Jason Sadler HeadsetsDotCom  is disappointed Apple doesn’t knock his socks off anymore: Unfortunately, this has been the state of Apple for the past few years. Yes, the iPad was a great new product, and reaches an entirely different market. But I can live without it. The iPhone 3/4/4s/5 are faster and brighter, but haven’t changed my life. […]

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Are you creating positive social change in East Africa? Apply now for the @acumen East Africa Fellows Program! East Africa Fellows are emerging leaders working to alleviate poverty in their communities. Fellows can be working in any sector (non-profit, for-profit, government), on any issue, and can be either entrepreneurs or intrapreneurs – but Fellows must […]

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If you ever need a “no-nonsense” lawyer in Kampala, Uganda, this is your guy. David F.K. Mpanga takes on the badly managed UMEME, Uganda’s lone, notorious electricity generator. Now, if you are going to threaten anybody, leave alone a lawyer, with prosecution then you had better cite a law which criminalizes the conduct complained of.  The […]

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I have a problem. I have no idea how to describe who I am. No, it’s not like I fell and hit my head and woke up to find out that I have no recollection of my life. Rather it is more of a deeper existential identity crisis. I know the things I have done. […]

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Katy Long spent a year in Uganda researching the meaning of citizenship in Africa and how it affects regional mobility, especially the social inclusion/exclusion of refugees on the continent. As she states in her post, The Citizenship Market, at Democracy in Africa, her findings are still ambiguous, and too early to be conclusive. Yet Africa […]

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The summit will address three areas: Youth Employment, Education, Millennial Communications – the use of social media and technology for development. Before the summit, a Development Case Study Competition aims to provide youth with the opportunity to propose innovative solutions and business products for real development issues that the WBG and external partners are striving […]

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