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Rape as a Weapon of War: A Gross Violation of Human Rights

The utilization of rape as a strategic resource for war is a grave violation of human rights and wrecks severe physical and psychological consequences for not only the victims but whole communities as well. This abstract explores existent sociocultural foundations and norms which facilitate the use of rape for the destruction of enemy territories. It also aims to amplify the gravity of this heinous crime by presenting the impacts of war rape from both an individualistic and collective standpo...

Pipeline Politics: Importance of the Southern Gas Corridor for the European Energy Security

The European Union (EU) is the largest market for natural gas exports. The EU imports more than 50% of its total natural gas consumption. EU’s energy mix is diverse, but natural gas maintains an important role – 25% of the EU’s total energy mix. Natural gas is vitally important due to its frequent use in residential sector (36.9 %). The EU as the largest importer of natural gas- brings 40% of its total supplies from a single supplier, Russian state-owned company Gazprom. After the ...

ظاهرة الترادف عند الأستاذ عبد الله بن فودي في ديوانه _ تزيين الورقات _

Abstract: This paper aims to highlight on the ingenuity of Ustaz Abdullahi Bin Fodio in employing the phenomenon of synonymy in his Anthology of“ Tazyinul Waraqaat”as the synonymous words in it came from his literary formulation, consequently and finally the research finds that Ustaz Abdullahi excelled in employing this phenomenon in his poetry, which makes him feel the existence of hidden semantic differences between the frequently used words. Keywords: Tandem, Abdullah bin Foudi, ...

The poem Adha AlTana'i by Ibn Zaydun A Literary Pictorial Study

Abstract  This research is entitled “The poem ‘Adha al-Tana’i’ by Ibn Zaydun, a study “Pictorial Literary Studies” is a graduation project that the researcher divided into four chapters, followed by a conclusion. The first chapter contains the basics of research on the reasons for choosing The topic, objectives of the research, its importance, limitations, methodology, and review Previous studies. The second chapter deals with a historical overview of The poet, his culture, his l...

Examining the Effects of Institutional Conflict on Staff Performance in Collins Senior High Schoo Asante Akyem Agogo in the Ashanti Region of Ghana

There appears to be conflict in every human society.  It is difficult to accept conflict as natural and unavoidable condition.  Conflicts naturally occur in teams and organizations. Conflict is unavoidable in all cultures, but every culture has its own way to manage it. In an institution with any kind of disagreement or conflict among individuals at work, it poses risk for the individuals, both the employer and the institution as it affects employee’s productivity at work. The rese...

Factors Contributing to Work Stress in the Educational Sector in Donkorkrom

In recent times, employee-productivity has become competitive in the global environment and has become an essential element of the success of many Companies. Employee-productivity can be significantly hindered by high levels of stress experienced in the work environment. Stress is a universal element and persons from nearly every walk of life have to face stress. Employers today are critically analyzing the stress management issues that contribute to lower job performance of employees. The ma...

Trauma in Children and Adolescents: Drama Therapy and Psycholodramatic Approach

Scholarly researches abound in psychodrama and drama therapy as they relate to people dealing with one form of psychological setback or the other. However, there is a dearth of scholarship and practice in the specific areas using psychodrama and drama therapy in the treatment of children and adolescents dealing with trauma, especially in the present-day political, economic, social, family insecurity and uncertainty in Nigeria. This study evaluates the effectiveness of psychodrama and drama th...

Infidelity as Escapism, An Assessment of Lola Shoneyin's Novel - The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives

This study explores the issue of infidelity as escapism in the society. Mostly, the society entirely blames people who engage in relationship with different partners and mark them as evil not even considering what may have caused the suppose offenders to engage in the infidelity act, naturally leading the researcher to ask the following questions: what are the issues of infidelity in the society? What are some of the possible causes of infidelity in the society? This study draws data fro...

Tradition and Modernity as a Theme in Wole Soyinka's The Lion and The Jewel

The term Tradition and Modernity have got different definitions and ideals by different people. Everyone tends to have their own perceptions and beliefs about it. By definition, Tradition is a custom or belief that is passed down through generations, which contributes a sense of comfort and belongingness. It is believed to reinforce values as well. Examples include; language, knowledge, norms, authority, etc. Tradition has been the African pride since time immemorial and Wole Soyinka uses it ...

The African Woman's Struggle and Survival: An Analysis of Sefi Atta's Swallow

This study explores the frustrating journey of the African woman especially from the post-colonial era, bringing to light her survival quest in the patriarchal Africa and how the woman of colour is gradually developing a sense of awareness and endearing strength towards self-identity and empowerment.  The African woman’s marginalization and subsequent empowerment in most African countries using Lagos, Nigeria as a case study. The composite factor is essential to understand the lived experi...

INDIGENOUS STORYTELLING AS A MEANS OF DECOLONIZATION IN MODERN AFRICAN LITERATURE

ABSTRACT This study examines the use of narratives as a means to liberate the minds of colonised individuals and empower their cultures in Africa, specifically focusing on the literature of Ghana. This argument posits that stories serve not only as a source of amusement but also as a means of opposing and emancipating oneself from the narratives and ideologies of colonialism and neocolonialism. These narratives and ideologies have undermined and eradicated the languages, cultures, and identit...

Motivation Cognitive and Behavioral Theories and Techniques

This paper describes Motivation: Cognitive and behavioral theories and techniques, it analyzed the three theories underlying the cognitive and behavioral theories and techniques, it examined the expectancy theory, assumptions underlying expectancy theory, the explanation, the applicability of the expectancy theory. It also examined the equity theory of motivation, gave an explanation of the equity theory, application of equity theory in an educational organization. It also examined the goal s...

Discuss the Foreign Policy of General Murtala Muhammed

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the foreign policy of general murtala muhammed, the paper presented an introduction, identified the concept of foreign policy, Nigeria’s foreign policy, and described general murtala ramat muhammed’s foreign policy and concluded with the following statement; the making of policy demands planning. Planning, as we know, is a demonstration of faith in rational thought and organization. It draws heavily from the success of science and engineering in thi...

A Critique of the paper ‘Library Architecture around the World’ by Garba, Chiwendu and Mustapha

For the past two decades, libraries have been dramatically reinventing their physical spaces. The traditional model of cavernous reading rooms and dark warrens separated by stacks of books is incompatible with the digital age. The library of today and tomorrow must provide versatile spaces that support a wide range of users’ learning and research activities while accommodating rapid advances in information technology (IT). As expectations for library resources and physical facilities have c...

How to Write an Empirical Review

The purpose of the paper is to offer guidance on how to write an empirical review. The paper presented an introduction, and discussed the concept of empirical review, the importance of empirical review, steps for writing empirical review, apractical approach to writing an empirical review, characteristics of a good empirical review and concluded with the following statement; well-crafted empirical reviews are the cornerstone of good papers, however it is not uncommon to find weak, or even abs...


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