10 Years of Building Capacity for Peace in Africa

Africa Peace and Conflict Journal - December 2012

Volume 5 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
From the Managing Editor


The Southern Cameroons Nationalist Conflict: A Destiny in the Shadows?
Fonkem Achankeng I

The ‘Hegemonic Presidency’ and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in Liberia
George Klay Kieh

Kenyan Elections, 2013: Can the Precipice Be Avoided?
John Ahere

Somalia, 2006–2012: Theories on Conflict and Its Continuance
Philip Lewis and Preeti Patel

i-Verified Voting: An Option for South Sudan?
Danny Thiemann

Resettlement of Abducted Girls in Northern Uganda: The Case of Gulu District
Sarah Kamya


The Crossroads of Politics and Law: The Unfinished Debate between the United States and the International Criminal Court
Mathew G. Ituma

Outside Peacebuilding Interventions: A Positive Interpretation
Ekeno Augostine


Conflict, Security and Development: An Introduction,
Danielle Beswick and Paul Jackson
Reviewed by Njeri Karuru

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