Zabatak.com and Morsimeter.com are both multiply awarded web platforms fighting for transparency in Egypt. Behind the platforms is a collective of young IT developers, social entrepreneurs and designers who are eager to use digital innovation for social good. In our latest In Focus interview we spoke to the head of the team, Abbas Adel.
Mathias Haas is the founder of Findia, a charity, art and journalism project from Austria recently given distinction at the World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) 2012. The project enables young Austrians to visit India and discover the real ways of life as opposed to mainstream media interpretations. We met Mathias at the WSYA ceremony in Canada and asked him about his passion to open young people's minds to different cultures.
Alloysius Atta is the founder of Farmerline, a mobile and web-based system from Ghana recently given distinction at the World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) 2012. The project provides farmers and investors in Africa with relevant agricultural industry content to improve productivity and increase income. We met Alloysius at the WSYA ceremony in Canada and asked him about his passion to support the agricultural industry in his region.
As a pioneer of Namibia's kwaito music, The Dogg has become one of the country's highest selling musicians. While his business adventures are expanding not just within the music industry, we meet to hear his story and future plans.
Four months since México’s presidential election the heated debate on whether Enrique Peña Nieto deserves his seat at Los Pinos, the presidential residence, continues both in and outside of the country.
According to the Korean Statistics Department, by the end of 2010 there were about 140,000 foreign brides in Korea. The majority are Vietnamese, followed by Chinese and Filipinos. However, for some people the dream of changing their lives is not easy to approach. The following story started in Vietnam.
English schools have seen a rapid decline in the number of pupils studying foreign languages after the age of 14. The debate continues across the country as to whether foreign languages should be more actively encouraged in schools or whether lessons are even necessary at all.
Saransh Dua is the co-founder of GotStared.At, a campaign recently given distinction at the World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) 2012. GotStared.At aims at giving women in India a platform to speak out against violence and sexual assault and to prove they are not at fault. We met Saransh at the WSYA ceremony in Canada and asked him about his passion to support Indian women.
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