Johnstone Sikulu Wanjala's Blog – August 2009 Archive (1)

War & Conflict in Africa!

Africa stands out from other developing regions by the brutality and sheer number of wars and conflicts. Luckham et al (2001) argues that war and poverty are in a dynamic and mutually reinforcing relationship. The conventional portrayal of conflict as a deviation from 'normal' life fails to comprehend situations where conflict splutters, re-ignites and is rarely settled by 'peace' agreements. No less than 28 African states have been at war since 1980. Conflicts are regionally connected and… Continue

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