Africa In The News

Kenyan police strengthen security for elections

JOHANNESBURG, October 19 – Kenyan police are increasing security in preparation for possible fresh outbreaks of violence in the run-up to, and during, the presidential election rerun scheduled for October 26, Kenya’s Daily Nation reported on Thursday. Spokesman George Kinoti said due to the prevailing political situation, new threats have been identified and fresh hotspots […]

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Department urges schools to respond to bullying appropriately

JOHANNESBURG, September 25 – The Gauteng Department of Education urged principals and educators on Monday, to respond appropriately when cases of bullying, violence and intimidation were reported. “Ignoring these reports makes the victim feel more vulnerable and subjected to secondary trauma of adults that show a cavalier attitude. We also appeal to the community to protect […]

South Africa

Police condemn public violence during PE protests

PORT ELIZABETH, June – Port Elizabeth police have condemned violent protests which took place in Ikamvelihle and Wells Estate and saw the torching of vehicles and the damaging of property. Police spokesperson, Captain Andre Beetge, said the protests continued until late on Tuesday night and saw various vehicles, including police vehicles, stoned and petrol bombed. […]