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Rebel rulers: insurgent governance and civilian life during war
peace processes. This serves as an important reminder that although the civil wars dominate southern Sudan’s post-independence history, they are not the only interesting aspect of the history ofExpand
Post-liberation Politics in Africa: examining the political legacy of struggle
Abstract This article examines the politics of African states in which insurgencies or liberation movements have taken control of the government. It analyses the impact on governance of reformsExpand
Guerrilla Veterans in Post-War Zimbabwe: Symbolic and Violent Politics, 1980-1987
List of tables Acknowledgements Chronology (1889-1980) List of abbreviations Map 1. Introduction 2. The peace settlement 3. The assembly phase 4. Military integration 5. Employment programs for theExpand
Violence and Memory: One Hundred Years in the 'Dark Forests' of Matabeleland, Zimbabwe
Part 1 Conquest, eviction and nationalism: life in the "dark forests" - violence and images of the land, 1893-1930 the violence of the state - forced migration and its consequences the violence ofExpand
NGOs and the Constitutional Debate in Zimbabwe: from Inclusion to Exclusion
Two competing processes of constitutional reform occurred in Zimbabwe between 1997 and 2000. In 1997, the National Constitutional Assembly (NCA), led by churches, NGOs and unions, was formed andExpand
‘Make Sure They Count Nicely This Time’: The Politics of Elections and Election Observing in Zimbabwe
This article examines the controversy surrounding Zimbabwe's elections in 2000 and 2002. It situates these elections against Zimbabwe's experiences of elections since 1980. It argues that theExpand
Inclusion and Exclusion: NGOs and Politics in Zimbabwe
The thesis explores the changing relations between the Zimbabwean state and local nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) after independence. It focuses on debates over the role of NGOs inExpand
Narratives of nationalism in Eritrea: research and revisionism*
. Eritrean politics is increasingly captured in competing narratives of nationalism. ‘Official’ narratives emphasize Eritrea's purported stability, orderliness, and uniqueness. This discourse defendsExpand
Eritrea’s Nation and State-building: Re-assessing the impact of ‘the struggle’
In the April 2003 issue of Atlantic Monthly, Robert Kaplan describes Eritrea as “newly independent, sleepily calm and remarkably stable”. Electricity is said to fail infrequently, corruption is rare,Expand