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iHub By Joseph / May 27, 2012

The Open Data Pre- Incubator


The full power of Open Data in Kenya is yet to be fully realized. Kenya is the first African country to embrace open data and is lauded globally for the enthusiasm and rapid pace at which the Kenya Open Data Initiative (KODI) was launched. Through KODI over 400 datasets have been made publicly available

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / May 19, 2012

Internal Design Thinking Trainings at iHub Research


Bridget McGraw, a Design Thinking expert, is guiding the iHub Research team on how best to conduct design-thinking training for the iHub community. One of the rationales behind design thinking is that product developers often forget to interact heavily with the users of products to find what users want from

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / May 10, 2012

Day 2 of the IST Africa 2012 Conference

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Day 2 of the IST Africa 2012 Conference continued with paper presentations using a parallel stream approach that started yesterday, with six on-going parallel sessions. Overall session topics today included: Internet of Things; M-Health; EGovernment & eDemocracy; Broadband Access in Africa; TV White Space Spectrum; Living Labs; ICT Entrepreneurship in

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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 Research By Angela Okune / May 9, 2012

Day 1 of IST Africa 2012 – Developing Local Content


The IST Africa 2012 Conference started with an opening plenary where the Guest of Honor, Tanzania’s Professor Makame Mbarawa (Minister of Communications, Science, and Technology) kicked off the conference. A round table on the Implementation of the Information Society Track of the 8th Africa-EU Strategic Partnership followed. For more information

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