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iHub Research By Angela Okune / January 30, 2013

What’s Dangerous, What’s Not


As the Kenya general election quickly closes in on us, we are faced with a critical decision as Kenyans. Do we fall back into tribal lines and risk another bout of violence as we saw in 2007/2008? Or do we foster constructive dialogue in order to have fruitful discussions around

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iHub Research By Anne / January 30, 2013

Facilitation Role on the ICT4Democracy in East Africa Network


iHub Research is part of the ICT4Democracy in East Africa Network, a network consisting of SPIDER- funded organizations residing in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania who leverage the use of ICTs to promote democracy, governance and transparency issues in East Africa. This network has been in existence since 2011 and to

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iHub UXlab By Angela Okune / January 27, 2013

UX Lab Ideation Space: Startups Take Advantage of New Space


Post by Mark Kamau, UX Lead When we set out to do the first user experience (UX) lab in Sub-Saharan Africa, one of the main missions was to develop a strong design culture in East Africa. We therefore set up a space fit for ideation and creative thinking. This space

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Africa tech

iHub By Rachel Gichinga / January 23, 2013

Market Sizing for the African Tech Startup | Wednesday 30th January, 2013 | 6 – 7:30 pm | iHub


“The Africa mobile payments space is a multi billion dollar market, if we get 1% of the market we’ll be millionaires!” What is wrong with this statement? Market sizing is very challenging in Africa, there is a lack of data and research in fast growing industries in tech. It costs

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iHub By Gladys Kitony / January 23, 2013

The Nairobi Research Buzz: Sharing Research on New Technologies & Communications

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iHub Research is launching a new seminar series exploring the Technological, Economic, Political and Social Implications of New Technologies and Communications in Africa and other parts of the world. The seminar has two key objectives: 1) To give researchers helpful feedback on their own projects 2) To bring researchers working

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