Power and violence

From Kubatana Zimbabwe Blog Thu Feb 28 2013, 04:09:10

With the amount of violence that Zanu PF dishes out, Hannah's quote below illustrates their fear of losing power. They are no longer in total control, and they know it. Power and violence are opposites; where one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears when power is in jeopardy. - Hannah Arendt

The post Power and violence appeared first on Kubatana.net speaks out from Zimbabwe.

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Gabon:   Jean Ping Lays Claim to Presidency Win (news)
Al Jazeera
28 August 2016

Gabon's opposition presidential candidate Jean Ping has claimed victory over incumbent President Ali Bongo, whose family has ruled the oil-rich African nation for nearly half a century. "The decision ... [read more]

Nigeria:   Govt to Swap Boko Haram Detainees for Chibok Girls (news)
Daily Trust
28 August 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the Federal Government's readiness to swap the over 200 abducted Chibok schoolgirls with Boko Haram leaders in detention. Buhari reiterated his ... [read more]

Nigeria:   Irish Singer Bono Makes Commitment to Borno Resettlement Camps (news)
This Day
28 August 2016

Irish rockstar, Paul David Hewson (Bono) has made commitment to be involved in the ongoing rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts of insurgency-ravaged Borno State. Bono, an ambassador for United ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!