Organisation: iHub

One of my colleagues has been producing some general updates from the world of ICT in Africa and we thought it was a good idea to share them with you. Major News Open Government Brasilia 2012 On the 17th and 18th April, Brazil hosted the first annual conference on open government, bringing together more than […]

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The concept of outsourcing to developing countries to reduce costs and aid development isn’t an unfamiliar one.  I.T. services provided to the West from India have been a key contributor to the relatively recent economic boom there.  Yet suggesting that there is budding software developing talent in Africa often results in a cynical audience and […]

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I had a fantastic converation with Jessica Colaco, manager of Nairobi’s iHub, which opened this year.  The iHub brings together stakeholders from throughout the tech community including software developers, researchers, designers, academics and industry, with the aim of encouraging open innovation and providing a physical access point for entrepreneurs.  Its construction was funded by Ushahidi, […]

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