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Day 4: reports from the bloggers


Two final sessions, “Leadership and Truth” and “Ideas Worth Spreading,” brought together economists, activists and the president of Tanzania. And the big ideas keep coming. Mweshi reports: Salim Amin is asking every African and those interested in the continent to help his for-Africa by-Africa 24-hour news channel, A24, come to fruition. With 900 million people []

TED Prize Winner: Larry Brilliant


It’s difficult to resist making a pun around the name Larry Brilliant. Board-certified in preventive medicine and public health, Larry lived in India for 10 years — first at a Himalayan monastery, and later as a diplomat working for the UN. He helped lead the successful WHO smallpox-eradication program and later founded the Seva Foundation, []