Examining the state of environmental pollution in SA, and how it could result in conflict between affected communities and industries.
Using Lijphart’s notion of ‘power-sharing consocia-tionalism’ to understand South Sudan’s mutually reinforcing conflict system and its barriers to resolving conflict.
A theoretical discussion showing to what extent the concepts of truth, confession, forgiveness and reconciliation are interconnected.
An analysis of Kenyan and South African political parties, focusing on their linkages to political violence.
Arguing that the perceived choice between justice and peace is a false one since, as the two mutually reinforce each other.
A realistic examination of The Gambia’s ability to sustain its current peaceful state in the long term.
Looking at the sources of policies that place restrictions on the civic space available to civil society organisations.
An analysis of findings from field research in Nigeria exploring the reconciliation needs of communities displaced by Boko Haram.
An assessment of progress made and challenges faced by South Sudan’s National Dialogue Initiative to reconcile intercommunal violence.
A comparative analysis of the reconciliation mechanisms adopted by Sri Lanka and Rwanda, and how effectively they created social reconciliation.
Discussing the emergence and role of networks for women mediators in light of ongoing efforts to implement UNSCR 1325.
An evaluation of post-conflict disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration programmes for former child soldiers.
In our previous 39 issues, we have had an average of 5,2 articles per issue. In this 40th issue, we happen to have six. There …
How failing to address historical, structural, institutional, legal, and cultural factor causes the country to continually drift into electoral conflict.
Examining the prevalence of ethnic conflict in Ethiopia and evaluating potential causes of violence in the country.
Historicising the 1992 Zangon Kataf conflicts while examining the state’s role in managing difference among co-habiting ethnic groups.