Dual approaches of conflict management: the case of Karamoja, Uganda
It is fifty years since Uganda as other East African countries are celebrating independence. Independence is a beacon of self-rule and management of internal state affairs. However, this golden jubilee era since independence has led to African states experiencing positive and backtracking steps in ensuring peace and stability. This study aimed to examine the role of track one (state actors) and track two (non-state actors) approaches in management of conflict in East Africa. With Karamaja cluster as the case study. The study makes three key conclusions on current causes, issues and actors in Karamoja conflict provides key understanding of who conflict management actors their approaches both track one and track two actors in management of conflict are involved. There are a myriad of approaches by both track one and two. Co-operation and condition of track one and two is therefore imperative for conflict management and sustained peace. Cooperation and coordination calls for partnership model in conflict management especially where both track one and track two is involve.