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children in. school for the world or link to exceptional stories and discussion. is an easy and while website debited comes to. join or something school. for. hello and welcome to the 77 percent sure for africa's you eddie micah jr. now just to remind you 77 percent of africa's population is under the age of $35.00 are you part of the young generation then you're in the right place we focus on the issues that matter to you coming up on today's program. in ghana we discussed how big is the isolation of african economies and how we can all
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benefit. we have to say wait so in south africa where we discovered the adrenaline fueled while on the streets spending. money on rough us to spend less soft shows us around have elaborated on safety cannot be. but 1st what do you do with a broken mobile phone or an old computer cycle let's throw it away most electronic trash and huge waste dump sites but exactly great for the environment now 2 young game developers from ghana are hoping to raise awareness of this problem they've created an augmented reality game with the hope of inspiring change by taking players right to the heart of the problem. imagine you are a space command and responsible for keeping. what would you do.
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this is a trailer for the video game the chronicles of the new the game is set in. a district in the southwest of central across. this area is home to the in famous crop yet known as sodom and gomorrah it's a vast dumping ground for easy ways to. game developers prince andrew asked a few and matthew hutson who grew up in garner. they want players to come up with creative solutions to one of their country's biggest challenges a waste of the game and reality is more or less intertwined because you can see what is happening in real life and also searching explore the world of the water we are creatures which is our $100.00 different definition of reality so it's more or less telling with reality as in real life retro unity and commented to the
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game tries to encompass everything. and make it as a whole does everything have an army a real need to ask yourself when you're playing the game. and reality really does play an important part here because anyone playing the chronicles of peano needs. to be on location at the site interacting directly with the environment. players can learn about the toxic gases that are released when whist is bhante. they can also walk to its goals like getting rid of the easiest and cleaning up. the game deals with the theme of recycling but in a playful way and the task players might have to compete is taking pictures to document the pollution is no more than
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a trend where you play games for leisure and we play games like in fact our mentality to broaden our how we understand things how we are whatever we name in the game. the chronicles of clean new is one part of a medal game called africa it consists of 15 different location based mobile games that are aimed at creating positive social change across the continent. we don't operate around we cannot see a different approach to problem solving that is to come in for creation through game mechanics thinking out of the box and sometimes thinking that there's no books are changing we want to see that approach to problem solving and operate on what we believe it does. become helping old chars and bring about the russian mission about to talk to me we would have talked about and then that is what we want to see. it's time to put the chronicles of cleaning to the test the team is at the digital
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conference from public in accra to present the game to the public for the 1st time playing the game it brings you an awareness of. what's going on in hopes to find the solutions towards fixing the problems i found the course is a little bit small but. it's part of it. it's a really exciting. game current if focuses on pollution but prince andrew at de feo hopes that in the future the game could tackle all sorts of important issues i want to see africa being sustainable you know leave. the shop a sustainable eco system when it comes to business when it comes to public or child when it comes to game development every industry is the industrialization africa must be. right and if you feel imports are just enough. for the moment
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it's nice to be sort of a team is only a vital tool reality can gaming help the vision crossed over into the real. games like this part of the big phenomenon they did allies asian is shaking up ghana and many other african countries we send money via mobile phones and pharmacies and even use ups to help boost the harvest so then just a few examples of promises from tech giants new jobs agree to economic growth but how do we ensure that all of us benefits from they did solicitation are reported to get money went to a crowd to find out in this week's street debates. we're back in akron the capital of ghana and today we're going to be asking the question can digital i say shots but africa what is digitalisation to begin with well luckily for me i have
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a really incredible group of people who are going to explain all the details the challenges of possibly help africa overcome those challenges and the 1st question is going to go to a man who's been described as a monk to suck a bug for africa oh well he's shaking his head you really don't like that you know go get to that shortly but briefly if you can what is the digitalisation utilization is is very much you know disrupting the space enough time creating jobs creating opportunities bringing spirit so it's a good thing you know a lot about persis is an uppercut nadia i want to ask you because you're a digital marketer but you're also teaching people digital literacy how do we begin the process of teaching people how to use this very complex software as a programs when they don't even have access to electricity it's a tough pushing because most people that are not benefiting from social media the internet world wide web is because of all these climaxes is because of all these
