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Do Agric, It Pays! African Youth Voices Heard in Digital AU Summit

Did you know that 2014 is the African Union (AU) Year of Agriculture? About 11 years ago, 54 African States committed to invest at least 10 percent of national budgets in agriculture. What’s happening nowadays? Africa still has more than 240 million people suffering from malnutrition and only eight from 54 countries have committed to the 2003 agreed investment. Read on

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More Than Likes and Bytes: Online Activism

The perceived apathy of participants in today's technology-driven social campaigns has given birth to derisive terms such as slacktivism and clicktivism. The ubiquity of these terms is glossing over the rather pivotal role that technology can play in proliferating social causes. We chat with Halabol about technology and activism. Read on