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  • Africa: A Continent Exiting and Entering a Century in a ‘Sick-Bay’ 

    Mataze, Owa Nduhukhire (Uganda Martyrs University, 1999)
    The paper appears in three parts, which must be read as one. Part One situates the current development crisis in Africa in the relevant theoretical and historical context. It also highlights the global context of the ...
  • Centrality of the family in the pursuit of sustainable development 

    Luswata, Albert (Uganda Martyrs University, 2012)
    The complex nature of the concept of sustainable development requires an integration of knowledge, other than basing on a particular science or model. This article widens the horizon by bringing onboard an approach based ...
  • Democracy and rural development in post-apartheid South Africa 

    Matunhu, Jephias; Nengwenkhulu, Ranwedzi (Uganda Martyrs University, 2012)
    The research addresses the contentious link between democracy and sustainable rural economic development in post-apartheid South Africa. Historically, in 1994, the democratic state in South Africa inherited a legacy of ...
  • Prospects for Africa's socioeconomic development despite marginalisation 

    Buchana, Josef Kisoga (Uganda Martyrs University, 2012)
    This paper discusses the external and internal factors hindering holistic and sustainable socioeconomic development in Africa. The factors are identified as: 1) marginalization engineered by manipulation of market forces, ...
  • Amnesty and Prosecution of International Humanitarian Law Violations in Uganda: 

    Kabiito, Bendicto (Journal of Development Studies, 2015)
    In continued human search for peace and justice, which are pertinent to development, post-war societies are confronted with a dilemma of either letting go of the past through legalized amnesty or embarking on comprehensive ...
  • Using participatory action research to improve vocational skills training for marginalised youth in Uganda: 

    Tukundane, Cuthbert; Zeelen, Jacques (International Journal of Training Research, 2015)
    Although vocational education and training is considered to be a good option for improving livelihood opportunities for marginalised youth in developing countries, it often suffers from an image problem. This situation ...
  • Building vocational skills for marginalised youth in Uganda: 

    Tukundane, Cuthbert; Minnaert, Alexander (Elsevier, 2015)
    Educational exclusion leads to the marginalisation of many youth in regards to employment and other livelihood opportunities. Vocational education and training (VET) is expected to offer skills to ameliorate this situation. ...
  • Uganda’s Vision 2040 and Human Needs Promotion 

    Balyejjusa, Moses Senkosi (AJOL, 2015)
    In 2013 the President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni launched Uganda’s Vision 2040, a thirty-year development master plan which has received both praise and criticism from Ugandans. Although Vision 2040 has received both ...
  • Meanings and understandings of wellbeing: an exploration of Somali refugees' conceptions of human wellbeing 

    Balyejjusa, Moses Senkosi (Africanus, 2015-01)
    Although there is a substantial body of literature on human wellbeing, there is no universally agreed-upon meaning and understanding of the concept. This article explores the meanings and understandings which Somali refugees ...
  • A review of enabling factors in support intervention programmes for early school leavers: 

    Tukundane, Cuthbert; Kanyandago, Peter; Minnaert, Alexander; Zeelen, Jacques (Elsevier, 2015-02)
    One of the major problems facing education systems in Sub-Saharan Africa is the phenomenon of young people who leave school before completion. Research has shown that this phenomenon disadvantages young people and exposes ...
  • Documenting Baganda Ethno-medicine: 

    Ssozi, Leonard; Kabiito, Bendicto; Byaruhanga, Aloysius; Kanata, Willy (Journal of Applied and Advanced Research, 2016)
    The continued use of ethno-medicines among some indigenous communities in the contemporary Uganda remains as one of the clearest evidence that indigenous people do not only have close relationship with nature, but also ...
  • The Case for an African Solution to Cybercrime: 

    Nkongho, Eno-Akpa, Rene (Uganda Martyrs University, 2016)
    Currently, Africa hosts 4 of 10 countries with the highest cybercrime levels in the world. To augment the inadequacy of municipal cyber legislations in Africa, the African Union Convention on Security in Cyberspace and ...
  • Religious (De) Politicisation in Uganda’s 2016 Elections 

    Alava, H; Ssentongo, Jimmy (Eastern African Studies Press, 2016)
    Religion has influenced Ugandan politics ever since colonial times. While the interrelations of religion and politics have altered since the coming to power of president Museveni’s National Resistance Movement (NRM), ...