Category Archives: video

Mobile Phones – Impact in Africa

Tonight there was an excellent piece by BBC Newsnight on the impact of mobile phones in Africa generally, and Kenya specifically. See the 18 minute video here. (Or a short text article with alternate video link here.) It’s also a … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Music Videos

Some video interpretations to Doctor Who soundtracks.. Beware: There are lots of spoilers for both 2005 & 2006 series. They’re all good, but I especially like the two versions of Song For Ten, and If You Wait For Me, as … Continue reading

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Muhammad Yunus on web and video

As you probably know, Muhammad Yunus won the Nobel Peace Prize this year. The text of his lecture at the awards ceremony is available here. The video of the lecture is currently not working, but footage of the ceremonial parts … Continue reading

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Breaking through poverty with microfinance

There’s some very good material on YouTube about microfinance. If you know little about this powerful approach to tackling poverty, the first video below “Breaking through poverty with microfinance” is an excellent place to start. It is, of course, a … Continue reading

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