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

"CCR's regional training work involves building the capacity of African institutions in the areas of human rights, gender, and HIV/AIDS by providing skills training and technical support."

CCR Gender and Peacebuilding Workshop

CCR recently held a gender and peacebuilding workshop for decision-makers within key security institutions in Southern Africa.


Policy Brief - Security and Governance in the Great Lakes Region

This CCR policy brief considers Security and Governance in the Great Lakes Region.


Policy Brief - South Africa and the BRICS

This CCR policy brief reflects critically on the first complete hosting cycle of six BRICS summits (June 2009–July 2014).


South Africa’s Economic Prospects

CCR in collaboration with the Institute for African Alternatives (IFAA) will hold a public dialogue on “South Africa’s Economic Pr...

Print and Media

"West Africa is a sub-region rich in oil, gas, gold, iron ore, uranium, cocoa, cotton, and cashew nuts, but has some of the poorest populations in the world."

Africa Needs To Free Itself From The Hold Of The 'Dark Continent'

Paul Mulindwa discusses incidents of xenophobia in Africa.


Audio Files - Tackling the Scourge of Xenophobia in South Africa

Download audio files for a dialogue on Tackling the Scourge of Xenophobia in South Africa.


Exclusionary Policy Leads To Xenophobia

Catherine Musuva discusses South Africa's immigration policy which adopts a differential exclusion approach.


Obama’s African legacy is built on symbolism

Adekeye Adebajo comments on President Barack Obama’s visit to Kenya.


Latest Books

"The experience of conflict typically brings issues of political authority, security, society, and economy to the fore, albeit in different ways in different places."

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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