Maker Fair Africa 2010

Maker Fair Africa is an event  that aims to create a space on the continent where Afrigadget-type innovations, inventions and initiatives can be sought, identified, brought to life, supported, amplified, propagated, etc. The event was held first Time in Kenya and it saw makers from  Kenya,Uganda, Rwanda, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria and South Africa Solar powered [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:17:15+00:00 August 30th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Press Release: AkiShika Training Project Launch

We are pleased to invite you to the launch of The Akishika Training Project this Saturday the 14th of August 2010 at the Craft Silicon Campus, Craft Silicon Campus, Musa gitua road, off Waiyaki way,Westlands, Waruku stage between 11 a.m and 1 p.m. This meeting is organized jointly by Akirachix, Craft Silicon Foundation and Shika. [...]

By | 2010-08-13T22:46:12+00:00 August 13th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Project Management 101

Akirachix was present at the Project management 101 talk organized by Marten Schoonman. It was important for Akirachix to attend it seeing that we are launching the Akishika training project. Here is a summary of the meeting. Principles of project management: Planning Communication Risk Management Planning: Plan your work, work your plan. (Agassi) [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:17:16+00:00 August 11th, 2010|Uncategorized|1 Comment

AkiShika Project Pre-Launch Meeting

First to arrive! The Akirachix girls ;) They took the first few minutes to catch up on their projects as they wait for the other girls and the SHIKA Team. Craft Silicon was kind enough to serve them some coffee. Some of you might be wondering what the meeting was all about. Well, it was [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:17:33+00:00 August 10th, 2010|Uncategorized|2 Comments

MoMo 4th Edition

To you all who missed 4th Edition of Mobile Monday, here is an update on what went down that day. The moderator for the Day was Jamila Abass an Akirachix and a passionate developer. The theme for the day was:  Mobile technology in the next decade 2010. And the titles/subjects of discussions were -          Android and USSD by [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:17:34+00:00 July 23rd, 2010|Uncategorized|2 Comments

USAID interview

During our last AkiraChix meetup at iHub on the 15th May 2010, we had the pleasure of speaking to one Ben Hubbard from USAID who was paying a visit in a bid to investigate the new innovation hub in Nairobi (iHub) that’s serving as an incubation space for the local tech community. Here's a video [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:17:54+00:00 May 18th, 2010|Uncategorized|1 Comment