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iHub By Angela Okune / February 29, 2012

iHub Research at the 3rd Mobile Communications for Development Conference in New Delhi, India

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“For global development, its not what the smartest phone can do, it’s what the 30 USD “smart-ish” data phone will do.”  – Jonathan Donner, Microsoft Research The conference, organized by SERD in collaboration with HumanIT, Karlstad University, was held at the Mapple Emerald Hotel from Feb. 28 – 29, 2012,

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / February 29, 2012

M-governance: Exploratory Survey on Kenyan Service Delivery and Government Interaction


Apologies for the late post! This has been in our backlog for a long time. Better late than never! This exploratory study formed the basis for our accepted paper to the IST Conference (to be held in Tanzania in May 2012). We will be presenting these findings at the conference.

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / February 20, 2012

Our Experience with Refugees United (RU) Data Collection in Nairobi


Your mobile phone beeps. You check it. A “Breaking News” alert: “Tensions grip most of Nairobi city following months of threat of attack by guerillas fighting from Ngong Forest.”  These same guerillas have taken hold of the rest of Kenya and you are targeted because of your ethnic background. Your

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / February 16, 2012

ICT Hubs: Initial Pre-test Insights from iHub


Assessing the Impact of African ICT Hubs to the Entrepreneurs: Last week, iHub research conducted a pre-test of the research instruments to be used to assess the impact of iHub on the entrepreneurs in the space. This is part of the on-going ICT Hubs Research Series that is studying fifteen

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / January 27, 2012

ICT Hubs: Assessing the Impact of African ICT Hubs to the Entrepreneurs


Over the past few months, iHub research has been developing a framework around their in-house ICT Hubs project to initiate a research series that will dis-aggregate the unique factors that make up ICT hubs/labs  model in Africa (Afrilabs). The series will also have a special focus on the role of

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