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Six Women to represent Kenya at this year’s re:publica 15

Re:publica 15

One of the largest and most exciting gathering about digital culture in the world, re:publica 15 is only a few days away. The annual event that brings together bloggers, hackers, online activists and social media experts among others from all over the world is happening again this year from the 4th to the 7th of May in Berlin Germany. Kenya ...

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Swahili Box, new tech hub in Mombasa taking shape

  In about 4 months, Kenya will have a new tech hub in Swahili Box. A place to bootstrap start-ups, work, share knowledge and create. Here technology, networking, business and art will thrive. Swahili Box looks out to the Indian Ocean in the vicinity of Fort Jesus and Seacom’s landing point. An old building at the Swahili Cultural Centre will ...

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The Bloggers Forum Video: Blogging In Kenya, Should It Be Regulated?

The Communications Authority of Kenya

  The iHub yesterday (18th Feb) hosted a forum to discuss blogging, its merits, demerits and whether this space should be regulated or not. The forum sought to know and shed some light on the differences (if any) between journalism and blogging, and therefore if there is a need for  the Government and regulatory bodies to regulate bloggers. In case ...

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Blogging needs no Regulation

Bloggers and journalists came together yesterday (18th February 2015) at the iHub to discuss whether bloggers should be regulated. The forum also discussed some differences (if any) between journalism and blogging, and therefore how the Government and regulatory bodies should handle them (the same way, or differently?) From the start, panelists agreed that defining blogging is of great importance to better steer discussion.   ...

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