Samuel Kehinde Okunade

Samuel Kehinde Okunade
University of Pretoria | UP · Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship

PhD

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Introduction
Samuel Kehinde Okunade currently works at the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, University of Pretoria. He holds a PhD in Conflict Transformation and Peace Studies from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Samuel does research in Border Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Regional Integration and many more. His PhD Thesis was titled 'Cross-Border Insurgency and the Coping Strategies of Border Communities in North-Eastern Nigeria.
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October 2019 - September 2020
University of Pretoria
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South Africa has witnessed several xenophobic attacks over the years. Many African migrants, both legal and illegal, have been humiliated and killed in violent acts of hatred fuelled by the country's existing socioeconomic pressures and instigated by the media and politicians. Research on xenophobia has so far revealed South Africans do hold certai...
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The production of knowledge is essential for global progress. However, some countries are producers of knowledge used globally, while others are mainly 230 consumers of that knowledge. There is a correlation between knowledge production and funding levels for research. Countries in Africa recognise the need to provide research funding at levels tha...
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The phenomenon of migration has been recorded to be a part of human history. Over the years, scholars have averred that people migrate for different reasons. While some do so for economic reasons and in search of greener pastures, others do so to escape either the wrath of the society in which they live or the government owing to their actions and...
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Insurgency has gained prominence in Africa. It is usually associated with marginalisation, poverty, and inequality and often has religious links and bases. Insurgency frequently originates in communities situated along the borders of a country but soon spreads to neighbouring countries due to the poor response from the concerned state. The literatu...
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Globalisation has, in many ways, redefined the discourse on borders. While some countries advocate for state centrism which views the functionality of borders as barriers to the entrance of ‘others’, some other countries view borders as bridges for closer human connectivity, a functional tool for combating racism. Globalisation has created a balanc...
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In the past 10 years, the North-Eastern part of Nigeria has been engulfed by the scourge of Boko Haram attacks, leading to a high level of insecurity, severe humanitarian crisis and food insecurity within the region. To date, unceasing attacks are still recorded within the region, with the border communities suffering the most. This article discuss...
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Since 2009, the NorthEastern part of Nigeria has been engulfed with the scourge of Boko Haram attacks leading to a severe humanitarian crisis and food insecurity within the region. Studies have shown that in the various internally displaced per-sons' (IDPs) camps, women and children are malnourished, depicting that there is a shortage of food. More...
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Border management agenda consists of measures designed to transform borders from state-centric to commuter-centric deliverables. This chapter attempts to present a new approach, in which border processing and facilitation of humans, goods, and services could be achieved in the near future, while reducing the inhibitors. While there is extant litera...
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This book is an outgrowth of the inaugural session of the Council for the Development of Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA) College of Mentors Institute convened at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya from 10 to 20 April, 2017. The authors of the book comprise the resource persons and 49 very competitively selected doctoral candidates from acro...
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This book is an outgrowth of the inaugural session of the Council for the Development of Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA) College of Mentors Institute convened at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya from 10 to 20 April, 2017. The authors of the book comprise the resource persons and 49 very competitively selected doctoral candidates from acro...
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Established in 1975, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) was conceived, primarily to facilitate free trade and movement of persons, goods and services within the sub-region. Although preceding the lauded Schengen Treaty which created a single external border for the European Union (EU) in 1985, the ECOWAS Protocol on the Free Mov...
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Xenophobia has become a recurrent phenomenon in Africa. It often occurs with attendant consequences for lives and properties, and inter-state diplomatic relations. Though globalization has purportedly conscripted the world into a concise village where everyone is recognized as a global citizen, ethnic and identity consciousness still define the bas...

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An assessment of the level of funding available for Research and Innovation (R&I) in Africa with a view to suggesting ways of attracting more funding for R&I in Africa.