Cherry Leonardi

Cherry Leonardi is a Lecturer in African History at Durham University. Her research and publications since 2001 have focused on the historical and contemporary role of chiefs in Southern Sudan and related issues of governance, state-society relations and political and judicial cultures.

Dividing Communities in South Sudan and Northern Uganda: Boundary disputes and land governance

In September 2014, a conflict erupted between South Sudanese and Ugandans in the borderlands of Kajokeji County, South Sudan and Moyo...MORE >

Local Justice in Southern Sudan

This report analyses the workings of the justice system in Southern Sudan, focusing on the real-world relationship between local chiefs...MORE >