This issues comprises several articles entitled as follows: 1)The Emerging UN/AU Peacekeeping Partnership 2)Community Reintegration Models for Ex-militias: Lessons for the Niger Delta and other divided societies 3)Zimbabwe’s Illusive National Healing and Reconciliation Processes: From Independence to the Inclusive Government 1980 – 2009 4)A Delta of a Minefield: Oil Resource Conflict and the Politics of Amnesty in Nigeria 5)Federalism and Conflicts in Ethiopia 6)Post-war Security Sector Reform in Liberia: Development and Challenges.