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iHub UXlab By Mark Kamau / August 23, 2013

TajRiba | Nairobi UX Month!


For the first time in Sub-Saharan Africa, a User-Experience workshop will take place that brings entrepreneurs, university students, doers in the community together with world-class user experience experts. This event, known as Tajriba ( Swahili for experience), will consist of talks, trainings and practical exercises on how to improve the

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Participants during the water ideation workshop

iHub Research By Anne / July 25, 2013

Water Ideation toolkit


iHub Research has been carrying out a water governance study looking into the potential of mobile technology to enhance transparency in the water sector through providing citizens with an avenue to easily access water related information. The research findings have been documented here. In order to transition into implementation, the

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / July 15, 2013

Inviting tech entrepreneurs in an entrepreneurship research project by GSMA & iHub Research

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iHub Research and GSMA would like to invite entrepreneurs in Kenya working on scalable mobile and/or ICT innovations to participate in an ongoing entrepreneurship research project. The research aims to understand the barriers faced by Kenyan entrepreneurs developing and scaling mobile and tech startups, with a focus on what could

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iHub By Rachel Gichinga / May 27, 2013

Naideation13: Nairobi ideation seminar and prototype build | Thursday 30th May, 2013 | 8.30am – 4.30pm | iHub


Are you a UX specialist for mobile and web? Are you a developer for feature phones apps and web apps? Are you an entrepreneur interested in creating new business models on mobile? Then Naideation13 is for you. In association with the Nike Foundation and iHub, Naideation13 is a one-day ideation

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a slide showing the design thinking presentation

iHub Research By Mark Kamau / May 7, 2013

Design thinking for water challenged rural communities


The true value of technology is the people it impacts. The same is true about research.  At the iHub UX lab, we take this very seriously. In the recent past, iHub Research did a comprehensive research project among the rural population of Kenya that looked at water related challenges the

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