Whenever we think about or discuss conflict, or train others for dealing with conflict, we unavoidably make use of terms which serve as convenient codes …
Examining the confrontation between activists, government and multinational oil companies operating in the region.
Understanding the political justifications for marginalising traditional dispute-resolving mechanisms from the legal systems of both Kenya and Ethiopia.
Exploring the binding power of music within the context of Nigeria’s elections.
Discussing the feasibility of amnesty, domestic and local trials, or an African regional court as viable alternatives to ICC jurisdiction.
Explaining Africa’s limited success in peacebuilding operations in light of failures to fundamentally transform inherited post-colonial state and politics.
Documenting the struggle to restructure Guinea-Bissau’s weak sociopolitical and economic systems since its independence.
Understanding justice from the victims’ perspective to outline dilemmas societies in transition face in accessing justice after conflict.
Examining Cameroon’s linguistic and cultural divide left in the wake of two withdrawing colonial powers.
Examining the circumstances under which the UNSC can refer cases to the ICC, using Darfur as a case study.
How the youth of the nation can be key agents for social change, peace, economic development and technological innovation.
A comparative review of South Africa and Kenya’s attempts to curb hate speech through legislative means.
Exploring alternate approaches to address the threat of terrorism that minimise human suffering.
Exploring possible solutions to Nigeria’s humanitarian crisis in the wake of Boko Haram’s violent insurgence.
Examining how the DRC’s mineral wealth influenced the outcome of the country’s 2003 armistice agreement.
Detailing the Danish Demining Group’s “people-centred” approach to border management in Africa.