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iHub Research By Nanjira Sambuli / June 26, 2014

Speech: What’s Dangerous, and What’s Not?

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With much happening in Kenya’s political scene that has many wary of the kind of speech being used in some of the rallies, and by some influential speakers most notably politicians, it is worth taking a step back and assessing what freedom of speech means, and its bounds. The term

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Gearbox By Wachira Ndaiga / June 24, 2014

Lemelson Foundation Funds Gearbox!

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Guest Blog by Paul Birkelo Exciting news! The Lemelson Foundation has awarded $90,000 to help fund the startup costs for Gearbox, East Africa’s first rapid prototyping, design, and manufacturing facility. The press release on CSRWire also announced that the U.S. Global Development Lab of USAID is expected to make a contribution

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iHub By Joseph / June 23, 2014

Call for Proposals: Human-Centered Design and Smallholder Finance

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Guest Blog By cgap.org Can digital financial products and services meet the needs of smallholder farmers and their families? CGAP invites proposals from branchless banking service providers interested in partnering with us to use human-centered design to develop innovative digital financial services that meet the needs of underserved smallholder farmers and

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