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Identity at the peace, conflict security & development Nexus

All animals recognize differences between “self” and “other”. In human societies, these differences take on enormous significance, partly because humans are so individualistic – rather than being clone-like automatons, humans have individual personalities. Society validates that individualism by giving infants unique names. Those names also keep track of who’s related to whom, sometimes for generations back into the past. On the other hand, Ethnic groups constitute an identity as ...

The Role of Society on Orphans Educational Rights in Zanzibar Tanzania. A Case Study of Unguja North A District

ABSTRACT This study examined the role of society on orphans’ education right, by taking case of Unguja North “A” District special in three villages that are Gamba, Chaani and Bandamaji. As such, the study treated variables that included the role of society and orphans’ educational right. Despite the existence of some human rights organization in Zanzibar, still the rights of orphans on education are said to be violated. Due to the prevailing poor economic conditions many families con...

Psychological Attributes Mentoring, and Self Employment of Vocational Graduates of Kano State Tertiary Institutions, Nigeria

ABSTRACT  This study investigated and identified the role counselling play in mentoring vocational graduates towards self employment. The objectives of the study were; to determine the availability of the counselling services, to evaluate the vocational training graduates’ attitudes on the skills and training acquired; to investigate the uptake of self employment by the vocational training graduates of the tertiary institutions; to offer counselling services to vocational graduates who are...

Media Influence and Awareness of Childrens Rights at Makindye Division in Kampala Uganda

ABSTRACT  The background of the study explains the history of mass media back beyond the dawns of recorded history to the people that figured out that they could reach audience through painting picture on cave walls. Research objectives was(i) to identify demographic characteristics of the respondents (ii) to identify the level of media influence on children (iii) to identify the level of awareness of children’s rights(iv) to establish if there is a significance relation on independent var...

Nile Politics From Conflict to Mutual Benefit, the Opinion of Ethiopian Journalists

ABSTRACT  This study entitled 'Nile politics: from conflict to mutual benefit vis-a-vis opinion of Ethiopian Journalists' is well-timed. This is true since there has been war rhetoric and low scale conflict on Nile. The research was guided by the objective of exploring the opinion of Ethiopian journalists on the relevance and applicability of the 1929 and 1959 Nile treaties, examining the outlook of the media on the current ongoing Nile negotiations, investigating the opinion of the press on...

A Semantic Study of Synonymy Polysemy and Anthonymy in the Anthology of Tazyinu Al-waraqat of Ustaz Abdullahi bin Fodio

ABSTRCT This research dealt with the three phenomena that are closely related to the relationship of word and meaning in the anthology of ” Tazyinul Waraqaat“ of  Ustaz Abdullahi bin Fodio, aims is to achieve the purpose of studying the phenomenon of Synonymy, Polysemy and Antonymy in the anthology a semantic study and to know what these phenomena add to the verses of the anthology of richness in words and what these phenomena add as well of semantic subtleties and moral beauty to the an...

How the January 1966 Coup Happened

this research paper it a brief history over what happened over a time, The 1966 Nigerian coup d'état began on 15 January 1966, when mutinous Nigerian soldiers led by Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu and Emmanuel Ifeajuna killed 22 people[4] including the Prime Minister of Nigeria, many senior politicians, many senior Army officers (including their wives), and sentinels on protective duty.[5][6] The coup plotters attacked the cities of Kaduna, Ibadan, and Lagos while also blockading the ...

Boko Haram Insurgency and Human Rights Violation in North Eastern Nigeria

ABSTRACT  The insurgency caused by Boko Haram’s insurgency is among the primary challenges faced by Nigeria. The group’s activities in the North have resulted in thousands of casualties, the displacement of more than one million people, the destruction of hundreds of schools, mosques, churches and government establishments and have ravaged the economy of the region. This study analyzed Boko Haram insurgency and Human Rights violation in North Eastern Nigeria. Accordingly, the study was g...

A Study of the Contribution of Uganda Joint Christian Council towards Peace Building in Uganda

ABSTRACT  This research set out to investigate the contribution of Uganda Joint Christian Council towards Peace building in Uganda. The study had a number of objectives; to assess the contribution of Uganda Joint Christian Churches towards Peace building in Uganda, to enhance Peace and consensus building, to find out long lasting solutions to conflict management ad peace building, to promote peace, justice, reconciliation and co-existence. The research was carried out due to the continued pr...

Effects of Armed Conflicts on Childrens Development in Selected Camps of Malakal Upper Nile State, South Sudan

ABSTRACT  This study examined the impact of war on the development of war-affected children in selected camps of Malakai, Upper Nile State, South Sudan. It was guided by three specific objectives: i)To analyse the influence of armed conflict on education and health; ii)To examine how armed conflict has affected the psychological, physical and mental development of children in Malakai, Upper Nile State, South Sudan; and iii),to identify challenges to children development in the camps. The stu...

Popular Participation in the Planning Process of Dodoma Municipal Council, Tanzania

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to establish the Effects of Popular Participation in the Planning Process of Local government Dodoma municipal council, Tanzania. This study was guided by four specific objectives and these included; To examine the category of people who participate in the planning process of Local Governments, To analyze the impact of peoples~ decisions in the planning process, To explain how has the planning process in which popular participation takes place, To explore...

Influence Of the Civil Society Organizations on Post-conflict Peace Building; A Case Study of Gulu District In Northern Uganda

ABSTRACT This study investigated the influence of the Civil Society Organizations on Post-conflict Peace building with reference to Gulu District in Northern Uganda. This study was guided by three objectives, that is, to determine the influence of CSOs in enhancing post-war reconciliation, postwar internal security and postwar economic recovery in Gulu District. This study was a cross-sectional survey research design because it focused on a cross-section of people and CSOs in Gulu. The study ...

Challenges Of Inclusive Education-in Kenya A Case Study of Selected Primary Schools in Myita Division, Mombasa District, Kenya.

ABSTRACT This study was carried out in Mvita division, Mombasa district, Kenya with an intention to determine the outstanding challenges of Inclusive Education in Kenya. A descriptive survey design was employed since the whole study was about explaining a scenario / an event or occurrence. Questionnaires and interview guides were employed and these were dispensed to the respondents who had been purposively chosen. Data was later on processed, analyzed and presented in percentages and frequenc...

British Colonial Legacy and Ethno-Cultural Conflicts in Takum, Taraba State, North-eastern Geo-political Zone, Nigeria 1914-2008

ABSTRACT The study examined British Colonial Legacy and Ethno-cultural Conflicts in Takum, Taraba North Eastern Geo-political Zone Nigeria. Takum has experienced consistent ethno-cultural conflict which destroyed lives and property and equally resulted in growth retardation and further prevent industrial growth and any form of developmental project. Three specific objectives guided this study and these were; (i) to examine the level of British colonial legacy and Ethno-cultural conflicts in T...

Exploring The Role of Television Stations on Agribusiness in Kampala Central, Uganda

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to assess the role of television coverage in promoting agribusiness in Kampala central, Uganda. The following objectives guided the study: i) To find out the number of programs devoted to agribusiness by television stations in Kampala central, Uganda in the last two- years (2014-2016); ii) To assess the coverage of television on agribusiness in Kampala central, Uganda and iii) To verify the effectiveness of television programs in promoting agribusiness i...


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