"This special edition of Conflict Trends is dedicated to giving an overview of peacekeeping in Africa. It explores peacekeeping from a global United Nations and African perspective, and examines various African case studies. It is our hope that it will contribute to the debate on the role and function of peacekeeping on the Continent." It also contains a book review on 'Peace in Africa: Towards a Collaborative Security Regime'and a commentary on 'Rwanda: Finding the Path Forward.' Please note that cover page and table of contents is missing.