African Solutions to African Problems Reply

African leaders reflect on their continent’s efforts at peacebuilding and development. Jane McClenahan reports.

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Rwanda: Lessons on Preventing Genocide 1

The general who led United Nations peacekeepers during the Rwanda genocide says early warning signs are the key to preventing atrocities. Hadley Griffin reports.

Lieutenant General Romeo Dallaire led UN peacekeeping in Rwanda during the genocide. Eugenie Mukeshimana, head of Genocide Survivors Support Network, stands next to him. Photo courtesy of Africa Renewal/Bo Li

Lieutenant General Romeo Dallaire led UN peacekeeping in Rwanda during the genocide. Eugenie Mukeshimana, head of Genocide Survivors Support Network, stands next to him.
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Zimbabwe’s Poor Restart Reply

Prominent Zimbabwean attorney and human rights activist Beatrice Mtetwa talks about the problems with her country’s new constitution and new government, as Barbara Borst reports.

Beatrice Mtetwa, left, speaking about Zimbabwe at the International Peace Institute, with Mireille Affa'a-Mindzie of IPI. Photo by Barbara Borst

Beatrice Mtetwa, left, speaking about Zimbabwe at the International Peace Institute, with Mireille Affa’a-Mindzie of IPI.
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Preventing Political Violence in Kenya Reply

A new study assesses how Kenya avoided another round of widespread ethnic violence in the March 2013 elections and what steps it still needs to take. Barbara Borst reports.

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New development effort in Ghana’s poorest region 2

Ghana’s economy is one of the hottest in the world, but not everyone enjoys the benefits. Barbara Borst reports on efforts to include the impoverished northern regions.

Women gather the fruit from wild shea trees across the northern regions of Ghana. The fruit is edible and the kernels, known as shea nuts, are rich in oils that can be turned into shea butter.

Women gather the fruit from wild shea trees across the northern regions of Ghana. The fruit is edible and the kernels, known as shea nuts, are rich in oils that can be turned into shea butter.

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