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Prof. Nzomo Addresses High Commissioners of the Commonwealth

The East Africa Community (EAC) is a regional economic organization in Africa. It is one of the most affected regions by electoral disputes with most of its member states having experienced electoral violenceexcept Tanzania. The EAC is capable of solving electoral disputes but it has not been successful in doing so.This is despite the fact that it has a protocol on democracy and good governance. The EAC lacks the capability and authority for effectively dealing with electoral disputes in the region due to fear of interference with the soverignty of member states.


The study set out to investigate the effects of terrorism on Kenya and Somalia relations

The purpose of the study was to examine the role of Counter Terrorism institutions in the fight against terrorism in Kenya. The study was guided by the following specific objectives; to establish the effort of Counter Terrorism institutions in fighting terrorism to reduce threat in Kenya; to  outline the role that  Counter Terrorism institutions play in  helping Kenya fight terrorism; to ascertain the shortcomings of counter-terrorism strategies; to establish ways to combat Terrorism effectively.

External trade is the exchange of capital, goods and services across the international borders or territories. International trade has been regarded as an engine of growth, which leads to steady improvement in human status by expanding the range of people's standard and preferences. Since no country has grown without trade, international trade plays a vital role in restructuring economic and social attributes of countries around the world, particularly, the less developed countries.

Human rights principles inform the content of good governance efforts: they may inform the development of legislative frameworks, policies, programs, budgetary allocations and other measures. However, without good governance, human rights cannot be respected and protected in a sustainable manner. The general objective of the study was to analyze democracy and good governance as a principle of human rights in Kenya.


Food insecurity has been a great challenge in the world in general. Its causes have been known and regional organizations have established measures to ensure this problem has been stopped.

This research aims at evaluating the role of public diplomacy in enhancing Regional Integration in the East African Community. The interest for this research is driven by the realization of the strategic role that public diplomacy play in enhancing the development of multinational and supranational governmental organizations. Primarily, this research aims at justifying why the role Public Diplomacy, cannot be undervalued during regional integration

The Millenium Development Goal on ensuring that universal education has been achieved by

2015 was not met and then came Sustainable Development Goal 4 which recognizes that this gap must be closed. The world would be a better place if all children had a fair chance at education. The key to development and the foundation of our future is quality education for all.


Many scholars argue that the media plays a significant role in reporting conflict. The nature of that role – as a perpetuator of conflict or agent for peace – largely depends on the framing and agenda setting of the media. Media can also play a crucial role in informing public about conflicts, analyzing it and helping to resolve them. Kenya has had a fair share of conflicts and some are still being experienced today. The 2007/8 post-election violence was however the most devastating in terms of deaths, displacement and destruction of property.

In the current world we are living in barring in mind the current state of things in the globe, we out that international relations is inevitable with the advent of globalization came about very many things that shaped the life of man and the existence and survival of a state as a unit in the globe. With the fast flow of information and the easy access of any place in the globe international relations has became prevalent, everyday states are interacting as a result of the concept of interdependence that has been brought about by globalization.

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