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The digital divide’s great leap forward

We need to harness the innovation from today’s technology revolution to better serve people's needs, writes Chris Spannos.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Toxic waste

The West has been using Africa to dump its toxic waste and unwantables for years and continues, despite it having being illegal since 1992.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A way with words

Mobile phones have been used to incite violence and hatred. But they can also be tools for peace, says Sokari Ekine.…

  • 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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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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Free phones for the poor

Brazil’s minister of communications announces his plan to provide free mobiles to 12 million people.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Power in our hands

The mobile phone has a crucial role to play in mobilizing activists and protesters.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Haiti and the white saviour industrial complex

Sokari Ekine’s concern at Haitians’ dependence on outside help is alleviated when she meets a local doctor taking a stand.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Saving refugees’ lives, one top-up at a time

Lydia Noon reports on a Facebook group whose members connect displaced people to their families.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Cellphone justice for sterilized women

Survivors of forced sterilization in Peru are using mobile phones to speak out.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:51:00 2016
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