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iHub Research By Angela Okune / November 11, 2011

Day 1 at the Africa Forum on Civil Society and Governance Assessments

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iHub Research is currently attending the Africa Forum on Civil Society and Governance Assessments (10-12 Nov. 2011) in Dakar, Senegal. The Africa Forum has brought together over 100 participants – civil society, research institutes and UNDP representatives over 30 countries across Africa.  Broad themes of the conference include: Day 1: Levering the

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / November 10, 2011

M-Governance Exploratory Survey


After a comprehensive literature review and an informative workshop conducted last month (October 2011), the iHub Research team ventured into the field to find out whether wananchi’s (Swahili for citizens) reality on the ground matched the theory and rhetoric. The team conducted a brief exploratory survey from November 1st –

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / November 9, 2011

Start-up profiles: 10 ways to prevent start-up exhaustion


All businesses take a tremendous amount of time and energy, but for startups it can be totally consuming. To lead the road of success from a start-up to a mature Company, start up entrepreneurs would do whatever it takes to get there. The unending proactive participation in competitions to pitch

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / November 3, 2011

African Apps in a Global Marketplace

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This is an e-book by Andrew Mugoya of Asilia on the state of the African App Industry, written from a Sub-Sahara African point of view. The Technology Industry in Africa is recording tremendous growth rates with numerous new opportunities arising each day for developers and entrepreneurs. These are trying to

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / November 2, 2011

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


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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