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Who’s Killing African Entrepreneurship?

There was an interesting discussion over at Megan McArdle’s blog about whether or not NGOs retard entrepreneurship in developing countries. Her post was in ...
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$62 Billion For the U.S. Non-Profit Sector?

Could LA Time’s columnist Christopher Knight have found a way to revitalize the U.S. economy in the most unlikely of places…the non-profit sector? Congress is closing ...
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Bit Torrent in Developing Countries

Where bandwidth is plentiful it’s become a curse to the media industry. The television studios hate it because people don’t need TiVo when the ...
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The Best and Worst Project Management Apps

In “Global Web Apps Failing the World Market” I looked at a number of web tools that claimed to be universal but failed the market ...
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This Week In Appfrica [Jan 25 - 31, 2009]

Appfrica Archives | Contact | Twitter | Weekly Digest | Subscribe via E-mail Editorials The Wonderful African Oz The Wizard of Oz as an Allegory for International Development trends in Africa. ... Appfrica Labs is Hiring As part of a string of announcements and recent developments, Appfrica is on the hunt for talented developers and social entrepreneurs in Uganda.

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2009 Tech Predictions

1. Social Venture Acquisitions It happens in every industry, A few companies are breakout successes and everyone wants piece. In this case Clean Tech and Social ...
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Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2008

The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2008 brought together core activists from different local anti-censorship groups, NGO’s representatives and tools developers. Day One was devoted ...
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Kiva Gets it Right

Yesterday I gave an example about how one NGO got it all wrong in the social media space. Today I’ve got an example of ...
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