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Barcamp Nairobi 2014 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 30th August, 2014 at Bishop Magua Centre.
Theme for this year is: Who’s Your Data’s Daddy? – Is privacy and security online possible in Kenya?
Visit www.barcamp.co.ke for details on how to register, speak, volunteer or sponsor.
Mobile East Africa, the East African edition of the most progressive and interactive mobile focused events in Sub-Saharan Africa, is primed to once again be the leading mobile focused conference in the region this year.
The event will feature the very best local and international speakers from organisations including IBM, Safaricom, Jumia Kenya, iHub, Virtual City, FrontlineSMS, Praekelt, SAP and Airtel.
World-renowned mobile expert Tomi Ahonen will deliver a special address during the main conference, as well as a dedicated full-day workshop on Friday, February 14th.
Dates: 12th – 14th February 2014
Time: 9am to 5pm daily
Venue: Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi, Kenya
Vist their Website for more information
This April the Creatives Garage will host several of the leading hubs in Nairobi to share about their work and engage in a discussion about the role, impact and importance of hubs in the creative industry. As a creative it is imperative for you to join as you are the main shareholder for the establishment of any hub in your field.
Date: Friday, April 19 2013
Venue: Pawa 254
Time: from 5 pm
Creative hubs have become a center for innovation and incubation for start ups in Kenya, with several coming up around Nairobi.
How to Report using Uchaguzi
The public will be able to send information to Uchaguzi numerous ways:
1. Send a text message (SMS) on 3002 (short code) from within Kenya
2. Twitter: follow @uchaguzi and use #uchaguzi hash tag,
3. Post on Facebook page: facebook.com/UchaguziKenya2013,
4. Email email@example.com, and use the Uchaguzi web form.
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The last training for volunteers is taking place on March 1, 2013 at iHub
Time: 5 pm
Uchaguzi is a Citizens Initiative on Elections developed in 2009 by SODNET and Ushahidi. It leverages on Technology to coordinate incidences and Actions
The Creativez final meetup-takes a look at entertainers who are making it walking the “road less travelled“. We will not just demystify the REAL music scene in Kenya (funding, distribution, audience appreciation, marketing etc) we’ll explore new changes through innovation, technology and even continental linkages that are helping combat the Industry’s challenges and change the face of Kenya’s Music Scene.
The panel consists of 2 of Africa’s most prolific producers.. Calif Records – Clement Rapudo aka Clemo and Ennovator Music’s Tim Rimbui. Kenya’s international ambassadors of “folk/vernacular/local” music -OLOVA MAKADEM- The Ohangla Man and “King of Mugithi”- MIKE RUA.
Also joining is the brain behind Africa’s most consistent Music Festival Blankets & Wine- the performing artist Muthoni The Drummer Queen.
Doors open at 2pm -so come with all the questions you’ve got on Kenya’s Music Industry.
Venue: iHub – Bishop Magua Building, Opposite Uchumi Ngong Road
The creativez are hosting the first ever, virtual continental collaborative Afrika Eye Film Festival discussion this Friday evening at iHub with our friends African Interactive in Bristol -UK all on Film and Digital Media The theme is The Moving Image
Other than discuss how Digital can expand the audience for the African moving image we will also explore new forms of film production, funding, distribution models and opportunities on collaborative projects between Kenyan and British film makers. All this will happen in a Unique format-depending on where you are on today we -the audience will get to interact with both panels in Bristol and in Nairobi’s iHub via an intergrated weblink
Panel: Nairobi [5-7pm]
Producer, Director- Bob Nyanja
Producer Director – Wanuri Kahiu
Producer, Director, Writer and Film Legend – John. E. Maina
Moderated by Jenny Muigai aka @skinnyfilmmaker
Panel :- Bristol 2-4pm
Writer, Producer – Andrew Mugoya
Producer, Director – Simon Bright
For more info on the event and bios of the panelist click here
The event is free but space is limited so kindly reserve your place by RSVP to this email: firstname.lastname@example.org