Gina Porter and Ariane De Lannoy

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Gina Porter is a senior research fellow at Durham University. Ariane De Lanny is a senior researcher: Poverty & Inequality Initiative at the University of Cape Town.

Access to mobile phones doesn't magically fix youth unemployment in Afrika

Many in the international development community view technology –not least, mobile phones – as a possible panacea for Africa’s youth unemployment crisis. Their use is sharply on the rise. Mobile phones reduce the need for physical travel, allow rapid access to information about job openings and enable people to contact