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Mobile Follow 132 Followers InfoQ eMag: Frugal Innovation In little over a decade, Africa has gone from being a region where it’s still hard to find power lines, fixed-line telecom infrastructure, and personal computers to being the second-most mobile-connected continent where about 15% of the billion inhabitants own a cell phone.
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Mobile Follow 132 Followers SMS Uprising: Mobile Activism in Africa by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers Posted on Jul 07, 2015 SMS Uprising is a collection of essays that provides practical examples of how mobile technology is providing new ways for activists in Africa to organise and strive for social change.

Followers Ushahidi and the Power of Crowdsourcing by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers Posted on Jun 27, 2015 At the end of 2007, a political and humanitarian crisis erupted in Kenya due to suspicions that incumbent presidential candidate Mwai Kibaki had rigged the recent elections. A few days into the crisis, a group of Kenyans in Nairobi launched Ushahidi, a website to map violence “based on reports submitted via the web and mobile phone”.

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