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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Jeffrey Sachs: Use of Mobile Phone Services by 30% of Africans Will Lead to Poverty Reduction

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Jeffrey Sachs, director of the United Nations Millennium Villages Project, was recently interviewed by the US-based CNN news provider regarding the rise of mobile phone ownership in impoverished areas throughout Africa.

As people can more easily call for medical help, send a quick letter to a loved one or start a savings account, Dr. Sachs argues that mobile phone ownership will transform....

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