matter of facts, ethnic conflict is an outcome of number of interrelated
factors. It is important to cautiously and thoroughly study each of these
factors and establish relationship among the characteristics involved.
Appropriate approach is useful in an endeavor to resolve ethnic conflicts
through a peaceful means.
conflict leads, among other things, to the breakdown of law and order, the
disruption of economic activities, political stability, humanitarian crises and
a state of uncertainty which prevent long run investment and development
efforts and peace. A case on line is the conflict that broke out between the
SPLA and SPLA in opposition on 15th December 2013, in South Sudan, all the
developments made from independence till the date were gone.
ethnic conflict leads to extraordinary displacement of people including
vulnerable groups such as women, children, the elderly as well as the disabled
who often are seriously affected by violent conflict. Therefore, it is
worthwhile to give due concern to interethnic relations and manage it
cautiously and systematically. Conflict is like contagious disease. Unwise
handling of conflict gives it the opportunity to widespread all of a sudden. If
it occurred, conflict must be handled at its early stages. Once allowed to
escalate, it would change to violence that cannot be easily remedied and
control. A good example is the Central Africa Republic ongoing ethnic violence
between the Muslims and the Christians (Alemayehu, Fantaw. (2009).
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