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postings because they don't have internet they don't have the q c c they don't have smartphones they don't even have education enough so i think it's more of everyone's that the thing to do get jobs n.g.o.s civil societies individuals private sectors the governments it's a collective efforts we need a collective effort to do this ok i want to bring in someone who actually works for the banking sector we're talking about a digital revolution but of course it needs financing africans serious about putting their money where their mouth is. i don't think about where we put our money i think that once you create an idea most of the time you're lucky to have finance but maybe you need to talk quicker to show. you have provided this particular idea to a boss 6 or 10 people and then dropping you some peanuts but there's a it's not beneath you to scale up then you cannot push a bank and then the financial institution time i couldn't support so ok well let's move on i think you did have
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a shoe having gone off finding is that the cost of money is quite expensive to go to the bank for a loan it's about 26 percent interest rate yeah interest rates and a young person. i have an idea where to buy and i says to santa to ask you to pay 26 percent i have no financial records right so it's quite difficult right here and gonna you know develop an idea i've been scaling it i want to bring in the students here because he's obviously one of the 1000000 euros and he's been looking for a job in the i.t. sector so we're seeing this is good for the continent but it seems there's no space for people like you. actually. for this what do you have it's like one person will be 100 maybe 2 jobs so one person we supposed. the city and will be doing you are using to freeze it's just one person so he's taking the job of someone's else's so he should like someone doing you are and so on being back and. yeah
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yeah and i think i think that's actually very traditional companies but is changing very fast as you say it's oppression so some of us in the gaming industry now what we're doing is creating more jobs with what's a beautiful day with the possibilities of the titles so what i tell people is when tech and creative arts come together more opportunities more jobs are created so there's a whole possibility of what big it brings to a space and we just have to be brave enough to dive into the sectors ok i want to bring in google for a society who is actually a human rights activists not a person you would expect to find in a conversation about digitized digital lazy asian oh this is when we're going to be stumbling over it today. but you see that then needs to be a conversation about what we are doing to have a society particularly with children absolutely i'm advocating that technology is
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good we can't do anything about it it's good we need it for business development but the excesses it has created is they get. impacting on our children when it comes to that when it comes to. having impact on children and so they develop technology. measures will be used in protecting. how do you react to that prince being told that innovation could be a problem can be dangerous particularly to children. of the people who play games with. children and. place to prevent this kind of negative.
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disruptive. prepare for it because one. there's no infrastructure. and. people. need people to you know. and of course. no village doesn't have. transaction so. there is a disconnect let me come to you because you were talking about digital literacy so when a person like chris here developed something destructive are we able to consume it in the way that it has been designed. i think. just like prince said why is that because of the. bragging about how many women in the us actually. it's very most women who use technology is mostly.
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brought up using technology. to. make my. easy and all of a woman actually gets into axis i think this is not much white spoken about because the outside gets in people who already are on the incentives to make big things happen in spite of everything that we've spoken about today the 1st industrial revolution is africa prepared and does the future look good for us i think we are ready for it but we should also not forget. inform all sectors because they are very much important so let's see how we can include them by cheney and we'll be a building technology as innovators let's solve problems and let's not for cause tension too much on the problems as a so the problems will thank you very much i have to say it's been a very exciting debate i wish we had no time and i'm obviously feeling like this is a chicken and egg situation i'm not sure if it's humanity 1st and technology later
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or the other way around but in any case thank you for watching. and nice to hear from i got up people thanks to everyone who participated in austria debates you can watch the whole debate on youtube and send us your comments now let's head forever south street spinning is now the fastest growing motor sports in south africa was once linked to gangsterism but now a new generation of drivers are pushing this subculture into the mainstream you want this a driving fueled sports isn't for the faint of heart. interview earlier. screeching tires roaring motors and then t. over a grin and this is the gong of south african street speaking fun kebab a bit spinning it's like
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a drug you have to be pretty tough for me to understand it's turning it's all about . the drugs and i mean. you know just to feel yourself being free going to the roof simply to see how many death defying stunts you can perform before the engine gives out spinning evolved during the 1980 s. at the height of the appetite original expensive cars which while considered status symbols of white supremacy was stolen and used to perform stunts as an act of defiance they were also the perfect getaway cars for gangsters. i. but a lot has changed scenes a young generation of spain is has moved the sport off the streets and into venues events like wheels and smoke in the south of johannesburg popping up across the country. one star of the scene is dealing with grow it is
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a key he draws excited she is from the crowd as he spins he's caught as close to them as possible and he's always been the competition little. we're running well now it's. the people and families and they're going to sprint as they come to see their favorites one of. them or not mortals idols and sporting a. funding it's a good starting to get recruits for the family game the youngsters they want to be with. all those spinning steel takes place on the streets the truly wild days. today it's seen as a legitimate sport in south africa and it's performed much more. safely in proper venues you can even sign up for a spinning course like here at the sweater drifting academy this is the training ground of the spinola be muggles a female only spinning crew they're determined to prove that these kind of sport isn't just for bad boys. but i've been trying to take away all that's as
