EPISODE V THE ROOT CAUSES OF ELECTORAL VIOLENCE The aforementioned are some of the major causes of electoral violence in Ghana, but in indeed not the actual ROOT CAUSES. The root causes of electoral violence are: The root causes of electoral violence are: 1. Sense of shame 2. Sense of
EPISODE IV THE CAUSES OF ELECTORAL VIOLENCE While frequent political violence in Ghana does not generally occur spontaneously and is not an intractable problem. Electoral violence in Ghana is one of the few issues that do not follow the normal historic ethno-religious or sectional divide-lines. In Ghana, electoral violence
EPISODE III Youths involved in electoral violence can be categorised into: 1. Instigators 2. Collaborators 3. Implementers 4. Retaliators Instigators could be godfathers, aspirants as incumbents or the opposition, they could be youths by age but would not be seen where electoral violence is taking place or godfathers, whose biological
EPISODE II Defining Youth in Electoral Violence in Ghana. Usually, it is generally perceived that youths who are largely unemployed, mostly politically ignorant on electoral processes and many who are illiterates are used to score violent political points either in a bid to hold tight to or wrestle political power.