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Mobile Activism in Africa

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An overview on mobile activism in Africa

An overview on mobile activism in Africa

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  • great slides Chris! Would be so cool if you had the the sound to it....i am just trying a new i-phone app to make it possible for the next presentation we will upload of our next Socialbar here in Munich to have the presentation and the sound to it. I let you know if it worked out....
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  • 1. Mobile
 Ac*vism
 in
Africa
 Jour Fixe 2009 Medien und Entwicklung Berlin Chris*an
Kreutz
 Photo: DavidDennisPhotos.com (CC)
  • 2. 1 Mobile Phones in Africa 2 Mobile Activism • Public Sphere 3 • Participation Challenges • Transparency • Networking 4 Discussion 2

  • 3. The right picture? NASA Image 3

  • 4. Highest
growth

 99%
of
Tanzanians
are
in

 rates
worldwide
 direct
reach
of
a
mobile
phone
 Innova*ons
around
mobile
phones
 The
highest
traffic
to
the
BBC
mobile

 happen
in
Africa
 websites
comes
from
Africa

  • 5. The mobile phone combines all former media 1 Reception 2 Documentation 3 Publication 4 Networking From a passive recipient to an active user. 5

  • 6. 6
 Source: The Promise of Ubiquity. Internews Europe
  • 7. Mobile
Ac*vism
in
Africa
 7

  • 8. Par*pica*on
 Public
Sphere
 Networking
 Transparency

  • 9. Public
Sphere
 9

  • 10. http://voicesofafrica.africanews.com 10

  • 11. Source: http://voicesofafrica.africanews.com/site/Guinness_factory_pollutes_water_sources/list_messages/21566 11

  • 12. Par*cipa*on
 12

  • 13. SMS-Radio campaign against domestic violence in in Congo AZUR Development http://www.azurdev.org 13
 Photo Erik Hersmann
  • 14. Transparency
 14

  • 15. www.sokwanele.com (CC) Monitoring of Elections in many African countries Source: 15
 http://www.digiactive.org/research/mobile-activism-in-african-elections-a-comparative-case-study/
  • 16. Networking
 16

  • 17. Protest
 17
 Photo Dan Morrison (CC)
  • 18. General Strike for the People of Egypt 18

  • 19. Usage
 Government
 Costs
 Control
 Disparity
 Surveillance
 Ac*vism
 Mobile
Provider
 Beginning
 Business
Concept
 Instrument
 Walled
Garden

  • 20. Thank
you
very
much
 for
your
a>en*on!
 www.crisscrossed.net
 draussen‐blog.net
 Photos:

 Photo: Kalense Kid Crea*ve
Commons
License
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