Rusty Radiator Awards, 2014 – SAIH

SAIH – The Norwegian Students’ and Academics’ International Assistance Fund are at it again at rustyradiator.com 🙂

In their video, did you recognize any familiar stereotypes about how the African continent tends to be portrayed, and the image of the “white hero” and the “exotic other”?

Hunger and poverty is ugly, and it calls . . . → Read More: Rusty Radiator Awards, 2014 – SAIH

Pollution in Pictures from Olonde Omondi

Olonde Omondi offers 4 more images with a hard-hitting environmental theme. Olonde Omondi has a Diploma in Graphic Design and enjoys expressing himself in a variety of styles all based on realistic interpretation of our world. Major areas of interest include cartoons and caricature, graphic art and illustration as well as painting. Art history and . . . → Read More: Pollution in Pictures from Olonde Omondi

The Economics of Poverty – the Top 10 Books

Amy Lockwood, the Deputy Director of the Center for Innovation in Global Health at Stanford’s School of Medicine, has drawn up a suggested reading list for those wanting to start understanding development, aid, and poverty. Here are her suggestions:

The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much . . . → Read More: The Economics of Poverty – the Top 10 Books

AFRICA: Going rural and green

Africa’s Rural Futures (RF) programme, an initiative of the African Union’s New Partnership for Development (NEPAD) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), sets out plans to boost rural development, and is an attempt to adapt to the impact of climate change. . . . → Read More: AFRICA: Going rural and green

The 2nd annual Maker Faire Africa

The 2nd annual Maker Faire Africa is taking place this week in Nairobi, Kenya! . . . → Read More: The 2nd annual Maker Faire Africa