The Centre for Conflict Resolution aims to contribute towards a just and sustainable peace in Africa by promoting constructive, creative and co-operative approaches to the resolution of conflict through training, policy development, research and capacity building.

News and Features

"Most external investments in Africa seek to exploit the continent's oil, gas, and mineral wealth."

Audio Files - The Debate on Homosexuality in Africa

Download audio files for a dialogue on The Debate on Homosexuality in Africa.

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CCR Workshop - Women Demand Gender Equality In Security Forces

CCR held a capacity-building workshop on gender and peacebuilding for key decision makers in media, peace, and security organisati...

Post-Apartheid South Africa’s Foreign Policy After Two Decades

This policy brief considers the potential leadership role that South Africa can play in promoting peace and security in Africa.

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South Africa, Africa, and International Investment Agreements

This report assesses the debate on the implications of international investment agreements for development efforts in Africa.

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Print and Media

"Opposing the anti-homosexuality law is regarded as 'political suicide'."

Audio files - Women Waging Peace in Africa

Download audio files for a dialogue on Women Waging Peace in Africa.

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Leymah Gbowee: A Warrior For Peace In War-Torn Liberia

Rosaline Daniel reflects on the achievements of Leymah Gbowee, who won the Nobel peace prize in 2011 for her efforts in uniting women and bringing an ...

Pan-African Bodies Wash Their Hands Of Uganda's Anti-Gay Law

Paul Mulindwa discusses the impact of Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act which was recently nullified.

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SADC Needs To Overcome Flaws To Benefit Region

Adekeye Adebajo discusses leadership and resource challenges that SADC still needs to address.

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Latest Books

"The Nobel Peace Prize was established, ironically, by Alfred Nobel (1833–1896), the Swedish inventor of dynamite, who willed his fortune to the endeavour for peace in 1895."

Africa's Peacemakers: Nobel Peace Laureates of African Descent

Africa's Peacemakers is an innovative review of the contributions of Africans and the African diaspo...

Peacebuilding, Power, and Politics in Africa

Peacebuilding, Power, and Politics in Africa is a critical reflection on peacebuilding efforts in Af...

The EU and Africa: From Eurafrique to Afro-Europa

The EU and Africa offers a holistic and comprehensive assessment of the relations of the EU with Afr...

Region-Building in Southern Africa: Progress, Problems and Prospects

Region-Building in Southern Africa addresses the key political, socio-economic, and security challen...

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