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Kenya looking to halt election violence

Kenya should create more senior political posts including a prime minister and increase payments to regional governments to end cyclical election violence, a government...

Observers say several killed in Nigeria poll violence

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The groups said the death toll during Africa’s biggest election were higher than that of the 2015 poll which was widely considered to have...

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa names team to probe soldiers role in post-election violence

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Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday named a commission including a South African ex-president and a British human rights lawyer to investigate...

Kenya post-election deaths raise questions over police brutality

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Six-month-old Samantha Pendo was sleeping with her mother when police in the city of Kisumu in western Kenya forced the wooden door...

ISS: Preventing election violence is a priority for Africa

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It's a busy time for elections in Africa, with countries like the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Zimbabwe and Kenya gearing...

Kenyan political unrest raises fears of new flare-up in 2017 vote

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Kenyan politics is already taking a deadly toll more than a year before elections likely to pit rival dynasties against each other,...

EU and U.S. condemn post-election violence in Republic of Congo

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The European Union on Thursday condemned what it said were human rights abuses in Republic of Congo during violence following the country's...

ISS: What does increasing political violence mean for the future of...

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In the six months leading up to South African's fifth democratic election on 7 May, 76 incidents of election-related violence had taken...

International court charges Kenyan with bribing witnesses

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The International Criminal Court said on Wednesday it had issued an arrest warrant for a Kenyan charged with trying to bribe witnesses...

International court charges Kenyan with bribing witnesses in Ruto case

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The International Criminal Court said on Wednesday it had issued an arrest warrant for a Kenyan citizen charged with trying to bribe...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...