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big my that is built into the sport and we're trying to take away that are people can be can know that they can also comment experience things out of their comfort zone so this is a very great experience and it doesn't make me feel like a look at me if you would in. making it big. there's a way to drift academy is the brainchild of cool air who funds the training sessions himself it is the fastest step towards ams ultimate goal of launching the last female spinning leaving he hopes these women will help push the sport even further into the mainstream was to be successful as a brand in this thing of want to sponsor and car spinning we need to involve women and to make sure that we actually make it as much as i've been able to all the people that do believe in our society although spinning has its roots in theft today drivers need to dig deep into their own pockets fixing a busted up cars doesn't come cheap professional spinners likes to go right in
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soweto he spends up to $10000.00 euros a year just to keep their cars running luckily many spinners are also skilled mechanics. commercial sponsors are still reluctant to support a sport still largely perceived as illegal. because right now as we said we don't have any sponsors we don't have anything like for instance marco it's a conversion. of year or so but it doesn't come standard like. we converted if you have to go to summer converts. far series like this one makes it into a swan call you're going to pay probably and your sense of 60000 and that's quite a lot of money which not a lot of people have scars wife isn't exactly pleased with a has been close to the sport of choice but that doesn't stop him from being a regular at the wilson small event every thursday in
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a society that remains segregated in so many ways spinning isn't just entertainment for sport it's also a sport which knocks down racial boundaries union movement i'm going to everyone loves it just brings everyone together as you can see here there's different of us it is there's different people you're all come together for one purpose and to see people and to see a sports that we're drawn in here which is called spinning although some veteran spinners are worried that confining spinning to designated venues these costing is what it's all an emerging young generation of drivers a working hard to improve its reputation so that everybody can let off some steam meet me. talk about running and sports. best of luck to all the upper driving young drivers but hey stacy. now it can't be
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easy being one of the only female rappers in a city of 2000000 people but isn't one to say no to a challenge she agreed to show us around his city cannot create. she begins her tour by taking us to the place where it all began. to come about ok is this a lesson from guinea i mean cannot create well was born and grew up let me show you my city again. has made it as a female rapper in conakry a city of around 2000000 people. have begun in the bustling streets of the guinea and capital to be more precise it began here in the dynamic but equally dangerous area. when there's a protest in concrete you can bet it started in this area of the city but have friends didn't come here to demonstrate they came to dance to the beat of their favorite teams and eventually take the mike themselves 11 years later yeah still
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meeting here to catch up and enjoy. concussion treasure. this is he's my coach my brother my friend he's everything to me it's thanks to him that i still have a mike in my hand in rupp who is my coach for ever. give me a traditional muslim country here rap music is very much a man's world system is the only woman in his 2nd all of musician friends. they're funny it hasn't been easy at all in my family my father put me under a lot of pressure he wanted me to continue my studies when you talk about trapped here the older generation immediately thinks of criminals that you're going to a small do drugs drink alcohol i have nothing to do with all of that think. mostly about the role of women in guinea and society and covers topics like the.
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violence and female genital mutilation these topics are absolutely taboo in a country where 97 percent of women are kept and every 2nd girl is married before. as well as french she also sings and the 3 national languages. this way she can reach as many people as possible especially those living outside of the capital where you mostly speak sister began writing songs in 2009 in the years that followed she performed by guinea and gradually made a name for herself she's now recording her 1st album in studio. i working on my album and we've just done freestyle on my last song. this guy is the best sound engineer in the what the. doing.
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the title of a lead song essentially means i want to stop. me it's the perfect move to forces the less whose main source of inspiration is a hometown a city that never sleeps the inner city stretches from the shores of the atlantic along. towards the adjoining communes at dusk and fumes hangs permanently over the city. the most beautiful city in the world especially while standing on the beach in the air as the day draws to an end when children play football and the last rays of sunshine to see if you have the i'm proud of my. just inspired me thanks for joining me it's great bye bye. thanks for showing us around. it was fantastic to get to know your friends and your city. now that brings us to the end of the show but don't worry we'll be back soon
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in the meantime we're here for you on facebook and you tube where you can join the discussion and you can always e-mail us at 77 d.w. dot com in our next episode we have some exciting topics coming out. what are the roots of identity what's defines us as african that's the theme of our next. to be invited single men i mean but as our from the south. and many of us. thanks for joining us on the 77 percent bit of news magazine for africa's young my gerrity well we've got one last treat for you yes collard greens very own rap queen lessa with a truck was seen. come
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