UGANDA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY MBALE CAMPUS 1ST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PROGRAMME, September 1-3, 2015

UGANDA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY MBALE CAMPUS 1ST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM
PRE CONFERENCE DAY Tuesday, September 1st 2015
• Arrival and Registration
• Familiarization and visit to Conference venue
• Checking into hotel rooms
• Distribution of name tags and conference material
• Welcoming Guests on Campus
• Meeting with Session chairs
• Corrections on the Programme
• Make any announcements and changes
• PowerPoint presentations given to ICT staff for presentation

Keynote Speaker
Prof. Maurice Amutabi, PhD DVC Academic Affairs, Kisii University, Kenya
Prof. Mary Sonko Nabachwa, PhD Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, Uganda Christian University
Rev. Dr. Stephen Mungoma, PhD Director, Uganda Christian University Mbale Campus

DAY 1 Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
8:00am – 10:30am: Conference Opening and Keynote address
MC: Everline Aketch
Time Activity
8:00am- 8:30am Registration
8:30am-8:40am Opening Prayer: Bishop Gidudu Patrick
8:40am – 8:50an Anthems
8:50am – 9:05am Welcoming Remarks and Introduction of Uganda Christian University Management by Director UCU Mbale Campus and Chair, Conference Organizing Committee: Rev. Dr. Stephen Mungoma, PhD
9:05am – 9:20am Remarks by Mr. Bernard Mujjasi
9:20am – 9:25am Opening Speech: Bishop Abura Joseph, Chairman Local Advisory Committee, UCU Mbale Campus
9:25am- 9:40am Opening Remarks: Vice Chancellor Uganda Christian University Rev. Dr. John Senyonyi, PhD
9:40am – 9:45am Entertainment
9:45am- 10:25am Keynote Address: Prof. Maurice Amutabi, PhD DVC Academic Affairs, Kisii University, Kenya
10:25 – 10:30am Vote of thanks: College Secretary, Uganda Christian University, Mrs. Annet Magolo
10:30- 11: 00am Group Photo/Health Break

Parallel Sessions
Panel Session A: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Panel A1: Social, Economic and Political Changes in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 1
Chair: Erisa Kigenyi
1. Watuwa Anthony Khaukha and Watsemwa Teddy (Uganda Christian University Mbale Campus) Institutional factors affecting the performance of district service commissions in Uganda, A case study of Mbale District.
2. Watsemwa Teddy, Watuwa Anthony Khaukha and Wanambwa Ben ( Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Effects of single parenthood on child development in Mbale District, A case study of Bungokho-Mutoto sub-county.
3. Annet Magolo ( Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Analyze the effectiveness of the staff performance appraisal system on employee performance in Mbale district local government
4. Aketch A Everline, Socrates Nambiro and Rose Badaza (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Capacity development programs and employee performance. “A case study of Bugiri Local Government”.

Panel A2: Education and Development in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 2
Chair: Dr. Hannah Gidudu
1. Gimuguni John and Nabaasa Lillian Gimuguni (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The effects of increased enrolment of students on the quality of education at Makerere University
2. George Malinga (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Quality assurance of instruction using student’s evaluation of courses and teaching (SECAT) – A UCU Mbale case study.
3. Nabaasa Lillian Gimuguni (Uganda Christian University Mbale Campus) Factors that influencing the quality of education in higher institutions of learning in greater Mbale region.
4. Odongo Michael (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Household bleach; An alternative to conventional drawing materials in Uganda’s art institutions

Panel A3: Business and Development in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 3
Chair: Phennihas Kuka
1. Matanda Fred (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Compliance with the PPDA act in selected public institutions in Mbale District.
2. Masuba Martin (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) and Ajambo Catherine (Post Bank) The impact of loan recovery on profitability of SACCOs. A case study of Sironko Town Council
3. Stephen Egwayu and Sam Okware Emokol (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Financial budgets and sustanable growth in uganda: A case of Mbale District local government
4. Arnold Leonard Katongole (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Different types of loans accessed by small scale enterprises (SSES) in Mbale town

