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Q&A: Multipurpose community telecentres in Africa

MCTs are shared information and communication facilities for people in rural and isolated areas. They usually offer basic communication services such as telephone, fax, ty...



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Hurricanes and Hams..

Jamaican amateur radio operators are serving their communities as extreme weather events – in particular hurricanes – increase in frequency across the Caribbean.......

RLP: interactive radio in P.....

In the village of Itokama, in the fertile Oro Province of eastern Papua New Guinea, representatives of a dozen or so local clans have gathered for a strategy.....

The power of information..

Map Kibera uses GIS, SMS, video and the web to gather community data...

RANET: Bringing weather ser.....

A herdsman in the semi-desert region of northern Niger winds up his radio and tunes in to the daily weather report, in the hope that it will help him find suitab.....

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