This week’s edition of the Monitor features a piece from Dr Remember Miamingi on the impact of COVID-19 on children in conflict in Africa. To assist the plight of children in these situations, Dr Miamingi shares a four-point plan which calls on the international community to take action.
Our second piece from Pravina Makan-Lakha, Charlotte Lobe and Prof Cheryl Hendricks reflects on the South African Women’s Peace Table which convened on 19July 2021 against the backdrop of serious socio-political unrest in South Africa. This piece shares the key outcomes and recommendations of the event to rebuild peace and social cohesion in a divided South Africa.
Finally, ACCORD’s Katharine Bebington, Keenan Govender and Andrea Prah discuss the impact of the third wave in Africa and in particular, the implications of state responses to the third wave in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Uganda.