African Journal on Conflict Resolution vol. 4, no. 1, 2004

‘From Instigating Violence to Building Peace: The Changing Role of Women in Darfur Region of Western Sudan’ sets out to examine the changing role of women vis-a-vis inter-communal conflicts in Darfur region of western Sudan. The region is currently riddled with violent inter-group conflicts. ‘The Print Media and Conflict Resolution in Northern Uganda’ seeks to demonstrate that the press can effectively be used either to fuel conflict in a region or to reduce conflict in a region. ‘Non-Citizens in a Democratic Space: Perspectives on Human Security in Zimbabwe’s Large-Scale Commercial Agriculture under the Land Reform Programme: 1980-2002’ is conceived in the context of the controversial and ambiguous ‘fast track’ land reform programme orchestrated by the ZANU (PF) government. ‘The Politics of Conflict Resolution in the Democratic Republic of Congo: The Inter-Congolese Dialogue Process’ examines the process of the Inter-Congolese Dialogue (ICD) from the aborted Addis Abba meeting. The aim is to look at the politics surrounding the conclusion of the ‘final’ peace agreement.

Two books are also reviewed.