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iHub By Editor / November 21, 2012

Kenyan Information Official Leads an IT Revolution


By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles TimesNovember 15, 2012 Since Bitange Ndemo got Kenya hooked up to high-speed Internet, there has been no stopping his cyber-progress. A ‘Silicon Savannah’ is now flourishing. NAIROBI, Kenya — Along Nairobi’s dusty Ngong Road, so many start-up incubators and IT labs have popped up that the busy

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iHub By Editor / November 19, 2012

Techpreneurship: Seven Things You Should Be Doing


By DOUGLAS INJUGU It is a skill that individuals have practiced either in a bid to stand apart from the society, or to improve the society. The word itself connotes innovation and creativity – coming up with something new or improving it. Me and three of my friends decided to start

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iHub Research By Rhoda / November 19, 2012

Elections 2013 | Creating an Informed Electorate and How Open Data Can Help

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On March 4th , 2013, The President, Senators, County Governors, Members of Parliament, Civic Wards and Women County Representatives will be elected. These elections will be different from past ones as they will be primarily governed by the new constitution that was passed during the August 2010 referendum. The default role

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / November 15, 2012

Release of Google and iHub Research Mobile Internet Usage Field Survey Results from Kenya and Ghana


Mobile phone users across Africa are increasingly accessing data services. In Kenya, 99% of Internet users are accessing Internet through their mobile phones (CCK, Sector Statistics Report Q4 2011 – 2012). Nevertheless, a significant portion of African mobile phone owners are still not using mobile Internet on their handsets. While there

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iHub UXlab By Abigael Wangui / November 14, 2012



The iHub UX Lab in collaboration with ThoughtWorks successfully completed the first UX training for the community Nairobi tech community. The aim of the training was to dimistify user experience design by letting the community learn and apply user practical user experience techniques on products they are actually working on.

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