Catalyzing the growth of the Kenya tech community

Apps4Africa 24hr Hackathon

By Jessica Colaço
iHub
  Published 18 Aug 2010
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On the 1st of July 2010, the U.S. Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Judith McHale launched the “Apps 4 Africa” contest at the iHub.

Left to right: John Kipchumba, U.S. Under Secretary Judith McHale, Josh Goldstein and Jessica Colao launch the Apps 4 Africa contest July 1 in Nairobi.

The regional competition seeks to harness the power of African software developers in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda and leverage the power of digital technology to improve the lives of ordinary people in East Africa and worldwide. The competition runs through August 31 2010

Jessica Colao calls it “a tech journey in East Africa, a journey with social change to better the lives of the people.”

Hence join us in this tech journey on Friday the 20th of August at 6pm t0 Saturday the 21st of August at 6pm for a 24hr Hackathon at the iHub.

Please note that you must register for this event. Sign Up Now.

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