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Research outputs: AFRICA

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2019 Violent extremism and militarisation in the Sahel region: challenges and prospects

The upswing in acts of violent extremism in Africa has added to the many peace and security challenges facing the continent. The rise in vio...

2019 Indigenisation of education through indigenous African languages in SA: an afro-optimistic perspective

South Africas colonial and apartheid past has been characterised by racial divisions and inequalities perpetrated through a web of policies ...

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2018 Identity politics and wars of secession in Africa

The focus of this chapter is an analysis of how to manage identity politics within states that have suffered conflict. Attention is paid to...