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Webster Zambara

Webster Zambara

Dr Webster Zambara is a senior project leader of peace-building initiatives at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, Cape Town.
The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer
The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer
This year’s annual pilgrimage to the African Union Summit recently held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in February under the theme ‘The year of...
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...