Between 1990 and 2015, more than half of over 300 elections held in Africa were characterised as violent. In this spoken word piece, LSE alumnus Donnas Ojok explores the context of electoral violence and warns against naïvety about the dangers of electoral violence.
Donnas Ojok is a LSE PfAL Fellow. Follow him on Twitter @OjokD.
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