INDIGENOUS LEGAL SYSTEM AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IN AFRICA

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Olusola Matthew OJO

Abstract

Protracted internal conflicts of political, socioeconomicethno-communal and religious, genre have arguably' remained an enduring image of post-Cold War Africa. Invariably, :this has had far-reaching implicationsfor peace mid security on the continent. Using qualitative research method, it is revealed that employing traditional and western conflict management initiatives in isolation from each other is defective for addressing Africa's prevailing conflict situaitonsi-Appdrentty; durable peace and security are a-prerequisite for stable polity and integrated development in Africa. Therefore, 'the'study submits
that the prospect for sustainable peace and security on the, continent is dependent upon designing and implementation of a synthetic conflict management model from; both African indigenous legal system and the subsisting orthodox legal framework.

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OJO, O. M. (2021). INDIGENOUS LEGAL SYSTEM AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IN AFRICA. Africa Peace Review, 15(1). Retrieved from https://aprndc.com/index.php/APR/article/view/59
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