Research Papers/Topics in Security and Strategic Studies

Ethiopia's Drones: A Step Towards Progress or an Aggravated Civil War?

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), have become an increasingly common sight in conflicts worldwide. In the case of Ethiopia, the deployment and use of drones by both the government and various armed groups have sparked debates regarding their impact on civilians and the country's civil war. While drones can offer promising advancements in technology and surveillance, their usage in Ethiopia has become a controversial topic due to concerns over civilian casualties and the p...

Building Hope for Peace: A Path Towards Reconciliation between Amhara and Tigray People in Ethiopia

In recent years, the Amhara and Tigray communities in Ethiopia have faced strained relations, resulting in conflicts that have caused significant hardship and suffering. However, amidst the challenges, there remains a glimmer of hope for peace and a shared future. This article explores the potential for reconciliation between the Amhara and Tigray people, highlighting the significance of dialogue, understanding, and the concerted efforts of individuals and organizations working towards l...

Forensic science in Ghana: A review

The use of forensic science continues to grow across the world. In Ghana, major advancements took off in 2011, including the introduction of modern DNA profiling and the establishment of an automated fingerprint identification system. These developments have led to some positive impacts on the delivery of justice, including the exoneration of a wrongly incarcerated individual. However, a review of the policy-related aspects of forensic science shows gaps in legislation, governance, service pr...

Border Protection and Transborder Criminality

This article explains border protection and trans-border criminality. It also highlights the causes of trans-border crimes, it also identifies the impacts of these crimes on the socio-economic development of Nigeria and the global community as a whole. This article also focuses on the influence of border protection and trans-border protection on Jailbreak and provides recommendations based on global best practices.

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CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBACKGROUND OF THE STUDYThe world is becoming a smaller place in which to live and work. A technological revolution in communications and information exchange has taken place within business, industry and homes. Most developed and developing countries are substantially more invested in information processing and Management than manufacturing goods, and this has affected their professional and personal lives. We bank and transfer money electronically and we are much more ...

Cross site scripting: Methods of attack and Prevention techniques

Most of the web application are HTTP driven and Inherently stateless. Thus request of every end user is managed separately and is executed in a separate context . Web applications are becoming truly pervasive in all kinds of business models and organizations. Today, most critical systems such as those related to health care, banking, or even emergency response, are relying on these applications. They must therefore include, in addition to the expected value offered to their users, reliable me...

Managing Crime Relating To The Operation Of Public Service Vehicles In Nairobi City County, Kenya

This study examined the management of crime in Public Service Vehicles in Nairobi County, with special focus to criminal activities on Public Service Vehicles (PSV’s) in Starehe subCounty. The specific objectives of the study were to determine the nature of crime associated with the use of PSVs; analyze the factors that influence crime in PSVs; and suggest mechanisms that will mitigate crime associated with the use of PSVs in Starehe sub-County. The research questions were adopted from the ...

Evaluation Of Competitive Strategies Applied By Savings And Credit Co-Operatives In Enhancing Their Financial Performance: In Kiambu County Kenya

ABSTRACT In today’s dynamic and turbulent business environment where change is the only constant, SACCO’s are finding it hard to perform financially and survive amidst cut throat competition in the financial sector. In Kenya’s financial landscape where the SACCOs play an important role in financial intermediation with a focus on personal development and growth of SMEs, their fundamental role has continued to diminish due to ever growing competition in this sector. A firm can apply the ...

Corporate Social Responsibility Strategies And Competitive Advantage Of Soft Drink Manufacturers In Nairobi City County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Competitive advantage is of the goals as to why firms exist in a any given industry. However, it is not easy for the firm to gain competitive advantage as there are turbulences in the environment with high levels of competition in different industries. The manufacturing sector is one such competitive industry that require firms to constantly adopt different strategies to remain viable. Therefore, the current study sought to determine the effect of corporate social responsibility str...

Mobile Banking Services Effect On Financial Performance On Commercial Banks In Kenya

ABSTRACT Despite the continued adoption and implementation of mobile banking by various banking institutions in Kenya, evidence showing how mobile banking influences financial performance of these banks remains limited. The general objective of this study was to establish the impact of mobile banking services on the financial performance of commercial banks in Kenya. The specific objectives guiding this study included to assess the influence of short message service (SMS) banking on the fina...

Strategic Quality Management Initiatives And Service Delivery In The National Hospital Insurance Fund In Wajir County, Kenya

ABSTRACT National Hospital insurance fund has faced so many challenges regarding to service delivery. Majority of the national hospital insurance fund accredited facilities in Wajir County have failed to satisfy the customers or members. The problem has escalated to Mashaalah nursing home and even to Jeddah nursing home which are situated in Wajir County. Therefore the aim of this study was to investigate the effect of strategic quality management initiatives and service delivery in National...

Strategy Implementation Practices On Performance Of Huduma Centres In Nairobi City County, Kenya

ABSTRACT With the influence of internal and external factors, Huduma (Service) Centres operating in Kenya have continued to experience deteriorating performance due to issues of strategy implementation. Formulation of good strategies is not a reflection that implementation will take place. Effective implementations of strategy give organizations a competitive edge in the local and global business environments. Successful strategy implementation has been correlated with organizational perform...

Influence Of Youth Unemployment On Crime Rates In Mathare Constituency, Nairobi City County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Many developing countries now grapple with the problem of unemployment. The unemployment rate among the youth is particularly higher than other demographic segments – especially in developing economies. Interestingly, the cities in many developing economies with high rates of youth unemployment also battle high rates of urban crime. The purpose of this study was to establish how youth unemployment influences crime rates in Mathare Constituency, with the aim of identifying strategi...

Managerial Competence And Implementation Of Strategic Plans In Nandi County, Kenya

ABSTRACT  The Government of Kenya adopted strategic planning in various parastatals, institutions and ministries to address distinct and prioritized strategic agendas in order to uplift service delivery. In the County Government of Nandi, strategic planning is part of the ongoing public sector reforms geared at improving effectiveness and efficiency in the prompt delivery of public services. Strategic planning in the County Government is aimed at achieving the sustainable development goals (...

`Total Quality Management On Organizational Performance Of 5-Star Hotels In Nairobi

ABSTRACT Hotel industry business in the past evidence has shown that Total Quality Management programs have failed because the success factors were not in place. In order for hotel business to increase performance, the critical success factors of Total Quality Management should be implemented well. These factors appear to be compatible with successful Total Quality Management implementation programs in the hotel industry. They represent strategic elements, people involvement, emphasis on com...


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