Recent Submissions

  • The Structural Components of the Discourse Topic in Selected Call-In Programmes of Egesa FM 

    Ondieki, Chaugamu Samuel; Okinyi, Nyantri Paul; Nyamboga, Constantine Matoke (Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 2014-09)
    The paper examines the structure and organization of discourse topic in call-in programmes on a selected Kenyan Vernacular FM station broadcasting purely in Ekegusii Language. Using the Conversation Analysis (CA) theory ...
  • Emerging Trends on the Cultural Beliefs and Practices of Twin Children among the Bukusu and Keiyo Communities in Kenya 

    Kurumei, William Kibet (2012-12-11)
    This paper was interested in the emerging and fluid trends of the typical Bukusu and Keiyo culture on twin children. Birth of twins has a very particular meaning in many Sub-Saharan tribes, as the twins are considered to ...
  • G. G. Kariuki in the Development and Politics of Laikipia County in Kenya 

    Nyambura, Ruth; Tarus, Isaac; Waweru, Peter; Nyamache, Tom (Journal Of International Academic Research For Multidisciplinary, 2013-08)
    Godfrey Gitahi Kariuki, popularly known as G.G., is one of the longest serving political leaders in Kenya’s post-independence history. Yet, like many of his political contemporaries, his contribution to the historiography ...
  • The Economic Utility of Beads Culture of the Samburu Tribe of Kenya 

    Nyambura, Ruth; Nyamache, Tom; Waweru, Peter; Matheka, Reuben (African Journal of Social Sciences, 2013)
    Beads have played an important role in the personal lives of Africans. They have been valued as currency, identification of status and as an artistic medium. Beads forms an integral part of the Samburu culture and have ...
  • Communication and the Changing Face of Terrorism in Kenya 

    Eboi, Anne (International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), 2013)
    Over 50 well-coordinated and largely successful terrorist attacks by Al-Shabaab militants on Kenyan soil since late 2011 have inspired this study. This empirical study is premised on the realization that there is more to ...
  • Celebrating Adornment in Kenya's Diverse Cultures 

    Nyambura, Ruth; Nyamache, Tom; Waweru, Peter (Asian Academic Research Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 2013-07)
    Self adornment plays a significant role in ensuring the continuity of the political, socio-cultural and ethno-moral principles of communities in Kenya. Whether with permanent marks like tattoos or scars, or temporary ...
  • Hair: A Samburu Identity Statement 

    Nyambura, Ruth; Nyamache, Tom; Matheka, Reuben; Waweru, Peter (Journal Of International Academic Research For Multidisciplinary, 2014-03)
    Hair is inherently inscribed with meaning as a manifestation of personal preference or imposed rules of conduct.Hair among the Samburu culture is more than simply statement of personal state and style. It is a marker of ...
  • The Political Economy of Post-Colonial Taxation in Kenya, 1973 - 1995 

    Tarus, Isaac; Nyambura, Ruth (International Institute for Science, Technology and Education, 2015)
    The Kenyan tax system as we find today is a British colonial legacy that was closely bound up with the development of the system of political governance and the maintenance of law and order. Besides, taxation helped ...
  • The Evolution of Samburu Adornment 

    Nyambura, Ruth (Asian Academic Research Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 2014-09)
    Self-adornment plays a significant role in individual and social life in most communities. The Samburu place great significance on adornment. Adornment among the Samburu ranges from painting, scarring, attire and ornaments. ...
  • The Role of Samburu Body Adornment in Challenging Gender Identities in the Era of Cultural Globalisation 

    Nyambura, Ruth (International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 2015-02)
    Samburu body adornment identifies a woman’s beauty, husband and social rank in the community through colour, pattern and mass. In the last sixty years, as a result of Kenya’s entrance into the global economy, Samburu ...
  • Globalization, Development and Multi-National Corporations (MNCs): The Kenyan Scenario 

    Nyamache, Tom; Nyambura, Ruth (Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, 2013)
    This paper examines the globalization phenomenon which has become the real approach for the international economy in the 21 st century. This is evident from the fact that nations have become more interdependent through the ...