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Digital Dumping Ground

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Italian photographer Alessandro Iovino spent time in Burkina Faso, a small country in West Africa, documenting mobile phone usage and the toxic e-waste dumping grounds around the country. Here he shares with us his story and a selection of the photos he took while there. The first mobile phone appeared in Burkina Faso in 1998, and from that moment on, the country – along with the rest of Africa – grew to be the second leading world market for the prese… Continue Reading

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