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iHub By Jessica Colaço / November 15, 2011

POWO: African Languages on Kenyan Blogs

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Creative Writers in Kenya make up almost 40% of blogging community in Kenya, this is according to blogs_ Kenya; an aggregator site that collects new posts from Kenyan bloggers and tweets the links to its followers. The latest statistics on Kenya Unlimited indicated that about 1024 blogs have so far been

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / November 12, 2011

SMSmap: Two Cities, One event

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What a night! Ushahidi and FrontlineSMS co-hosted a joint Sms to Map event in Nairobi, Kenya and London, UK on Monday, November 7, 2011.  While time zone shifting prevented us from holding a reasonable simultaneous evening discussion, with shared purpose and some speakers participants heard about stories and lessons learned

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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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