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Siyanda Mohutsiwa speaking on 'social pan-Africanism' at TEDx Amsterdam, Nov 27, 2015. (Photo/Flickr/Renata)

One Year After #IfAfricaWasABar, ‘Social Pan-Africanism’ Makes Quiet Strides

Pan-Africanism is not new, but it has long been an elite project, with the majority of ordinary people having no stake in it. Now, social media offers a way to forge a new sense of solidarity, unmediated by state imaginations.