Comparative analysis of approaches to conflict management taken by the AU and the EU, using Burundi and Ukraine as examples.
How the UN handles the scourge of gender-based violence in conflict when its own peacekeepers are the perpetrators.
Using Jenson’s theoretical model of social cohesion to understand the differing outcomes of Tunisia and Yemen’s peacebuilding dialogues.
Analysing key issues regarding normative representations of femininity that often hamper women’s sporting recognition.
A reflection of the roles that student leadership and advocacy against social injustices play in building greater social cohesion.
How opposing cultural ideologies and limitations of formal state-building mechanisms threaten to re-establish conflict in the world’s newest state.
Assessing the viability of New African Pentecostalism’s ability to foster social cohesion beyond denominational boundaries.
Shekhawat examines the demographic crases of various armed forces around the world to debunk widely-accepted gender stereotypes.
Investigating whether sanctions against South Sudan are helping to curb conflict, or merely worsening the suffering of its citizens.
A reflection on the divide in democratic and political perceptions between the Cameroonian Army and the civilians they protect.
An assessment of the roles of armed non-state actors within the normative political landscapes of African countries.
Exploring how the civil war in South Sudan has affected the country’s political and economical relations with Uganda.
How the establishment of the Extraordinary African Chambers brought the cruel dictator of the Republic of Chad to justice.
Analysing the media’s intrinsic ability to shape public opinion, and its power to instigate peaceful or violent mass mobilisation.
Examining the lack of commitment towards national reconciliation as the primary driving force behind continued violence in Zimbabwe.
Research results which indicate that sufferers of grievous injustice often pass a strong desire for vengeance to the next generation.