Mediation & Reconciliation | February 1, 2016

The Crisis in Burundi: A Call to Regional Actors

“Given Burundi’s refusal to allow the AU’s peacekeeping force and the UN’s admitted lack of preparedness, what role can the East African Community play in diffusing the situation and ensuring long-term peace that benefits not only Burundi but also the entire region?”

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The EAC needs to apply pressure on Nkurunziza to accept inclusive dialogue and peace.
Essays | January 9, 2015

Amending the Uganda Constitution: Isn’t It Time to Rethink the Process and the Key Issues?

“As Ugandans we need to push for a systematic and comprehensive overhaul of the entire constitution, which in its current form is a representation of elite interests. The new constitution must rethink governance as a never-ending process of exercising power to manage public affairs and resources in a manner that allows for equitable redistribution of benefits to all.”

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Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni.