Violence

By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Feb 13th, 2013
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 3rd, 2012
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 5th, 2012
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 13th, 2012
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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 ...
By benim
In News
Sep 15th, 2011
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At least 46 people were killed and around 5,000 cows stolen in the latest tribal violence in newly independent South Sudan, authorities said on Thursday. South Sudan became independent in July after a 2005 peace deal with Khartoum that ended decades of civil war but the oil-producing nation has been ...
By benim
In News
Jan 27th, 2011
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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...
By benim
In News
Jan 11th, 2011
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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...
By benim
In News
Nov 26th, 2010
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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...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Nov 26th, 2010
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More than 1,000 women accused of witchcraft in northern Ghana live in refuges, where they have to pay for protection from the chief who runs them. Yaba Badoe visits a camp in Gambaga and follows two women as they return to their villages.
By benim
In Analysis
Nov 25th, 2010
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Action needed to stop acts of violence against women. Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. On paper, women  suffer series of violence; at first glance we do not have a criminal justice system that should protect African women and girls from violence. Violence agai...