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This week on Pulse, we hear the stories of women who were raped during the 1994 genocide. The show doesn't stop there, in South Africa dreadlock thieves are on the loose. And on our trending topics, we focus on how social media has got more young people engaged in politics. All that and more with host Jane Nyingi.
How many times in a day do you visit Facebook, twitter, Instagram or any other social media network? In fact, social media platforms are said to have taken over our lives. And this has caught the attention of politicians who are searching for votes especially from young people who constitute a large number of social media users. DW's Isaac Mugabi speaks to Jane Nyingi.