News

July 2014

July 8th 2014
The African Peacebuilding Network will cohost a conference with the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa on “International Criminal Justice, Reconciliation and Peace in Africa: the ICC and Beyond,” in Dakar, Senegal, from July 10-12 →
July 7th 2014
The Kujenga Amani essay series on Elections & Governance continues with fresh analysis from Malawian professor Blessings Chinsinga: “The May 2014 Malawi Elections: A Democratic Success Story?” →

June 2014

June 10th 2014
Featured essay at Kujenga Amani: “Post-M23 Euphoria and the Recurrent Peace Dividends in Eastern DRC,” by Christoph Vogel →
June 5th 2014
African Peacebuilding Network fellow Cori Wielenga (2013) has published an article based on her APN-supported research in Strategic Review for Southern Africa: “Reconciliation from the Top Down? Government Institutions in South Africa, Rwanda and Burundi” →

May 2014

May 15th 2014
The African Peacebuilding Network has published the first in a series of APN Working Papers: "The Financing of International Peace Operations in Africa: A Review of Recent Research and Analyses," by Corinna Jentzsch [PDF available] →
May 8th 2014
African Peacebuilding Network director Cyril Obi contributed an article to the latest Review of African Political Economy: “Oil and the Post-Amnesty Programme (PAP): What Prospects for Sustainable Development and Peace in the Niger Delta?” →
May 7th 2014
A new Kujenga Amani feature, On the Spot, offers quick and concise expert insights into significant African peacebuilding issues, opening with a look by scholars and practitioners at the issues and implications of elections in South Africa →

April 2014

April 9th 2014
New at Kujenga Amani: Oluwatoyin O. Oluwaniyi discusses challenges and recommendations for "post-amnesty" reintegration in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta region →
April 3rd 2014
Cyril Obi, director of the African Peacebuilding Network, contributed a poem, "Power on the People," to Poems for a Century: An Anthology on Nigeria, published as Nigeria marks a hundred years as a nation →

February 2014

February 26th 2014
New at Kujenga Amani: Olabanji Akinola looks at how poverty, politics, and religion have facilitated the spread of sectarian violence in Nigeria →
February 13th 2014
The African Peacebuilding Network is featured in an Inside Philanthropy piece on the role of African scholars in regional and global policymaking →
February 5th 2014
Deadline extension: applications for the African Peacebuilding Network Residential Postdoctoral Fellowships and Research Grants are now due February 7 →
February 4th 2014
New at Kujenga Amani: Angela Meyer on "The Recent Conflict in the Central African Republic: Which Way Out of the Crisis?" →

January 2014

January 24th 2014
Competitions for the African Peacebuilding Network Residential Postdoctoral Fellowships and Network Research Grants are open for one more week: applications due February 1 →
January 2nd 2014
The African Peacebuilding Network and the Centre for Democracy and Development cohosted a December conference in Abuja, Nigeria, on "Crises of Democracy in West Africa" →

December 2013

December 19th 2013
Letters of interest for the African Peacebuilding Network's Collaborative Working Group Grants are due December 31 →
December 6th 2013
Westgate Mall Attack: Special Issue, a new Kujenga Amani essay collection coordinated and edited by African Peacebuilding Network advisory board member Awino Okech, focuses on the peace and security implications of the September terrorist attack in Nairobi, Kenya →

November 2013

November 26th 2013
The African Peacebuilding Network announces a new Collaborative Working Group Grant opportunity (letters of interest due December 31) →
November 26th 2013
New Kujenga Amani book review: Godwin Onuoha considers Dani Rodrik's The Globalization Paradox: Why Global Markets, States, and Democracy Can’t Coexist
November 18th 2013
New on the Radar at Kujenga Amani: "The Westgate Terrorist Attack: Any Lessons for Kenya’s Approach to Regional Security?" and "The 9/21 Attack on Westgate Mall: Understanding the Youth Factor in Violent Radicalization in Eastern Africa and the Horn of Africa" →