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Webster Zambara

Webster Zambara

Dr Webster Zambara is a project leader of Peacebuilding Initiatives at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation. He recently spent eight days building the capacity of women mediators in Cameroon at the invitation of United Nations Women
    Courageous women work to end Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis
    Courageous women work to end Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis
    The October election in Cameroon, in which long-serving octogenarian President Paul Biya retained power to extend his 36-year rule by another seven...
    'Africa rising' threatened by extremism, power-corrupted leaders and climate change
    'Africa rising' threatened by extremism, power-corrupted leaders and climate change
    Perceptions of Africa changed in recent years, from a continent of wars, famines and entrenched poverty to a focus on "Africa rising" and an...
    It’s East vs West Africa in battle for AU chair
    It’s East vs West Africa in battle for AU chair
    The 28th ordinary session of the African Union, which will take place on January 30 and 31 with the theme “Harnessing the demographic dividend...
    SADC puts the focus on Swaziland, an anachronism in an ostensibly democratic region
    SADC puts the focus on Swaziland, an anachronism in an ostensibly democratic region
    The chair of this week’s annual Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit of heads of state and government is being transferred from the...
    Terror attacks mar Africa Day celebrations
    Terror attacks mar Africa Day celebrations
    As the continent and its diaspora commemorate Africa Day on May 25, there is a growing sense of insecurity because of the increasing number of...
    Mozambique polls put SADC to the test
    Mozambique polls put SADC to the test
    As the Southern African Development Community (SADC) "election year" continues to unfold, the region's ability to handle conflicts related to polls...
    Development tops agenda at SADC summit
    Development tops agenda at SADC summit
    The Southern African Development Community heads of state summit taking place in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, on August 17 and 18 is historic in many...
    PAP goes the 'people's parly' ideal
    PAP goes the 'people's parly' ideal
    If you want to learn more about the Pan African Parliament's plans to celebrate its 10th anniversary this year, avoid its official website. Its news...
    SADC handbook must reintroduce 'free and fair' to elections
    SADC handbook must reintroduce 'free and fair' to elections
    This year, the Southern African Development Community celebrates 10 years since the creation and adoption of 15 guidelines and principles governing...
    Fifty years of chronic conflict
    Fifty years of chronic conflict
    On May 25 the African continent and the African diaspora celebrate Africa Day. This year's celebrations officially conclude the year-long...
    Four more SADC countries face election challenges
    Four more SADC countries face election challenges
    South Africa's successful May 7 elections were significant for Southern Africa in many ways. South Africa was not ­celebrating 20 years of the end...