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iHub Research By Angela Okune / March 13, 2012

iHub Research at ICTD 2012 Conference (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)

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iHub Research is happy to be part of the ICTD 2012 conference being held in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference is running from March 12 – 15th, 2012 and has brought together the most passionate ICTD practitioners and academics. This morning opened with a keynote speech from our very own David

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / March 5, 2012

User Experience Pre-Test on M–Governance Applications


Leveraging the extremely high mobile penetration and uptake of mobile applications across the country, iHub Research is exploring the conditions needed for successful use of mobiles that could bypass the need for physical interaction and communication. The user experience pre-test conducted by iHub Research looked at three applications that have

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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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