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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

An examination of factors affecting the participation of women in macro governance . The case of women’s coalition of zimbabwe (wcoz 2000- 2014)

Abstract Gender inequalities still characterise the leadership of Zimbabwe ,although a newly enacted constitution, Amendment number 20 and a number of international conventions ,protocols and declarations that affirm the achievement of gender equality have been signed and ratified. Literature is awash with traditional factors ( cultural,religious economic and socio political) that hinder the advancement of women in governance and leaves gaps in the context of modern factors, particularl...

The Effects Of Retrenchment On Organisational Performance In Zimbabwe Case Study: National Foods Bulawayo 2008-2015

ABSTRACT The study was premised on exploring the effects of retrenchment on organizational performance in Zimbabwe with the utilization of National Foods Bulawayo as a case study. Herzberg’s Two Factor theory and Alicia et al’s Downsizing model anchored the study serving as its theoretical framework. Investigative research techniques were adopted by the researcher in unearthing the issues encompassed in the relationship between retrenchment and organizational performance. With the u...

The Effectiveness of Employees’ Representative Organizations in Zimbabwean Parastatals: A Case of Grain Marketing board.

ABSTRACT This study investigates the effectiveness of employees’ representative organisations in Zimbabwean parastatals. A case study of Grain Marketing Board was used. The study seeks to examine if employees in Zimbabwean parastatals, looking at the case of GMB, are being fully represented. The study goes into detail trying to fill the gap looking at what has been causing continuous poor representation in these parastatals. The study used both qualitative and quantitative research. T...

An Evaluation of The Role Played by The Civil Service Commission in Promoting Sound Employment Relations in Zimbabwe’s public sector: the case of the ministry of primary and secondary educati

ABSTRACT A Civil Service Commission (CSC) is an agency that is backed by legislature to regulate the employment and working conditions of civil servants. The Civil Service Commission of Zimbabwe formally named the Public Service Commission (PSC) under the Lancaster House Constitution of 1979. Zigora and Chigwamba (2000) has it that, the Public Service Commission was established by an Act of Parliament (Public Service Act 1995) in accordance with Sections 73, 74 and 75 of the Constitutio...

The Impact of Colonial Legacies on Service Delivery in Zimbabwe’s Local Authorities: The Case of Mutare Rural District Council.

ABSTRACT This research reviewed the challenges that are posed by the inherited colonial legacies towards the sustainable service delivery in the Mutare Rural District Council. The success of Local Authorities lies in the ability to bring about sustainable service delivery in their respective areas of jurisdiction in a country riddled with the effects of colonial legacies. This in turn enhances the much sought for socio-economic development throughout the country. For Rural Local Authori...


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