Month: November 2014

AN ASSESSMENT OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE AFRICAN UNION, THE UNITED NATIONS AND THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT IN PEACEMAKING IN SUDAN

The African Union (AU) together with the United Nations and the International Criminal Court (ICC) have pledged to create a continent of peace and solidarity. However, dozens of socio-ethnic conflicts occur across the continent despite the AU’s best efforts to prevent them. In this thesis, case study of Sudan is used to assess the efficacy of the AU in collaboration with the UN and ICC in the realm of peacemaking.

The Media and Counterinsurgency Operations: Investigating the Impact of Media Surveillance on Boko Haram Terrorist Attacks, 2009-2014

  Boko Haram is ranked the world most deadliest terrorist group, killing more people than the dreaded Islamic State (Vincent, 2016). The group has killed over 30,000 civilians since 2009 and displaced over 2,152,000 people in Nigeria, Chad and neighbouring Cameroon (IDMC, 2016). Boko Haram pride itself as Jama’a Ahl as-Sunna Li-da’wa wa-al Jihad (People […]