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  1. At the Elephant Orphanage

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    We took Henry and Jon out to see the baby elephants at the Sheldrick orphanage just on the outskirts of Nairobi. I decided to see what I could do with the iPhone 4 and iMovie, so this is my first…

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    • Motorized Bicycles in Kenya

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      Samuel Magethe shows off his motorized bicycle in Nairobi. it's a 50cc, 70k/litre bike that costs $200 to buy. Read the full story on AfriGadget: http://www.afrigadget.com/2010/01/12/motorized-bicycles-in-nairobi/

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      • Electrical Students in Ghana take on the FLAP bag

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        Hayford Bempong and David Celestin are electricians at Accra Polytechnic, who I wrote about last as they had fabricated an FM radio station from scratch and used it at Maker Faire Africa. Hayford…

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        • Cleaning massive amounts of water with chlorine

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          Suprio Das is part of the water-cleansing team with Killian Deku, Laura Stupin and Bernard Kiwia. Besides the ball-valve doser, they've also created a siphon mechanism chlorine filter. It,…

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          • Ball Valve Chlorine Water Cleanser

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            With one 5 liter bag of chlorine, and a device that costs $3 to build, you can clean 100,000 liters of water. Killian Deku, a Ghanaian working in the IDDS program, has created a ball valve chlorine…

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            • Turning waste plastic into plastic sheets

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              We've got a lot of plastic trash all over Africa, especially in the cities. A team from IDDS (Amit Gandhi from the US, and Mark Driordan from the UK) decided to create a way to add value to…

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              • Pedal-Powered Hacksaw in Ghana

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                Bernard Kiwia is from Arusha, Tanzania. He's here at Maker Faire Africa as part of the IDDS group that has been building innovative devices for the last couple weeks in Kumasi, Ghana. Today…

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                • The FLAP bag buckets and assembly

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                  Saturday morning the package from Timbuk2 was on our doorstep waiting to be opened. The bottom part of the bags had arrived, but there were a few surprises in store for me... Note: This is part…

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                  • The FLAP bags start to arrive

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                    The FLAP bag kits started to arrive Friday evening. The buckets (bottom part of the bag) from Timbuk2 had not yet gotten in at this point, so all I had was the flaps. This is my first video diary…

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                    • Lamu Cement-bag Bellows (AfriGadget)

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                      I was in Lamu in June and came upon a metal workshop tucked away behind the front row of buildings on the main path from Lamu Town to Shela. Inside were two blacksmiths, Adam Marabu and Abdul Ahmed,…

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                      • Stability, Speed and Mobile Apps: Ushahidi's Goma Release

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                        David gives an intro to Ushahidi v0.9 due out the first week of August. This release is all about stability, speed and fine tuning of features. We're also announcing the release of three new…

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                        • Ushahidi Wins Kenyan Open Source Award!

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                          I'm really glad that I was able to accept the Kenya Humanitarian Open Source Award for Ushahidi today. Permanent Secretary of Communications Ndemo handed it out at the Panafric Hotel in Nairobi.…

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