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iHub Research By Editor / May 8, 2012

Refugee United | A Mobile Tool Evaluation

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In 2010 alone, there were over 43.7 million refugees in the world. This was one of the highest figures of refugees recorded over the past 15 years, according to a UNHCR report released in 2010. These refugees had been forcibly displaced from their homes by conflict or persecution. Refugees and

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iHub Research By Editor / May 8, 2012

M-Governance

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Governance is one of the main focus areas of iHub Research. Though there are more than 24.9 million mobile subscribers in Kenya who make up for a penetration rate of 71.3 per cent (Communication Commission of Kenya), the Kenyan government has been slow to provide adequate and quality services to

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iHub Research By Editor / May 8, 2012

Mobile at the Base of the Pyramid

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 Globally, there are 2.5 billion people who live on less than $2.50 a day (Kshs208.2). Mobile devices among these users (bottom of the pyramid – BoP) offers potential for economic empowerment. There is a need to first understand the potential usage of the phones among this category of users. iHub

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iHub By Editor / May 8, 2012

iHub Research Office Hours

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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 Research By Editor / May 8, 2012

About iHub Research

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Driving local tech research in Africa Hub Research is  the research arm of the iHub  focused on conducting  high quality research with an emphasis on technology and its uses in Africa. We facilitate local research capacity building and conduct local qualitative and quantitative research in East Africa, by East Africans.

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