Users and Devs meetup in Kenya

The following is a guest post from Ushahidi community member Kennedy Kasina. It was my first time at an Ushahidi community meetup, let alone even my first time to meet face to face with some developers. More like a D-day for me Besides the food, on the menu was also discussion on growing and furthering […]

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Uganda Meetup

At first look it might appear that open source development in Uganda runs on Bell beer. That would be incorrect, it runs on a mixture of Bell Lager, Open Arena and free Ushahidi t-shirts… This last Friday we had a meetup at the Linux User Group (LUG) monthly meeting in Kampala. There was a great […]

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Goma, a major Ushahidi update!

An Ushahidi tradition is to name all of our major releases after African cities that have had disturbances. Today we’re announcing the “Goma” release of the platfrom, version 0.9 – named after that oft-beleaguered town in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. We had three main areas that we focused on for this Goma; stability, […]

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Ushahidi: Team Ghana

I got into Ghana yesterday and have been really enjoying myself. Henry Addo, Ushahidi’s main dev in Ghana picked me up and we had the chance to go by the eSoko and Easy Internet offices to visit one of the other long-time Ushahidi volunteer devs: Brian Herbert. Ushahidi Meetup Wednesday, Aug 12 We’re having an […]

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Welcoming 2 New Ushahidi Team Members

Since we became an organization last year we’ve only brought on one person to the Ushahidi staff to help with the increasing amount of work (Henry Addo in Ghana), making 5 of us total. Of course, this has only been possible due to the outstanding community of programmers, testers, grad students, translators, bloggers and designers […]

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Special Ushahidi T-Shirts!

We’re extremely grateful to the programmers and designers who dedicate their valuable time, brains and resources to making Ushahidi what it is. As a thank you, we’ve created a special “Ushahidi Dev Team” t-shirt that is only given to people who have laid down some code or done design work (though we might make an […]

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