Social Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020

  • Appraisal of the Theoretical, Contextual and Methodological Elements of Operation Research Society for East Africa (ORSEA) Journal Articles (2011-2017)

    Sumaya Kagoya, Dev Jani, Tinali Gerald Paga

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 212-216
    Received: Aug. 12, 2020
    Accepted: Aug. 31, 2020
    Published: Nov. 04, 2020
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    Abstract: Indubitably, for operational research journals articles are meant to entail content to do with Operations research models, theories and fields. This provides organisations and companies with best optimization solutions so as to achieve a competitive age among other benefits. This article aimed appraising the content of the ORSEA Journal articles (2... Show More
  • COVID-19 Challenges, Opportunities and Lessons for Developing Economies

    Sumaya Kagoya

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 217-222
    Received: Aug. 12, 2020
    Accepted: Aug. 31, 2020
    Published: Nov. 04, 2020
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    Abstract: The purpose of this study is to examine the Covid -19 challenges, opportunities and lessons for developing countries particularly Uganda. This is motivated by the covid -19 epidemic, which was first reported on 27 December 2019 in China- in the capital city of Wuhan, in Hubei province. This pandemic of covid- 19 began to spread like bush fire and a... Show More
  • PhD OR Is a Necessary Evil for Developing Economies Like EAC: A Personal Perspective

    Sumaya Kagoya

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 223-232
    Received: Aug. 12, 2020
    Accepted: Sep. 01, 2020
    Published: Nov. 04, 2020
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    Abstract: Irrefutably, PhD in operations research program is suggested to be the best approach to solve developing countries long term and persistent problems which require real time solutions and these are mostly applicable in OR. It should be recalled that PhD OR entails content to do with Operations research models, theories and related fields. This provi... Show More
  • The Use of Digital Transformation to Address Education Challenges Caused by COVID-19 in Developing Countries

    Sumaya Kagoya

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 233-240
    Received: Aug. 12, 2020
    Accepted: Aug. 31, 2020
    Published: Nov. 04, 2020
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    Abstract: The abrupt coming of Covid-19 has been drastically altered the way the whole world is conducting all its sectors. The purpose of this study is to examine the use of digital transformation to address education Covid-19 challenges, bringing digital opportunities and lessons to developing countries particularly Uganda and Tanzania. This is motivated b... Show More
  • Africa’s Political Environment and the Challenge of Underdevelopment

    Stephen Olufemi Obasa

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 241-252
    Received: Jun. 19, 2020
    Accepted: Aug. 22, 2020
    Published: Nov. 27, 2020
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    Abstract: Over the last sixty years the principal agency of underdevelopment of Africa has been the international capitalist countries. Before the advent of the Europeans in Africa, the continent had robust economic, social and political structures because it was endowed with numerous inexhaustible both human and natural resources. These were seriously disru... Show More
  • Methods of Measuring Quality of Life: Theoretical Aspects and Empirical Evidence from Older Persons at Rajshahi City in Bangladesh

    Masud Karim, Md. Nuruzzaman Haque, Md. Abdul Goni, Md. Nure Alam Siddiqi, Md. Mehedi Hasan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 253-264
    Received: Oct. 24, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 11, 2020
    Published: Dec. 04, 2020
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    Abstract: Bangladesh has become an ageing society and is going to increase her older persons. Health condition, quality of life (QOL) and physical functioning are worsen as people age. Due to increasing life expectancies, enhancement of medical and health facilities, modernization, Bangladesh, recently, experiencing the rapid change in demographic transition... Show More
  • Impact of Defective Investigation and Prosecution on Trial

    Muhammad Arif Rajput, Muhammad Riaz Rajput

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 265-268
    Received: Dec. 01, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 14, 2020
    Published: Dec. 22, 2020
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    Abstract: There is rising impression in the Pakistan that the accused get scot free from the Courts. This impression is not in vacuum. There are factors contributing to it. This impression finds support too from the low conviction rate in our country. In Pakistan, the conviction rate is 8.66%, while the conviction rate in India is 37.4%, in England (Crown Co... Show More