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'We saw it was possible to say no to our leaders'

About a year ago, when protesters took to the streets of Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, many expected the so-called Arab Spring to spread down the river Nile.

Even though localised protests hit sub-Saharan Africa, they have not succeeded in toppling governments.

In this video, young activists from Uganda discuss the influence the Arab Spring protests have had in their country.

  • 24 Jan 2012
  • From the section Africa
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