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iHub Research By Angela Okune / June 28, 2013

Umati Final Report Released

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A project by iHub Research and Ushahidi, Umati was born out of the influence social media was seen to have had on the 2007/8 post election violence. The Umati project sought to identify and understand the use of dangerous speech in the Kenyan online space. The goals of the project

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iHub By Angela Okune / April 10, 2013

Increased Levels of Online Hate Speech in February and March 2013

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Hate speech has garnered growing interest in Kenya since the 2007/8 Post Election Violence where it was seen to have played a significant role. As a result, the Umati project was initiated in September last year to monitor the Kenyan online space for hate and dangerous speech, and will continue

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / February 23, 2013

Online Media Monitoring Phase 1 (Oct 2012 – Jan 2013) Umati Report Released

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Hate speech has garnered growing interest in Kenya since the 2007/8 Post Election Violence, in which it seems to have played a role, and because it has been rising again in certain contexts – online for example – in the period leading to our next presidential elections in just over

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