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From a Social Media Post to a Global Mass Movement: A Case Study of #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter

AbstractSocial media platforms have revolutionised the way users communicate, by providing an open and vast platform to discuss about the sensitive and stigmatized issues of the society. Social media is increasing with ubiquity, this research aims to seek and understand the role of social media and its engagement with users for diffusion of global social mass movements. Sexual abuse and racial discrimination are stigmatised issues that have took over the attention all across the g...

Impact of Provision and Use of School Library Resources and Services on the Study Habits of Students in Government College, Afikpo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria

AbstractThis paper focuses on the impact of provision and use of school library resources and services on the study habits of students in Government College, Afikpo, Ebonyi State Nigeria. It critically considered opinions of researchers over the time on the roles, influence, and effects of library resources and services provided and utilized in school libraries on the study and reading habits as well as the educational development of students in the secondary school level in Ni...

Early Urbanization in West Africa: An Archaeological Evidence from Birnin-Kudu Settlement

Abstract Several collections of evidences from oral tradition, archaeological, historical, sociological researches have clearly indicated several early urban centers in West Africa and the differences in their characteristics based on region. This paper is aimed at bringing to limelight the place of Birnin-Kudu as part of early urban center in West-Africa and sourced it data from archaeological excavations and survey, collection of oral traditions and review of several literatures relating to...

THE PLACE OF AGENCY THEORY IN THE INTERPRETATION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL DATA

AbstractThe beauty of every archaeological investigation is the interpretation of the past through material remains. Among the principles and theories for archaeological interpretation is Agency. Agency is a principle used to explain and resolve issue in the relationship between environment and human. This is just all about putting people back in the past and the relationship between them (humans); consequences of their action and their environment. This paper is a review of the concept ...

Encouraging Unity in Diversity in the Church in the Light of 1 Corinthians 12:12-26

IntroductionIn our world today, our differences are often used as a means to create distance between us, even among Christians in the Church. Christians’ lives would not just be interesting without variety to spice them up. Just as the body consists of various parts all working together to achieve different things, Christians are of various races, groupings and undertakings need to unite to achieve the tasks that God has set for them. God created all human as a diverse people and He wants a...

Ephesians 5:3-7: A Biblical Stand on Sexuality and Sensuality and Its Implications to Believers Today

IntroductionToday, there is a problem of morality. There are professing Christians that argue that the Bible permits committed, loving homosexual relationships. Some other Christians justify going to R-rated movies by saying, “I need to understand where our culture is at. Also, some argue that genuine Christians may fall into habitual immorality or greed and that the consequence is, they lose their rewards, not eternal life. And these spring up the question of ‘Where is the balance betwee...

Political Restructuring of Nigeria in the Light of Acts 6

IntroductionThe church in Jerusalem represented in Acts 6 verses 1–4 was promptly challenged by the problem of inequity and lack of fair play among the various stakeholders and such disaffection reached a situation of murmur and open agitation. This challenge to the apostles was a threat to the consolidation of the already established Christian community in Jerusalem and its spread to the whole world. Something must be done to arrest the situation or the Church runs the risk of disintegrati...

Fulani Herdsmen Crisis in Nigeria: Causes and Effects (A Synthesis of the Implications of the Crisis)

IntroductionIt is noteworthy that countless of needless deaths have occurred due to the incessant clashes involving Fulani herdsmen and local Nigerian farmers. The security situation in the country is bad enough without this menace, which involves the simple, innocent and hardworking grassroot people. Nevertheless, the authorities appear clueless as to the appropriate angle, from which to tackle the issue. The wealth of scholarly discussions on the subject matter have also overlooked the conf...

ASSESSMENT OF THE ECOWAS PROTOCOL ON FREE MOVEMENT OF PERSONS, RIGHT OF RESIDENCE AND ESTABLISHMENT (THE CASE OF ELUBO BORDER).

ABSTRACT The main aim of the study was to assess the implementation of the ECOWAS Protocol on free movement of persons, rights of residence and establishment. For this, the mixed method of data collection was used which formed the basic design for the study. Using the convenient method, 84 travellers and 30 officers were sampled to respond to structured questionnaires and semi interview questions respectively. Data was analysed using quantitative and qualitative methods and the resul...

GENDER PORTRAYAL IN EDUFA AND IN THE CHEST OF A WOMAN

ABSTRACT This work examines gender portrayal in Edufa by Efua Theodora Sutherland and In the Chest of a Woman by Efo Kodjo Mawugbe both of whom are of blessed memory. It considers Sutherland as the mother of modern Ghanaian Drama and Mawugbe as an icon of Ghanaian Drama; assessing their contributions and achievements as playwrights and dramatists in Ghana. An in-depth analysis of the plays was carried out to ascertain the conflicts and messages imbedded in them. The study was based ...

TRANSLATION FROM FRENCH INTO ENGLISH OF “L’ÉCONOMIE DU GABON: UNE ÉCONOMIE À LA REMORQUE DE SON PÉTROLE’’

ABSTRACT People cannot co-exist without communication. In the situation where people speaking different languages need to communicate, translation becomes imperative. It is for this reason that many theorists have taken keen interest in the subject of translation. The objective of this dissertation is to underscore some of the difficulties translators encounter in the translation activity and to promote an appreciation of translation techniques that may help translators to provide ac...

Implementation Challenges Of The Mother Tongue Policy In The Public Basic School System In Ayawaso West Sub-Metro Assembly

ABSTRACT It has been established through research and practice that children learn better and do well in school when instructed in their mother tongue (MT). The main objective of the study is to examine the extent to which public basic schools in Ayawaso West Metropolitan Assembly, as well as some parts of Ga West Municipality in Ghana have been able to implement the Mother Tongue Language Policy. The study also explores implementation challenges of the Policy. The study espoused qu...

Foreign News In The Ghanaian Press: A Content Analysis Of The Daily Graphic And The Ghanaian Times

ABSTRACT This study examined the coverage the presses in Ghana give to events that occur in foreign countries through a content analysis of sampled editions of the Daily Graphic and the Ghanaian Times in 2013. The study employed quantitative research method in the collection and analysis of data from 614 selected editions of the two newspapers. The findings of the study revealed that lingual affinity (common or shared official language) was a critical determinant of countries receiv...

News Determinants in Commercial and Public Radio Stations: A Study of Joy F.M and Uniiq F.M.

ABSTRACT “What is news?” How do journalists as producers and purveyors of news determine what news is? This study sought answers to these age-old questions by examining newsroom practices in a commercial and public radio station in Ghana, which is, Joy FM and Uniiq FM respectively. Underpinned by the theories of gate keeping, ownership and news values, the study sought to interrogate the continuing relevance of traditional hegemonic views about news determinants. This study argu...

REWRITING WOMEN INTO GHANAIAN HISTORY 1950-1966

ABSTRACT Ghana today enjoys the presence of a multiplicity of voluntary organisations majority of which claim to be dedicated to women’s welfare and empowerment. These groups or movements operate in a rather calm and tolerant political atmosphere and enjoy the benefits of access to and a relatively easy means of information dissemination. How different was the situation in the 1950s and early years after independence when the main focus and attention of Ghanaians particularly,...


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