The African continent is in a race against time. Although many African countries have achieved positive gains in realising their development agendas and economic growth rates, uneven progress in eliminating poverty, unemployment and socio-economic inequality are significant threats to achieving the African Union (AU) Agenda 2063’s long-term vision of an “integrated, prosperous and peaceful African […]

To Punish or to Reform?

Survivor justice

Comparing and contrasting two broad conceptualisations of justice in the post-WWII period: survivor justice and victor’s justice.

Beyond the Disease

An analysis of the profound effects the 2013 Ebola outbreak had on the stability of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

From Classrooms to Conflict in Rwanda


The genocide that took place in Rwanda in 1994 has been analysed from many perspectives, the most common being through the lens of security and (lack of) international involvement. International apathy, ethnic divisions created and crystallised through Belgian colonial rule, and a long history of ethnic hierarchical tensions leading to economic disparities are often offered […]