April 2015
Land, power and identity in the DRC seminar (video)

There are 32 rebel groups operating solely in eastern part of the DRC. In spite of popular beliefs, it is not conflict minerals but local struggles over land and power inflamed by ethnic identity that has fuelled these violent conflicts over the decades. The seminar, which took place on 20th April i...

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Horn of Africa Bulletin March-April 2015

In this special edition issue on religion,state and society: Kindeneh Endeg Mihretie describes the competition between the established Orthodox Church, Muslims and the relatively new Pentecostal movements to increase their sphere of influence in Addis Ababa. Michael Brislen examines Muslim and Chr...

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February 2015
Horn of Africa Bulletin January-February 2015

In this first issue of 2015: The 40th anniversary of Ethiopia's TPLF and its regional importance is discussed; Markus Virgil Hoehne asks how to ensure responsible oil production in Somalia, Hawa Noor examines Kenya's bid to regulate religious institutions and read more about the US policy on remitta...

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December 2014
Horn of Africa Bulletin November-December 2014

In this issue we ask: Federalism trends in the Horn of Africa-will it deliver on its promises of enhancing peace and local participation? Tegbaru Yared lays out Ethiopia's grand federal system, Najum Mushtaq examines federalism amid political and military chaos in Somalia and Fred Otieno asks whethe...

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Last Friday, LPI Executive Director Peter K Sjögren and LPI Horn of Africa Regional Programme (HARP) Resident Representative Hannah Tsadik met with the Ambassador of Sweden to Ethiopia H. E Jan Sadek. The ambassador congratulated the Life and Peace Institute on its signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the African Union Commission. #LPIat30 ... See MoreSee Less

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