Politics, protest, peace: preparing for elections in Burkina Faso

By Boris Somé: Boris Somé discusses an initiative being developed to ensure a peaceful general election in Burkina Faso next year. Read more »

Peace from within

By Dr Karambu Ringera: Dr Karambu Ringera discusses how an innovative organisation is helping to build peace, one person at at a time. Read more »

Consolidating social cohesion through community development in Rwanda

By Jean de Dieu Basabose: Jean de Dieu Basabose, Peace Direct’s Local Correspondent for Rwanda, looks at how small scale saving and loans associations are contributing to peace in Rwanda. Read more »

Challenging impunity: the struggle to tackle gender-based violence in Kenya

By Claire Mc Evoy: Claire Mc Evoy discusses the struggle to secure justice for survivors of sexual violence in Kenya. Read more »

Kenya calling: into the Horn and beyond

By Kevin McCann: Kevin McCann introduces Insight on Conflict’s new section on Kenya section Read more »

Peacebuilding come undone? Al Shabaab and the perils of Kenya’s early devolution

By Jeremy Lind: Jeremy Lind discusses the problems and opportunities that devolution presents for solving political conflict in Kenya. Read more »

Committed to peace or creating further conflict? The case of Kenya’s local peacebuilding committees

By Louise Khabure: Louise Khabure discusses Local Peace Committees in Kenya. Read more »

A corridor of opportunity? The LAPSSET project in local context

By Kisuke Ndiku: The LAPSSET infrastructure project could bring huge opportunities for the region, but only if proper efforts are made to engage local communities. Read more »

Taking the high road

By Khamis Cosmas: Khamis Cosmas reports on a march for peace in South Sudan. Read more »

Two conflicts, one problem: finding new solutions to old wars

By Kirthi Jayakumar: Kirthi Jayakumar the action taken by two different women in a very similar position Read more »

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