Wednesday, December 1, 2010

End The Year With A Bang

Upcoming Events

The year 2010 is set to end with a bang. A host of events lined up for December will ensure you end the year informed and equipped with new skills:

Date: December 3 from 3pm - 6pm
Venue: KICC
Entrance Fee: FREE

The Kenya ICT Board will launch 'Wezesha' a laptop initiative for university students on December 3. 'Wezesha' means 'enable' in Kiswahili. Under the Wezesha program university students in participating public and private universities and colleges will be eligible for 15% - 33% rebate on laptops from select retailers.

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Microsoft Open Door
Date: December 8 from 8:00am
Venue: Sarit Center
Entrance Fee: FREE
Register online

Join the Microsoft team at the Kenya Open Door event where they will present and showcase their latest technology.

You will have the opportunity to get the latest news about recent released Microsoft technologies, tools, platforms and services as well as industry trends first-hand from Microsoft experts and independent specialists.
erevuka kuwa sonko

Date: December 8 - 10
Venue: Nyayo Stadium
Entrance Fee: Ksh 100

Erevuka Kuwa Sonko is a multi-faceted forum to empower the youth and integrate them into Kenya's economy building process. This event will feature Career and Talent Testing and an ICT Center to showcase opportunities for youth in the ICT sector. Be a part of this ambitious event.

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Tandaa Symposium
Date: December 10
Venue: Sarit Center (at the Kenya Music Week)
Entrance Fee: FREE
Register online

The Tandaa Symposium on Music seeks to examine and reveal various tools the Internet offers for the music industry in Kenya. Sponsored by Google, the Tandaa Symposium will showcase local solutions and global applications that can help Kenyan musicians grow their fan base and distribute their music to a wider audience.
i/o ventures
Date: December 14
Venue: iHub
Entrance Fee: FREE

A team from i/o ventures will visit Kenya from December 14 to 15. The team consists of entrepreneurs and founders of some of the most well known Silicon Valley companies. They will be in the country looking to find ICT entrepreneurs to mentor. Mark the date in your calendar - more information on how you can participate will follow soon

 Courtesy of ICT Board Kenya


  1. Thanks a lot guys for these timely updates kudos for what you are doing to JLUG I personally appreciate your efforts n to the JLUGers these open days are of so much help talk of connections,networking you will meet people who can change you life positively not forgetting that these open days trigger cool ideas in your mind to get you started.

  2. Thanks Chimera we will strive to do our best in terms of communication and networks.