International Journal of
Peace and Development Studies

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Peace and Dev. Stud
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6621
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPDS
  • Start Year: 2010

IJPDS Articles in press

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Christian-Muslim dialogue with particular reference to Pentecostals and Muslims in Nairobi, Kenya

Interfaith dialogue is becoming a household name in our global society within the context of religious pluralism. Christians and Muslims are widely spread across the globe commanding almost a half of global population. Some Christians, particularly among some Pentecostals view Muslims with distrust, apprehension and rivalry. In Nairobi, Kenya, features of mistrust, disharmony, and intolerance among Pentecostal churches...

Author(s):Patrick Mburu Kamau

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Fighting Terrorism and Corruption in Nigeria: The Buhari leadership Model

Despite the efforts of the Nigerian government at tackling the problems of terrorism and corruption, the country is still not free from these challenges. The terrorist activities of the Boko Ḥarām added to those of herdsmen, cattle rustlers, farmers, cultists, & militias etc. who kill, vandalize, rob, rape and kidnap with impunity etc. all over the country have virtually destroyed the country, especially Northeast Nigeria....

Author(s):Prof Ibrahim Uthman

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The Role of Community Participation in Drought Risk Management in Kilifi County, Kenya.

Community participation is a vibrant constituent for successful disaster risk management recognized by the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. The African framework for ending drought emergencies emphasize the importance of local initiatives which are participatory and inclusive focused on disaster risk management. This article described the role of community participation in disaster risk management by examining...

Author(s):STEPHEN KIOKO MUSIMBA

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Countering “Islamic Fundamentalism” and Out Group Hostility in North-East Ethiopia: Kemissie City Administration Muslims

Religious fundamentalism and Out group conflict have gained international concerns. Fundamentalism in relation to Islam is subject to debate and controversy, in particular because of the way in which Islam has been objectified as the fundamentalist by the West. Fundamentalism is understood as exclusive to religion. And the research intends to explore the responses, positions and views of Muslims in tackling the problem of...

Author(s):Ayalew Yimer

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Interrogating the impact of boko haram insurgence on the cultural and natural heritage protection in Northern Nigeria

This paper focuses on the Boko-Haram insurgency and the challenges on cultural and natural heritage protection in Northern Nigeria. It assesses the levels of damages carried out by the Boko-Haram Insurgent group on the Sambisa forest in Bornu State, Nigeria. The Boko-Haram insurgence broke out in July 24, 2009 in Marduguri but soon spread to six Northern States of Bornu, Bauchi, Yobe, Gombe, Kano and Katsina. Sambisa...

Author(s):Buhari, Lateef Oluwafemi and Soetan Olayiwola Stephen

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Poverty alleviation in Nigeria: The role of the church in Nigerian context

The paper reflects on the role of the churches in the Nigerian government’s programmes to eradicate poverty. It considers the issue of justice, especially as it relates to the responsibility of church and government toward the poor. Some guidelines are also provided by which churches may evaluate programmes designed to help the poor. It observes that the churches, by virtue of their moral, spiritual and constitutional...

Author(s):Otobrise Endurance Avwerosuo

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Family in Transition: Understanding the Issues and Concerns of Half-Widow-Headed Families of Kashmir

The family is regarded as the fundamental social and economic unit of society. Transformation at the family form, therefore, has impact at the aggregate level of a society or a nation. For instance, changes in family composition and structure have an impact on the distribution of goods and services, and on the planning of the public institutions, requirements for schools, housing and health infrastructure. In recent...

Author(s):Jahangir Mohmad Saleem

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ACCESS TO, AND CONFLICTS OVER NATURAL RESOURCES IN THE NORTH EAST ARID ZONE OF NIGERIA

This study was carried out in the North East Arid Zone of Nigeria to explore strategies of enhancing pastoralists’ access to natural resources to attained sustainable livelihoods. The primary sources of data used includes key informant interview, FGD, Oral histories, Geo coded transect walk and Administration of interview scheduled. A total number of 275 farming, agro-pastoral and pastoral household heads (94 farmers, 90...

Author(s):Jajere Ibrahim Ahmed

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Conflicts in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Dynamics, trends and challenges for peace

The study examined conflict causes, trends and regional security dynamics as critical challenges that impede efforts to resolve successive Congolese conflicts. This study is based on the analytical review of existing literatures. In post-independence, neither the name of the state nor the peace lasted for long in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The conflict has continued in the Eastern Congo which has been the...

Author(s):Thomas Temesgen

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Social Justice as Sin qua non for Peace among the Ethno-Religious identities in Nigeria : Reflection on the Ethical Principles of Dialogue

A society is known by the principles of social justice that it maintains which enhances or undermines survival and human dignity. Social justice essentially focuses on the following: rules of fair treatment of the members of the society, the equality of opportunity for progress available to the citizens , the level of social and physical infrastructure corresponding to the quality of life of the people and upholding of...

Author(s):Salifu David Onu

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