Emmanuel Bombande, MA '02 (front, fourth from right), is flanked by his successor, Chukwuemeka Eze (black jacket), and Kwesi Ahwoi, then Ghana's interior minister, at the opening of WAPI 2013 at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre in Accra. John Katunga Murhula, MA '05, is on the far left of the photo.

WANEP/WAPI, 1998: Keeping Tensions from Escalating into Chaos

The news coming out of Burkina Faso worried Emmanuel Bombande, MA ’02, in late October 2014 as he boarded a flight for Europe. For months, the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) – led by Bombande as executive director for ...More