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Visited a tea plantation today in Limbe, Cameroon. Acres and acres of tea plants! #Africa #Cameroon

Visited a tea plantation today in Limbe, Cameroon. Acres and acres of tea plants! #Africa #Cameroon

BE’s @kimberlynatasha with the leaders of the Pigmey tribe after donating gifts and money. #Africa #Cameroon

BE’s @kimberlynatasha with the leaders of the Pigmey tribe after donating gifts and money. #Africa #Cameroon

Life is all about perspective. #Africa #Cameroon #ATACameroon  (at Cameroon)

Life is all about perspective. #Africa #Cameroon #ATACameroon (at Cameroon)

Beautiful view from the waterfall in Kribi. The only waterfall to flow directly into the ocean. #Africa #Cameroon #ATACameroon

Beautiful view from the waterfall in Kribi. The only waterfall to flow directly into the ocean. #Africa #Cameroon #ATACameroon

(Image: Winston Ford)
"Africa, Tech & Women: The New Faces of Development" Panel at SXSW Interactive
Panelists TMS Ruge and Liz Ngonzi discuss the role of women in Africa’s tech space on Monday, March 12th. The Western world’s view of Africa as a continent of poor, uneducated women in villages with no access to technology is outdated.
From SXSW 2012: Women Influencing Africa’s Tech Scene

(Image: Winston Ford)

"Africa, Tech & Women: The New Faces of Development" Panel at SXSW Interactive

Panelists TMS Ruge and Liz Ngonzi discuss the role of women in Africa’s tech space on Monday, March 12th. The Western world’s view of Africa as a continent of poor, uneducated women in villages with no access to technology is outdated.

From SXSW 2012: Women Influencing Africa’s Tech Scene


"An interesting takeaway that the panel addressed was the fact that advances in mobile payment technology will most likely not come from America, but from emerging markets such as East Africa and Southeast Asia."

— Winston Ford, on “The Future of Money Panel” at SXSW 2012, from SXSW 2012: New Financial Tools Set To Create A Cashless Society

For the past few days social media feeds have been erupting with “Stop Kony” messages, videos, and photos. Monday’s 30-minute YouTube film on the Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony went viral with over 50 million views.

From ‘Kony 2012’ Campaign Takes Over Internet

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