Recent Submissions

  • The Arab springs and the “walk to work” movement in Uganda: contest for political space and freedom 

    Robert, Ojambo (African Journal of Education, Science and Technology, 2016-01)
    This paper presents an overview of how the Arab Springs influenced events in the Walk-to Work Protests in Uganda during the period after the 2011 election. It builds on the previous analysis of the nexus between the Arab ...
  • On the waters: economic and political drivers of maritime conflicts between Uganda and its neighbors 

    Robert, Ojambo (African Studies Quarterly, 2021-10)
    The Great Lakes region has, in the recent past, been awash with numerous border conflicts/or threats to conflict among the member states. Whereas various studies have endeavored to explain the emergence of such conflicts, ...
  • Assessment of policy and institutional approaches to international terrorism in Uganda 

    Kanyamurwa, John Mary (Middle East Review of Public Administration, 2016)
    Uganda is one of the countries that have suffered the consequences of international terrorism and remains among those targeted for more terrorist attacks. Different approaches have been formulated and implemented to ...
  • Citizens’ political knowledge and the state of local governance interest determination in Uganda 

    Kanyamurwa, John Mary; Obosi, Joseph Okeyo (Journal of Public Policy and Administration, 2022-02)
    The state of citizens’ political knowledge in shaping local governance interest formulation patterns has been identified as a vital mechanism in democratic systems for centuries. Nevertheless, political knowledge proficiencies ...
  • The influence of citizen competence on district level political accountability in Uganda 

    Kanyamurwa, John Mary; Obosi, Joseph Okeyo (Journal of Public Administration and Governa, 2020-10)
    Citizen competence in a democratic society is perceived as an essential mechanism for promoting political accountability in local governance. This paper, thus, qualitatively investigates the relationship between citizen ...
  • The political economy of globalization and employment returns to youth in Uganda 

    Kanyamurwa, John Mary (Springer International Publishing, 2020-06)
    The political economy of globalization, with its main features such as market-driven technology, trade, and capital flows, continues to alter the structure of labour markets in developing countries, adversely affecting ...
  • Globalization, national politics and youth unemployment in Uganda 

    Kanyamurwa, John Mary (Nova science publishers, Inc., 2016)
    Globalization and national politics constitute two dynamics that have been cited in the phenomenon of youth unemployment. The purpose of this chapter is to a certain extent to examine the validity of this claim by analyzing ...
  • Reconstructing global security and peace building in Somalia’s changing context 

    Kanyamurwa, John Mary; Nangira, Betty (Springer International Publishing, 2021-11)
    Understood from the backdrop of global security contradictions, the current analysis highlights the Somali decades-old political predicament as a consequence of Cold War global security frameworks and clan-based power ...
  • Elections and domestic peace in Africa: assessing peace opportunities in Uganda’s 2021 presidential election 

    Kanyamurwa, John Mary; Kakuba, Juma Sultan; Kaddu, Ronald; Babalanda, Stanely (Springer International Publishing, 2022-11)
    Substantial narratives have in recent years been woven around the role of electoral democracy, widely welcoming it as a symbol of Africa’s advancement towards nonviolent power transfer and political stability. Yet, such ...
  • Democratisation Processes Amidst Cultural Diversity in Uganda 

    Kyazike, Elizabeth; Kanyamurwa, John Mary; Babalanda, Stanley (Springer International Publishing, 2022-11)
    Uganda attained independence on the 9th of October 1962 with a diverse cultural spectrum. Yet current analyses hardly interrogate the role of culture in the country’s democratisation processes. The purpose of this chapter ...
  • Differential returns from globalization to women smallholder coffee and food producers in rural Uganda 

    Kanyamurwa, John Mary; Wamala, S; Baryamutuma, R; Kabwama, E; Loewenson, R (African Health Sciences, 2013-09)
    Background: Globalization-related measures to liberalize trade and stimulate export production were applied in Uganda in the late 1980s, including in the coffee production sector, to revitalize agricultural production, ...
  • History of Kiryandongo refugee settlement, Kiryandongo district, western Uganda 1954-2018 

    Kaboggoza, Joseph (Kyambogo University [unpublished work], 2022-08)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the history of Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, Kiryandongo district from 1954-2018. It analysed the geography of the place, how the name Kiryandongo came about, and described the ...
  • The 1995 Constitution as a Tool for Dictatorship in Uganda: An African Dilemma of Constitutionalism 

