Africa-Related Dissertations Database

The Africa-Related Dissertations Database is a resource that represents various areas of Africa-Related expertise developed by Howard University graduate students. It provides information about Africa-Related dissertations and theses completed at Howard University. The database is searchable by area of study, country, type or year. You can also search using any keyword or name in the "Search" field.

Most of the dissertations and theses below are available on ProQuest ( Most universities, including Howard University, have ProQuest subscriptions so that students, faculty and other personnel have complimentary access when logged into their university account.

Titlesort ascending Name Area of study Country Type Year
The Viability of Community Participation Approach in the Operation and Management of Sustainable Urban Sanitation Systems in Less Developed Countries: The Case of Sewage Disposal and Social Waste Management in Tanzania Elias Magembe Development Tanzania Dissertation 2000
Imagery of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in American Newspapers: 1976-1997 Michelle Hathikhanavala Communications and Media South Africa, United States Thesis 2000
Ethiopia's Foreign Relations with Israel: 1955-1998 Jennifer Ann Joyce Foreign Policy, Political Science Ethiopia, Israel Thesis 2000
The Role of the Organizations of People's Supervision in the Administration of the New Cities in Egypt: A Study of Three Cities: 10th of Ramadan, 6th of October and 15th of May Mohamed Hamada Governance Egypt Dissertation 1999
The Political Economy of Pricing Petroleum Products: A Case Study of Distribution and Economics on the Licensed Independent Marketers in Ondo Local Government Area, Nigeria Fungbe Aderele Economics, Energy, Governance, Political Science Nigeria Dissertation 1999
Pan-Africanism and the Afro-Arab Dilemma Ron Nichols Pan-Africanism Dissertation 1999
Njia Mbili Zilimshinda Fisi: The Issue of Language, Education, and Development in Contemporary Tanzania John Inniss Development, Education, Language, Youth Tanzania Dissertation 1999
Multinational Companies and Rural Development in Cameroon: A Case Study of Pamol Limited Aja Oro Development Cameroon Dissertation 1999
Migration and Rural Development in Gambia Madi Touray Development, Immigration / Migration The Gambia Dissertation 1999
Localism and Ghana's Decentralization of a Partisan Center to a Non-partisan Districts: Historical Overview and a District's Perspective Kwasi Boadi Governance, History, Political Science Ghana Dissertation 1999
Islamism In North Africa: Case Studies in Egypt, Algeria and Sudan Denise St. Clair Religion / Theology Algeria, Egypt, Sudan Thesis 1999
Increasing Cocoa Production under Ghana’s Structural Adjustment Programs: An Empirical Study of Established Farmers in Tano North Cocoa District in the Brong-Ahafo Region Kwaku Osei-Akom Agriculture Ghana Dissertation 1999
Ethiopia and Social Change: A Philosophical Assessment Abiy Tsegaye Philosophy, Sociology Ethiopia Dissertation 1999
Environmental and Energy Conservation in Zimbabwe Yodit G. Kassaye Energy, Environmental Studies Zimbabwe Thesis 1999
Transnational Corporations and Democracy In Africa: A Case Study Of Côte d'Ivoire Michee D. Sare Political Science, Public Policy Cote D’ivoire Thesis 1998
Towards a New Model of the Informal Sector: the Case of Tanzania Gene Smith Public Policy Tanzania Thesis 1998
The Role of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in the Liberia Civil Conflict, 1980-1997: The Case Study of Conflict Management Amos Sirleaf Conflict Resolution, Economics, Foreign Policy Liberia Dissertation 1998
The Politics of the Post-Revolutionary Economic Reform in Mozambique, 1984 – 1994 Murrell Brooks Economics, Governance, Political Science Mozambique Thesis 1998
The Entrance of Women into Higher Education in the New South Africa: Factors that effect the entrance of Black women into traditionally male-dominated fields of study Rowena Martineau Education, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Gender Studies, Youth South Africa Thesis 1998
The Africa Debt Crisis and Endogeneization of Development: The Case of Cameron, 1975-1992 Dominic Ntube Development, Education, Foreign Policy Cameroon Dissertation 1998