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Inside Kenya's iHub
The iHub is the heart centre of Kenya's tech revolution. We took its pulse on this tour inside.
SEVEN THIRTY Films: Capturing Kenyan perspectives in film
The sister duo behind this filmmaking studio tells us about the opportunities and challenges of being creative in Kenya.
Mark Kaigwa: Tracking digital trends in East Africa
The Nairobi-based social media strategist and blogger tells us where digital technology is heading in Kenya.
Juliana Rotich on a new tech ecosystem for Africa
What if solutions to the world’s problems came from Africa? asks Juliana Rotich, co-founder of Kenyan technology firm Ushahidi.
An artisanal architect in Nairobi
Kenyan-born Naeem Biviji is a rare kind of architect who takes on only small-scale projects and crafts all his furnishings by hand.
Juliana Rotich on a new tech ecosystem for Africa (trailer)
The co-founder of Ushahidi shares her journey on the frontlines of technology and digital connectivity in Africa.
"Let Go" by Jarel
Kenyan crooner Jarel's track is a jazz-infused celebration of freedom and release.
"Aparo" by Kato Change and Lisa Oduor-Noah
Banish winter blues with this balmy collaboration between Kenyan guitarist Kato Change and vocalist Lisa Oduor-Noah.
In the heart of the forest
Boogertman + Partners Architects have won an architectural competition to design the Karura Forest Environmental Education Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.
Lighting up the dark
The MwangaBora solar lamp is more than just a light source; it empowers and liberates residents in rural African areas.
Evans Wadongo is a Kenyan engineer and the executive director and chairman SDFA–Kenya.
Juliana Rotich is co-founder and executive director of Ushahidi, a non-profit tech company that build tools for democratising information.
Award-winning filmmaker, animator and director Ng'endo Mukii gives Design Indaba the lowdown on the experience of returning to Kenya after eight years abroad.
A new type of modem has come out of Africa – one built for rugged African conditions that can withstand power cuts.
An art first for Kenya
East Africa’s first ever commercial modern and contemporary art auction in Nairobi last week generated sales of more than $US200 000.
American is old hat
Chris Harrison profiles the African continent's youth market.
From trash to treasure
Unique-Eco uses the trash they collect on the shoreline of Kenya to make bright and beautiful sculptures and accessories.
Puppets show up in Kenya
A satirical puppet show developed and initiated by cartoonist Godfrey Mwampembwa has made it onto the airwaves in Kenya.
Amrik Kalsi is the director of sustainabilityAFRICA and consultant to various United Nations Organisations.
10 Rounds with Han Lans
Interview with photographer Han Lans.
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