Conflict Trends 2017/3
The fall of the Berlin Wall brought an end to one-party states and authoritarian rule in many parts of the world and ushered in a new era of multiparty democracy. Africa was not unaffected by these changing times. Many countries in Africa saw the fall of one-party states and the introduction of multiparty democracy, too. […]
Is there a link between Democracy and Development in Africa?
Critically examining whether there is a correlation between democratic governance and national development.
Cooperation as a Tool for Enhancing State Capacity to Fulfill Obligations of the Lomé Charter
Identifying the capacity challenges that hinder the implementation of the African Charter on Maritime Security, Safety and Development.
Regional Organisations’ Support to National Dialogue Processes
An overview of ECOWAS’s efforts to support national political dialogue processes through numerous declarations, statements and interventions.
Implications of Counter-extremism Approaches on Sustainable Peace and Security in Africa
How current military and law enforcement approaches to reducing terrorism actually threaten sustainable peace and security.
Youth Engagement in Conflict Transformation in the Central African Republic
Outlining efforts made by organisations to involve the youth of CAR in playing prominent roles as peacebuilding stakeholders.
Implication des jeunes dans la transformation du conflit en République centrafricaine
Décrire les efforts déployés par les organisations pour faire participer les jeunes de la RCA í des rôles importants en tant qu’acteurs de la consolidation de la paix.
Reinvigoration of Somali Traditional Justice through Inclusive Conflict Resolution Approaches
Examining the state of legal pluralism in Somalia where customary law, religious law and secular law operate concomitantly.
Seven Secrets for Negotiating with Government: How to Deal with Local, State, National or Foreign Governments – and Come Out Ahead
The onset of the United Nations (UN) 2030 sustainable development goals (SDGs) provides a platform for increased government involvement in national and global development. The attainment of these goals will require deliberate effort by development practitioners to strategically build and nurture partnerships with government, as key custodians of national development aspirations. This is also true […]