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 Future of Pan-Africanism

Download audio files for the dialogue on The Future of Pan-Africanism.

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In Memory of Nadine Gordimer (20 November 1923 – 13 July 2014)

Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer, who died on 13 July 2014, discusses her book Telling Times: Writing and Living 1950-2008.

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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

"The lack of strategic thinking in Abuja is not only alarming, but reverses 40 years of foreign and security policy."

AU Is Learning From Security Failures

Dawn Nagar and Dan Kuwali discuss African efforts to keep peace on the continent.

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Audio Files - Nigeria Overtakes South Africa as Africa's Leading Economic Power

Download audio files for a public dialogue on 'Nigeria Overtakes South Africa as Africa's Leading Economic Power'.

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CCR Seminar Challenges Gender Equality, Peacebuilding

CCR held a capacity-building workshop on equal participation of women in peace and security institutions in Liberia.

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Land-Grabber Rhodes Still Honoured All Over SA

Adekeye Adebajo considers the relatively uncontested legacy of British imperialist Cecil Rhodes in South Africa.

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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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