Conflict Trends 2000/3

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Focus on Nigeria

"Feature on Nigeria, recipients of the 2000 Africa Peace Award. A vast, populous country, Africa needs a stable, properous Nigeria. It's problems are not uniquely Nigerian, but a microcosm, albeit a large one, of the problems facing the entire continent: ethnic chauvinism, religious fundamentalism, tensions between central and national government. How Nigeria deals with these problems could set the tone for how other African states could successfully manage similar situations..."

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Contents

Editorial - by Hussein Solomon

Features

Rebuilding the state of Somalia
Senzo Ngubane

Civil society play their role in the Angolan peace process
Virginie Ladisch

Conflict update: Colonialism in Africa
Senzo Ngubane

Lessons learned from Blue Crane
Hussein Solomon

Zambia & the DRC
Jacomien van der Bij

Peacekeeping: Exercise Zenith
Kwezi Mngqibisa

Conflict in the fourth republic
Akin Aladesua

Pouring oil on troubled waters
Dr. Dokubo

Post transitional conflicts in Nigeria
Osita Agbu

Africa Peace Award 2000: We speak to Vasu Gounden
Sean Callaghan

Nigeria: Religion & politics
Ogaba Oche

Mediation efforts in Burundi
Elisa Renda

Conflict Watch

Renaissance Barometer

Book Review

Contemporary Conflict Resolution - by Roland Henwood