AJCR Volume 14 No. 2, 2014

Foreword
Jannie Malan

Tribute to Prof John Daniel
Daniel Forti, Junior researcher, ACCORD

Security regionalism and flaws of externally forged peace in Sudan: The IGAD peace process and its aftermath
Aleksi Ylönen

Formal and informal land tenure systems in Afar region, Ethiopia: Perceptions, attitudes and implications for land use disputes
Kelemework Tafere Reda

The Nigerian State as an equilibrium of violence: An explanation of the Boko Haram insurgency in Northern Nigeria
Emmanuel Ikechi Onah

Pastoral conflict in Kenya: Transforming mimetic violence to mimetic blessings between Turkana and Pokot communities
Ryan Triche

Terrorism and governance crisis: The Boko Haram experience in Nigeria
Efehi Raymond Okoro

Book Review

Towards an African Peace and Security regime: Continental embeddedness, transnational linkages, strategic relevance
Reviewed by Candice Moore

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AJCR Volume 14 No. 1, 2014

AJCR Volume 13 No. 3, 2013

Foreword by the guest editor
Johannes (Jannie) Botes

From going between to working together: Learning from structures and attitudes in South Africa's transition
Jannie Malan

Linking poverty and violence: The South African scenario
Ampie Muller

Violence as a form of communication: Making sense of violence in South Africa
Hugo van der Merwe

Mediation and conflict resolution in South and Southern Africa: A personal account of the past 30 years
Charles Nupen

Public participation as participatory conflict resolution: Shortcomings and best practices at the local level in South Africa
Sifiso Mbuyisa

Tributes to H.W. van der Merwe Hendrik W. van der Merwe (1929–2001)
Louis Kriesberg

A tribute to H.W. van der Merwe: Peace builder, colleague, and friend
Ampie Muller

The mediator's moral dilemma: An essay in memory of H.W. van der Merwe
Andries Odendaal

A just peace agreement, or just a peace agreement: Reflections on the work of H.W. van der Merwe
Vasu Gounden

'Sowing, cultivating, harvesting and spreading the seeds of peace': In honour of H.W. van der Merwe
Valerie Dovey

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AJCR Volume 13 No. 2, 2013

Foreword
Jannie Malan

Conflict and conflict resolution in Africa: Engaging the colonial factor
Fonkem Achankeng I

Interethnic conflict in Jonglei State, South Sudan: Emerging ethnic hatred between the Lou Nuer and the Murle
Yuki Yoshida

Peace at last? Appraisal of the Addis Ababa Peace and Security Cooperation Framework and the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2098 for the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Sadiki Koko

Fragility and the State: Post-apartheid South Africa and the State-Society Contract in the 21st Century
Lesley Connolly

Strengthening ethical political leadership for sustainable peace and social justice in Africa: Uganda as a case study
Evelyn Mayanja

Book review

Civil Wars in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 1960-2010
Reviewed by Martha Mutisi

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AJCR Volume 13 No. 1, 2013

Foreword
Jannie Malan

The reintegrating role that can be played by a traditional conflict- resolving mechanism in the eastern Hararghe zone of Oromiya regional state, Ethiopia
Nigusie Angessa

Exploring Gumaa as an indispensable psycho-social method of conflict resolution and justice administration
Tamene Keneni

Complex conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Good governance a prerequisite of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) peacebuilding
Mary McCartin

Reconciliation, conciliation, integration and national healing: Possibilities and challenges in Zimbabwe
Oswell Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru

Voting and violence in KwaZulu-Natal's no-go areas: Coercive mobilisation and territorial control in post-conflict elections
Maria Schuld

Book review

Polarization and transformation in Zimbabwe: Social movements, strategy dilemmas and change
Reviewed by Lesley Connolly

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