Congo (DRC)

Vincent Muderhwa (2012 ISSRPL)

Rev Barhatulirwa Vincent Muderhwa, after having got his Master’s Degree in New Testament at the University of South Africa on 2005, sojourned as visiting doctoral researcher at the Faculty of Geneva in Switzerland. He completed his doctoral thesis in 2008 and was graduated in 2009 at the University of South Africa. He is currently Professor of New Testament at the Faculty of Theology in Goma and in Bukavu at the Université Libre des Pays des Grands Lacs even at some Faculties of Theology in Rwanda. Vincent Muderhwa is the Director of the African Center for Research and Peace Education and Democracy (CAREPD/ULPGL). He has published articles, and very recently, by an international journal of South Africa, namely HTS (Theological Studies) on the Gospel of John. His current expertise and research deal with Peace Education and Conflict Transformation.

David N. Tshimba (2009, 2012 ISSRPL, 2012 EPA)

Tshimba photo -cropDavid-Ngendo Tshimba is a Social Research Fellow and Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Uganda Martyrs University, from where he earned both his BA (honors) in Ethics and Development Studies and MA (distinction) in Sustainable Peace and Conflict Management. Having chiefly lived in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Uganda, and Kenya, David is currently serving as Junior Research Fellow in the Great Lakes Project jointly implemented by The Hague-headquartered Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) Foundation, the Nairobi-headquartered Peace Initiative Africa (NPI-Africa) and the Durban-headquartered African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD).