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iHub Research By Angela Okune / December 19, 2011

Enter to win a trip to the M4D Conference in New Delhi, India!

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Share your idea for a Future application for Development and win a trip to the 3rd International Conference on Mobile Communication on Development in New Delhi 28-29 February 2012!

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / December 10, 2011

Nairobi: Announcing funding from Omidyar Network

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Two years ago we announced our first partnership with Omidyar Network, where they put $1.4m towards Ushahidi over the next 2.5 years. What most people don’t realize about ON, is just how much they bring to the table beyond funding, including strategic advice, human capital help, leadership training and network

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / December 2, 2011

LINKAGE OF INDUSTRY WITH ACADEMIA-LIWA 2011

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Last week, November 24-2th, The Linkage of Industry with Academia conference was held at the Laico Regency Hotel here in Nairobi. The event themed “ICT Capacity Development to realize knowledge based economy.” was attended by various notable stakeholders from the Private Sector, Government and Academia. Linkage of Industry, Academia and

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / December 1, 2011

Insights from Safaricom “trash”

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By Guest blogger, Elvis Bando A few weeks ago, @chrisorwa, showed me some datasets that he had been working on. I got an adrenaline kick by just looking at the data. Mostly because it was challenging, then again, the prospects of cracking the data was even more motivating. In a

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / November 29, 2011

Ushahidi/iHub Research Seminar Brief

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(Re-posting from the Ushahidi Blog) Ushahidi and iHub researchers met a few weeks ago to present our current research projects and to invite the global research community to suggest ways of working together in the future. The iHub event was attended by about twenty in-person researchers, user experience experts, designers

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