Violence

New book cautions people on incestuous violence

Though most common violence relates to biologically unrelated people,  incestuous violence is a severe threat. That is what 32-year-old Namuhire Caroline's new book written in French entitled, “L’oncle gynecologue” loosely translated as “A gynecologist uncle...

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 5:28pm

AU, Commonwealth and Francophonie in joint bid to help quell Cameroon violence

A high-powered delegation of leaders of the African Union Commission, the Commonwealth, and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie arrived in Cameroon Tuesday to help end years of a bloody conflict that has ravaged the country’s English-speaking western regions. En...

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 9:58pm

Woman who was hacked by husband recovering steadily at hospital

Asterie Kubwimana, a mother of seven and resident of Rusosoro in Gasabo District, is recovering steadily at Rwanda Military Hospital, Kanombe after her husband hacked her with a machete and left her for dead. The attack took place on the morning of June 21 in Rusororo Sector. After the incident,...

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 12:53am

Kenyan post-election violence compensation timely

For the last ten years, business persons who used the Northern Corridor have been waiting for compensation for the losses they incurred during the 2007-8 post-election violence in Kenya. Most of the business people’s goods were caught in the thick of ethnic fighting following contested...

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 12:00am

Malian civilians die in ethnic clashes before presidential vote

A number of civilians were killed in ethnic violence in central Mali, government and local sources said on Friday, in one of a long series of attacks before a hotly-disputed presidential election this weekend. One local source put the death toll at 18 while another said the attackers had dumped...

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 12:37am

Extensive amendments to child law under scrutiny by Parliament

Members of parliament examining the new law on child rights have said that parents have the primary responsibility to ensure the safety and welfare of their children. The amendments to the existing law have been tabled by the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion and the National Children...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 2:58pm

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