10 Years of Building Capacity for Peace in Africa

Africa Peace and Conflict Journal - December 2009

Volume 2 Number 2


The APCJ is a refereed journal with a panel of international editorial advisors and readers. Allarticles are anonymously peer reviewed by at least two referees. We welcome the following types of contributions year round and will periodically issue calls for papers on specific topics:

Articles and case analysis: critical case studies or thematic discussion and analysis of topical peace and conflict themes (7,000 words maximum, including endnotes; abstract, 150 words or less).

Briefings/practice: training or intervention strategies, outcomes and impacts, policy review and analysis, country situational updates, and so on (2,000 words maximum).

Book reviews: critical assessments of new books that integrate peace and conflict concerns (1,500 words maximum).

Resources: reports, upcoming conferences and workshops, notices of new books and videos,e-communications, and Web sites that link to peace and conflict studies (150 words maximum); documents, declarations, communiqués, and other relevant nongovernmental or multilateral organizational statements (1,000 words maximum).



Guest Editor’s Note: Holistic Peacebuilding in Africa
From the Managing Editor


Promoting Human Security and Peace in the Pastoral Karimojong Communities in Uganda: Systems and Strategies to Mitigate Land Conflicts
Maxie J. Muwonge

Drama Festivals: A Tool for Peace Education in Nairobi Secondary Schools
Njageh Ann Rita Karimi

Child Soldiers in Postwar Liberia: The Challenges of Reintegration
Awodola Bosede

Forgiveness, Reconciliation, and Judicial Process in Northern Uganda: The Lord’s Resistance Army and the International Criminal Court
Michael Bartlet

Building Peace from Below: The Centre Ubuntu in Burundi
Sylvester Bongani Maphosa

Causes of the Northern Uganda Armed Conflict: A Probit Analysis
Charles Okello Ayai


Challenges and Conflicts to Customary Land Tenure in Teso Region in Uganda Esibo S. Omaada Women, Camps, and (In)Security
Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso


Peace and Conflict in Africa, edited by David J. Francis
Reviewed by Maneshka Eliatamby

Dead Aid:Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa, by Dambisa Moyo
Reviewed by Martha Mutisi

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