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iHub By Rachel Gichinga / January 11, 2013

Uchaguzi Kenya Community Meetup | Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 | 5 – 8 pm | iHub

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                      Join us for our Uchaguzi Kenya Community Meetup. We’ll discuss Ushahidi’s plans for the Kenya 2013 elections, share iHub Research’s Umati findings, demo the Uchaguzi platform and invite you join local community teams to to get involved. Date: Wednesday,

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iHub Research By Rhoda / January 11, 2013

Open Data Call to Journalists | The Response

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In our previous Open Data: Call to Journalists blog post, we introduced the concept of data journalism. In particular, we emphasized the need for journalists to acquire this skill for the double pronged purpose of using data to give credibility to the stories that they tell and use data analysis

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / January 7, 2013

Final report released on how base of the pyramid (BoP) Kenyans use mobile phones

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iHub Research, Research Solutions Africa, and infoDev have released the final report looking at how Kenyans living on less than $2.50 a day are using mobile phones. The Kenya case study is part of a large, multi-country research commissioned by infoDev about the use of mobile phones at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP),

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iHub By Rachel Gichinga / January 7, 2013

Research to Impact Hackathon: Agriculture & Nutrition | January 22 – 25 2013 | iHub

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  Linking information and data, and taking it to where it is needed Every year institutions, researchers and practitioners generate thousands of datasets, reports and articles about development issues. Yet, much of this knowledge remains underused , locked away in silos. The Institute for Development Studies (IDS), and Research for

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / December 20, 2012

Umati Online Media Monitoring Project releases November 2012 initial results

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We recently released our October findings from the Umati online media monitoring project. Today, we are releasing findings from the month of November. From October to November, there was a very sharp increase in the number of identifiable commenters and we suspect that these online identifiable commenters are not considering the negative

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