Transitional justice policy making and processes in Africa need to address the economic consequences of conflict and violence, particularly for youth, in order to prevent their recurrence, writes Steven Rebello.
Delays in the implementation of South Sudan’s peace agreement are creating risk of renewed conflict and impunity, which can be addressed through citizen action, writes Emmanuel Ayoola.
The recent release of the Government White Paper on the TRRC Report demonstrates the importance of applying a victim-centred approach to the search for and identification of the forcibly disappeared, writes Joyce Mutoka.
The crisis of armed banditry and other violations in the North West of Nigeria should be addressed with traditional justice mechanisms within the framework of transitional justice, writes Idris Mohammed.
Transitional justice has become central to continental efforts to build and sustain peace in Africa, in line with the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and commitment to Silence the Guns by 2030, writes Khabele Matlosa.
The just transition to a low-carbon Africa, which we need to address the climate crisis, must be rights-based and participatory to avoid exacerbating existing inequalities and driving conflict, writes Gugu Nonjinge.