n African Security Review - Challenges and opportunities : keeping the peace in Africa : editorial
|Article Title||Challenges and opportunities : keeping the peace in Africa : editorial|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||African Security Review|
|Publication Date||Jan 2005|
|Pages||1 - 3|
Extracted from text ... E D ITO R IAL Since 1990, two issues have almost become synonymous on the political and security landscape in Africa. As conflicts have broken out in various parts of the continent, so too has the debate about the forms and methods that should be used to keep the peace in these trouble spots. Thus, the conceptualisation of peacekeeping in Africa has shifted considerably since the newly independent states joined the United Nations (UN) to keep the peace in the newly independent Congo Republic (now Democratic Republic of Congo, or DRC) in the 1960s. Subsequent efforts at responding to ..
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