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[RSVP] Kenya Lean Series 2

Lean Canvas: The 9 critical aspects that make your startup work. Last month with OKHi we hosted the Kenya Lean Series at the iHub. The event received an overwhelmingly positive response was great validation on the need to have a forum for startups in the Nairobi ecosystem to share and learn from each other Following […]

ICT and Governance in East Africa : Preliminary Fieldwork Findings (Part 2)- Apac and Lira

By Albert Otieno, This is a brief summary of our preliminary findings from interviews and focus group discussions on thoughts of ICTs in governance from the CSOs, NGOs and the citizens in general in Apac and Lira, two towns in northern Uganda. One of the research questions sought to understand the challenges facing the society […]

ICT and Governance in East Africa : Preliminary Fieldwork Findings (Part 1) Kampala and Fort Portal (Uganda)

The ICT and Governance in East Africa study explores the various ways in which ICT tools can/have successfully facilitated or hindered two way interaction between government and citizens towards effective public service delivery, curbing corruption and increasing transparency and accountability. Further we are looking into the innovative ICT initiatives that have facilitated the interaction between […]

Umati’s Tech Evolution

By Sidney Ochieng The Umati Project is iHub Research’s effort to monitor dangerous speech online. Currently in phase 2, we’ve expanded the scope of the project, from merely monitoring instances of dangerous speech online, to analyzing how online public conversations take place over time, and how some of it veers towards dangerous speech. Read on […]

ICT and Governance in East Africa: Methodology

By Varyanne Sika.   Our study on ICT and Governance in East Africa which is made possible by the generous support of SIDA and SPIDER, explores the ways in which ICT tools can/have successfully facilitated or hindered two way interaction between government and citizens towards reducing the cost of delivering public services, curbing corruption and […]

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