Clever Nyathi is a Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Mediation in Africa (CMA), University of Pretoria, South Africa. Dr. Nyathi served as the Senior Reconciliation and Dialogue Advisor for the Organization on National Healing, Reconciliation, and Integration (ONHRI) in Zimbabwe on development of a national policy framework on reconciliation, conflict prevention, and peace-building. Dr. Nyathi previously worked as the United Nations Development Programme Senior Peace and Governance Advisor in Ghana, Senior Dialogue Advisor in Nigeria and technical adviser to the Political Parties Registration Commission in Sierra Leone. Dr. Nyathi has advised a number of other African countries on conflict resolution, analysis, negotiation and mediation, including Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Uganda and Namibia. He resides in Bulawayo Zimbabwe.