10 Years of Building Capacity for Peace in Africa

Africa Peace and Conflict Journal - June 2011

Volume 4 Number 1


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

From the Managing Editor


Building an Illiberal Peace: Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Sierra Leone
Christine Cubitt

Development versus Peacebuilding: Overcoming Jargon in Post-War Sierra Leone
Pushpa Iyer

Biafran Women and the Nigerian Civil War: Challenges and Survival Strategies
Jacinta Chiamaka Nwaka

Sudan: Beyond the 2011 Referendum
Kizito Sabala

Landownership and Gender Conflict in Anglophone Cameroon: A Legal Perspective
Sone Patience Munge

Women in Peacemaking and Peacebuilding in Northern Uganda
Sidonia Angom


The Arab Revolutions of 2011: Roots and Prospects
Amr Abdalla

Post-Revolutionary Egypt: Shifting Social Trends and Ebda’ Benafsak
Menan Omar and Mohamed Abdel Bary


Empowering Education: The Power of Youth
Mary Elizabeth King

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