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How to change the erroneous perception of Africa as technology backwater. Go look, for example, at what the "Maker Movement" is doing in Ghana and Nigeria. Maker Faire Africa: Ghana 2009. Image credit Erik (HASH) Hersman via…

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No more caricatures

Engaging seriously with Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s life could help us understand how South Africa got where it is and where it’s going. Winnie Mandela in Cape Town. Image credit Slum Dwellers International via Flickr. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was a hero to…

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