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The Role of African Union Mission in Federal Republic of Somalia: A Case Study of Kenya Defence Forces (2011- 2014)

Abstract: Sometime in October 16, 201 1, The Kenyan Defence Forces were deployed in Somalia in conjunction with 3500 trained 3500 Somali Mili tia Army to pacify the southern city of Kismayu-Somalia. The deployment was justified on three levels. Firstly, Kenya entered Somalia on the basis that its tenitorial integrity was threatened by Al-Shabaab, Al-Qaeda linked militia based in Somalia. Secondly, Kenya claimed that its national security was harmed due to the frequent kidnappings of tourists...

A Critical Analysis of the Impact of Refugees on Host Countries: Bangladesh and the Rohingya Crisis Of 2017

Abstract: The Rohingya Muslims are an ethnic minority group who have been denied citizenship and basic human rights by the government of Myanmar. Following the independence of Myanmar from the British, the Rohingya have been forced to flee to Bangladesh because of their religion and culture. The people of Myanmar and the government have always considered the Rohingya illegal migrants. The August 2017 Rohingya crisis is crucial because of the atrocities the Rohingya Muslims have faced and its...

Use of Passenger Profiling To Enhance Aviation Security in Kenya

Abstract: The international aviation industry including Kenya has invested so much in the security sector to ensure more safety. Security techniques employed by most aviation industry players in Kenya at the various airports and in aircrafts involve many methods like screening processes where passengers walk through metal detectors. These methods have succeeded on many occasions but they appear to be facing challenges since the means through which threats to the aviation industry present the...

Influence of Slum Settlements on Rape Crimes during And After General Elections In Kenya: A Case Study Of Kaptembwa, Nakuru County between 2007-2017

Abstract: The study sought to examine the influence of slum settlements on rape crimes during and after general elections in Kenya: a case study of Kaptembwa, Nakuru County between 2007-2017. The study focused on the following research questions: to investigate the link between the occurrence of rape and election in Kenya; to investigate the link between slums and rape crimes in Kaptembwa, Nakuru County during elections; and to assess remedies to the prevention of rape during elections. The ...

Relationship between Parenting Style and Psychosocial Development of High School Students in Starehe Sub-County, Nairobi

Abstract: The family plays a critical role in the psychosocial development of adolescents. The shifting family context, especially towards single parenthood, potentially exerts influences on the styles and practices of parenting. This is held to reflect on the psychosocial well-being of children and adolescents. This study investigated the relationship between parenting styles and the psychosocial development of secondary school students in Starehe-Sub County, Nairobi – Kenya. The study is...

African Sub-Regional Organizations in Conflict Resolution: Analyzing the Contribution of Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) In the South Sudan Conflict Resolution 2013-2018

Abstract: The Sudanese conflict began in August 1955 before attaining its independence in January 1956. Numerous efforts made by sequential Sudanese regimes and other actors to resolve the conflict failed. The letdown led the Government of Sudan (GoS) and the Sudanese People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) to invite IGAD, a sub-regional organization in 1993 to assist. The IGAD intervention culminated in the signing of the CPA in 2005 between the protagonists. The main objective of this study was ...

The Effectiveness of Slum Upgrades to Reduce Housing Inequality: A Case Study of Kibera Slum

Abstract: Kenya has over the last few years experienced a rapid increase in population especially in the urban areas. A majority of the population is situated in the urban areas and mostly in the slum sector, with this in mind the government of Kenya under the leadership of His Excellency Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta. On 12th December 2017, announced his new plan, the ‘Big Four’, which will guide the development agenda of the country in the period 2018-2022. It focuses on key basic needs that a...

Impact of Migrants on Peace Processes: A Case Study of Somalia, 1992 - 2016.

Abstract: Migration is currently one of the top pressing concerns of the world with most of the European and other western countries overwhelmed with the increased influx of refugees from countries such as Somalia, Syria, Iraq, Eritrea and others. This study focused on Somalia as one of the major migrant sources in the world and examines the impact of migrants on peace processes. Specifically, the study examined what the role of Somali migrants has been on negotiations on cessation of hostil...

Rising New Hopes for the Marginalized: Addressing Structural Inequality among the Batwa People of Rwanda.

Abstract: This thesis focuses on marginalization by analyzing the structural inequalities in Rwanda. The study seeks to highlight that marginalization and inequalities still exist despite the efforts by non-governmental organizations. The inequalities that the Batwa people are experiencing are systematically rooted into their social institutions leading to political and social exclusion and cultural attrition. This study therefore, sought to identify the various forms of inequalities experie...

Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration in Practice: An Investigation of Its Process on Ex-Combatants in the Post-2005 South Sudan

Abstract: Many studies have been carried out on post-conflict disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) in many countries including the Republic of South Sudan. However, to this date, there is no comprehensive literature or empirical data on the process of DDR on the Sudan People’s Liberation Army. Since the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in 2005 up to date, there has not been sustainable peace in the world’s nascent state. This vexes the mind as if the world neg...

African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) As an Instrument of American Domination over Sub Saharan Africa in Their Trade and Investment Relations

Abstract: For many years, America did not have any strong trade and development investment in Africa. This changed in the year 2000, with the enactment of Public Act 106-200 which introduced the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) whose intention was and has been to benefit Sub-Saharan African States by removing the trade barriers, duties, levies and quotas that would promote trade between these states. Before the inception of AGOA Africa –US relations had for a long time been limited as...

The Influence of Terrorist Activities on International Tourism in Kenya between 2008-2018: A Case Study of Travellers Beach Hotel, Mombasa County.

Abstract: This study sought to examine the influence of terrorist activities on international tourism in Kenya between 2008-2018: A case study of Travellers Beach Hotel, Mombasa County. The study was guided by the following specific objectives: to determine the effect of terrorist suicide attacks on international tourism in Kenya; to establish the effect of terrorist kidnappings on international tourism in Kenya; and to determine the predominant challenges in fighting terrorism in Kenya. The...

Role of Diaspora in Promoting Pan-Africanism: A case of Kenyans in Australia

Abstract: The research examines role of diaspora in promoting pan-Africanism while using Australia as a case. It also examines the different political, social and economic activities undertaken by Kenyan diaspora in Australia and to determine the extent to which pan-Africanism influences the political, social and economic activities of Kenyans in Australia. This study is appropriately prompted given the increased relevance of diaspora to Africa. Additionally, the researcher’s interactions ...

The Role of Sports Diplomacy in Promoting Kenya’s Foreign Policy Goals (2002-2018)

Abstract: Kenya’s foreign policy anchors towards its interlinking pillars, with the cultural diplomacy pillar seeking to promote sports diplomacy by recognizing the role of athletes. Kenya therefore seeks to pursue its national interests in its relations with other countries through sports diplomacy to meet its foreign policy objectives. These foreign policy goals include integration, projection of Kenya’s image and prestige, regional peace and security, multilateralism, economic prosper...

The Role of the United Nations in Dealing with Cyber Insecurity (2007-2017)

Abstract: The study sought to examine the role of the UN in dealing with Cyber Insecurity between 2007 and 2017. The study focused on the following specific objectives: to examine the role of the UN Charter in dealing with the threat of cyber insecurity; to analyse the role of the UN system in dealing with cyber insecurity in the international system; and to examine the challenges facing the UN in dealing with Cyber Insecurity. The target population of this study was the international system...


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