Panel A4: Science, Innovation and Technology in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 4
Chair: Dr. Rose Badaza
1. Rose Badaza- Nakileza, (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Factors affecting escape height of four Acacia species
2. By Saminu Falalu, (Islamic University in Uganda) Treatment of textile waste effluents using Moringa oleifera Lam.
3. Ichodu Lucian (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Urban/indoor air pollution and control, Uganda
4. Nafuye Ivan (Uganda Christian University) Local area network in rural urban areas: benefits and challenges
Panel A5:Christianity, Ethics & Development in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 5
Chair: Rev Rugyendo Medard
1. Rev. David Chesakit (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Factors affecting integrity of nurses (health professionals) in Kapchorwa hospital
2. Joseph Odongo, Eric Mwima, John Odutu, Jacqueline Opio and Rev. Omoding- Simon (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus)
3. Nyiro Sarah (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Factors affecting retention of nurses at Africa inland church (AIC) Kijabe hospital, Kenya.
4. Nathan Muwereza (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) PERMEATING CORRUPTION: An Ethical Behavioral Conflict and a Cognitive Dissonance for Development workers
Panel A6 Business and Development in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 6
Chair: Everline Aketch
1. Joseph Odongo, Paul Okiring, Odeke Micheal, Odutu John and Eric Mwima (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Accountability for development in service delivery: A case study Teso region.
2. Dr. Tom Nsubuga (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Internal controls and profitability of floriculture industry: A case of selected flower companies in Wakiso District Uganda
3. Ariokot Florence (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The role of internal controls in financial performance
4. Abbey Kalenzi (Busoga University) Procurement performance: A challenge and solution to profitability

Lunch: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Parallel Sessions B 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Panel B1: Business and Development in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 1
Chair: Everline Aketch
1. Wasike Sam Mankind(Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The role of internal audit in risk management in institutions/ organizations in Uganda
2. Steven Gidudu and Sam Okware Emokol (Uganda Christian University, Mbale campus) Revenue collection for sustainability and development in Uganda: A case of Mbale municipality
3. Chemtai Lucy (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Effect of internal control on profitability of hotels: A case study of Mbale Resorts and Mt. Elgon Hotel in Mbale.
4. Kuka Phennihas (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Customer care and sales performance in commercial institutions. Case study of Mbale municipality

Panel B2:Education and Development in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 2
Chair: Jesca Kusuro
1. Khakale George, Hannah Lunyolo Chelangat Taifa, Nabende Wamakote Danny (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) An assessment of early child hood pedagogy on the communicative skills of infants in Manafwa district
2. Rose Badaza – Nakileza, (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus)Nantale Nasabu (Luuka Disstrict Local Government)and EWK Ndiwalana (Busoga University) The effects of socio-cultural factors on the girl-child academic performance in primary schools: A case study of Bulongo sub county in Luuka District
3. Rose Badaza Nakileza (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) and Musa Birungi (Luuka District) The effects of school facilities on learners’ academic preformance in Bukoma subcounty in Luuka district
4. Nabende Wamakote Danny (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) An analysis of the effects of employee-management relations on employee performance in Mbale Municipal Council Local Government

Panel B 3:Christianity, Ethics & Development in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 3
Chair: Lillian Gimuguni
1. Welishe Simon (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus)UNDERSTANDING TITHING AMONG CHRISTIANS A perspective from an urban setting
2. Joseph Odongo, Eric Mwima, John Odutu , Jacqueline Opio and Rev. Omoding- Simon (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The role of african regional and sub- regional organizations in peacekeeping initiatives.
3. Jesca Alwenyi and Rose Badaza (Uganda Christian University) Effects of psychological factors on behaviour of children between five and twelve years in Mbale Child Development Centre
4. Obaji Agbiji (University of South Africa, Pretoria, obajiagbiji@gmail.com) Religious leadership and the challenge of sustainable transformational development in post-colonial Africa

Panel B4 Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Research in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 4
Chair: Dr. Tom Nsubuga
1. Ram Miti Kiyingi and Baremiwe Mary Bekoreire (Uganda Christian University) Community participation and performance of government development programmes: Case study of NAADS
2. Jackson Wandeka (Uganda Christian University) Factors hindering re- establishment of coperative societies in Eastern Uganda: Case study of Bududa, Sironko and Manafwa Districts.
3. Asae Leah and Gidudu Hannah Lunyolo, (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) An investigation on causes of poor performance in english language in primary leaving examinations in Mbale municipality
4. Nambale Moses Geoffery, Kyatuha Ovia Mwisaka and Kigenyi Erisa Mazaki (Uganda Christian University) Perceptions on examination policy and malpractice management in Universities in Uganda

