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Ticking Time Bomb! Kusasis and Mamprusis deepen conflict on social media with animal labels

In 1992, Rwandan politician Leon Mugesera referred to Tutsis as “Inyenzi”, meaning cockroaches. This insulting, dehumanizing language triggered a genocide, which happened in 1994 and which led to the deaths of 800,000 people largely Tutsis. In Ghana, the Kusasis and Mamprusis, embroiled in what appears to be an intractable ethnic conflict are perpetuating this same […]

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