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Corporate law is founded on the fictitious principle of the separate legal personality of a company. This principle entails that a company is a juristic person, separate and distinct from any persons involved with the company. Because of their juristic nature, companies can acquire rights and incur liabilities in their own capacity. This corporate-law principle is rooted in section 8(4) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (hereafter the Constitution) which expressly provide...
#1Zerubabel G. Tefera (UoN: University of Nairobi)
#2Maria Nzomo (UoN: University of Nairobi)H-Index: 8
Despite the considerable energy problem in Africa, it is not clear how the proliferation of regional power pool (RPPs), as the most feasible solution, address the problem by fostering energy cooperation. The main research objective was to analyse and compare the role of RPPs, particularly the Eastern and Southern African power pools (EAPP and SAPP), in fostering energy cooperation and addressing energy security in their respective sub-regions. The study employed a mixed research design. The stud...
#1Muhammad Tariq Bhatti (Shah Abdul Latif University)
#1Waliu Mulero Adegbite (UJ: University of Johannesburg)
#2Cookie M. Govender (UJ: University of Johannesburg)H-Index: 5
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is more than just technology-driven change, disruptive innovation impacts core industries, including the informal sector. Expectedly, the revolution will raise the level of innovation and creativity of the manufacturing SMEs through the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Unfortunately, fewer studies attempted to examine the knowledge level of SME’s adoption of 4IR technologies, and their benefits to the sector in low-income countries, especially in Afric...
#1Aliyu M. Kolawole (OAU: Obafemi Awolowo University)
#2Hope Amoge Ikedinma (OAU: Obafemi Awolowo University)
This study examined issues that necessitated the use of federal universities academics and national youth service corps members in the conduct of general elections in Nigeria and discussed the credibility of election management with their involvement. It also interrogated the effectiveness and challenges of using them by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The study utilised primary data that was collected through semi-structured interviews with thirty respondents. Secondary da...
On July 16th 2021, the U.S. newly elected President Joe Biden hosted Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi at the White House. The main topic was the future of the U.S. troops in Iraq. The controversial American invasion, after more than eighteen years, is again in focus. The American media in particular is allocating long hours of its live coverage in discussing this sensitive topic. This paper investigates the complex relationship between media and policymakers in the USA. The paper uses the...
Organic matter exhibit strong variations in nitrogen retention and transformation cycle in soil. However, nitrogen could be altered by seasonal variations, leading us to hypothesize that the open municipal waste dump site in Calabar exposed to dry and wet season could alter nitrogen dynamics in that soil. A total of sixty (60) composite soil samples were collected at different landscape positions (summit crest, shoulder slope, toe slope, interfluve slope, valley floor) of a municipal dump site a...
#1Hyginus Obinna Ogbonna (University of Benin)
#2Chidi Slessor Mbah (Abia State University)H-Index: 1
Last. Monica O. Imoudu (UJ: University of Johannesburg)
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This paper focuses on Gender Balance as a Panacea to a Credible and Successful Election, having as its raison d’etre: to review the concept of gender balance and appropriate its implications towards achieving a credible and successful election required for the existence of human centered development process in sub-Saharan Africa, with Nigeria as a case study. Thus, the paper achieves its goal by adopting a qualitative descriptive method of analysis as it examines qualitatively: the urgency for t...
The challenge of brain drain/workforce mobility/out-migration in tourism and hospitality industry workforce is a rising phenomenon. The study investigated the factors responsible for the emerging dynamics in tourism industry workforce mobility in Southern Cross River, Nigeria. Data was generated through the administration of structured questionnaire and oral interviews on the staff and workforce of tourism industry. The results revealed that on aggregate, a total of 63.50% workers had intentions...
#1Luyolo Mahlangabeza (NMU: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University)
#2Loyiso Zwelakhe (NMU: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University)
The management and protection of protected areas such as nature reserves remains a primary concern for the different stakeholders involved especially the marginalised rural communities that are deprived of genuine ownership of the natural resources. Therefore, the representation of the marginalised rural communities adjacent to the protected areas has become significant in the control and utilisation of natural resources in protected areas. Community Property Associations (CPAs) have been tasked...
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