Research Papers/Topics in Peace And Development Studies

Emergency Preparedness Of Private Security Firms On Success Of Rescue Operations: A Case Of G4s Kenya Limited In Nairobi City County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of thìs study was to establìsh emergency preparedness of prìvate securìty fìrms ìn rescue operations wìth a specìal focus on G4S Kenya Lìmìted. Specifically, the study assesed and examined the influence of the level of emergency preparedness on the success of rescue operatìons by G4S Kenya Lìmìted, examined the influence of emergency preparedness strategeines on the the success of rescue operations and explored the influence of strategìc traìnìng measures o...

Analysis On The Role Played By Non-Governmental Organizations In Promoting Peace In Africa: The Case Of South Sudan From 2011-2017.

ABSTRACTThe research analyzed the role played by non-governmental organizations in promoting peace, using the case of South Sudan. Since South Sudan got its independence from Sudan in July 9,2011, catastrophes in the world‟s newest independent country have not ended, the people are still ravaged with inevitable conflicts and wars, due to multiple challenges and other push factors like poorly performing government, disjoint social cohesion, civil unrest and the psycho-social trauma generated...

An Indepth Analysis Of Social Movement And Democratic Consolidation In Zimbabwe: The Case Of The Tajamuka From 2016-2017

Abstract The research analysed the purpose of and effects of social movement in Zimbabwe through examining acts of activism by prominent movements such as Tajamuka. This research is important to both the government and citizens as social movements are a gravity which influences the governance of this country hence the phenomenon has to be extensively understood. Government policies disturb every citizen in Zimbabwe and the actions that are taken by people against the government will gen...

The Socio-Economic Effects of Colonialism on African Women; The Case Study of Zimbabwe.

ABSTRACT This study explores the socio-economic effects of colonialism on African women using the case study of Zimbabwe. It investigates on whether the problems that African women face today are a result of colonialism. The study also gives a better understanding of colonialism and both its negative and positive effects on African women particularly in Zimbabwe.. Interviews group discussions, books, journals and internet sources were referred to extensively in order for the researcher ...

An Analysis Of The Effects Of Gender Equality On Peace Consolidation In Zimbabwe From 1980 To 2017

ABSTRACT The research explored analysed the effects of gender equality on peace consolidation within Zimbabwe from the post-independence period till 2017. The waves of democracy and different feminist theories being explored at all levels within a state have given rise to the involvement of women in political processes such as peace consolidation. The inclusion of women in policy formulation and decision making processes has been greatly advocated for especially when it comes to peace p...

ECONOMIC CRISIS AND ECONOMIC POLICIES AS MAJOR CAUSES OF CONFLICT AND INSTABILITY IN ZIMBABWE IN THE 21TH CENTURY

    ABSTRACTThe determination of this study was to find out if the economic crisis and economic policies[i]are largely to blame for the conflicts and instability which is an environment best described as absence of negative peace in the 21th century Zimbabwe. The research limited its scope to only the conflicts which occurred from the year 2000 up to the current year which is 2018.The research used conflict analysis tools to better understand the dynamics, nature and ac...

Culture Of Violence, A Consequence Of Leadership Crisis In Southern Africa. The Case Of Xenophobic Activities In South Africa

ABSTRACTViolence in Southern Africa has become a culture where the end result of most conflicts affecting the region lead either to great suffering or destruction of infrastructure, ecosystems and human life. Southern Africa like the rest of the continent is facing a number of problems such as poor declining economy, political instability, poverty, gender based violence, ethnic and racial rivalry among other issues of concern. The existence of regional organizations like the Southern African ...

THE ROLE OF THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON CULTURE IN THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF GHANA: THE CASE OF BRONG AHAFO REGION

ABSTRACTThe role of institutions in national development has been championed byvarious governments for some time to come now. However, what is most topicalin this quest is the creation of institutions that would look at development fromwithin, taking cognizance of the local needs and resources of the people. Thisstudy was set out to examine the role of the National Commission on Culture onthe socio-economic development of Ghana using the Brong Ahafo region as studyarea. The study made use of ...

CONFLICT AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION MECHANISMS IN THE GA CHIEFTAINCY CONFLICT

ABSTRACT Many conflicts in Ghana have assumed protracted nature. State and civil society organizations have used a variety of conflict resolution mechanisms to tackle most of these conflicts. However, the reoccurrence of these conflicts over time have questioned the resolution mechanisms employed to resolve these conflicts. This study sought to assess the conflict resolution mechanisms used by institutions like National Peace Council (NPC), Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs (GARHC)...

CONFLICT PREVENTION STRATEGIES OF STATE AND NONSTATE ACTORS IN THE NORTHERN REGION OF GHANA FROM 1992 TO 2012

ABSTRACTThe study explored the conflict prevention strategies of state and nonstate actors in the Northern Region of Ghana. The study employed qualitative strategy of inquiry. The study population included members and staff of the four  institutions  selected  for  the  study  (National  Peace  Council  (NPC), Regional  Security  Council  (REGSEC),  West  Africa  Network  for Peacebuilding&nbsp...

The Salient Issues the Distinction between the Old and New African Diaspora

The compartmentalisation of African diaspora reveals its complexities and affirms the need to widen the analytical lenses of African diaspora studies by interrogating the field’s conventional conceptions and boundaries. The conceptual challenges of the African diaspora also bedevil the definition of diaspora. In many cases, the term diaspora is used in a fuzzy and uncritical manner in which all manner of movements and migrations between countries and even within countries are encapsulated i...

The Salient Issues in the Distinction between the Old and New African Diaspora

The compartmentalisation of African diaspora reveals its complexities and affirms the need to widen the analytical lenses of African diaspora studies by interrogating the field’s conventional conceptions and boundaries. The conceptual challenges of the African diaspora also bedevil the definition of diaspora. In many cases, the term diaspora is used in a fuzzy and uncritical manner in which all manner of movements and migrations between countries and even within countries are encapsulated i...

Is Boko Haram of Nigeria Part of Global Jihad?

The objective of this research is to respond to the question of the connection between Boko Haram in Nigeria and the wave of Global Jihadist Movement. The paper shall address to what extent the Boko Haram group reflects the ideology of the Global Jihadist Movement. 

The Place of Leadership in the Society: a Necessity Towards Achieving Peaceful Coexistence (Africa in View).

The society is no doubt an integral part of humans all over the world: consisting of persons who byvirtue of like minds, have agreed to live together towards achieving harmony in coexistence with eachother. Since time past, different societies have had series of experiences, which has led to the thrust ofbelieve in the body of people called “leaders”, with the sole aim of upholding to the terms of coexistingin the society. Of the different terms of coexistence in a society, I would say th...

ETZIONI’S RESPONSE ON THE QUESTION OF SOVEREIGNTY: THE CASE OF GADDAFI’S LIBYA

ABSTRACT We are on track to test the validity of the claim made by Prof. Amitai Etzioni that Sovereigntygoes with a certain responsibility.1  We are examining the extent of Libya’s sovereignty under Muammar Gaddafi using the templates provided by Etzioni


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