the final ideas, code and business case from each App will be presented to the judging panel and the winner will be then be announced.

We are pleased to announce the Kipokezi Apps Challenge Hackathon shortlist (

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Microsoft Imagine Cup – Regional FinalsAnyone

  • Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Upper Hill, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 3rd May 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Microsoft Imagine Cup – Regional Finals

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edTech Meetup GroupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 2nd May 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Meetup group for those seeking to explore the intersections of education and technology

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Dot Net User Group MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 28th April 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

Dot Net User Group Meetup

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Linux User Group MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 27th April 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Linux User Group Meetup

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Ubuntu HourAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 26th April 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

Ubuntu Hour is a non-formal gathering of Ubuntu enthusiasts in Kenya.

For more on the team please visit the wiki on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KenyanTeam

 

Join the mailing list for the latest news and events on our local community https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-ke

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Wirless WednesdayAnyone

  • Venue: m:lab EastAfrica 3rd Floor, Bishop Magua Centre Ge, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 25th April 2012
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

Wireless Wednesday: Using Technology to overcome Post Harvest Challenges.

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International Space Apps ChallengeRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 21st April 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

Participants such as concerned citizens, discipline experts, engineers, scientists, and software developers attend events hosted in cities around the world. At these events, individuals collaborate with others by forming teams focused on solving a particular challenge. The teams compete with other teams around the world to utilize publicly available data to design innovative “solutions” to a pre-determined series of global “challenges.” The challenges are collected pri

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Mini-MBA Training and Start-Up Capital for Early Stage Businesses in KenyaRSVP

  • Venue: Biblica Africa conference room, Dennis Pritt Road, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 19th April 2012
  • Starts: 7:00pm Ends: 9:00pm

In Kenya, entrepreneurs with big ideas in the start-up or early stage of growing their businesses continue to find increasing opportunities to access capital and training needed to succeed. One of the opportunities is through the Sinapis 2012 Entrepreneur Fellowship Program. Sinapis is an NGO in Nairobi providing advanced business training, investment capital and mentorship for the most innovative, scalable and sustainable start-ups in Kenya.

Sinapis partners with Acton Business Schoo

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Ruby User GroupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 19th April 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Ruby User Group for Rubyists in Nairobi.

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Technology and Social Enterprise Design and Solution-Based Research workshopRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 19th April 2012
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 4:30pm

Adam White (from www.groupshot.org) will be leading an open research and design workshop for members of the iHub community in partnership with Kiva (www.kiva.org) the online micro-lending portal. Participants in the workshop will be introduced to context-oriented research and design methods through the real challenges Kiva is looking to overcome. They will challenged to explore how context and research can lead to innovation and more useful platforms and tools. The group will interact with di

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Open Data Meetup GroupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 18th April 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Open Data meetup group - for people interested in Open Data

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JemRails Ruby TalkAnyone

  • Venue: Room LG01, Chiromo Campus, University of Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 18th April 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

JemRails invites you to attend a Ruby talk on 18th, April.
Go to event sections at JemRails website for more details.

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Buni TV Press eventAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 18th April 2012
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 1:00pm

Buni Media, the production company behind The XYZ Show, will be announcing the launch of a new web and mobile Pan-African digital video platform called Buni TV, with a press event at the iHub on April 18.

Buni TV (www.buni.tv) aims to showcase the best, most innovative and visually arresting content being currently produ

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Kipokezi Apps Challenge Shortlist DeadlineAnyone

  • Venue: Kenya, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 16th April 2012 :For 5 days
  • Starts: 1:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

There's still over 4 days for Developers to submit their apps for the Kipokezi Apps Challenge Shortlist Deadline.

 

By 20th April, all you need to submit is your App idea, then you have another 7 days to which you can add code to it before the judging panel make a decision on the shortlist for the Hackathon final.

 

The Hackathon final is from the 4th-6th May at the iHUB where you can work with mentors to help complete and refine your app. Each final

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Kenya Film Makers MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 13th April 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Kenya Film Makers Meetup

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Science Hack Day NairobiAnyone

  • Venue: Startup Garage, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 13th April 2012 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 5:56pm

Date : 13th April 2012 @4:00PM to 15th April 2012 @5:00PM

Registration : Registration and attendance is free

 

The mission of Science Hack Day is to get excited and make things with science! A Hack Day is a 48-hour-all-night event that brings together designers, developers, scientists and other geeks in the same physical space for a brief but intense period of collaboration, hacking, and building 'cool stuff'

Don't forget to add Hack I

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Helvetica Documentary ScreeningAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 13th April 2012
  • Starts: 1:00pm Ends: 1:30pm

About the Film

Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. It looks at the proliferation of one typeface (which celebrated its 50th birthday in 2007) as part of a larger conversation about the way type affects our lives. The film is an exploration of urban spaces in major cities and the type that inhabits them, and a fluid discussion with renowned designers about their work, the creative

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Pamoja: Transmissions of TogethernessAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 12th April 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

“Pamoja: Transmissions of Togetherness” 

Thursday, 12 April 2012
6:00 PM
Attend in-person or view webcast online:   https://mtech.smusic.nyu.edu/~live/
‘Pamoja’ is Swahili for ‘Together’. A telematic concert for peace featuring professional musicians in Nai

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Browser and Social Media Wars – Russell Southwood TalkRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 11th April 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Africa’s mobile market used to be talk, talk, talk and with the exception of SMS, data was almost invisible. With the arrival of new handsets and the upsurge in the use of new browsers and social network platforms, data is now highly visible and the challenge for developers is how to develop software and applications that will allow those who own mobile phones to do more things. Russell Southwood, CEO, Balancing Act, a consultancy and research company focused on te

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Telecom & Technology Business Ideas Training in EnterprenuershipAnyone

  • Venue: KICC, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 4th April 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 10:00am

Sme Resource Center will be having Enterprenuership training in telecom & technology by discussion. Over 20 business ideas in technology get to know how to successful start your own tech Enterprenuership business.

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Virtual FIFA Championship 2012Anyone

  • Venue: K1, Klubhouse, Parklands, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 31st March 2012
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 5:30pm

We are doing it again on the 31st of March. Come down to the "Soccer City Stadium" at, K1 Parklands to witness the best FIFA 2012 players go head to head in what will be a monthly series of point based matches culminating in the crowning of this years best FIFA 2012 player. 

You won't want

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Kenya Film Commission Film & Animation EXPO, 2012Anyone

  • Venue: PRESTIGE PALM, 3RD FLOOR PRESTIGE PLAZA, NAIROBI, KENYA
  • Date: Friday 30th March 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 4:30pm Ends: 5:00pm

The 3rd Animation Expo held in March 2011 was a great success with over 500 people attending and 19 exhibitors showcasing their work. 


The Film & Animation Expo 2012 will provide an excellent opportunity to trade, network and to showcase local productions. 


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