Resolving conflicts in Africa
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Resolving conflicts in Africa implementation options. by Organization of African Unity. General Secretariat.

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Published by OAU Information Services in [Addis Ababa] .
Written in English



  • Africa,
  • Africa.


  • Conflict management -- Africa.,
  • Pacific settlement of international disputes.,
  • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-

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Edition Notes

SeriesOAU Information Services publication.
LC ClassificationsDT30.5 .O755 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p. ;
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1267203M
LC Control Number94980372

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This book presents African scholars’ views of why conflicts start in their continent. The causes of conflict are too often examined by scholars from the countries that run the proxy wars and sell the arms to fuel them. This volume offers theoretically sophisticated, empirically grounded, and compelling analyses of the roots of African conflicts. The Conflict Situation in Africa Africa’s track record on civil war, violent conflict, strife and political instability has, with a large measure of justification, earned it the appellation of a continent at war against itself, with war torn politics, pauperized and divided societies. This book presents the first comprehensive overview of conflict and peace across the continent. Bringing together a range of leading academics from Africa and beyond, Peace and Conflict in Africa is an ideal introduction to key themes of conflict resolution, peacebuilding, security and development. Processes of conflict resolution in Africa are characterised by three dimensions which include the nature of conflicts, conflict resolution mechanisms and the outcome of such mechanisms. In understanding the nature of conflicts, first there is need to identify types of conflicts. There have been different ways of identifying types of conflicts. One.

Resolving Intractable Conflicts in Africa: A Case Study of Sierra Leone book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, ‘intractable’ African conflicts characterized by a profusion of warring parties, the resort to extreme. Examining the causes of the conflicts in the Central African Republic from different organisations in resolving conflicts that methods in the form of literature studies such as books. Unit Intervention Steps in Transforming Conflicts 26 Unit Guidelines for Intervention 26 Module Five: Managing and Resolving conflicts 28 Unit Leadership Levels in Conflict Transformation 28 Unit Approaches to Conflicts 29 Unit Negotiation and Mediation 31 Module Six: A Model Conflict Resolution Strategy 37 3.   It is in Darfur that the AU faces the first real test of its credibility. It has commendably made Darfur a test case of its ability to play a central role in preventing and resolving conflict across Africa. Despite a sometimes uneven performance, the AU .

These instruments have guided ECOWAS in resolving inter-state and intra-state conflicts. This work therefore examines various diplomatic methods employed by the ECOWAS in resolving and managing conflicts in West Africa. However, reference will be made to other jurisdictions where necessary. ECOWAS Diplomatic Methods of Conflict Resolution. This is the prologue of the book written by Ali Mazrui. As the title connotes, the author presents an overview of conflicts in Africa. In doing so, he divides this chapter into two sections: roots of conflicts and conflict resolution. In the first section, he identifies a number critical issues in Africa and lays out some paradoxes. Black. Violent conflicts of one type or another have afflicted Africa and exacted a heavy toll on the continent’s societies, polities and economies, robbing them of their developmental potential and democratic possibilities. The causes of the conflicts are as complex as the challenges of resolving . edited by Sam Moyo, Yoichi Mine. As Julius Nyerere once noted, Africa has largely been the continent of peace, though this fact has not been widely publicised. In reality, Africa possesses dynamic potentials for resolving contradictions and violent ruptures that colonial authorities, post-colonial states and global actors have failed to capture and capitalise upon.