Kenya Studies Review, Volume 6, Number 4

Kenya Studies Review, Volume 6, Number 4, Conflict, Peace and Security.

Table of Contents
1. From the Editor-in- Chief …………………………………………………………….2

2.From the Editors………………………………………………………………………3
3. Alternative Peace Building Strategies in Kenya: Focus on Youth Networks. Beldinah Kochwa Oranga Otieno………………………………………………………………….4
4. Containing Conflicts in Africa; Issues on Peace Education and Development. By Adewale Adepoju, Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State………….12
5. Economic Empowerment a Panacea to Conflicts: A Case of Mashonaland Central Province, 1999 to 2012. By Obediah Dodo…………………………………………….19
6. Human capital insecurity and democratization in Nigeria: a reflection on the political economy implications. By Chubah Ezeh……………………………………………….39
7. Internal Conflicts and Development Challenges in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic. By Akinwumi Olayemi and Bilyaminu Suleiman Muhammed……………………………55
8. Nigerian Newspapers’ Coverage of the Boko Haram Insurgence: Peace or War Journalism? By John Aigbovbioise Orhewere and Jude Terna Kur……………………64
9. “Employing African Solution to African Problems” By Bernard Kibet Malakwen…79
10. Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons: Challenge to Development, Peace and Security in Africa. By Esther Chelule, Egerton University………………………..91
11. The challenges to the channels for conflict management and resolution among the Tiv of Nigeria. By Andrew Philips Adega, Benue State University, Makurdi-Nigeria…………………………………………………………………………………105
12. The Failure of Nation State Building and the Development Crisis in Africa. By Boniface K. Muoka, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology……….120
13. Conflicts and the Phenomenon of Child Soldiers in Africa. By Torese Agena, Benue State House of Assembly, Makurdi, Nigeria………………………………………….140
14. Do Peace Treaties Work? The Case of Conflict Resolution in Somalia. By Fred Jonyo, University of Nairobi………………………………………………………….146
15. Effect of Remuneration on Employees Performance in the Ministry of Internal Security: A Case of Kisii County. By Onyancha Nyanumba Wilfred, Charles Munene Elijah and Willy Muturi……………………………………………………………….160
16. Impact of Political Crisis on National Development in Nigeria: the Action Group Crisis in Context. By Adedayo Emmanuel Afe……………171
17. Human Rights and Human Security. By Roosevelt Z. Willie, National Association of Trial Judges of Liberia (NATJL)…………………………………………………..187
18. Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution in Darfur: A Critical Analysis of UN-AU hybridization Mechanism. By Raji Rafiu Boye………………………………………198
19. The Nigerian State and the Niger Delta Perspective. By Aghalino, S.O. and Ofou Felix, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria and Government House, Asaba, Nigeria…………..211

 

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About African Interdisciplinary Studies Association Website

Prof. Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi is President of African Interdisciplinary Studies Association (AISA), a pioneer professional associaiton bringing together members from all disciplines in Africa and abroad. He is a former Fulbright Scholar who previously worked as Deputy Vice Chancellor at Kisii University and also Director of Research and Professor in Peace and Strategic Studies at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), 2010-2013. He has previously taught at Central Washington University, USA (2005-2010) in African Studies Programme and Moi University (1992-2000) in the Department of Development Studies and other public universities in Kenya. Prof. Amutabi holds a PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA in History and African Studies. He received his B.A (Hons) in 1989 in Political Science and History and M.A in 1991 from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Maurice Amutabi is co-editor of Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa: Five Decades of Misrule (with Shadrack Wanjala Nasong’o) – in 2013. Amutabi also co-edited Africa after Fifty Years: Retrospections and Reflections (with Toyin Falola and Sylvester Gundona) in 2012. Amutabi is the author of The NGO Factor in Africa: The Case of Arrested Development in Kenya (New York: Routledge, 2006). Amutabi is co-author of Nationalism and Democracy for People-Centered Development in Africa (Moi University Press, 2000). He has also co-authored Foundations of Adult Education in Africa (Cape Town/Hamburg: Pearson/UNESCO, 2005). He has written two novels, Because of Honor (a novel on Islam in Africa) and These Good People (a novel on corruption in Africa). Amutabi is also the author of Nakhamuma Stories (a collection of short stories from the Abaluyia community of western Kenya). His chapters have appeared in over thirty books. His articles have appeared in several refereed and reputable journals such as African Studies Review, African Contemporary Cultural Studies, Canadian Journal of African Studies, International Journal of Educational Development; and Jenda: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. Amutabi has made presentations at over one hundred national and international conferences. Amutabi is the Vice-President of the Kenya Studies and Scholars’ Association (KESSA), Kenya’s premier research and academic organization. He is the editor-in-chief of Kenya Studies Review and Eastern Africa Journal of Humanities and Sciences. Prof. Amutabi has conducted extensive research on many issues of development. He has taught courses on peace and conflict and gender and development. He teaches in the PhD and Masters Programme in the Institute of Peace and Security Studies at Kisii University. He enjoys blogging and writing and is an avid sports fan, but does not support any of team, preferring to support the team that plays well.
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