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How are ICTs impacting Governance in East Africa? (a.k.a “ICT and Governance in EA” Project)

Much as has been said of the promise, potential and progress of ICTs in the East African region. Governments, non-governmental organizations, private sector players, citizens and other stakeholders are embracing ICTs in interesting and innovative ways that merit further study. It is for this reason that iHub Research, as part of the ICT4Democracy East Africa […]

A Recap of #UmatiForum: The Many Faces of Online Hate Speech in Kenya

Towards the end of January, iHub Research, with generous support from Internews, hosted the #UmatiForum: The Many Faces of Online Hate Speech in Kenya, a public conversation on the nature of online hate speech in Kenya. The Umati Project has been studying this to better understand the hate speech dynamic in Kenya and how it […]

The Intel Student Partner Program: Open Now to University Students

What is the Intel Student Partner Program? The Intel Student Partner Program – Africa is an opportunity for students to act as liaisons between Intel and their universities. These partners: Learn about innovative Intel products and programs. Plan and host fun events on campus. Act as a campus contact for Intel teams. Help Intel better […]

m:lab Partners with Angel Fair organisers in their inaugural event.

Currently, Africa is budding with innovations, business and investment opportunities, but according to Omidyar Network’s recent research, investors, partners and entrepreneurs struggle to find each other to do deals. It is for this reason that Artlogic  partnered with Eric Osiakwan and  and Jamie Clyde to create Angel Fair. Jamie Clyde has  been part of a number […]

The Not-So-Hidden Cost of Doing Business in Kenya | Wednesday July 17 | 6:30 – 8:30pm | iHub

As of 2012, the World Bank estimated that it took thirty-two (32) days to start and operate a business in Kenya compared to three (3) days in Rwanda, the lowest in the region. How could this be for the lion of East Africa, the hub of information and communications technology? Do business owners really need […]

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