UB hosts African peacebuilding scholars

The University of Botswana, in collaboration with the Department of Political & Administrative Studies and its staff, this week hosted the African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC).

The workshop, held between Monday and Wednesday, brought together leading researchers from Sudan, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana, Niger, and South Africa. Research fellows and resource persons were leading scholars from Botswana, South Africa, the UK, the USA and Canada.

According to programme assistant, Dagan Rossini, the SSRC-APN is a non-profit, international organisation, which aims to foster research in social sciences, while promoting a culture of innovative knowledge.

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