Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 238

Table of Content: January 2014; 6(1)

January 2014

Implementation challenges of a donor funded development project: Lessons learned through a deep-end strategy while implementing a development program in Zambia

Several authors have noted that despite the huge volume of international aid supporting development projects, there is a chronic litany of challenges threatening the effectiveness of development projects.  Most donor funded projects require project teams to produce and disseminate monitoring and evaluation reports for purposes of informing stakeholders of project achievements and challenges. Unfortunately, such...

Author(s): Joseph Mukuni and Bill Price

January 2014

Sociological implications of domestic violence on children’s development in Nigeria

Domestic violence against women is an issue of global concern that is gaining more and more prominence. It transcends national, cultural, racial and class boundaries. It is a social malady that is threatening the stable and balanced psychological development of children in the Nigerian society. Children raised in violent homes are known to imbibe violent tendencies as they grow up. This paper studies the domestic...

Author(s): Adebayo Anthony Abayomi

January 2014

The effects of the Niger Delta oil crisis on women folks

The Niger Delta area is one of the locations that is seriously affected by oil spill in Nigeria’s fifty one years of oil exploration. This study was designed to investigate the effects of the Niger Delta oil crisis on the women folks. Oil crisis could result in vast effects on humans and animals which include social, ecological, health, economical amongst others. The environment (air, water, soil) usually...

Author(s): Celestina Ihayere, Doris Fovwe Ogeleka and Theresa Ifeyinwa Ataine