Research Papers/Topics in International Affairs

A Critical Assessment of Politics and Diplomacy of Post-Gaddafi Libya

ABSTRACT The studyassessed critically the politics and diplomacy of post-Gaddafi Libya. It interrogated the domestic and external actors in the overthrow of Gaddafi as well as the political, diplomatic and other consequences of the downfall of Gaddafi. Overtime, researchers have contributed on the aforementioned topic with fundamental interest on the root causes of the crisis. Most of them anchored their explanation on Centre-Periphery and dependency analysis from the Marxian Political Econom...

Multiple Actors and Security Dilemma in Turiuna North Region, Kenya

ABSTRACT Turkana North region has witnessed perennial insecurity more than any other region in East Africa. This study sought to establish the role of multiple actors in the security dilemma that engulfed the Turkana North region, with the aim of identifying the security actors, establish the causes of insecurity; examine the challenges faced in security provision and thereafter establish the strategies/measures that can minimize insecurity in the region. Through the use of an exploratory res...

Uganda’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Policy Implementation in East African Community

ABSTRACT The study aimed at accessing the relationship betweei. Uganda’s Mm istry of Foreign Affairs and policy implementation in East African Community. The objectives of the .study were; to examine the role of Uganda’s .Minis~y of Foreign Affairs on policy implementation in East African community, to identify the challenges faced by Uganda’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on policy implementation in East Affican community and to access the solutions to the challenges facing Uganda’s Mi...

The Contribution Of UNHCR And Refugee Welfare In Uganda. A Case Study Of Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement Camp In Kamwengye District

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONAPPROVAL iiDEDICATION iiiACKNOWLEDGMENT ivTABLE OF CONTENTS VLIST OF TABLES viiLIST OF FIGURES viiiABSTRACT IXCHAPTER ONE 1INTRODUCTION1.0 IntroductionI Background of the Study1 .2 Contextual background 31.3 Problem Statement 61.4 Purpose of the Study 71.5 Objectives of the study 71.6 Research Questions 71.7 Scope of the Study 81,8 Significance of the Study 8CHAPTER TWO 9LiTERATURE REVIEW 92.0 introduction 92.1 Conceptual Framework 92.2. Nature of the contribution ...

Masculinity and Experiences of Sexual Violence: Case Study of Male Congolese Refugees in Kampala Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONAPPROVALDEDICATIONACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ivTABLE OF CONTENTSLIST OF ABBREVIATIONS viiiABSTRACT ixCHAPTER ONE 1INTRODUCTION 11.0 Introduction II . I Background to the Study .~I . I . I Contextual Background 2I . 1 .2 The Present Context: Refugee and asylum seeking procedures in Uganda 4I .2 Statement of the problem 6I .3 Purpose ofthe study 7I .4 Specific Objectives 8I .5 Research Questions 81.6 Scope of the study 81.6.1 Conceptual scope 81 .6.2 Geographical Scope 91.6.3 ...

Parliament and Human Rights in Uganda, (1986-2017)

The research was conducted at the Parliament of Uganda. The parliament is situated in Central Division Kampala District. Much of the field work was carried out at the parliament premises, though other tours were made at the head offices of Uganda Human Rights Commission (Ntinda Nakawa Division). The researcher carried out the research on the Topic “Parliament and Human Rights in Uganda, 1986 — 2017”. The research methodology used was interview. Members of Parliament on Parliamentary Com...

Victim or Villain: Italy’s Response to The Influx of Irregular Migrants from North Africa?

ABSTRACT The year 2011 witnessed a massive influx of irregular migrants from North Africa, using the central Mediterranean to cross into Europe. Libya, which had a Memorandum of Understanding with the southern European country Italy, suffered a civil crisis, creating a vacuum of authority, which failed to prevent journeys from the coasts of Libya into Italy. The Italian government on the other hand reacted by policing its waters to locate irregular sea migrants, sending boats back to places ...

Human Rights In The Reconfiguration Of Aid Relations: The Case Of China- Kenya Relations

The study explored human rights in the reconfiguration of aid relations with a particular focus to China- Kenya relations. The study used other African countries such as Zimbabwe, Sudan, and Angola as cases of illustration to ground the thesis’ argument. The study sought to realize the following objectives: find out the dominant features of China-Africa foreign aid relations, analyze the nature of China-Kenya relations since independence, survey the trend of Kenya’s foreign aid relation...

The Increasing Threat Of Terrorism To West And Central Africa: The Case Of Boko Haram Insurgency In Nigeria

ABSTRACT Terrorism has gained ground in international discourse of issues currently impeding the progress and development of states. Although not a recent phenomenon, terrorism is a growing menace which cannot be ignored. The environmental, socio-economic, psychological and physical impacts of terrorism on people and governments are highly significant and there is therefore the need to understand and address this phenomenon. This research focuses the increasing threat of terrorism to West an...

An Analysis On The Challenges And Dynamics To The Challenges To Synergies For Subregional Peace Support Missions

ABSTRACT This study takes a look at the complexity of the recurring conflict in Eastern DRC and the efforts put in place by the sub regional organizations particularly the SADC and ICGLR in trying to achieve sustainable peace in the war torn region of the Congo. Peace support operations in the 21st century has been undertaken at the multilateral, regional and sub-regional levels in given conflicts by a range of actors. Scholarly questions have been asked the effectiveness of these operations ...

Challenges faced by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in Conflict Transformation: The case of the Lesotho Conflict from 1994-2017

ABSTRACT The post-Cold War period has been characterised by increased intra-state conflicts in most African states which have overstretched the United Nations‟ (UN) capacity to respond to all conflicts that occur in various regions across the globe. This has resulted in an observable relative decrease in the involvement of the UN in African internal conflicts and a subsequent increase in African regional organisations being involved in various conflict handling mechanisms within their respe...

An investigation into the role of globalization in developing countries. A case study of Zimbabwe 2000 to 2019

ABSTRACT This study investigates into the role of globalization in developing countries using Zimbabwe as a case study. My central argument is that despite fundamental advances in the global set up or technological world order, the third world developmental levels still remains extremely unsatisfactory. History is repeating itself in a more advanced way. The global century has pave a way to changes in several aspects of social and economic life are changing and post-industrial shifts are unpa...

The Applicability Of The 2016 Global Ban On Ivory Trade With Respect To The Development Of Conservation And Protection Of The Zimbabwean Elephant Population In The Zambezi Trans Frontier Park

Abstract The Zambezi Trans frontier park is one of the world’s largest conservation areas and is one of the homes for the African elephant, scientifically known as the loxodonta Africana. The African elephant is one of earths largest land mammals and also one of the worlds objectified creatures. Over the years since 1970 the global demand for ivory has risen to levels that are threatening the extinction of elephants due to poaching. Poaching has resulted in massive decline, by almost half i...

An Analysis On Constraints And Prospects To Resolving The Iraq Conflict: 2003-2014

ABSTRACT The study is grounded under the premise that the 2003 to 2014 Iraq conflict is a combination of intricate myriad internal and external factors that present a challenge to resolving the conflict. The Iraq conflict is characterized by a web of interconnected and complex events that present a formidable ostensible challenge to its resolution. In light of these challenges, questions have been posed on whether; the conflict is a result of internal problems or external factors? If so, wha...


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