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iHub Research By Nanjira Sambuli / June 9, 2014

Residents of the Tana Delta share on ‘Why Peace’


The Una Hakika project, a partnership between The Sentinel Project and iHub, focuses on creating an information system in which crowdsourced data is used to map the origins and flow of misinformation within the Tana Delta while also testing the effectiveness of countermeasures in order to reduce the influence of misinformation.

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iHub By Angela Okune / June 9, 2014

Cashless public transport payment systems – What are our options?


By: Angela Okune, Tabish Bachani, & Wambui Wairua Imagine you have arrived at Dagoretti corner matatu stage when suddenly, swoosh!, a thug swipes your phone out of your hand! Luckily, he didn’t get your wallet and you still have some cash so you board the next matatu bound for the

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iHub By Josiah Mugambi / June 6, 2014

JKUAT and the iHub sign Memorandum of Understanding


We are excited to announce the signing yesterday of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between JKUAT (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology) and the iHub. Both JKUAT and iHub have a focus on technology, with JKUAT having produced numerous engineering and sciences graduates over the last 20 years as

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iHub Research By James Ndiga / June 2, 2014

NRBuzz: Design for? Design with? Design by?


It is said that the future is in the ‘Base of the Pyramid’ and Prahalad proposes that we stop thinking of the poor as victims and instead start seeing them as resilient and creative entrepreneurs as well as value-demanding consumers eager to adopt new innovations (Prahalad, 2005). How then do

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iHub Research By Nanjira Sambuli / June 2, 2014

The Evolving Scope of the Umati Project


Set up in September 2012 ahead of Kenya’s 2013 general elections, the Umati project sought to identify the use and role of social media in propagating hate speech online, something that at the time no other monitoring group was looking into. In particular, we set out to identify a particular

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