The blackboard blogger

Thanks to @ourman for the tiwtter tip off for this great post at AfriGadget about Alfred Sirleaf, Liberia’s Blackboard Blogger.

Alfred serves as a reminder to the rest of us, that simple is often better, just because it works. The lack of electricity never throws him off. The lack of funding means he’s creative in ways that he recruits people from around the city and country to report news to him. He uses his cell phone as the major point of connection between him and the 10,000 (he says) that read his blackboard daily.

A really nice thing to see on a dull friday. Do check out the whole post. There is some great video on there as well.

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