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Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

>> Head-hunters rely a lot on social networks on the Internet, but finding information and experts is neither easy nor efficient; valuable information is left buried within online communities. A US company, SRI International, teamed up with military officers to build a new social analytics tool called iLink that generates models and helps streamline the process by which a specific expert in an online community can be found.

>> The international NGO Save The Children is using cartoons to spell out to African soldiers the rights and wrongs of how to treat a child. The training and cartoon guide are part of efforts to bridge the gap in soldiers' education levels when it comes to children's rights.

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