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Harmonizing THE Orthography of GĨkŨyŨ and KĨkamba
Constraints and Prospects of Inculturation in Kenya
(Human Resource Management Academic Research Society, 2014)
The inculturation process in Kenya has been challenged by internal and external sources. Internally the process has been destabilized by the Kenyan socio-religio cultural structures which are patriarchal: men have been the ...
Brave new world – a reading of the unbroken spirit and the verdict of death
This is a stylistic analysis of two novels published in Africa in the twenty-first century. Fifty years ago, when the publishing apparatus was controlled by the European colonial regime, an African writer not only had to ...
Face Threatening Acts and Standing Orders: ‘Politeness’ or ‘politics' in the Question Time Discu ssions of the Kenyan Parliament
(Centre for Promoting Ideas, USA, 2011-07)
This paper examines politeness in the context of politics during question time discussions of the Kenyan Parliament; politeness is an attempt by the speaker to linguistically show he cares about the others feelings. Question ...
The Other Side of the Coin: Borrowing and Vitality in Lubukusu
(Chemchemi International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2016)
When languages come into contact, there is some degree of cultural contact, however limited. As a result, there is bound to be some negative as well as positive language change. Borrowing, bilingualism, code switching, ...
The Signature of effective leadership
The purpose of this paper is to provoke scholars and practioners in the area of leadership to re-think about the whole concept of ‘effective leadership’. A literature gap exists in the explanation of what constitutes ...
Bottom of the Pyramid Strategy and Financial Performance of Commercial Banks: An Assessment of Agency Banking Operations in Kenya
(GIFRE.ORG : Global Institute of Research and Education, 2014)
Many organizations in Kenya banks included are reaping from clients at the bottom of the economic pyramid. High competition in the banking Industry, has prompted banks to venture into this market segment to improve their ...
Effect of Household Water-User Preference on the Sustainable Supply of Safe Water in Obunga Slums of Kisumu Municipality, Kenya
(Globeedu Group, 2015)
Access, availability, and quality of water must be in sustainable supply for humans to become water secure. Sustainable supply of water is ensured through efficient use of water on one hand, and integrated approach to ...
Deep Sequencing Discovery of Novel and Conserved MicroRNAs in Trifoliate Orange (Citrus trifoliata)
Background MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play a critical role in post-transcriptional gene regulation and have been shown to control many genes involved in various biological and metabolic processes. There have been extensive studies ...
Determinants of Teachers’ Use of Instructional Resource in Teaching Pre-Primary School Science and Mathematics Activities In Machakos County, Kenya
(IJCAB Publishing Group, 2019)
The continuous poor results of science and mathematics in Athi-River Sub-County of Machakos County-Kenya has yielded to the study of determinants of pre-primary school teachers’ use of instructional resources in teaching ...