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Building Apps for Mobile Phones

Ethan Zuckerman has an interesting post on, among other things, a project called EPROM that is trying to encourage people in developing nations to learn how to build applications for mobile phones. The project currently has a program running in Kenya (Kilifi and University of Nairobi).

Some slides from classes they run , including […]

Business Plan Competition in Kenya

For you budding entrepreneurs, click here to apply. Deadline is 31 May 2007. Hat tip Swamp Cottage!

African blog spotlight

Africaincorp: smorgasboard of Africa related links.

AOB: ODM-Kenya (not sure if this is the official site) links to Mzalendo…hhmm.


I’m still without an ADSL line so in between that and Gabriella, my surfing is spotty at best. The 3-G card hookup was fantastic like for a week and a half then the speed dramatically dropped…classic bait and switch…MTN is rubbish. I haven’t even dared to check my aggregator recently…opening my gmail alone is an […]

Sunday Salon Nairobi


Sunday 15th April

With: Clifford Oluoch, Millicent Muthoni, Father Joseph Healey, M.M & Judy Kibinge Kengeles, Lavington Green With live music by “Winyo” NB Binyavanga Wainaina will be among those reading at Sunday Salon New York on the 18th April. Visit www.sundaysalon.com for more details.

Women where at thou?

Several of my virtual and real buddies have received scholarships to attend TED Arusha. So far, all the receipients that I know are male…a trend similar to the Blogging Indaba last year… and I’m curious to know whether there are any women out there who’ve applied for/ received a scholarship to TED. Please leave a […]