Erik Hersman

@whiteafrican

Where Africa and technology collide... Co-founder of @Ushahidi, @iHub Nairobi, @BRCKnet and @SavannahFund. Senior TED and PopTech Fellow. ‘Nole.

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I’m off near Tsavo with & part of the Ushahidi team to see if our tech can be useful for rangers and community

I’m off near Tsavo with & part of the Ushahidi team to see if our tech can be useful for rangers and community

Idiot in vehicle KBT 239F shows us the example of a double #OverlapKE on Mombasa road

It’s great to see a full house for the #Uchaguzi Kenya Elections project in Nairobi

Hanging out with UK ambassador to Kenya and PS from DFID at the iHub this afternoon

Great to see of IBM and in town. Thanks for the new copy too.

competition heats up in Kenya’s “moving money” space between Safaricom’s Mpesa & Equity Bank agents

Some of the ladies meeting Jason Dunford (), Kenya’s swimming champ.

US Ambassador Godec visits the iHub and gets an Ushahidi brief by

A classroom full of girls learning HTML from the -

Pete’s Coffee is setup at the Spring Valley Fair for the weekend.

The new HTML menu at courtesy of one

The new head of visits the iHub with a gift of a new HTC 8X for the testing room.

71 minutes from Nyayo Stadium and we reach the home of Kenya’s future technopolis: Konza City.

Recumbent bicycle in Nairobi. Either brave or crazy.

Hah! here’s our puncture then. :)

Loving the real-time stats display at the HQ - we’ll have this soon for Ushahidi.

Visiting the future tech/business hub by Univ of Cape Town.

Impressive. has close to 100% profits at 7.5b KSH ($88m), 28% from Mpesa.

A urine powered generator made at by three 14y/o girls #MFA12