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If there's one consistent critic of how modern education kills children's creative confidence, it has to be Ken Robinson. His talks are creative confidence enablers.

If there's one consistent critic of how modern education kills children's creative confidence, it has to be Ken Robinson. His talks are creative confidence enablers.

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if i'm a parent and then i keep telling my child that i want him to become a doctor or lawyer when he grows up, and that he should dump the crayons and the flute, then i've already destroyed his creative confidence, probably for life.

if i'm a parent and then i keep telling my child that i want him to become a doctor or lawyer when he grows up, and that he should dump the crayons and the flute, then i've already destroyed his creative confidence, probably for life.

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During the December 2007/January 2008 mini civil war in Kenya after the December 2007 elections, a group of Kenyans developed an application to track down hotspots.

During the December 2007/January 2008 mini civil war in Kenya after the December 2007 elections, a group of Kenyans developed an application to track down hotspots.

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Africa's schooling system teaches us to 'diss' agriculture and seek scarce office jobs in cities. Yet, agriculture contributes to 25% of my country's GDP, for example. African agriculture has to regain its sexy back, at least to employ its youth.

Africa's schooling system teaches us to 'diss' agriculture and seek scarce office jobs in cities. Yet, agriculture contributes to 25% of my country's GDP, for example. African agriculture has to regain its sexy back, at least to employ its youth.

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Everything that concerns voting from voter registration to voting is challenging to most rural residents in Kenya, whether they are young or elderly.

Everything that concerns voting from voter registration to voting is challenging to most rural residents in Kenya, whether they are young or elderly.

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Nairobi doesn't fall into the category of once-great-but-declining-cities. But it combines elements of growing pains and economic decline in some neighbourhoods. Despite that, its informal traders add vibrancy to the chaos.

Nairobi doesn't fall into the category of once-great-but-declining-cities. But it combines elements of growing pains and economic decline in some neighbourhoods. Despite that, its informal traders add vibrancy to the chaos.

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People who are detained without trial, almost always, especially in Africa, are breadwinners. 
What their families will live on while they are under arrest must occupy the detainees' minds. Technology can assist these detainees' families at least me

People who are detained without trial, almost always, especially in Africa, are breadwinners. What their families will live on while they are under arrest must occupy the detainees' minds. Technology can assist these detainees' families at least me

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festus commented on A recycled mattress keeps the sharing at bay

Hi, Shaolin. Thanks for your input.

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festus commented on A recycled mattress keeps the sharing at bay

Hi, Anne
Thanks for your input. Space in public hospitals is generally available, it's the equipment that's in short supply.

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festus commented on A recycled mattress keeps the sharing at bay

Hi, Lauren
Wow. I have no idea about manufacturing, oops. Perhaps someone on the forum can help.