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iHub By Anne / October 3, 2012

Lessons from the Field for BoP Developers


We live in a bubble called Nairobi. There has been a rapid uptake in adoption of mobile services and other web-based applications in Nairobi; however, away from Nairobi, many do not know of the existence of some of these applications and services or their usefulness. This is in reference to

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / October 1, 2012

Technology in Business: The Necessary Evil


Techpreneurs and entrepreneurs in the formal and informal sector had a chance to rub shoulders with executives of various industries in a conference organized by Safaricomand held at the MichaelJosephcenter.  The conference which was dubbed Creatives in business forum focussed on the following themes :- Creatives, Community and Network. Showing

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iHub Research By Hilda Moraa / September 28, 2012

Coffee hour with iHub Research


One word that could best describe iHub research coffee hour which was held on the 28th day of September is ‘Revolutionary’. For a moment, or two, the entire iHub community had got to see what the research arm of the iHub does and exchange ideas. At 3.30 pm, the community was treated to a

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / September 25, 2012

ICT Hubs Model: Understanding the Factors that make up Activspaces Model in Cameroon

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Authors: Hilda Moraa, iHub Research ( Kelvin Murage, iHub Research ( Abstract iHub Research is conducting on-going research to understand the unique factors that make up ICT Hub models across Africa. The objective of the study is to understand the models of the Hubs/Labs, its entrepreneurs and the sustainable impact

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / September 25, 2012

Open Knowledge Festival- Open Knowledge in Action


That was the emphatic theme in the first Open Knowledge Festival, held in Helsinki, Finland between 17th and 21st September 2012. The lifeless sun and the biting chill could not dampen the enthusiasm of the over 700 conference attendees from all over the world. Helsinki, Finland Open Knowledge festival was

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