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Author:  Strutz [ Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:42 pm ]
Post subject:  Charging a cell phone in Ethiopia

Saw this blog on the National Geographoc website and thought it was interesting.

http://outofedenwalk.nationalgeographic.com/2013/01/28/electronic-oasis/?source=hp_dl3_salopek_cell_phones_20130130

Author:  Hyack [ Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:05 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Charging a cell phone in Ethiopia

Welcome to the 21st century.....

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Survival tools, old and new, hang from Afar youths’ belts near the Awash River in desolate and sometimes hostile badlands of northeastern Ethiopia: a jile, or traditional dagger, a Kalashnikov rifle to fend off livestock raids, a mobile phone.

Author:  Strutz [ Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:21 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Charging a cell phone in Ethiopia

Hyack wrote:
Welcome to the 21st century.....

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Survival tools, old and new, hang from Afar youths’ belts near the Awash River in desolate and sometimes hostile badlands of northeastern Ethiopia: a jile, or traditional dagger, a Kalashnikov rifle to fend off livestock raids, a mobile phone.

That and this...
Quote:
For centuries, the martial Afar pastoralists who ruled the area resisted all incursions by the outside world. Today, though, they embrace the information revolution with a vengeance. “It has given them power,” says Mulukan Ayalu. “They can call different goat traders. They can choose their selling prices.”

Author:  Public_Domain [ Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:39 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Charging a cell phone in Ethiopia

This just sounds surreal

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