Tag Archives: Africa

Shit Sells – While children die

Famine was declared in two regions of Somalia yesterday – the first time  since 1992 – with 3.7 million people needing urgent humanitarian assistance. A further 8 million people require food in neighbouring countries such as Kenya and Ethiopia. The pictures are staggering. Over 11 million people are at risk of starvation in East Africa. […]

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Our e-waste poisons children in Africa

The truth about the afterlife of our old gadgets. Have you ever wondered what becomes of the old computers we throw away and forget all about the minute we turn on the new one? Or that mobile phone you had last year but replaced with a new shiny iPhone? In his book “Permanent Error” the […]

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