Objective: “Jedi-jedi” is a very common presenting complaint in medical centers and social circles in West Africa. The symptom, constellation of symptoms or syndrome is not formally classified as a disease entity or syndrome in orthodox medical practice. Low back pain and erectile dysfunction are some of the more common presenting complaints that are qualified

Hausa Films Subtitling: Expanding or Exposing the Kannywood?   Muhammad Muhsin Ibrahim Department of English and Literary Studies, Bayero University, Kano Introduction As students of Theatre and Film Studies here in India, we watch drama and films from across the globe, and of all genres. We encounter no hurdle or trouble in getting the

Is Africa Merely An Effect? IJRC  Vol. 01 No. 01 (2012)  OLATUNJI Cyril-Mary Pius Olatunji Adekunle Ajasin University Department of Philosophy Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria Abstract There have been hot debates over the issue of colonialism in Africa and several theories have emerged from the debates. The Afro-pessimism of Achile Mbembe, the conceptual decolonisation

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Objective: Nigeria, Africa’s largest nation is plagued with eth­nic, political and religious tensions. Boko Ha­ram, a terrorist labeled organization–operating out of its Muslim predominated north eastern states–is an existential threat to the peace and prosperity of the na­tion. Considering that all terrorism or rebel­lion is so­cio-political, this paper in­vestigates the perceptions of Boko Haram within

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On the Northern Knot: What is it? Ibraheem A. Waziri July 6, 2013 NewsRescue-Many have asked that I should shed more light on the following I wrote in the essay, Re: Qur’an on the Resurrection of Jesus, which appeared in this column on the 26th April, 2013: “As far back as the 14th century

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07/05/2013 By Ibraheem A. Waziri Post 18th century (Enlightenment Period) world is a society that markedly moved away from the normative socio-political structures. It rescheduled the roles of individuals and groups with new definitions and set of values. Needless to say that the ghost of what used to shape the thinking of members of socio-cultural

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Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development; ISSN 2222-1700 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2855 (Online) Vol.4, No.5, 2013 Boko Haram and National Security Challenges in Nigeria; Causes and Solutions Abstract Anyadike, Nkechi O Department of Public Administration and Local Government Studies University of Nigeria

Teo Kermeliotis, for CNN Saran Kaba Jones was just eight years old when she fled Liberia in 1989, escaping the horrors of a ruinous civil war that would plague the small West African nation for well over a decade. As the daughter of a diplomat, Jones went on to live a fairly privileged life abroad,

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Africa appears to have reached a turning point. Once dismissed as a hopeless continent beset by war and famine, it is now frequently touted as the next frontier for opportunity and investment. Africa has an abundance of natural wealth and a young and fast-growing population. GDP growth has outpaced many other regions over the last

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