Publications: Conflict management

Book and symposium

  • Fourth Annual Symposium - Preventing and Managing Violent Election-Related Conflicts in Africa: Exploring Best Practises, 17-18 November 2009, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Symposium proceedings
  • Challenges of Conflict, Democracy and Development in Africa, Khabele Matlosa, JØrgen Elklit and Bertha Chiroro (eds) 2007.
    The overall aim of this volume is to contribute to the on-going academic and policy discourse on the interface between governance, democratisation, security and development in Africa’. The volume itself ia a culmination of a dialogue process involving various stakeholders during the inaugural 2006 EISA annual symposium held in Johannesburg, and provides an overview and analysis of wide-ranging and comparative case studies.
  • When Elephants Fight: Preventing and Resolving Election-Related Conflicts in Africa, Khabele Matlosa, Gilbert M Khadiagala and Victor Shale (eds). Order online
    Chronicles contemporary trends and examines electoral conflicts and the way in which various national, regional, and international players have tried to resolve them. Includes detailed case studies on Kenya, Lesotho, Nigeria, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.


Handbooks and manuals

  • Tsad: Programme de gestion du médiateur électoral: Manuel du participant, 2011 [PDF].
  • Conflict Management for Presiding Officers and Counting Officers in South Africa, A Brews and C Nupen, 1999. Order online
    The objectives of the handbook are to promote understanding of the nature of conflict in the context of the 1999 democratic election in South Africa to inculcate management skills that Presiding and Counting officers will require, and to provide case studies for the kinds of dispute that may arise.
  • Conflict Resolving, EISA and IEC of RSA, 1999. Order online