In many instances, social media appears to be amplifying violence, creating a culture of impunity when perpetrators are not held accountable, and increasing insecurity and suspicion.
To solve our global problems we must learn to think beyond our tribes.
After a civil conflict, within five years the majority of modern peace agreements fail. What is causing these negotiated settlements to fall apart?
There is a long list of bands that fell apart over artistic differences. But conflict between band members – and even some creative sledging – can be crucial to making better music.
Responsible mineral sourcing programmes in the DRC have their flaws.
The UN doesn't have the magic formula to end tensions in Burundi. It's up to the country's leadership.
India and Pakistan enter into a volatile situation after weeks of increasing tension.
African states may have an alternative funding source they could harness during times of crisis: diaspora investment.
More than half of Nigeria's 51% registered voters are aged between 18-35 years.
A long tradition of casting blame abroad for economic woes.
A look at key data shows that the world is much better off today than ever before in history.
Human conflict can bring isolation to environments, which helps the local ecology thrive. After the war has ended, the return of nature is a poignant memorial and symbol of peace.
Last week’s Gazan rocket fire and Israeli airstrikes were logical consequences of both sides’ brinkmanship negotiating strategies.
Conflict in the classroom may not look or sound like an argument. It might look like disengagement if students don't feel seen and heard.
There's a good reason to seek out a hug. Research shows having a hug can help you deal better with any disagreements or arguments you encounter in life.
Most parents worry how their child will fare after divorce. Most will be fine, so long as they don't witness conflict.
The Law and Order Index says South Africans feel less secure than people in Yemen, the DRC and Libya, countries all affected by violent conflict.
In Africa, biased media coverage is one of the reasons voters have little faith in credible elections.
Saudi Arabia portrays itself as a leading supporter of humanitarian aid, especially to the Palestinians, but the country's leadership has an ambivalent strategy towards the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Diversity is an enormously appealing and powerful concept, yet it can also distract us from the focus we need to face today’s pressing social issues. So what’s the way forward?