Panel B5: Science, Innovation and Technology in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 5
Chair: Dr. Mirumbe
1. Edmond Were and Jeanne Mogusu (Kiisi University) IUU fishing and the challenge on human security around Lake Victoria
2. Dr. Linnet Hamasi, (Kisii University) Women’s knowledge system and food security in northern Kenya: Processes and strategies for sustainable development
3. Mwesigwa Linatte Grace (Kyambogo University) Factors affecting implementation of exclusive breastfeeding among working women in Mbale municipality
4. Kuka Phennihas (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Technological innovation in Uganda’s food processing industry. An emprical investigation of drivers and barriers in Kampala
Panel B6: Social, Economic and Political Changes in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 6
Chair: Ovia Mwisaka
1. Asaasira peninah (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Access to education and socio – economic development in Namatala Ward Industrial Division, Mbale Municipality
2. Mary Baremirwe Bekoreire, Machyo Jane and Mulyanyuma Aaron Ayeta (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Needs assessment and effectiveness of training programmes in local governments: Case study of Eastern Uganda.
3. Aaron Mulyanyuma Ayeta and Rose Badaza Nakileza (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Factors influencing effective interpretation of election information provided by electoral commission in Bugisu sub-region in Uganda.
4. Chelimo Judith and Bekoreire (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus)
Land ownership systems and women’s participation in food security in Kapchorwa District

Health Break: 3:30pm – 3:45pm
Panel Session C 3:45pm – 5:15pm
Panel C1: Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Research in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 1
Chair: Dr. Tom Nsubuga
1. Dr. Tom Nsubuga (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Corporate Governance and financial performance of selected commercial banks in Uganda: A comparative study.
2. Masuba Martin (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Internal AUDIT and financial performance in educational institutions Case study: Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus
3. Machyo Jane (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The challenges facing the pension reforms in the private sector in Uganda.
4. Chemtai Lucy (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Challenges of internal control in hotel industry : A case study of Mbale hotels
Panel C2: Social, Economic and Political Changes in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 2
Chair: Ovia Mwisaka
1. Manake Diana, Nabaasa Lillian Gimuguni and Rose Badaza (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The effects of gender roles on women participation in leadership in Buyobo sub-county in Sironko District
2. Sandra Starcy Amollo and Julius Gizamba (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Participation and sustainability of development projects
3. Timothy Akampurira, Alice Mbabazi and Peter Nareeba (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The contribution of compassion international in addressing the risk factors children referred to compassion assisted projects in Kabale Municipality.
4. Masuba Martin and Ajambo Catherine (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The role of Bungokho Rural Development Centre (BRDC), in the economic empowerment of women, in Bungokho sub-county

Panel C3: Science, Innovation and Technology in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 3
Chair: Dr. Linnet Hamasi
1. Rose Badaza-Nakileza (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus), Jeremy Midgley(University of Cape Town), Patrick Mucunguzi, Joseph Obua (Makerere University) Germination responses of four acacia species in Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda
2. Linnet Hamasi, PhD (Nairobi Campus, Kisii University) Women, Resource Management and Sustainable Development in Kenya: Special Reference to Pastoralist Communities
3. Nafuye Ivan (Uganda Christian University) Impact of social networking applications specifically Face book, whatsApp on employee’s performance at Uganda Christian University
4. Rose Badaza- Nakileza and Annet Magolo (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Culture and solid waste management in Mbale district

Panel C4: Business and Development in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 4
Chair: Everline Aketch
1. Everline Anyango Aketch (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Internal control system and organization performance in Busoga University
2. Omache O Henry and Mafabi Julius (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Barriers to sustainable procurement in private Universities in Uganda Case study: Uganda Christian University Mbale Campus
3. Dr. Tom Nsubuga (Uganda Christian University Kampala Campus) Borrower behaviour, relationship lending and credit repayment performance in Centenary Rural Development Bank
4. Olemu Charles(Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The effect of financial management on service delivery in local governments of Uganda: The case of Tororo District Local Government

Panel C5: Education and Development in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 5
Chair: Dr. Hannah Gidudu
1. Nabaasa Lillian Gimuguni (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus)
Class size and the quality of teaching in higher institutions of learning in Mbale municipality.
2. Gimuguni John, Rose Badaza- Nakileza and Nabaasa Lillian Gimuguni (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Effects of school inspection on education service delivery in private primary schools in Bulambuli, Manafa and Soronko districts
3. Walisha Fredah (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Investigation into sexuality education of children with disabilities: Case study orignal Mbale district.
4. Nambale Moses Geoffery, Kyatuha Ovia Mwisaka and Kigenyi Erisa Mazaki (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) perceptions on examination policy and malpractice management in universities in Uganda

