Feb 13th, 2013
One clear element is that violence in Kenya has to do with community identities, particularly where the young males of society are concerned. By Kisuke Ndiku In recent assessments it has emerged that young people are contributors to certain types of violence in Kenya. It has been argued that young p...
Nov 3rd, 2012
By Kabir Mato,Daily Trust opinion There is a growing theory emerging amongst several elites of Northern extraction. They allege that the violence that seems unabated in several parts of the region is merely precipitated by the powers that be in order to keep grip on power come 2015. The theory sugges...
Oct 5th, 2012
By Tapiwa Kapurura, zimeye.org The continually reported signs and predictions of looming violence statistics at grassroots level in Zimbabwe remain unsettling on the mind of any ordinary but concerned citizen. Many will recall 2008 as the most violent year in the last two decades in Zimbabwe. Such 20...
In East Africa
Jan 13th, 2012
Nairobi – Kenya will hold general elections by March 2013, unless its coalition government is dissolved before then, the high court ruled on Friday on a controversial dispute. The date of the general elections, the first since deadly post-poll violence four years ago, has sparked heated debate ...
Jan 27th, 2011
Renewed violence on Wednesday in Bauchi State took 10 lives, left several others injured, just as 14 died on Thursday in the last mayhem on the Plateau, where the Special Task Force (STF) arrested 29 armed Fulani herdsmen. Among those arrested and paraded before journalists in Jos was a mobile police...
Jan 11th, 2011
Fresh protests have broken out in a suburb of the Tunisian capital, Tunis. Police reportedly fired into the air to disperse protesters in Ettadamen, 15km (9 miles) from the centre of Tunis. Officials have said 21 people were killed in protests in recent days, though union and health officials say the...
Nov 26th, 2010
More than one in three South African men questioned in a survey admitted to rape, the latest evidence in the country of a violent culture of patriarchy. Researchers found that more than three in four men said they had perpetrated violence against women. Nearly nine in 10 men believe that a woman shou...