Research Papers/Topics in History and International Studies

Maritime Piracy And Socio-Economic Life Of The People In Bosaso, Puntland, Somalia

ABSTRACT  This study was instigated with the intent to investigate the influence that maritime piracy ha on socioeconomic life in BosaS01 Puntland1 Somalia. Socioeconomic life in Bosaso had to the time been characterized with low tourism/ poor business prospects and low personal security. The study was guided by three objectives 1) to assess the forms of maritime piracy in Bosaso 2) To determine the level of socioeconomic life in BosaS01 Puntland1 Somalia 3) to establish a relationship betwe...

Women and domestic violence in Mashonaland East province 2000-2017

ABSTRACT Very little is known about the living experiences faced by most abused women who live in the rural areas in Zimbabwe as they continue to be victims of domestic violence. The current study attempts to redress this shot-fall by listening to women’s issues, understanding their family situations and assess strategies that have been advanced as well as information to prevent cases of domestic violence in Mashonaland East province. Studies have shown that domestic violence cases are ramp...

A Social And Cultural History Of The People Under Chief Malaba (Matobo District) 1890-1980

Abstract The setting of the research was confined to area under Chief Malaba in Matobo district, South- Western Zimbabwe. The Malaba were known because of their charms and magic. The research accounts for the history of the Malaba because they were once the chief doctors of the Ndebele kings both Mzilikazi and Lobengula respectively. As a result, the belief in Mwali cult was of utmost importance. The dissertation seeks to inform readers to understand the history of Malaba people, their chieft...

GHANA‘S OIL DISCOVERY: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS

ABSTRACT Oil‘s importance in the global economy cannot be overlooked. Gas, diesel and petrol, which are by-products of oil, fuel transportation and industrialisation globally. Due to these and many other advantages associated with oil, its discovery in many parts of the world has come with a lot of hope and expectations. However, other countries that discovered oil especially, African countries, have plunged themselves into economic doldrums and diverse diplomatic rows. This state of mixe...

THE AUTONOMY OF THINK TANKS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE NEOLIBERAL AGENDA ; A STUDY OF SELECTED THINK TANKS IN GHANA

ABSTRACT  This thesis examines the autonomy of think tanks in the context of the neoliberal agenda.   Ghana is experiencing the fourth wave of think tank emergence. This period is associated with globalisation, characterized by economic and political reform as solutions to economic crisis of the 1980s. The period has also witnessed the roll back of the state and assumption of state social welfare functions by civil society organizations perceived by the developmental partners as autonomous...

History of Ibadan (1820 - 1960)

This research work looks at the ancient city of Ibadan from the earliest time in the 16th century to what it had evolved into in the present day as a modern cosmopolitan city. Ibadan is today the largest city in Africa after Cairo in Egypt and Johannesburg, South Africa