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By Sonia Tona

By engaging reputable stakeholders representing government institutions, civil society organizations and academia, NAR’s team of researchers aims at seeking guidance on how best to improve the methodology and data collection tools.

By Kezio-Musoke David

Sometimes, social media is used to de-escalate and prevent violence, although in the case of NAR it is becoming easy for one to find a clear, connection between social media use and peace building.


By Mikhaila Cupido Musoni 

In celebrating International Day of Democracy, being located in Africa, and having a mandate to serve the African people, we as the African Democracy Forum (ADF) focus on the progress of democracy on the continent. 

By Sonia Tona

The first time I heard about Isoko performing arts, was through a friend  who is actually the founder. Amina was my high school friend we had met in acting club at school.

The author has used pseudonyms to protect the identity of the members of these spaces.

“I used to hear the words Hutu and Tutsi, and I thought we were different. But when I came to this space, I found that we are the same.

By Derrick Murekezi

As Rwandans, there’s never been a better time to be alive. Everyday brings with it another opportunity to talk about Rwanda’s rise from economic ruin, to being a regional and international leader in gender equality.


By David Kezio-Musoke

Millennial generation should pave a peaceful ways for the next to promote healing and must have the skills to do that. 

By. Eric Birori

 Youth  were urged  to build peace in their communities and shun anything that would create absence of peace. 

By David Kezio-Musoke

During conflicts youth are more likely to be manipulated into committing crimes against humanity partly due to lack of skills to make informed decisions. 

By Maureen Guma

Conflict in Africa has become the tune of the day; as you read this, over 10 African countries are having either conflict, armed struggle for civil unrest and countless others are recovering from conflict. 

By Bonny Mukombozi

Some of the core values of a post conflict governance model, are participation; collaboration, and ultimately empowerment of citizens.

In February 2017, I was fortunate to be selected to participate in a training program carried by the Peace Building Institute in Kigali, Rwanda.