Special Issue: Kenya's 2017 Presidential Elections | August 4, 2017

Special Issue: Kenya’s 2017 Presidential Elections

Kenyans go to the polls on August 8, 2017. President Uhuru Kenyatta of the ruling Jubilee Party is up against Raila Odinga, the veteran opposition leader from the National Super Alliance (NASA). While electoral contests involving incumbents are seen as routine processes with predictable outcomes in many African countries, the same cannot be said of […]

APN Grants and Fellowships | July 21, 2017

Introducing the APN’s 2017 Grant Recipients

The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of its Individual Research Grants and Book Manuscript Completion Grants. The 2017 Individual Research Grant cohort features sixteen individuals from twelve countries, including the APN’s first Individual Research Grant recipients from Egypt, Morocco, and Rwanda. Their […]

Viewpoint | July 18, 2017

Life as an APN Alumnus: An Interview with Dr. Jimam Lar

The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) recently had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Jimam Lar, an APN Alumnus (IRG 2016) and lecturer in the University of Jos’s Department of History and International Studies. Dr. Lar was in Washington, DC, for a conference on “Militancy and Conflict in the Sahel and Maghreb,” hosted at the […]

Viewpoint | June 24, 2017

Life as an APN Alumnus: An Interview with Professor Audrey Gadzekpo

Professor Audrey Gadzekpo, an Alumnus (Individual Research Grant 2014) of the Social Science Research Council’s African Peacebuilding Network (APN), has just launched her book, Conflict-Sensitive Coverage: A Manual for Journalists Reporting Conflict in West Africa, on June 22, 2017, at the Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy, University of Ghana – Legon, Accra, Ghana. […]

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