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A risky return for ex-combatants into communities

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Nigeria
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Continued human rights abuses and a lack of transparency are hindering the successful reintegration of defectors. 14 AUG 2019 / BY ISEL VAN ZYL Enabling violent extremists to defect from their terror...

The Motlanthe Commission’s anniversary of shame

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Zimbabwe
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The results of the inquiry into the 1 August 2018 shootings reveal Zimbabwe’s lack of reform. A year ago on 1 August, Zimbabwean soldiers killed six civilians on the streets of Harare. The date also...

Sudan needs women at its negotiating table

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Sudan
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ISS
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Having played a leading role in Bashir’s ousting, women can improve prospects for mediation and long-term peace. 06 AUG 2019 / BY LIEZELLE KUMALO AND CASSIE RODDY-MULLINEAUX Sudanese women played a...

Holding Sudan back from civil war

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Sudan
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ISS
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BY ANDREWS ATTA-ASAMOAH The AU’s suspension of Sudan is significant, but can it resolve the dispute between the army and protesters? After militias killed up to 100 peaceful protesters in Khartoum on...

Dialogue with Boko Haram: back on the agenda?

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Nigeria
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ISS
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It’s not a popular choice, but the stalemate between extremists and military forces makes negotiation worth re-considering. By Akinola Olojo There is a hurting stalemate in the Lake Chad Basin...

Is Sudan ready for UNAMID’s exit?

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Sudan
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ISS
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Given current security realities, responsibility for protecting Darfuris cannot be handed to Sudan’s Transitional Military Council. The UN Security Council (UNSC) is scheduled to make a decision on...

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