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Intergenerational relations and the power of the cell phone: perspectives on young people's phone usage in Sub-Saharan AfricaGeoforum, 2015Cell phones present new forms of sociality and new possibilities of encounter for young people across the globe. Nowhere is this more evident than in sub-Saharan Africa where the scale of usage, even among the very poor, is remarkable.DocumentJournal of International Development, 2015Young people's use of mobile phones is expanding exponentially across Africa. Its transformative potential is exciting, but findings presented in this paper indicate how the downside of mobile phone use in African schools is becoming increasingly apparent.