Conflict Trends 1999/3


Focus on Renaissance

"Southern Africa constitutes a sad anomaly. The region is vast, and rich with natural resources and could well be the engine that drives Africa's economic Renaissance. Despite these positive indicators, the region's people continue to experience unemployment, poverty and malnourishment... To break the cycle of war and suffering, and to secure the development of the region, it is imperative for a solution to be found for the current wave of political instability besetting several countries in the region."

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Editorial - by Hussein Solomon


Uncertain progress in Lesotho
Roger Southall

Malawi's post election woes
Senzo Ngubane

Endless night: Conflict and conflict resolution in Angola
Hussein Solomon

International involvement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after the Lusaka agreement
Kwezi Mngqibisa

Mozambique prepares for elections
Senzo Ngubane

Anti-virus for the crime plague: Is an anti-crime movement taking root in contemporary South Africa?
Marlene Roefs



Conflict Watch & Renaissance Barometer

Conflict Watch
Senzo Ngubane

Renaissance Barometer
Senzo Ngubane

Book Reviews

Book Review: Peace, profit or plunder? The privatisation of security in war-torn African societie
Ian Liebenberg

Book Review: Power, wealth and global order: An international relations textbook for Africa
Jo-Ansie van Wyk