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iHub By Editor / May 9, 2012

iHub Entrepreneurs Report


By Hilda Moraa and Wangechi Mwangi (Download the report here ) Abstract This research aimed to understand the impact of the ICT Hubs to entrepreneurs. An ICT hub is a space where technologists congregate to bounce ideas around, network, work, program and design to bring their ideas to fruition. The first

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iHub By Editor / May 8, 2012

iHub Research Office Hours


Born out of a need to give back to the community, Office Hours are a way for iHub Research members to engage with the tech community and to interact with the iHub Research team to understand what they are working on. Just one month into the Office Hours program, the

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / May 7, 2012

Quarterly Creativez Catchup


Stats, facts and figures. A lot has been happening in Kenyas Creative economy in the last few years and as we garner a name as well as positions ourselves in creative fields  we need to know as Kenyan Creatives  – Where Are We going? Is the Creative Industry in Kenya

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / May 6, 2012

Research Advice: Designing An Infographic

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Information graphics, visual representations of data known as infographics.  Over the past few months, iHub Research has being creating infographics to represent data. Well here are some of the lessons we have learnt in the design process: Keep it simple and try not do too much in one picture. Decide

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / May 1, 2012

Kenya’s Mobile Money Revolution: M-Pesa turns Five


Safaricom’s mobile money phenomenon, M-Pesa, clocked 5 years, early this year on  March 6, 2012. These five years have seen M-Pesa grow from humble beginnings as a small unit, when it was started in Kenya by a Safaricom -Vodafone partnership, to a fully fledged department. To celebrate its five years

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