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Taxation and Capital Flight: Role of Corruption Control

This study adopted an endogenous model to analyze the potential role of corruption control in the impact of taxation on capital flight in East African countries. The study used the generalized method of moments (GMM) with panel data from 2009 to 2022 to estimate the study regression model. The estimation results show that taxation and corruption control have positive and direct impact on capital flight. While, the interaction between taxation and corruption control have a negative and indirec...

EFFECTS OF BOARD RISK MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Board risk management committee, which is a subset of corporate governance and its effects on financial performance, has been under-researched for a period of time in empirical investigations. In this regard, this study examined the effects of Board risk management committee on financial performance. While Board risk management committee was operationalized using Board size, Board independence and Board meetings, financial performance was depicted by stock returns. Three hypotheses...

Economic Growth and Female Participation in the Labour Market: Gender Disaggregated Data

The study aims to examine the impact of economic growth on female labour market participation in Kenya with data spanning between 1991 and 2022. Labour-force data disaggregated by gender are important to monitor the dynamic of gender inequalities in the labour market. The secondary data used to construct the time series was obtained from the World Bank and the International Labour Organization sources. The research was informed by the Feminisation U hypothesis, which describes the tendency of...

EFFECTS OF RISK MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS IN NIGERIA

EFFECTS OF BOARD RISK MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS IN NIGERIA BY POSU, VICTOR SONAYON MATRICULATION NUMBER: 160811174 A RESEARCH PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING, FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES, LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY, OJO, LAGOS IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING

ACCOUNTABILITY ON PERFORMANCE OF ROAD SECTOR IN UGANDA

ABSTRACT This research investigates the intricate dynamics between accountability and the performance of road sector construction projects in Kawempe Division, Kampala, Uganda. Through a mixed-methods approach, the study explores the perceptions of 58 participants regarding political, administrative, and financial accountability dimensions. The findings reveal a generally positive outlook on accountability mechanisms. Participants express confidence in the clarity of administrative structures...

MoU between Somaliland and Ethiopia. 2024

Abstract: This paper offers an analysis of the Ethiopian-Somaliland Agreement, with regards to the Economic environment of both countries and its implications. It highlights that the lack of international recognition in Somaliland affects foreign investment inflows into the territory. The paper also takes note of the economic shift in Somaliland towards a service-oriented economy anchored on the Berbera port trade. Additionally, it underscores the need for global acceptability as a...

Mkhululi Ncube Project

This study examines the impact of inflation and monetary policy shocks on stock market performance in Zimbabwe from 2000 to 2022. Using data obtained from the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) returns, inflation rates obtained from the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency(ZIMSTAT), and interest rates obtained from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, the study analyzes the relationship between these variables regression where ZSE returns are the dependent variable while inflation and interest rates are t...

The Relationship between Trait Emotional Intelligence and Risky Behaviours among Students in United States International University- Africa

Abstract: One of the most significant issues in universities is for individuals to take responsibility for their own actions by using a unique approach which best suits them based on their abilities emotionality, sociability, self-control and well-being. When individuals do so, they are able to recognize their level of trait emotional intelligence in relation to their actions i.e. substance use, sexual behaviours and aggressive behaviours. The purpose of the study was to to determine the rel...

Assessing the Humanitarian-Development Nexus within Protracted Crisis Contexts: A Case Study of Somalia

Abstract: A comment made by Trygve Lie, the first Secretary General of the United Nations, endures to date. He said, “There is a close connection between the peace problem and the economic and social conditions of the countries of the world. The creation of better economic and social conditions for all people is one of the principal aims of the United Nations.” Humanitarian crises have become increasingly complex, protracted and commonly caused by conflict. The incumbent sustainable deve...

Youth Unemployment and Insecurity in the Greater Horn of Africa: A Case Study of Munuki Payam In South Sudan

Abstract: This thesis investigates the relationship between youth unemployment and insecurity in Munuki Payam, a suburb in Juba county of South Sudan. The youth of South Sudan live in a precarious state characterized by limited access to education, abject poverty and inadequate economic opportunities; they constitute over 70% of the country’s population. Unfortunately, the country’s independence in 2011 did not change the situation as many young lives are spent in violence and illegal ac...

The Challenges of the Youth in the Post-Conflict Reconstruction: A Case of Juba County of Central State, South Sudan

Abstract: It is imperative to note that the South Sudan war of independence negatively affected almost all aspects of life. There is no stone that remained unturned. The women, children, young girls and boys, the elderly etcetera all suffered and some of them perished in cold blood. In April 2012, a study was conducted and the specific objectives of the study was to assess the post conflict reconstruction agenda for the youth; to find out the challenges of the youths in relation to the recon...

The Promotion and Protection of Women’s Rights: A Case Study of the United Nations

Abstract: This study investigates and analyses the efforts the United Nations has made in promoting and protecting women’s rights since its inception in 1945. It also analyses the challenges that the UN has faced as a global body in the process of promoting the women’s rights and human rights in general. This study is necessary because not only is the promotion of rights a central mandate for the UN, but because it is considered a critical means for achieving other development goals such...

Mothers’ Attitudes and Perceptions of their roles in Sex Education of their Pre-adolescent Daughters: A Case of Gitundu and Kairuthi Areas of Othaya Division, Nyeri District

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to establish the mothers’ attitudes and perceptions of their own role in the sex education of their pre-adolescent daughters. The study also tried to find out the pre-adolescent girls’ perception of their mothers as sex educators. The study was conducted in Gitundu and Kairuthi sublocations of Iriaini location, Othaya Division, Nyeri District. The researcher used mothers with pre-adolescent daughters aged between 11-15 years in primary schools. Sim...

Deepening Regional Democracy: The Role of Political Parties in the East African Legislative Assembly Elections

Abstract: This study assesses the role of political parties in deepening regional democracy in the East African Community (EAC). The study focuses on the involvement of political parties in the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) elections. It assesses whether the legal framework for the EALA elections promotes the deepening of regional democracy. Further, it reviews the methods political parties have used to nominate the EALA representatives, in order to ascertain whether it fosters pa...

Ethnicity and Land Conflict: A Study of the Post-Election Violence in Kenya

Abstract: The recent post-election violence affected millions of Kenyans. This was mainly on tire western part of the country which was deeply affected with the Rift Valley province the most seriously affected of the areas. This violence created death, destruction and displacement of thousands of Kenyan people. Ethnicity if well harmonized has proved to be one of the most reliable strategies for promoting a sense of sustainable nationhood in Kenya. However, because of ineffective leadership,...


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