FACTCHA short-listed at World Bank’s Apps for Development Competition
I only found out this past week that a friend, Athman Mohamed, was short-listed for as one of the possible winners for the World Bank’s Apps for Development competition. His entry, FACTCHA, was the only one from Kenya that made it to the final cut and although he did not
Mark Pickens of CGAP writes about mobile money and mobile health innovation in Kenya.
Just read some interesting blog posts from Mark Pickens of CGAP who has been following the mobile money scene in Kenya. CGAP is an independent policy and research center dedicated to advancing financial access for the world’s poor. CGAP is alsoÂ housed at the World Bank and provides market intelligence,
Nokia, Camgemini and World Bank’s infoDev partner for Open Innovation Africa Summit
Nokia is spearheading an initiative with Capgemini and infoDev from the World Bank to explore and foster the innovation eco-system in Africa. The initiative is called the Open Innovation Africa Summit and it’s happening on the week of the 29th of November 2010 in Nairobi, Kenya. The summit aims to