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  • Njoroge, John; Wambugu, Beth (International Institute for Science, Technology and Education, 2017)
    Secondary education provides a vital link between basic education and the world of work, on one hand, and further training on the other. It is therefore an important sub-sector of education in the preparation of human ...
  • Njoroge, John (World Council of Churches, 2017-12)
    This article focuses on the missiological context of the Eastern Orthodox Churches in Africa under the jurisdiction of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa, which serves the Greek-, Arabic-, and ...
  • Morton, Jennifer F.; Celum, Connie; Njoroge, John; Nakyanzi, Agnes; Wakhungu, Imeldah; Tindimwebwa, Edna; Ongachi, Snaidah; Sedah, Eric; Okwero, Emmanuel; Ngure, Kenneth; Odoyo, Josephine; Bulya, Nulu; Haberer, Jessica; Baeten, Jared M.; Heffron, Renee (Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc., 2017)
    For HIV-serodiscordant couples, integrated delivery of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV-positive partners and time-limited pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for negative partners virtually eliminates HIV transmission. ...
  • Njoroge, John K.; Wekesa, Erastus M. (Scholars Middle East Publishers, 2017-11)
    Today, Kenya Government is pursuing Vision 2030. Kenya Vision 2030 is the country’s new development blueprint covering the period 2008 to 2030. It aims to transform Kenya into a newly industrializing, “middle-income country ...
  • Kimani, Rosemary W.; Nyarigoti, Naom; Gathigia, Moses G. (Australian International Academic Centre, 2018)
    The phenomenon of language shift is brought about by language contact. Language shift from mother tongue to another language among the youth is an issue that cannot be wished away due to, inter alia, factors like urbanization, ...
  • Gitonga, Catherine N.; Gathigia, Moses G.; Nyarigoti, Naom (European Journal of Literature, Language and Linguistics Studies, 2018)
    Hyponymy is a fundamental semantic relation which highlights the relationship between a generic term (hypernym) and a specific instance of it (hyponym). In order to understand hyponymy, the inclusion relation between a ...
  • Gitonga, Catherine N.; Gathigia, Moses G.; Nyarigoti, Naom (MIR Center for Socio-Economic Research, 2018)
    The notion of semantic field is a structural model for lexical semantics which is attributed to Jost Trier in the Semantic Field Theory. The semantic field is an indispensable part of any language since without it information ...
  • Ntabo, Victor O.; Gathigia, Moses G.; Nyarigoti, Naom (Australian International Academic Centre, 2018-06-30)
    A review of literature on pop songs reveals that composers use metaphors to communicate their feelings. In particular, the meaning of the metaphors in EkeGusii pop songs needs to be interpreted to reveal the message of the ...
  • Nyarigoti, Naom; Awuor, Quin E.; Nyamasyo, Eunice (Globeedu Group, 2017-06)
    Cancer is among the leading causes of death across the world. Knowledge about the causes of cancer, and interventions to prevent and manage the disease is extensive. However, in nations that are characterized by high ...
  • Nyaga, Nancy N.; Karume, Michelle; Khasakhala, Lincoln (International Journal of Innovative Research & Advanced Studies, 2017-08)
    This article presents research that utilized quantitative-qualitative mixed design to explore disclosure of EDI by married men aged 25 to 60 years with two or more years in marriage in Kenya. A literature search shows a ...
  • Schnyder, Ulrich; Schäfer, Ingo; Aakvaag, Helene F.; Ajdukovic, Dean; Bakker, Anne; Bisson, Jonathan; Brewer, Douglas; Cloitre, Marylène; Dyb, Grete A.; Frewen, Paul; Lanza, Juliana; Brocque, Robyne Le; Lueger-Schuster, Brigitte; Mwiti, Gladys K.; Oe, Misari; Rosner, Rita; Schellong, Julia; Shigemura, Jun; Wu, Kitty; Olff, Miranda (Taylor & Francis Group, 2017)
    Trauma is a global issue. The great majority of the global burden of disease arising from mental health conditions occurs in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), among populations in political, economic, and/or cultural ...
  • Macharia, Munene (African Journals Online, 2018)
    This presentation is on “Xi Jinping, China, Africa, and Global Realignment”. It deals with the changing power relations and how various countries and regions react to those changes.
  • Odek, Antony; Masinde, Jamin M.; Egesah, Omar; Irungu, Charity; Mulinge, Munyae M. (Research Gate, 2016)
    Infertility in men and women is a widespread global phenomenon. However, socio-cultural beliefs and practices have been associated with failed reproduction processes in Africa. The study specifically aimed at establishing ...
  • Nyambati, Grace K.; Maranga, Rosebella O.; Ozwara, Hastings; Mbugua, Paul K. (Scientific Exhalters, 2018)
    Malaria is a major health problem in the tropics and subtropics with profound medical, social and economic consequences. Herbal medicines are traditionally used for the management and treatment of the disease by various ...
  • Kigwilu, Peter C.; Akala, Winston J. (Science Publishing Group, 2017-12)
    The study investigated how Catholic-sponsored community colleges in Nairobi utilize the existing physical facilities and teaching and learning resources for effective implementation of Artisan and Craft curricula. The study ...
  • Kamweru, Nancy N.; Kiliku, Patrick; Kiai, Alice (The International Journal of Social and Development Concerns, 2018-10)
    This study sought to examine how unequal distribution of power may be used to create imbalance among court participants, and to exemplify how control is achieved and challenged in the courtroom through linguistic manipulation. ...
  • Gromov, Mikhail (African Journals Online, 2018)
  • Barasa, Remmy S. (TechMind Research Society, 2017)
    The importance of culture as panacea of development can fully be appreciated by considering its role in regenerating world economies. In the last few decades, interest by nations in culture as an economic force of its own ...
  • Barasa, Remmy S. (TechMind Research Society, 2017-12)
    Creative writing from Uganda hardly passes without the mention of the Idi Amin era which has significantly influenced the writing from that country. In this paper I examine how Isegawa narrates a people’s cultural memory ...
  • Barasa, Remmy S. (TechMind Research Society, 2017-08)
    Colonialism and its legacy continue to inspire a lot of debate among literary critics and theorists. Moses Isegawa’s novel, Abyssinian Chronicles, weaves interconnecting personal narratives which help illuminate the larger ...

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