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In Ghana, a New App is Striving to Save Fishermen’s Livelihoods

For years, Ghana’s lively fishing culture has been floundering. Nearly 10% of the country depends on the fishing industry, but illegal activity along the coast is ravaging wild fish populations. Now, a new app called DASE is tilting power back in favour of small-scale fishers and their communities by allowing them to easily report infractions at sea. Read on

AI Solutions Made in Africa Work Towards the SDGs

Africa is the youngest continent in the world, a true hub of digital innovation and creation. But when it comes to one of the biggest trends shaping our lives right now, AI, there's little information available about the situation in the region. We talked to Kate Saslow from Stiftung Neue Verantwortung to find out why. Read on

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Heimwegtelefon: So You Don't Have to Walk Alone

You've been out with your friends all night, and now it's time to go home. You are tired, and you wish you could just tele-transport yourself into your bed. But, the journey back awaits, and with it the slight apprehension that sometime comes when walking alone through the quiet streets at night. But a new project has been making the return journey that little bit more enjoyable. Read on

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Spotlight Brazil: RESET Kicks Off Spotlight Brazil

Brazil is known for its love of football and with the five-time World Cup champions playing host to this year's tournament, the country is about to show the globe its spirits. Even though many locals want to see their team hoist the trophy, the majority of citizens is now critical of the event taking place in their country, according to recent polls. Read on