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Gerrie Swart

Gerrie Swart lectures in political conflict, African politics and conflict in Africa in the Department of Political Science at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He is currently completing his PhD in political science at Stellenbosch University. He has written extensively on the conflict in the DRC, and is the editor of A Vanquished Peace? Prospects for the Successful Reconstruction of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2010).

Research areas:  Emerging powers , Africa

Publications

Africa’s pre-eminent peacemaker? An appraisal of South Africa’s peacemaking role in the Democratic Republic of Congo
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This report examines SA’s agency and credentials as peacemaker in Africa through a case study of the country’s involvement in attempts to resolve the conflict in the DRC. more  

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