New in the ASCL Africanist Blog: Africa’s youth and conflicts: a Sub-Saharan spring?

Recent travels to Chad, Cameroon and Mali confronted Prof. Mirjam de Bruijn with the conflicts in these countries as well as in the Central African Republic, and the youth’s involvement in them. How are researchers to analyse these developments? Are the protests the result of a youth that - through ICTs - is more informed about the world and its inequality - or is there more to it? Read Prof. De Bruijn's latest contribution to the ASCL Africanist Blog!