SA violence
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SOUTH AFRICANS AND OTHERS TAKE STOCK AMID VIOLENCE

6th Sep 2019 . by Donnelly McCleland

6 SEPTEMBER 2019 (SOURCE: VOA) – South Africa has begun assessing the toll of the week’s anti-immigrant violence, which, according to authorities, has claimed 10 lives, injured scores more, incited fear, hobbled business activity, and strained relations with other African countries. In a televised address Thursday, President Cyril Ramaphosa denounced the attacks that began Sunday,…

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Nigerian elections
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DOZENS KILLED IN NIGERIA POLL VIOLENCE: OBSERVERS

25th Feb 2019 . by incontext_adm

25 FEBRUARY 2019 (SOURCE: REUTERS) – As many as 39 people have been killed in election violence in Nigeria, civil society groups said on Sunday, as the country awaited the results of voting in what was forecast to be its tightest election since the end of military rule in 1999. The Situation Room – which represents more…

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Zim
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VIOLENT CRACKDOWN ON ZIMBABWEAN PROTESTORS

23rd Jan 2019 . by incontext_adm

By Donnelly McCleland The Zimbabwean government said the security forces’ response to recent protests in which a number of people have reportedly died is just “a foretaste of things to come”. News of a violent crackdown has emerged despite the government blocking social media sites. Local rights groups said at least 12 people had been…

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