Liberia's Truth And Reconciliation Commission: Reviving Its Recommendations?

After 14 years of civil war that flouted six peace agreements, Liberians representing the warring parties along with civil society groups,and political parties signed the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) inAccra, Ghana, on 18 August 2003. The CPA called for the establishment of a truth and reconciliation commission and an inclusive two-year interim national government. The …

DELTA DILEMMAS: Buhari and Nigeria's South-South Zone

The oil-rich Niger Delta region has been a policy and political challenge to successive administrations in Nigeria since the 1960s. Between 1999 and 2015 it featured prominently in the policy priorities of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). This has not been the case with President Muhammadu Buhari, whose election to office in 2015 was based …