Governance, Public Policy, and Politics in Africa

The GGW-A is an open access, peer reviewed, multidisciplinary publication, which is committed to expanding the base of African studies in general and governance and public administration in particular. The journal and symposia issue are aimed at advancing the cause of robust intellectual conversations through informed research, analyses and commentaries.

Introduction, Preamble & Table of Contents

Governance, Public Policy, and Politics in Africa

Pages 1 – 7

Section 1 : Critical Reflections on the Dynamics of Ethnic Insurgency in Nigeria

Abiodun Raufu, Emmanuel Ben-Edet, Lucy Tsado

Pages 1.1 – 1.22

Section 2 : The Nigerian Border Closure and its Diplomatic Implication with Neighboring Countries

Ademola Oluwabiyi and Moses Duruji

Pages 2.1 – 2.20

Section 3 : Challenging the Politico-Philosophical Foundations of Decolonization Project in Africa

Anthony Mayowa Oladoyin

Pages 3.1 – 3.21

Section 4 : Influence of Online-Based Media on Governance in Nigeria: Sahara Reporters as a Case Study

Hussaini Hadassah, Sheriff F. Folarin, Oluwafunke M. Folarin, Olaniyi T. Ayodele and Victor Jubril

Pages 4.1 – 4.19

Section 5 : Revisiting Poverty Reduction Policies in South Africa: Challenges and Way Forward

Anuoluwapo Durokifa

Pages 5.1 – 5.20

Section 6 : Impact of Digitalization on Poverty Entrepreneurship and Social Exclusion in Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa

Alloui Soukaina and Chafik Khalid

Pages 6.1 – 6.12

Section 7 : Governance Practices and Performance of the Territorialized Networks of Organizations (TNOs): The Case of the Port Tangier

Mohamed Makkaoui and Hind Belaziz

Pages 7.1 – 7.14

Section 8 : Transforming Conflict in a Post-Genocide Society: An Evaluation of the ‘One Cow Per Poor Family’ Program in Rwanda

Francois Masabo, Jean Baptiste Ndikubwimana, Marie Claire Uwamahoro

Pages 8.1 – 8.25

Section 9 : Role of Public Administration in Fostering Peace among Pastoralist Communities in Isiolo County in Kenya

Fatuma Hadi, John Mugume and Innocent Ndahiriwe

Pages 9.1 – 9.23

Section 10 : Understanding Everyday Experiences of Exclusion and Discrimination: Perspectives from Rwandophone Congolese

Furaha Umutoni Alida

Pages 10.1 – 10.25

Section 11 : Community Policing during Pandemics: A Study of Lari Sub-County in Kenya during COVID-19 Outbreak

Mumo C. Musyoka and Innocent Ndahiriwe

Pages 11.1 – 11.19

Section 12 : Decentralized Governance and Conflict Mitigation in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Innocent Ndahiriwe

Pages 12.1 – 12.19

Section 13 : A Search for Political Integration in East Africa Community (EAC)

Kasaija Phillip Apuuli

Pages 13.1 – 13.16

Section 14 : Is Mutuality Wanting? Urban Governance and City Transformation in Dakar and Nairobi

‘Femi Balogun

Pages 14.1 – 14.33

Section 15 : Understanding Devolution from the Perspective of Ethnic Conflict Management: Study of Tana River County, Kenya

Riziki Mohamed Ali, Ndahiriwe Innocent and Innocent Rugaragu

Pages 15.1 – 15.19

Sheriff F. Folarin

Dr. Sheriff F. Folarin

Professor of International Relations & Visiting
Scholar, Department of Political Science, Texas State University

Dr. Sheriff F. Folarin is a professor of international relations, with specialty in foreign policies and the soft power of African states, governance and politics in Africa, international and comparative public administration, foreign policies of the great powers, and Middle East politics. He was among others, a 2015 Carnegie ADFP and 2007 SUSI fellow, a member of the Citizen Diplomacy Research Group of America, Midwest Political Science Association, Nigerian Political Science Association, and American Society for Public Administration.

Dr. Folarin has been serving as a visiting professor in Texas State University and University of Rwanda, where he teaches asynchronously and in-person graduate classes respectively.

Mohamed Makkaoui

Mohamed Makkaoui

Professor at National School of Management of Tangier-Morocco

Born in February 5, 1975 in Marrakech, Morocco, Mohamed Makkaoui holds a PhD in Management science from HEC Management School of Liège University and two Masters respectively of Management and Science of Education in Belgium. He is a full professor in the National School of Management of Tangier-Morocco, where he is in charge of the research team: “Equipe de recherche sur la Gouvernance, organisations et sociétés (ERGOS)”. He is also an International trainer and consultant for several firms and training institutions.

Mohamed Makkaoui focuses his research on Strategic Human Resource Management, Public Management and Governance, Social entrepreneurship, Social Audit, Spiritual Leadership and Organizational social responsibility. He is also interested in Business Ethics, social work and Social Psychology of groups and organizations.

At the international level, Mohamed is a Junior Chamber International (JCI) Global Networker and International Training Fellow (ITF). He was honored with the titles of JCI Senator No. 69718 and ITF#156. He speaks French and English, Arabic and Dutch.