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Mobile phones leading to fairer African elections

CNN are are reporting that mobile phones are helping keep voting and vote counting in check — through independent communication. In the piece, Mike Steere gives an example of journalists being able to use their mobile handsets to call their radio/TV stations to independently verify that voting is proceeding as expected.

The impact of the medium of mobile is, in these types of situation, phenomenal.

Fantastic. There’s a lot more to read in Mike’s piece.

By Ewan

Ewan is Founder and Editor of Mobile Industry Review. He writes about a wide variety of industry issues and is usually active on Twitter most days. You can read more about him or reach him with these details.

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