Archive for the Category: Horn of Africa

The Borana and Fur Conflicts: Similar Features, Different Outcomes

The Borana and Fur Conflicts: Similar Features, Different Outcomes   The relatively tranquil settings of the Jebel Mara massive in northern Darfur in western Sudan and the Boran area in southern Ethiopia were profoundly disrupted during the 1980s by prolonged drought, which had persisted with minor interruptions, since 1967. In the past, when faced with […]

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The Nuba conflict in the Sudan

Dr. Mohamed Suliman Chairman, Institute for African Alternatives, London Resource access, identity and armed conflict in the Nuba Mountains Abstract: Since 1987, a violent conflict between the Nuba people of southern Kordofan and government forces supported by indigenous Arab Baggara has been raging in the Nuba Mountains. The armed conflict has brought great misery to […]

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The Horn of Turbulence: Identifying the Root Causes of Conflict and the Appropriate Instruments for Peace Building as a Precondition for Sustainable Conflict Resolution.

The Horn of Turbulence: Identifying the Root Causes of Conflict and the Appropriate Instruments for Peace Building as a Precondition for Sustainable Conflict Resolution. Axel Klein, Institute for African Alternatives. “Resource Scarcity and Conflict Management in the Horn of Africa” A Research Project organised by the Institute For African Alternatives (IFAA), UK and funded by […]

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18 Years of Civil War in the Sudan by Dr Mohamed Suliman

18 Years of Civil War in the Sudan Prelude In 1992, Prof. Spillmann invited me to give a talk here in Zurich about the civil war in the Sudan. Almost 10 years later, he has asked me to do the same again. Unfortunately, most of the problems we explored then are still with us today […]

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Politics, Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Horn of Africa:

Politics, Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Horn of Africa: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan. By Dr. Axel Klein, IFAA Introduction In response to the deteriorating political situation across the African continent, the Institute For African Alternatives has sought to keep researchers and professionals working in Africa abreast of developments with an annual review on […]

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