Gazing into development’s crystal ball

It’s a sector that famously likes to look and plan ahead. So what does the development professional of today think it takes to be a professional development worker of tomorrow?

Why planning isn’t everything: Embracing serendipity, chance and luck in the pursuit of social change

Each year, hundreds – if not thousands – of engaged students walk through the doors of schools, colleges and universities around the world eager to learn the art of social change. But is this the best approach? Does turning social entrepreneurship into an academic discipline give out the right message?

Meet Mali's First Female Talk Show Host

“When I look around me, I realize people need education and motivation to change their lives for the best,” says Nana Diaby, an entrepreneur and the first-ever female Malian television ta

The Draft Online Regulation Policy of the Film and Publication Board of South Africa would allow classification of user-generated content

15 July 2015
(APC for APCNews)

On 4 March 2015, the Film and Publication Board (FPB) gazetted the Draft Online Regulation Policy and opened it for public comment. In effect the policy would allow the FPB, at its discretion, to classify user-generated content on any online content platform.

In Africa, the Fight for LGBT Rights Continues

In light of the United States Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage, it is important to remember that other nations around the world are still continuing in their fight for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights.

Internship opportunity at Means of Exchange

Are you interested in technology, community, the sharing economy and how we might promote better understanding and economic co-operation among neighbours, communities and neighbourhoods?

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