Volume 3 Number 11 November 2017

The Role of Ethiopia in Peace Process and Conflict Resolution at the Horn of Africa and Impacts of Military Intervention in Somalia Post 1991

Authors: Wagari Guluma
Pages: 108-114
The study result showed that Ethiopia plays a key role in conflict resolution in the horn of Africa and in Somalia in particular. Currnetly political condition of Somalia is not capable to build organized governement; the Transitional government needs support of other countries like Ethiopia. As the study presented, even if the relation between Somalia and Ethiopia before 1991 is not good after 1991 they work together for the establishment of peace in the area. The involvement t of Ethiopia also have  value in the way that struggling AlShabaab, Islamic Court Union and other terrorist groups. From the result of this study the researcher recommended that peace is not only a need for individual but rather it is worldwide and not only Ethiopia but also all nations should give a due consideration for the establishment of stability in all countries. As the result showed, the troops challenged in language and each country including Ethiopia should train soldiers to be able to speak the language of the country to communicate with the peoples of the given country.

Relationship between Principals? Staff Relations Practices and Teacher,s Job Performance in Secondary Schools in Anambra State

Authors: Gladys Uzoechina ; Isaac N. Nwankwo
Pages: 103-107
The main purpose of this study was to ascertain the relationship between principals’ staff relations practices and teacherrs’ job performance in public secondary schools in Anambra state. The correlational research design was adopted. All the six education zones, namely Aguata,  Awka, Nnewi, Ogidi, Onitsha and Otuocha were studied. The population of the study comprised 6,342 secondary school teachers in six education zones of the state. The sample for the study was 634 public secondary school teachers in Anambra state representing 10% of public secondary school teachers in the six education zones of Anambra state. Researchers-developed instrument titled: Questionnaire on Staff Relations and Job Performance (QSRJP) was used for data collection. The instrument was validated by three experts and the reliability of the instrument was established through a trial- test in public secondary schools in Enugu State.  The reliability index of the instrument using cronbach alpha method was 0.82 and was deemed high for the study. The researcher administered the instrument directly on the respondents with the help of five research assistants. Pearson’s Product Moment correlation coefficient was used in the data analysis. The findings of the study indicated that there is a moderate positive relationship between principals staff relation practices and teachers job performance in public secondary schools in Anambra State. Accordingly, it was recommended among others that principals and teachers in the state should maintain harmonious staff relations in their schools in order to enhance school productivity.