Is Africa's Hashtag Revolution Gaining Ground?

Beginning with the Arab Spring in 2011, young Africans have been using technology to mobilise around issues affecting them. Images of young Africans assembled in protest, mobilising around hashtags, are now commonplace on Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms, writes Eleni Mourdoukoutas for Africa Renewal.


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