Panel C6: Social, Economic and Political Changes in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 6
Chair: Mary Wasike
1. Aaron Mulyanyuma Ayeta (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The role of voter education in effective electoral process in Eastern Uganda.
2. Mulyanyuma Aaron Ayeta(Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Factors affecting political development in rural areas in Eastern Uganda
3. Nandudu Winfred, Mrs. Lillian Gimuguni, (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Dr Joseph Nsenga (Mbale Hospital) The “MISSED OPPORTUNITIES” in addressing the adolescents sexual reproductive health needs and rights.
4. Baremirwe Mary Bekoreire (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Community groups and access to social protection for informal workers in Uganda.

DAY 2 Wednesday 3rd September 2015
Plenary Session 8:00am-9:00am
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Mary Sonko Nabachwa and Rev. Dr. Stephen Mungoma, PhD

Panel Session D
9:00am– 10:30am
Panel D1:Social, Economic and Political Changes in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 1
Chair: Annet Magolo
1. Shehu Abubakar (Uganda Christian University) Factors affecting socio-economic development in Uganda: A case study of Mbale municipality
2. Aaron Mulyanyuma Ayeta and Rose Badaza Nakileza (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The influence of ethnic diversity on political development in Uganda
3. Kyatuha Ovia Mwisaka, Nambale Moses Geoffrey and Erisa Kigenyi Mazaki (Uganda Christian University) Local governance and service delivery in Bugisu sub-region in Uganda
4. Jackson Wandeka (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Socio – economic effects of HIV/AIDs among the youth in Wanale Division Mbale District

Panel D2: Education and Development in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 2
Chair: Erisa Kigenyi
1. Nabaasa Lillian Gimuguni (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus)
Factors affecting the growth of Universities in rural and urban areas in Uganda
2. Rose Badaza Nakileza (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Were Isaiah and EWK Ndiwalana. The effects of the quality of teachers on the academic performance of primary seven pupils “A case study of Bugiri Town Council”
3. George Malinga, Education department, (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Educating the University graduate for employment in the ICT revolution
4. Nabaasa Lillian Gimuguni (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The factors that influence the sizes of catchment areas of secondary schools in Uganda; A case for Kampala District.

Panel D 3: Science, Innovation and Technology in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 5
Chair: Dr. Rose Badaza
1. Kuka Phennihas (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The impact of information technology in finance audit. Case study of Sironko district
2. Okoth Thomas (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Impact of enterprise systems on organizational resilience
3. Mercy Nafuna and Rose Badaza- Nakileza (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Factors affecting household participation in domestic sold waste management
Panel D 4: Business and Development in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 7
Chair: Phennihas Kuka
1. Arnold Leonard Katongole (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Challenges faced by small scale enterprises (SSES) in accessing loans in Mbale Town
2. Masuba Martin (Uganda Christian University- Mbale Campus) The effect of risk management and organizational performance in private secondary schools in Eastern Uganda; Case study of Mbale municipality
3. Wanambwa Benard, Mafuko David, Nagudi Annet and Watsemwa Teddy (Uganda Christian University). The challenges the rural poor face in accessing and utilizing the services offered microfinance institutions. A case of Pride micro-finance
4. MAFUKO DAVID and WANAMBWA BENARD (Uganda Christian University) The impact of pride micro-finance institution on the Rural Household income in Mbale District Bungokho Sub-county.

Panel D5: Social, Economic and Political Changes in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 1
Chair: Mary Wasike
1. Machyo Jane (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Oorganizational culture and research productivity in private Universities in Uganda
2. Ichodu Lucian (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Effects of HIV/AIDs counseling & testing among women on the economic development of Busia municipal council
3. Aaron Mulyanyuma Ayeta (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The effectiveness of civic education on political development in decentralized districts in Eastern Uganda.
4. Mary Bekoreire Baremirwe (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Communication and management of cultural diversity in organizations.

