Dr. Emmanuel Kisiangani joined the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) on 15 November 2010 as a Senior Researcher in the African Conflict Prevention Programme (ACCP), Pretoria Office. Before joining ISS, Dr. Kisiangani worked as a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Global Dialogue's Africa Program and had previously worked in various research and teaching capacities in South Africa and Kenya. He holds a Ph.D in Political Studies and International Relations from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, a MA in Diplomacy and International Studies from the University of Nairobi (Kenya) and a BA Hons (Philosophy and Linguistics) from Egerton University (Kenya). Dr Kisiangani is the author of Transitional Justice and Conflict Transformation, a Tenable Nexus? The Case of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (VDM Verlag: Saarbrucken, 2010) and has also published widely in his areas of interest which include; Transitional Justice and Human Rights, Conflict Management and Peace building, Political Governance, Africa's International Relations and Diplomatic Discourse. 

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This paper argues that both al Shabaab and the Lord's Resistance Army emerged out of comparable contexts and were motivated by real grievances. These two groups have coalesced around collective frames of injustices. The paper holds that while their methods and activities cannot be rationalised, they...
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  • Transitional Justice

  • Conflict Management and Peace Building

  • Political Governance and Development

  • Human Security

  • Africa's International Relations and Diplomacy

  • Ph.D (Witwatersrand)