Social media plays a huge role in African conflict zones. It offers ways for evading media restrictions, but also bears dangers inherent in its use.
Humans in remote areas or sensitive situations often find themselves detached from the flow of information – Freedom Fone is a software to tackle this.
Local journalists in Peru often work in very hostile atmospheres. Can they positively influence conflict resolution?
The recent elections in Myanmar led to a victory of the National League for Democracy (NLD) over the military - an outcome of an open access to information.
Open Source Software as Ubuntu or Ushahidi prove Africa’s digital potential. How knowledge sharing alters the continent.
Ever since the Arab Spring, social media has been praised as a means for civic engagement. Despite its positive impact, restrictions remain.
Performance-based artist from India, Amitesh Grover connects strangers from all around the world – without sharing a room.
In Brazil Graffiti is a weapon of the poor and disinherited. Artists are reclaiming the streets, using their fame to build and educate their communities.
Insects are a sustainable source of protein since they eat bio-waste. Entofood aims to produce insects on industrial scale. An interview with its founder.
Mirjam Leuze – a German director – talks about her film that tells the story of women in Kyrgyzstan fighting a gold mine
Nudity - employed around the globe and throughout history - can be a powerful symbolic resource for protest movements.
What do refugees expect of peace in their homelands? A radio programme is trying to improve the situation of Columbian refugees in Ecuador.