Panel D6: Education and Development in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 6
Chair: Jesca Kusuro
1. Jesca kusuro Mary Nabaasa Lillian Gimuguni and Martha C Cheptoyek (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Imprompt transfer of teachers and primary leaving examinations performance in Kapchorwa district
2. Beatrice Kemunto Obwoge and Lynnet B.Ayako Namai Syntactical errors in compositions written by standard seven and eight pupils in Kakamega municipality – Kenya
3. Nabende Wamakote Danny (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Total quality education and academic performance
4. Gidudu Hannah Lunyolo (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Women’s perception on minimal occupation of management positions in government aided secondary schools in Eastern Uganda
Health Break: 11:00am – 11:15am
Panel Session E 11:15am-12:45pm

Panel E1:Social, Economic and Political Changes in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 1
Chair: Ovia Mwisaka
1. Mulyanyuma Aaron Ayeta, Mary Baremirwe Bekoreire and Machyo Jane (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus). Urban planning and urban development in Uganda: A case study of Mbale municipal council
2. David Owino (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The effects of polygamy on child up bringing in Merikit sub county Tororo district
3. Kigenyi Erisa Mazaki, Nambale Moses Geoffrey and Kyatuha Ovia Mwisaka (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Human resources development and service delivery in local governments: The case of Nakaloke Town Council in Mbale District

Panel E2: Science, Innovation and Technology in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 2
Chair: Dr. Linnet Hamasi
1. John Faith Magolo (Mbarara University of Science and Technology) The role of Risk Knowledge in the management of Climate Change impacts in Mt. Elgon region, Eastern Uganda
2. Rose Badaza- Nakileza and Annet Magolo (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Culture and solid waste management in mbale district
3. Mwesigwa Linatte Grace and Kalumira Francis (Kyambogo University) Exclusive breastfeeding knowledge and practices among working mothers in Mbale district aged 20-40 years

Panel E3: Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Research in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 3
Chair: Dr. Hannah Gidudu
1. Wanambwa Benard, Mafuko David, Nagudi Annet and Watsemwa Teddy (Uganda Christian University). The challenges the rural poor face in accessing and utilizing the services offered microfinance institutions. A case of pride micro-finance
2. Chelangat Moses Taifa, Gidudu Hannah Lunyolo and Khakale George (Uganda Christian University) Effects of late coming on the academic performance in lower primary school
3. Nareeba Peter and Kwarija Annet (Uganda Christian University Mbale Campus) Ccontribution of non govervenmental organizations (NGOs) on poverty reduction: A Case study of World Vision- Muhanga Town Council, Kabale district
4. Fred Machika (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Factors affecting sustainable livelihood among the youth in Lukhonje sub county, Mbale District.

Panel E4: Business and Development in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 4
Chair: Dr. Tom Nsubuga
1. Omutia David (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) Budgeting and budgetary controls in Soroti District Local Government
2. Woniala James: Uganda Christian University- Mbale Impact of Budgeting on Service delivery in Bulambuli District Local Government.
3. Tom Nsubuga (Uganda Christian University, Kanpala Campus) MOBI- Banking and financial performance of commercial banks in uganda: A case study of Kenya Commercial Bank, Uganda Limited
4. Felix Awogbemi- (Islamic University in Uganda) Records management and the procurement of medical supplies at Mbale regional referral hospital

Panel E5: Christianity, Ethics & Development in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 5
Chair: Dr. Lillian Gimuguni
1. Handson Bandari Ogechi, (Kiisi University) Sustainable Conflict Transformation in assessment of the contributions of Development Activities to Peace building in Africa.
2. Kwarija Annet, Nareeba Peter, Akampurira Timothy (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) An assessment of deviance among teenagers in Bubare Subcounty Kabale District.
3. Samari Janet and Chesakit David (REV) (Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus) The effects of gender imbalance on organizational performance . A case study of Sebei Diocese, Uganda
4. Lambuli Ambrose (Uganda Christian University) Child Labour: An obstacle to the formal education of OVC in Mbale municipality
Panel E6: Social, Economic and Political Changes in Africa
Location: Conference Hall 6
Chair: Erisa Kigenyi.
1. Mary Baremirwe Bekoreire and Machyo Jane (Uganda Christian University) Training and quality improvement in the public sector; A case study of Local Governments in Eastern Uganda
2. WAKWALE PETER SIMON (Livingston International University) The effects of political decentralization on local government performance: with reference to Mbale municipal council.
3. Mawa Fred, Nareeba Peter (Uganda Christian University- Mbale Campus) Decentralization policy and implementation of sanitation programmes; The case of industrial division Mbale Municipality.
4. Danladi Sule (Islamic University in Uganda). Pre-colonial African socio-economic development of the Afo-eloyi polities of North Central Nigeria Tukura

