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Mobile Phone Peacekeeping

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  Last month UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon pointed out the urgent need for interesting and relevant content to attract Africans to the internet. Official statistics can make for grim reading: the continent has less bandwidth than Ireland (World Economic Forum). While it is true Africa is restricted […]

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Mobile Phone Peacekeeping

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Last month UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon pointed out the urgent need for interesting and relevant content to attract Africans to the internet. Official statistics can make for grim reading: the continent has less bandwidth than Ireland (World Economic Forum). While it is true Africa is […]

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New African Film Proving Power of Creative Economy

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY A new movie is generating excitement around life in the war-torn, chaotic and impoverished Democratic Republic of the Congo(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo – the central African nation – and proving how versatile and resilient a creative economy can be in a crisis. Viva Riva! (http://www.vivarivamovie.com) is set in the capital, Kinshasa, […]

War, Peace And Development | May 2018

Preface It could be said the world and the global order both stand at a crossroads. Countries have never been so connected as they are today because of the communications revolution that began in the 1990s. The trade linkages brought about by the most recent phase of globalization (post-1980s) have dramatically increased prosperity for some […]