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Ushahidi&FLSMS

iHub By Jessica Colaço / November 2, 2011

SMS to Map – Using FrontlineSMS and Ushahidi to Tell Your Story

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Want to know more about using mobiles for social change, crowd sourced mapping, and how the two can combine? Keen to learn more about FrontlineSMS and Ushahidi, and how these software tools can be used together to enable positive social change? If you have questions about these tools which you’ve

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / October 30, 2011

Governance Workshop at iHub Research

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iHub Research hosted a governance workshop on Thursday, October 27th, 2011, bringing together governance stakeholders from academia, government, civil society and the technology community. The purpose of the workshop was to identify important issues within Kenyan governance structures, especially looking at different stakeholder roles and relationships. The workshop also explored

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / October 29, 2011

Mobile Technology in Uganda

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This week, iHub Research focuses on Uganda as part of the ongoing study into Mobile Technology in Africa. While Uganda’s teledensity may not be as impressive as Kenya’s, at 41% it is still significant and growing. Despite the fact that there are five Mobile Network Operators in Uganda, MTN dominates

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / October 28, 2011

Announcing Ushahidi and iHub research seminar: 11 November

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 On 11 November at the iHub in Nairobi and streamed online, Ushahidi and iHub Research will present research projects that are currently underway, talk about the role of research at Ushahidi and the iHub, and extend an invitation to the research community to participate in a discussion about how we

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / October 27, 2011

GOVERNANCE WORKSHOP AT iHub Research

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During the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) week, iHub Research hosted the ICT4Democracy in East Africa Network. The ICT4Democracy in East Africa project, which has seed funding from SPIDER, is encouraging collaboration between democracy actors in the three countries (Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda) with a view to catalysing the role ICTs

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