Categories
Archive

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 […]

Categories

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 […]

Categories
Archive

3D Printing Gives Boy a New Arm in Sudan

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY 3D printing is rapidly going mainstream and is now starting to make a big impact in health care. One innovative solution is using the technology to manufacture artificial arms for amputees harmed by war in Africa. While large-scale manufacturers use the machines to fabricate products and […]

Categories
Archive

Opinion: Canada is allowing U.S. to dictate Haiti’s renewal: More news and opinion on what the UN soldiers call the “Haitian Vacation”

By David South Id Magazine (Canada), August 22 to September 4, 1996 An August 19 attack on the Port-au-Prince police headquarters by pissed-off former Haitian soldiers should be a wake up call to Canadians. So far, the Haiti UN mission has seemed as safe as the soldiers’ quip, the “Haitian Vacation”. The UN soldiers patrol […]