Tag: election violence

Security challenges during Nigeria’s presidential elections

As many as 39 people have been killed in election violence in Nigeria. The Situation Room, which represents more than 70 civil society groups - gave the death toll the day after elections in Nigeria, citing data from Lagos-based consultancy SBM Intelligence. Nnamdi Obasi, Senior Adviser, Nigeria at Crisis Group joins CNBC Africa from Abuja to assess the security challenges during Nigeria’s election.

Kenya – Chaotic primaries and the threat of election violence – just like in 2013

Party primaries ahead of the August elections have been disrupted due to poor preparation, accusations of rigging and violence. Both the ruling Jubilee Party (JPK) and the main opposition party in the...