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Life Apps


World of Apps

From Soweto to London, young developers around the world are working on applications for social good.


Once a Nomad

Can a Namibian tech entrepreneur enhance the lives of nomadic Himba people through his app?

Mobile Harvest

Will a software designer be able to create an app that can transform the lives of millions of India's poorest farmers?

Favela Farm

Can a Brazilian digital design student develop an app that could benefit those living in some of Rio's largest favelas?

In Pictures: Life Apps

Many of the world's most talented computer programmers are trying to deliver social change through technology.

Silicon Savannah

Can a Nairobi-based software developer create a mobile phone app to help Kenya's hard-pressed subsistence farmers?

Staff Picks

101 East

It's a man's world

Can perpetrators of violence against women play a role in preventing it and to what extent can early intervention help?

Programme Highlights

Empire - The US & Cuba: Obsession

The US and Cuba: Obsession

The US and Cuba: Obsession

After decades of tension and hostility between the two nations, has change finally come to US-Cuba relations?