    Robert, Ojambo (SpringerLink, 2022-11)
    This chapter examines the interplay between the 1995 Constitution and the growing tendency of dictatorship in Uganda. The main argument is that whereas the drafting of the 1995 Constitution was seen by many as an attempt ...
  • Characterising the archaeological assemblage of Kaiso Village in the Ugandan Albertine Rift 

    Mirembe, Fatumah; Kyazike, Elizabeth (SpringerLink, 2022-12)
    This paper presents results from archaeological surveys and excavations conducted in 2012 around Kaiso Village located within the Albertine Graben part of the Western arm of the Great East African Rift Valley. This area ...
  • Women and salt mining at Kibiro salt gardens in Hoima district (1894-2015) 

    Juliet, Ssematimba (Kyambogo University [ Unpublished work], 2017-12)
    The purpose of the study was to examine the factors that explain women participation in salt mining at Kibiro salt gardens and how Kibiro's geographical setting acted as a basis for discerning factors underlying salt mining ...
  • Exploring the preference for indigenous medicinal plant medicine in Buliisa District, Western Uganda 

    Kyazike, Elizabeth (Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences: AJOL, 2021-08-11)
    This paper explores the preference for indigenous medicinal plant medicine in Buliisa district, situated in the Albertine Graben. Despite attempts to improve access to conventional health services, there seems to be a ...
  • Mapping past human land use using archaeological data: A new classification for global land use synthesis and data harmonization 

    Morrison, D.Kathleen; Hammer, Emily; Boles, Oliver; Madella, Marco; Whitehouse, Nicola; Gaillard, Marie-Jose; Bates, Jennifer; Linden, Marc Vander; Merlo, Stefania; Yao, Alice; Popova, Laura; Hill, Austin Chad; Antolin, Ferran; Bauer, Andrew; Biagetti, Stefano; Bishop, R. Rosie; Buckland, Phillip; Cruz, Pablo; Dreslerová, Dagmar; Dusseldorp, Gerrit; Ellis, Erle; Filipovic, Dragana; Foster, Thomas; Hannaford, Matthew J.; Harrison, P. Sandy; Hazarika, Manjil; Herold, Hajnalka; Hilpert, Johanna; Kaplan, Jed O.; Kay, Andrea; Goldewijk, Kees Klein; Kolář, Jan; Kyazike, Elizabeth; Laabs, Julian; Lancelotti, Carla; Lane, Paul; Lawrence, Dan; Lewis, Krista; Lombardo, Umberto; Lucarini, Giulio; Arroyo-Kalin, Manuel; Marchant, Rob; Mayle, Francis; McClatchie, Meriel; McLeester, Madeleine; Mooney, Scott; Moskal-del Hoyo, Magdalena; Navarrete, Vanessa; Ndiema, Emmanuel; Góes Neves, Eduardo; Nowak, Marek; Out, Welmoed A.; Petrie, Cameron; Phelps, Leanne N.; Pinke, Zsolt; Rostain, Stéphen; Russell, Thembi; Sluyter, Andrew; Styring, Amy K.; Tamanaha, Eduardo; Thomas, Evert; Veerasamy, Selvakumar; Welton, Lynn; Zanon, Marco (PLOS ONE, 2021-04-14)
    In the 12,000 years preceding the Industrial Revolution, human activities led to significant changes in land cover, plant and animal distributions, surface hydrology, and biochemical cycles. Earth system models suggest ...
  • The evolution of Lango political institutions, 1800 to 2017 

    Awee, Francis (Kyambogo University (unpublished work), 2021-06)
    The purpose of the study was to examine the evolution of Lango political institutions from 1800 to 2017. It covered the pre-colonial to post-colonial periods. The study further aimed to show when and how Lango political ...
  • Disability load on households hosting children with deafblindness in Iganga, Mayunge and Jinja districts, Uganda 

    Ojwang, Vincent P. (Kenyatta University(un published work), 2014-04)
    Unlike in the developed world, there is little documented information about children with deafblindness (CWDB) and, virtually no research has been done in Uganda regarding all aspects of deafblindness. Therefore, little ...
  • The economic transformation of the Bagisu of eastern Uganda 1904-1962 

    Wanyonyi, Masinde Geoffrey (Kyambogo University (un published work), 2018-09)
    This study set out to investigate and assess the Bagisu economic transformation between 1904 and 1962. Very little had been done on this aspect of Bagisu economic transformation, First, it is important to note that the ...

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