An explanation of Adaptive Mediation – a process whereby the content of agreements emerges from interaction among the participants.
A critical examination of the Joint Force of the Group of Five of the Sahel’s mandate to combat terrorism.
Highlighting some of the complexities that continue to characterise Zimbabwe’s national mood concerning national healing and reconciliation.
Analysing the tumultuous spread of democracy across Africa in the decades following the Cold War era.
Addressing the stifling gender issues in a humanitarian response to the Boko Haram crisis in Nigeria.
An introduction to nhimbe – an indigenous collaborative work system where community members work towards a common goal.
Exploring the contemporary challenges faced by state-making efforts from the perspective of internal colonialism.
Examining the state of environmental pollution in SA, and how it could result in conflict between affected communities and industries.
Using Lijphart’s notion of ‘power-sharing consocia-tionalism’ to understand South Sudan’s mutually reinforcing conflict system and its barriers to resolving conflict.
A theoretical discussion showing to what extent the concepts of truth, confession, forgiveness and reconciliation are interconnected.
An analysis of Kenyan and South African political parties, focusing on their linkages to political violence.
Arguing that the perceived choice between justice and peace is a false one since, as the two mutually reinforce each other.
A realistic examination of The Gambia’s ability to sustain its current peaceful state in the long term.
Looking at the sources of policies that place restrictions on the civic space available to civil society organisations.
An analysis of findings from field research in Nigeria exploring the reconciliation needs of communities displaced by Boko Haram.
An assessment of progress made and challenges faced by South Sudan’s National Dialogue Initiative to reconcile intercommunal violence.