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Radio New Internationalist - Under the privileged

The United States Government suggests that nanotechnology is getting in the drivers seat to steer the next industrial revolution. The Australian Government says that nanotechnology will fundamentally transform every aspect of our lives. Business leaders predict that nano-industry may be worth one trillion US dollars in the next five years.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Violence and voyeurism

As long as the West continues to put a price on African minerals, the ‘armies of business’ will continue to operate and women will remain unprotected from sexual attack.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The true cost of your call

Workers in the DRC are being exploited in the mining of cassiterite, a vital component in laptops and mobile phones.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Stealth wars

Why does the Western media routinely ignore Africa's conflicts?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Mobile talking

The marketing mavericks of mobile phones should take a bow. Theyre getting some astounding results. According to a recent report from the United Nations, more than two thirds of the worlds population are now mobile cell phone subscribers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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AIDS without the aid

In the Western World it feels like HIV/AIDS is well and truly under control. Yet world figures tell a different story. HIV/AIDS kills more people than all world wars and conflict - 1.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Meet Congolese youth activist Natasha Makengo

Amy Hall speaks to the 25-year-old activist, scientist and artist, who uses all three tools at every opportunity.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Clickbait and stereotypes: media coverage of the DR Congo

Virgil Hawkins decries the media’s ease of conscience when it comes to attracting readers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A reason for hope in war-torn eastern DRC

Fergus Simpson visits a hospital helping Congolese women and children recover from conflict-related trauma and violence.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Mapping human rights from Colombia to Congo

Jen Wilton explains how geospatial mapping can help advance environmental and social justice.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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