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Okuyade, Ogaga - - 2009
This discourse explores the growth process of the protagonist, Kambili as she struggles to make her mouth function within the totalitarian temperament of her father's home. The protagonist is involved in crisis with religious and domestic stakes at the beginning of the narrative, she seems to be a mere observer ...
Kaba, Amadu - - 2009
This paper examines Africa's development in the President Barack Obama era. The paper makes an argument for a stronger federal African Union (AU). It argues that the sooner member states of the AU give to the organization a significant portion of their sovereignty the better equipped it will become in ...
McDougal, Serie, - - 2009
Political and economic challenges and opportunities lie ahead of the people, and the leaders of Africa, and conversely, the increase in oil revenue, foreign investment and trade relations with China and India represent challenges as well as opportunities for the continent. Thus, what will guide the decisions of Africa's leadership ...
Ezozo, Agrippa - - 2009
This paper will critique problems resulting from military and, social conflict in five African nations, and offer ways to understand this conflict in an attempt to introduce new longitudinal and durable ideas for peace that can address the challenges of military and social conflict in contemporary Africa. The short-term approach ...
Choge, Susan - - 2009
Phonemes have been identified by linguists as the main phonological inputs of all human spoken languages. These phonemes are divided mainly into two-consonants and vowels. Each language has selected from the universal phonetic pool its own type and number of phonemes for its communicative purposes. Most of them have more ...
Ipara, Isaac - - 2009
The 21st Century is widely considered to be the epoch of science and technology. Many institutions of higher learning, including Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology in Kenya, are developing academic programmes in Science and Technology in order to foster national development and ultimately improve the quality of life ...
Habwe, John - - 2009
This paper is about Kiswahili and its role in the integration of the East African diverse communities. It is argued in this paper that there is an evolving social-cultural matrix unique to East Africa. This culture is finding its expression in Kiswahili, which is a popular lingua franca in the ...
Indede, Florence - - 2009
This discussion attempts a pragmatics analysis of Kiswahili literary political discourse. Specific examples will be drawn from poetic texts; Chembe cha Moyo by Alamin Mazrui (1988), Sauti ya Dhiki by Abdilatif Abdala (1973) and Jicho la Ndani by Said Ahmed Mohamed (2002). A pragmatics account of literature assumes that in ...
Mukuthuria, Mwenda - - 2009
The development of Kiswahili into an international language in the 19th century was contributed by trade, wars, colonial administration policies, linguistic advantage of this language being related to Bantu languages in the mainland of E. Africa and religion, among other factors. Most of these factors have been given prominence, including ...
Momanyi, Clara - - 2009
This paper discusses the effects of 'Sheng' in the education institutions of Kenya, and gives a general overview of its development at the expense of the official languages, that is, Kiswahili and English. While some people have advocated the growth of 'Sheng' as an indication of societal growth in Kenya, ...
Zulu, Itibari - - 2009
Shitemi, Naomi - - 2009
This paper dialogues narratology from semiotic and functional perspectives. It focuses on creativity and innovativeness within the information industry for marketing needs in the information society. Narratology is associated with oral literature within the context of commercial advertisement and political discourse. It argues for advertisement as a social text in ...
Kawoya, Vincent - - 2009
The peoples of East Africa have a long history of a rich and diverse regional heritage. Perhaps one of the most renowned aspects of this heritage is Kiswahili, the language widely spoken and understood across Eastern Africa. As the numbers ofpeople who are proficient in the language continue to grow ...
Mwita, Leonard - - 2009
This paper shows the processes that loanwords undergo when they are adapted from Arabic into Kiwahili. The data used is from Bosha (1993) and a constraint-based analysis is used in this paper. Although a number of studies have been carried out on Kiswahili loanwords, none that I know of has ...
Mathooko, Mbatha - - 2009
The right to education is one of the basic human rights stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948. In Kenya, this right has recently been livened through the launch of the Free Primary Education program (hence FPE) by the newly elected NARC government. The FPE program is faced ...
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