Public Administration, Democratic Governance, and National Security 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, Notes on Contributors & Table of Contents

SYMPOSIA ISSUE #4 VOLUME 1: March 15, 2024
Public Administration, Democratic Governance, and National Security in Africa

Pages 1 – 4

Article 1 : Opportunities and Challenges for Regional Security within Regional Integration Platforms: A Case Study of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement

Joy Christine Njeri and Fredrick Ochieng

Pages 1 – 18

Article 2 : Dilemma of Policing Endemic Cultural Practices through Public Policy in Kenya

Edmond Maloba Were

Pages 1 – 18

Article 3 : From New Public Management to Post-New Public Management? Assessing the Applicability of New Public Governance in Africa

Julius Niringiyimana

Pages 1 – 20

Article 4 : An Assessment of Separation of Powers in Nigeria’s Democratic Governance in the Fourth Republic

Chidi Ukomadu and Latoya Uzoukwu

Pages 1 – 18

Article 5 : Assessing the Impediments to Achieving Gender Equality in Nigeria: Focus On SDG 5

Latoya Uzoukwu and Chidi Ukomadu

Pages 1 – 24

Article 6 : Policy Networks and Relationship between Multiple Streams Approach and Implementation of Road Safety Policy Measures in Kenyan Counties

Fred S. Omweri and Y.O. Motari

Pages 1 – 21

Article 7 : From Soft Power to Holistic Power: Toward a Responsible Public Governance of National Security in Morocco

Mohamed Makkaoui, Hanaa Mouazen and El Mostapha Aouine

Pages 1 – 20

Article 8 : Nigeria’s Leadership Role in the West African Sub-Region and the Challenge of Resolving the Crisis in Mali

Nwabugwu Chisom Love

Pages 1 – 17

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.