Conflict is a topic which comes to mind for many Americans when they think of Africa, and the American media feeds into this image painting a picture of the continent filled with conflict. Rarely, though, do students have a chance to see the resolution efforts in Africa. This section offers three examples of conflict, and resolution. The examples of South Africa, Rwanda, and Burundi show three very different and creative approaches to resolution in Africa and they should open students' minds to the ideas of resolution in Africa.
Rwandan Billboard Advertising Gacaca
Photo courtesy of Flickr:Boyznberry 1 September, 2007 "Gacaca Billboard" Flickr. Retrieved from the World Wide Web 5 May, 2009: http://www.flickr.com/photos/adelebooysen/1293073694/