Essays about: "Africa"

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  1. 1. Weight Stigma: A Global Health Concern

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för medicin

    Author : Laura Ann Eggerichs; [2021-12-01]
    Keywords : overweight; obesity; stigma; weight stigma; weight bias; weight discrimination; scoping review; global health; Latin America; Caribbean; Asia; Africa; Oceania;

    Abstract : A scoping review on research into weight stigma in areas outside of Europe, North America, Australia, and New Zealand.... READ MORE

  2. 2. THE CONCEPTION OF THE BATTLE AGAINST HIV IN SOUTH AFRICA - A Critical Discourse Analysis of Speeches by Mandela, Mbeki and Zuma

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Esther DeBoer; [2021-10-04]
    Keywords : African languages; South Africa; HIV AIDS; Mandela; Mbeki; Zuma; Critical Discourse Analysis; Legitimation Theory; Silent Discourse;

    Abstract : In the past decade South Africa has enrolled the biggest antiretroviral treatment programme(ARV) in the world to treat HIV/AIDS. The country has had a hard time to deal with the diseasefor a long time, however, now seems to make progress in combatting the disease and even setsan example for other countries in the world in how to deal with the disease. READ MORE

  3. 3. COVID-19 MEASURES AND DEMOCRACY IN WEST AFRICA A case study of Nigeria and Ghana

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Bright Osas Osamwonyi; [2021-07-20]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In trying to respond to the covid19 pandemic, the government in nascent democracies like Nigeriaand Ghana initiated measures and policies to mitigate the adverse effect of the pandemic. Measuressuch as lockdowns, public health measures and social distancing measures, were enacted althoughthese measures were needed but the implementation of these measures affected democratic principles especially the egalitarian principle of democracy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Determinants of Chinese Foreign Direct Investment in Africa - A panel data analysis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Olle Frendin; Emil Törnqvist; [2021-07-07]
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    Abstract : This thesis examines how different recipient country determinants influence Chinese investors' decisions where to invest in Africa and whether the financial crisis in 2008 has induced a shift in the type of FDI investors engage in. With the help of panel data, this thesis analyses the FDI stock and determinants for 41 different countries in Africa over the period 2003-2018. READ MORE

  5. 5. Venture Capital flows to fintech innovators in Africa: How governmental policy and actions affect the ecosystem and capital sources

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Giove Lee; Franklin Amabo; [2021-07-06]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; Fintech; Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa; Strategy; Fintech Entrepreneurship; Startup Capital; Funding; Investment; Policy; Economic Development;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis explores aspects of the current state of fintech and venture capital withinAfrica as an emerging market, bringing to light the policies and actions of the differentgovernments that contribute to stimulate the market. The study looks at policies and actions thatdirectly relate to fintech and those that relate to venture capital and brings out the connectionbetween both. READ MORE