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In the Democratic Republic of Congo, as in much of sub-Saharan Africa, most of the population has no access to electricity. Now an innovative new "micro-substation", based on ABB's Service Station Voltage Transformer (SSVT) technology, is allowing local energy utilities to make electricity available for use in rural villages – transforming the life of those who live nearby.
In 2014 John Mpaliza an Italian Congolese peace activist left his job and life in Italy and devoted his life to peace. He now organises long peace marches where he meets people and associations to discuss his cause. In this talk he shows how cobalt mining in the Congo has inspired his next walk and his dedication to stopping this activity. John Mpaliza, also called the "Peace Walking Man", is an Italian Congolese peace activist. For political reasons, in 1991, John had to leave his homeland, the Democratic Republic of Congo and arrived in Italy in 1993. After many vicissitudes related to the life of migrants, he managed to restart his studies and he graduated in IT Engineering from the University of Parma. He worked for 12 years as a programmer for the Municipality of Reggio Emilia, his a...
Warlords, soldiers, and child laborers all toil over a mineral you've never even heard of. Coltan is a conflict mineral in nearly every cell phone, laptop, and electronic device. It's also tied to the deaths of over 5 million people in Congo since 1990. Hosted by Alison Suroosh Alvi | Originally released in 2011 at http://vice.com Click here to help: http://www.raisehopeforcongo.org/ Watch more VICE documentaries here: http://bit.ly/VICE-Presents Subscribe for videos that are actually good: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://www.youtube.com/user/vice/videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com
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An animated videographic mapping the war in Congo: mineral wealth, militias and an epic march Subscribe NOW to The Economist: http://econ.st/1Fsu2Vj Get more The Economist Follow us: https://twitter.com/TheEconomist Like us: https://www.facebook.com/TheEconomist View photos: https://instagram.com/theeconomist/ The Economist videos give authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
In this video, Lowell Olcott demonstrates how to patch conventional fixtures on your Congo console. This fundamental skill is highly recommended for anyone new to the Congo Family. For more information visit us at https://www.etcconnect.com or... join a conversation at https://community.etcconnect.com For emergency technical assistance contact ETC Technical Services @: 1.800.688.4116 in the US +44 (0)20 8896 1000 in Europe (+852) 2799 1220 in Asia Visualization software is provided by Capture: http://capturesweden.com
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Bandi Mbubi's talk at TEDxExeter 2012 was featured on TED.com. He has returned with an update about his work with the Congo Calling campaign, and how our actions are beginning to make a difference. Congo Calling was launched at TEDxExeter 2012 following Bandi Mbubi's powerful call for the development of fair trade technology which uses ethically-sourced, conflict-free minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). We are delighted to welcome Bandi back to TEDxExeter to share the many successes of Congo Calling and his vision for the campaign. "My wish is to convince everyone to do one simple thing: to insist on fairly traded mobile phones, tablets, and games consoles, and in so doing, t...
This is the Congolese traditional music of the Basongye people mixed with modern technology. To find more about Basongye and their link with ancient Egypt, please check: 1. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Songye-Democratic-Republic-Nkamany-Kabamba/dp/1594270074/ref=sr_1_1/202-4691089-4471817?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1186148674&sr=8-1 2. http://www.kametrenaissance.com/BasokinLusombe.html 3. http://www.kametrenaissance.com/Nkamany-Page12.html 4. http://www.congovision.com/nouvelles/cv_mputugriot1.html
"Major electronics companies need to step up and become part of the solution, not the problem." The link between technology and the ongoing war in the Democratic Republic of Congo is real. Fortunately, so are the steps we can all take to fix it. Like that? We did, too. That's why we think you should check out our partner Walk Free at the links below. Subscribe to Walk Free: http://youtube.com/walkfreeorg Like Walk Free on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/walkfree.org Follow Walk Free on Twitter: https://twitter.com/walkfree Visit Walk Free's website: http://www.walkfree.org/ While you're clicking up a storm, you should see what we've got going on, too. We promise nothing but a steady stream of meaningful content. Add some daily goodness to your feeds! Visit our website: http://upwort...
Movie by Intel about the war for minerals in Congo. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced that Intel achieved an important milestone and is now manufacturing and shipping 'conflict-free' microprocessors. Intel for ridding the world of conflict minerals. INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW, Las Vegas, Jan. 6, 2014 -- Intel Corporation CEO Brian Krzanich today outlined a range of products, initiatives and strategic relationships aimed at accelerating innovation across a range of mobile and wearable devices as well as individual inventors' own connected creations. He made the announcements during the pre-show keynote for the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show to be held here this week. Krzanich's keynote painted a vision of how the l...
Unser Schulprojekt im Kongo Freundliche Menschen und Aufnahme unseres Humanitären Projektes für das Jahr 2012. Informiert euch wenn Ihr Interesse habt hier mitzuarbeiten www.firstaidfoundation.org M Grohmann
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