Peace building

South Africa: Siphiwe Ramaphuma

My name is Sphiwe Ramaphuma I started the food business in Orange farm extension 8A in 2018 sold bunny chaos (kota) and burgers in my community. I manage to run the business and make fair results since I attended the Sunrise campaign workshop that gave me the tools to achieve the good results. What I […]

African Journal on Conflict Resolution

Story telling as a way to heal sexual violence survivors among women and girls in northern Uganda. Indigenous institutions are an alternative conflict resolution mechanism in eastern Ethiopia and experiences from Zimbabwe.

Conflict Trends

Issue 3 2017 Editorial focus: Build local and national capacities for peace Link between democracy and development in Africa  

Botswana: Okemetse Prudence Kwelagobe

A RESOURCEFUL & BRILLIANT GENDER THINK-TANK Ms Kwelagobe is a police officer by profession, who is a gender activist and youth mentor residing in Lobatse. She speaks fearlessly and boldly on gender issues in her area of Lobatse, inspired by Martin Luther King’s words that “everyone can be great because anyone can serve”. Her primary […]

July 13, 2018 Themes: Education | Gender based violence | Peace building Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Francis Kanda

Francis Kanda “Access to basic services like food, water and sanitation is a basic human right and should ensure that human dignity and health is upheld for all people regardless of their sex, age and disability status.” I hold a degree in Sociology and Gender studies at the Women’s University. I chose this degree as […]

Lesotho: Tieang Sefali

“Empower a woman, empower a nation” I am a councillor and entrusted with community development. I initiate community projects and oversee such for the betterment of the community. Encourage unity through community groups, associations, organisations etc. My work also entails taking community needs to the council for deliberation and delivery of the required services. I […]

Common African Position on Humanitarian Effectiveness

Common African Perspective on humanitarian effectiveness: The CAP on humanitarian effectiveness at a glance. One Africa. One Voice. One message. Africa continues to speak with one voice. The AU adopted a common position on humanitarian work in Ethiopia in 2016.It is the consolidation of the aspirations of African Union member states. CAP calls for transformative […]

African Journal on Conflict Resolution 2016

Volume 16 (2) of the African Journal on Conflict Resolution This edition of this journal on African Conflict Resolution contains the following articles as well as a book review: Efficacy of top-down approaches to post-colonial social co-existence: Zimbabwe Storytelling and the healing of sexual violence survivors: Acholiland, northern Uganda Intergroup conflicts along the Ethiopia-Kenya border; and […]

December 18, 2017 Themes: Conflict | Peace building Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Human trafficking an obstacle to peace

Human trafficking an obstacle to peace

By Melody Kandare Johannesburg 04 October: This past month of  September the world celebrated its International day of Peace on the 21st of September, a day declared by the General Assembly and devoted to strengthen the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. The United Nations declared 2017s theme as “Together […]

October 4, 2017 Themes: Peace building Programs: Peace building and conflict resolution

TESO Initiative for peace: Voices for peace in Teso and Karamoja

Peace work, as one can imagine , is a complex task. Most of the time, more than two conflicting parties must be unified and the interests of various actors need to be met in order to reach a consensus for peace. The other way round; when some development is announced in a peace building process, […]