Research Papers/Topics in Politics And Public Management

The effectiveness of Results Based Management System employed by Rural Local Authorities in Zimbabwe to enhance service delivery. The case study of Hurungwe Rural District Council.

Abstract Efforts in improving the public sector efficiency and effectiveness can subsequently lead to improved public service delivery by maximising value for money through results based management system which the Zimbabwean Government introduced to all local authorities in 2014 for enhancement of service delivery efficiency as local authorities were deteriorating in terms of service delivery despite the fact that they are planning authorities. . However the results had not been realiz...

The Effectiveness Of Anti Poaching Strategies On Zimbabwe’s Tourism Sector: A Case Study Of Zambezi National Park

ABSTRACT This research assessed the contribution and effectiveness of the antipoaching strategies on Zimbabwe’s tourism sector. The main objectives were to identify the antipoaching strategies in Zimbabwe and at Zambezi National Park, to evaluate Zimbabwe’s tourism sector, to assess the feasibility of the antipoaching strategy and to determine if these antipoaching strategies were effective on Zimbabwe’s tourism sector. The research collected data from selected residents and from ...

Comedy as an avenue for speaking truth to power. Bustop TV, Comic Pastor and Zimbabwe’s socio-economic political crisis

Abstract INTRODUCTION For many people, comedy is an outlet to vent out frustrations and concerns against social, political and economic ills. The primary function of comedy is to induce laughter by amusing and entertaining the audience whilst portraying targeted social institutions and persons as corrupt; ridiculing them through satirizing, parodying and poking fun at their vices. In the Zimbabwean context, ordinary people or subalterns have resorted to comedy to raise awareness on...

An Analysis of Human Trafficking as an Emerging Threat to Human Security, “Case of Zimbabwean Women to Kuwait: 2010-2016”

Abstract The research investigated human trafficking as an emerging threat to human security with a special focus on the trafficking of Zimbabwe women to Kuwait between 2010 and 2016. The research was guided by the following objectives: to analyse human trafficking as an emerging human security threat with specific focus on the trafficking of Zimbabwean women to Kuwait during the period 2010-2016, to examine the dynamics surrounding the challenges encountered in curbing human traffickin...

The Nexus Between Terrorism And Organized Crime. A case Study of the Al-Shabaab in East Africa.

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to investigate into the nexus between terrorism and organized crime a case study of the Al-Shabaab in East Africa. The rationale was of that there is no nexus between terrorism and organized crime and there is the nexus between the two. The significance of the study was to enable the selected organizations in Zimbabwe and East Africa to have an insight into the relationship between terrorism and organized crime. There are no studies to the resea...

An Assessment Of The Role Of The African Union (Au) In Combating Al Shabaab Terrorism In Somalia; 2006-2016

ABSTRACT The study sought to evaluate the impact of the African Union (AU) in combating Al Shabaab terrorism in Somalia and proffer recommendations on how the AU‟s counter-terrorism mission could lead to peace and stability in Somalia. The study was prompted by the escalating incidents of terror attacks and activities which include suicide bombings, killings of civilians, military assaults and destruction of property. This research was accomplished through qualitative methods of data ...

An analysis on the effectiveness of conciliation and arbitration as labour dispute resolution mechanisms zimbabwe.

Abstract. A bone of contention always arises in labour relations and ADR systems have been established so as to rectify labour disputes. Zimbabwe has a dual juncture labour system whereby the labour laws are not harmonized as both private and public sector are governed by different labour statutes. The Public Service Regulations Act governs the Public service employees excluding the security forces whereas the Labour Act governs private sector employees, metropolitan councils and parast...

An Analysis of The Factors That influence Voting Behavior in Zimbabwe. The case of Zvishavane District.

Abstract Zimbabwe’s economy is nose diving, deteriorating living standards, sky rocketing inflation, unemployment to mention but a few and electorates make their choices based on the policy and economic preferences. Despite these prevailing uncertainties with regards to Zimbabweans, the government and state has been under the guardianship of ZANU PF since independence in 1980. Therefore, this research seeks to investigate and analyze on the factors that influence voter behavior, as th...

A Critical Analysis Of The Effects Of Factionalism On Political Development In Zimbabwe, The Case Study Of Zanu Pf

ABSTRACT Factionalism in ZANU PF has brought about several challenges to political development in Zimbabwe, of course MDC has had its own fair share of factionalism but the impacts were never felt like the current factionalism in ZANU PF. The rampant factionalism in ZANU PF ballooned since the December 2014 conference where several ZANU PF members faced the ZANU-PF axe including the then vice president Joyce Mujuru ,since then poor Zimbabweans still continue to feel the heat of factiona...

Gender Affirmative Action And Gender Equality in Zimbabwe. Case Study of Southdowns Suburb, Gweru.

ABSTRACT Gender equality is a concept that many feminist and sympathizers the world over have been trying to achieve over the past five decades. Various measures to bring about this new kind of concept have been put forward including legislation, mainstreaming, gender affirmative action just to mention a few. But despite all the efforts and resources employed in endeavouring to achieve it, gender equality remains fantasy. The case of Zimbabwe is no different… The issue of gender equa...

An Investigation Into The Reasons For The Souring of Relations Between Zimbabwe And Britain (from 2000 to 2008) .

ABSTRACT The relations between Zimbabwe and Britain can be traced back to the pre-independence era where the current conflict is rooted from given the fact that the protracted war of liberation had its primary cause glued to land .Land resource has been at the heart of conflict between Zimbabwe and Britain dating back from the colonial era when land was seized from the Zimbabwean community by the British settlers , in the same vain legislative frameworks were set up such as the Land App...

The Impact Of The 2013 Constitution On Judicial Independence: The Case Of Zimbabwe (2008-2014)

ABSTRACT This research analyzed the impact of the 2013 constitution on judicial independence in Zimbabwe from 2008 to 2014. This study was taken against the contention that 2013 people, the driven constitution is just a replica of the Lancaster House constitution which gave the executive branch to override the activities of the judiciary arm to the extent that the judiciary ends up operating as an extension of the executive. The major cause for the failure of the Lancaster House Constit...

An Analysis Of The Impact Of The Economic Crisis On Child Refugee Protection In Zimbabwe From 2000 – 2017

ABSTRACT There has been a lot of bickering on the economic situation in Zimbabwe, the precipitous slide of the economy have had far-reaching effects on the political, economic and social life of the people residing in Zimbabwe. This study explores the impact of the economic crisis on child refugees from a broader economic, political and social perspective. A case study of Zimbabwe and in particular Tongogara refugee camp was used for purposes of this study. Through literature review, a ...

Disaster Management And Preparedness As A Way Of Fostering Sustainable Livelihoods In Zimbabwe A Case Study Of Mutoko District(2009-2016)

ABSTRACT The issue of disaster management and preparedness cannot be overemphasized in a world where disasters pose a threat not only to the lives and livelihoods of communities but also to the environment and development of society. This research is aimed at investigating the various disaster management and preparedness initiatives and their effectiveness in promoting sustainable livelihoods in Zimbabwe with a particular focus on Mutoko District. The research was inspired on the premis...

The Use of Social Media in Political Mobilization. Cases of Zanu pf And mdc t

Abstract The need for politicians to mobilize support for their endeavors has lacked an effective platform for this purpose prior to the introduction of Social media. The subsequent development of the internet and consequentially, the advent of Social Media, not only covered succored this lack, it ushered in a new wave of Political Mobilization. The use of Social media in Political Mobilization, therefore, is a very important subject to 21st Century politics. This paper deals solely...


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