The Africa Program is pleased to announce a new installment in its Occasional Paper Series. "Resolving the Three Headed War from Hell in Southern Sudan, Northern Uganda and Darfur" by John Prendergast examines the prospects for war and peace in the troubled region. Download this paper.
Final Acts: A Guide to Preserving the Records of Truth Commissions, by Trudy Huskamp Peterson draws on research in Burundi, Chad, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, and elsewhere to examine the preservation of truth commissions' archives worldwide. The full text of this new book is available for free download.
An interview with Lovemore Madhuku Zimbabwean political activist and president of the National Constitutional Assembly
Zimbabwean lawyer and activist Lovemore Madhuku reflects on the state of democracy in Zimbabwe in advance of upcoming parliamentary elections.
An interview with Klaus Toepfer head of the United Nations Environmental Program, based in Nairobi, Kenya
A discussion with Richard Sezibera, Ambassador of Rwanda to the United States, Kenneth Behring, businessman and private philanthropist and Christine Warnke, government affairs advisor for the law firm Hogan & Hartson.
"The United States' ability to respond to complex challenges is heading for a train wreck and should be overhauled like the recent intelligence reforms," said General Anthony Zinni, former Commander in Chief, U.S. Central Command. Gen. Zinni went on to outline seven deficits in U.S. capacity for winning the peace, and suggested a number of strategic and institutional changes.
History through Documents and Memory: Report on a CWIHP Critical Oral History Conference on the Congo Crisis, 1960-1961Dec 18, 2004
A recent meeting of political party leaders, sponsored by the Burundi Leadership Training Program (BLTP) drew the attention of the official Burundi Press Agency (ABP)
After a bloody civil war, Liberians avidly embraced the prospect of elections. There were, however, real and serious questions about Liberian attitudes toward democracy and their sense of national community. To gauge those sentiments, Liberia's first political poll was commissioned. The positive and hopeful expressions of the polls Liberian participants are presented in this program.