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ISS: Domestic violence during COVID-19: are we asking the right questions?

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The number of domestic violence cases reported to the South African police between March and April dropped by 69.4%. This figure makes it tempting...

Opposition blamed for Sierra Leone violence

Sierra Leone president Julius Maada Bio accused the main opposition party of orchestrating a spate of violent incidents, deepening a political standoff that risks...

Defence committee concerned about soldier violence during lockdown

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Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans (PCDMV) supports deployment of national defence force elements to ensure lockdown protocols and regulations are adhered...

Cameroonians flee in the face of violence

Almost 8 000 Cameroon refugees fled to eastern and southern Nigeria over the past two weeks, the UN refugee agency said, as violence flared...

ISS: Insecurity in the Sahel won’t be solved at high-level summits

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Terror attacks in the Sahel have increased five-fold since 2016. In addition to civilian casualties, attacks on military personnel in the Sahelian states, as...

Global violent deaths on the rise

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The year 2017 saw the second highest annual rate of global violent deaths in the period 2004–17, according to new data from the Small...

Burkinabes flee escalating violence

The number of people forced to flee their homes in two regions of Burkina Faso besieged by ethnic and jihadist violence increased more than...

World losing ground against Sahel violence

West African and international powers are failing to tackle the spiralling threat of Islamist militancy in the Sahel region, which is spreading to the...

Ramaphosa condemns further public violence

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned a resurgence of public violence that claimed two lives in Johannesburg on Sunday 08 September. The President has also expressed...

DA calls for NATJOINTS to halt logistics sector attacks

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The opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) will be writing to the National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole, to request that he activate the National Joint...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...