Lunch: 12:15pm – 2:00pm

Conference Closing Ceremony:
MC: Dr. Nathan Muwereza
3:45pm-4:00pm Closing Remarks & Way Forward from the Chair, Conference Organizing Committee: Rev Dr. Stephen Mungoma, PhD
4:00pm-4:15pm Vote of Thanks by Representative of Delegates
4:15pm-4:20pm Vote of Thanks from Academic Registrar Uganda Christian University Mbale Campus. Mrs. Lillian Gimuguni
4:20pm-4:30pm Issuing of Certificates

Delegates depart at leisure

Call for Papers for second International Conference, to be held at Uganda Christian University (UCU), Mbale Campus, Uganda on 1st – 3rd September 2016
General conference theme: GLOBALIZATION IN AFRICA: A CHALLENGE OR OPPORTUNITY?
Conference venue: UGANDA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY MBALE CAMPUS

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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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      school based 4 years Ksh. 43,500.00 Per Trimester
      Post Graduate
      Diploma in Education (P.G.D.E) First Degree from a recognized university with two teaching subjects Full time & School based 1 year Kshs. 35,000 per trimester
      Diploma in Teacher Education, Diploma in ECDE
      KCSE with a minimum of D+ and a P1 certificate with a teaching experience of at least two years OR KCSE mean grade of C with a P1 certificate Full time and school based Kshs. 20,500 per trimester
      SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
      Diploma in Criminology & Security studies, Diploma in Public Administration & Political Science, Diploma in Community Development, Diploma in County Management, Diploma in Project Planning, Diploma in County Leadership and Management, Diploma in Community and Social Development, Diploma in Social Work, Diploma in Public Relations, Diploma in Project Planning & Development. Mean Grade C- OR Certificate in a related area with a credit pass from a recognized institution Full time and part time
      Certificate in Public Relations, Certificate in Social Work, Certificate in Community & Social Development ,Certificate in East African Community Affairs, Certificate in Disaster Management, Certificate in Public Administration and Evaluation, Certificate in Electoral Law, Administration and Management, Certificate in County Management and Governance, Certificate in Criminology & Security Studies KCSE Mean Grade of D+ (plus ) or its equivalent OR Certificate holders in related areas from recognized institutions Full time 4 months Kshs. 20,500 per trimester

      Proposed programmes (forthcoming)
      1. Bachelors of Arts (BA) in Criminology and Security Studies
      Bachelor of Arts in Peace and Security Studies Mean Grade of C+ (plus) in KCSE or diploma from a recognized institution Fulltime/Part-time /School Based 4 years Kshs. 43,500 per trimester
      2. MA – History, Criminology and Security Studies, Geography, Religious Studies, Literature, Linguistics, Kiswahili, Project Planning & Management, County Governance and Management, Political Science, Diplomacy and International Relations, Development Studies, Peace and Conflict, Sociology, Public Administration and Public Policy Bachelor of Arts in related field with 2nd class upper division OR 2nd class lower division with 2years working experience Fulltime/Part-time /School Based
      2 years Ksh. 55,000
      Per trimester
      3. MBA – Finance, Accounting, Strategic Management, Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship, Global Economics Bachelor of Arts in related field with 2nd class upper division OR 2nd class lower division with 2years working experience Fulltime/Part-time /School Based 2 years Kshs. 55,00 per trimester

      Application forms are obtained from the Admissions Office free or charge. There is no application fee for all the programmes at Lukenya University. Application forms are obtained through our website http://www.lukenyauniversity.ac.ke/index.php which will be filled and sent together with copies of relevant certificates to: The Registrar – Academic and Students Affairs, The Lukenya University, P.O Box: 619 – 00204 Athi River, Kenya
      Apply now and attach copies of relevant certificates, passport size photograph and the original application fee receipt.

      Payment Mode: Electronic money transfer, money order or bankers’ cheques payable to Lukenya University.

      Co -operative bank, Athiriver Branch, A/C number 01120065233804 payable at any Co-operative Bank Branch
      OR Kenya commercial Bank, Machakos Branch, Acc. No. 1154128822 A/C Name: Lukenya College

      For further information call
      Tel: 0790-444000 / 0791-444000
      E-mail: info@lukenyauniversity.ac.ke

      Prof. Maurice N. Amutabi, Vice Chancellor, The Lukenya University

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