Reforming the public sector in sub-Saharan Africa
Though the New Public Sector Management (NPM) concept offers attractive public sector reform strategies, it has failed to nurture efficiency, transparency and accountability in Africa. To... Read More
To implement Agenda 2030 in Africa, people must be at the centre
Developing partnerships between governments, citizens and the private sector is essential for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and nowhere is this more... Read More
Capitalising on the ‘Clash of Civilizations’ to curb terrorism
If fundamentalism can be created it can also be disintegrated through peace education, in the same way draconian and incomprehensible ideologies such as Fascism and... Read More
Comparing Western and African democracy – challenges and opportunities
Continuous imposition of the Western model of democracy will only lead to Western frustration and African rejection, just like in the Middle East, Latin America... Read More
Combatting environmental crime
Environmental crime – worth between $70b and $213b annually according to UNEP estimates – is one of the great challenges of our age. To tackle the issues... Read More
Waging war on poaching – the war on drugs revisited?
In the face of the failed militarisation of the response to drug trafficking, is it appropriate to apply a similar tactic to tackling the poaching... Read More
Never Again Rwanda from Rwanda
TransConflict is pleased to present the profile of Never Again Rwanda from Rwanda, a member of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation.
Central African Republic – Muslims and Christians in Bangui at peace amidst war
Even as violence in the Central African Republic escalates, there are local communities showing that peace is still possible, with grassroots peace initiatives challenging and rejecting... Read More
Nelson Mandela’s choice of a peaceful path
In the face of seemingly insurmountable odds, Nelson Mandela’s resolute commitment to reconciliation and forgiveness led South Africa to peaceful and negotiated constitutional settlement that... Read More
Rwanda after genocide – building peace through art
The ‘Peacebuilding after Genocide’ mobile exhibition used story telling and dialogue methodologies to educate people about the 1994 genocide, to examine what causes violence and to... Read More
The Movement Against Violence and Impunity in Africa
The Movement Against Violence and Impunity in Africa (MAVIA) was established 2009 in the city of Monrovia, Liberia. It has since been involved with community... Read More
Building community cohesion in the Ivory Coast
Distressed by post-election violence and North-South ethnic tribalism, James Offuh created United for Peace Against Conflict International (UFPACI) in January 2012 to build community cohesion... Read More
Impact of ‘high value resources’ on communities in Eastern Africa
As new high-value resources are discovered and exploited in East Africa, what is the impact on local communities and the potential for local-level conflict?
The Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack
TransConflict is pleased to announce that it is now an affiliated organization of the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack.