Misinterpreting Ethnic Conflicts in Africa

By Clement Mweyang Aapengnuo
Updated: 04/05/2010

By Fr. Clement Mweyang Aapenguo, Africa Center for Strategic Studies, April 2010

Demobilization_of_Burundian_MilitaryEthnic conflicts in Africa are often portrayed as having ages-old origins with little prospects for resolution. This Security Brief challenges that notion arguing that a re-diagnosis of the underlying drivers to ethnic violence can lead to more effective and sustainable responses.

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