Conflict and Peacebuilding

What Future Awaits Refugees in Kenya?

On March 23, the Kenyan government gave the UN’s refugee agency a two-week-long ultimatum to prepare a plan to close two refugee...
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Another war in the Horn? Rising tension at the Ethiopia-Sudan border

Could the Horn of Africa be set for another war? The prospects for a fresh conflict are certainly...

What can America learn from Liberia in managing electoral disputes and...

For many years Liberians have looked to America for both foreign aid and its political culture. The crucial role played by America...
SOURCE: www.ethiopoint.com:the-battle-of-mekelle-and-its-implications-for-ethiopia

The Battle of Mekelle and Its Implications for Ethiopia

On November 28, Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed congratulated the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) for seizing control of Mekelle, the capital...

Ethiopia’s Civil Conflict Won’t Heal Easily

“Pray for us and tell the world that this guy is bombing us.” My friend Mubarak’s What’s App...

Ghosts of juntas past: Can France get it right in Mali...

Should foreign allies prioritise liberty or stability in states undergoing extra-constitutional transition? France again faces this challenge in Mali, with the easy...

How Zambia can avoid an electoral crisis in 2021

Zambians return to the polls in August 2021. As momentum is building, it brings with it fresh memories of some of the disturbing events...

Great Power Rivalry Hinders Horn of Africa Democratization

Africa is facing major demographic changes and will double its population by 2050 to around 2.5 billion, half of whom will be under 24...

Why Ethiopians are losing faith in Abiy’s promises for peace

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been lauded for his willingness to reform his country's authoritarian political system. But, warns Yohannes Gedamu, some are...

Book Club: Fighting for Peace in Somalia

In the latest of our popular #BookClub feature, Paul Williams shares the key lessons of his important new book, and argues that fighting without...