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The Nexus Between The Failure Of African Governments And Poor Leadership Styles 1980-2015

ABSTRACTThis study sought to discover the relationship between poor policies and poor leadership styles basing on the case of Zimbabwe. The task being to investigate the leadership style that govern Zimbabwe and exhibiting how it has affected governmental policies. The study adopted a qualitative design to investigate the effects of leadership style upon policies. From the discovery the study revealed the government of Zimbabwe is democratic in paper but its reality is autocracy. The outcome ...

The Institution Of Traditional Leadership And Party Politics In Zimbabwe From 1980 To 2015. A Case Of Zibagwe Rural District (Zhombe

ABSTRACTTraditional leadership institution is one of the most important and respected institution in the rural communities and at national level because of their unifying nature. It is therefore the objective of the institution to serve the community fairly without favoritism or discrimination. The institution unlike the elected officials tends not to serve a certain group of people but the whole community despite political affiliations or background of subjects. Through the above mentioned o...

An analysis on the role of women in the land reform and resettlement programme in zimbabwe.

ABSTRACTThe signing of the Lancaster agreement in 1979 led to Land reform in Zimbabwe and to an effort to more equitably distribute land between the historically disenfranchised blacks and the minority whites who ruled Southern Rhodesia from 1890 to 1979.The distribution of land that was held by the government was the most crucial and most bitterly contested political issue surrounding Zimbabwe. The land reform can be divided into two phase‟s form 1979 to 1997 where the principle of willing...

Epidemiology And Host Genetic Factors Associated With Bancroftian Filariasis In Endemic Communities Of North Eastern Tanzania

ABSTRACTTanzania started a countrywide lymphatic filariasis elimination programme in 2000 adopting the mass drug administration (MDA) strategy. The drugs used for the MDA programme are a combination of ivermectin and albendazole. Clinically, the initial stages of lymphatic filariasis present as an acute febrile conditions with adenolymphangitis (ADL). Later on the disease is characterized by development of scrotal swelling (hydrocele) and swelling of the legs (lymphoedema) which gradually lea...

An Analysis Of The Role Played By The Audit Office In Promoting Public Expenditure Management Systems In Zimbabwe.

ABSTRACTThe establishment of the Audit Office was primarily meant to enhance sound fiscal prudence and promote economic, efficient and effective public expenditure management systems. On this note, the research speculated the public sector auditing in Zimbabwe in particular the performance of the Audit Office in promoting public expenditure management systems. The study is hinges on the Principal Agency theory which serves as its theoretical and conceptual framework. The research study was pr...

Widows And Inheritance Violation: Case Studies Of Zengeza 1 And 5 Chitungwiza 1997-2018.

ABSTRACTThe dissertation is mainly focused on the widows continued experiences of property inheritance violations in Zimbabwe particularly Zengeza 1 and 5 in Chitungwiza. The cause and reasons why widows are still being disinherited their property rights after legal laws were implemented to protect them. Widows before the Administration of Estates Amendment Act of 1997 they faced violations towards their right to property inheritance. The first born usually the son or a male relative was the ...

Seroprevalence Of Rift Valley Fever Virus And Seroconversion Among Cattle During Inter-Epizootic/Epidemic Periods In Selected Districts, Tanzania

ABSTRACTRift Valley fever (RVF) is an enzootic/endemic zoonotic disease affecting human and animals in Africa and caused epidemic in Saudi Arabia and Yemen. The RVF is caused by the Rift valley fever virus (RVFV) of the order Bunyavirales, family Phenuiviridae, genus Phlebovirus. Outbreaks of RVF have a devastating impact on human and animal health in Africa, with heavy economic loss due to the banning of livestock export and the loss of food meat, coupled with human infection. They are often...

Comparing vowel hiatus resolution strategies in ChiHwesa and ChiManyika. An optimality theoretic account

ABSTRACTThe study makes a comparative analysis of how ChiHwesa and ChiManyika resolve vowel hiatal configurations. The dialects are against the VV sequence in structures and this triggers the application of the resolution strategies to break the vowel sequences. The comparative analysis was examined in the theoretical framework of optimality theory proposed by prince and Smolensky (1993), McCarthy and Prince (1999) and Kager (1999) which argues that constraints are universal and they belong t...

Comparative Physiological, Biochemical And Behavioural Responses To Heat Stress And Low Dietary Energy In Selected Tanzanianlocal Chicken Ecotypes

ABSTRACTAs an important source of income and protein, local chickens are widely reared by a majority of rural and peri-urban households in many developing countries including Tanzania.However, these birds are seasonally exposed to challenging environments that includehigh temperatures and decreased scavengeable food materials.It was hypothesized that local chickens bred from different regions of Tanzania might have selected ecotypes with stronger tolerance to high temperatures andsuboptimal n...

Using Information And Communication Technologies To Enhance Information Sharing For Improved Fish Farming Productivity In Tanzania

ABSTRACTThe use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in sharing information is very important in enhancing fish farming productivity among fish farmers. However, little is known on the linkage that exists between the use of ICTs and fish farming productivity in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. The main objective of this study was to assess the use of ICTs to enhance information sharing for improved fish farming productivity in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. Specificall...

Molecular Epidemiological Study Of Foot-And-Mouth Disease Virus In Tanzania

ABSTRACTFoot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is endemic in Tanzania since it was first reported in 1954. Foot-and-mouth disease is caused by FMD virus (FMDV) that presents in seven serotypes.The FMD outbreaks that occur almost each year are caused by different serotypes in the country. With its large area of 945 000 km2 and its climate which varies from tropical to temperate, large number of livestock including 25.8 million cattle (Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, 2016) and high dens...

SUSTAINING THE REFORMED WITNESS AND MISSION OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF NIGERIA (SUMMARISED VERSION))

A reformed understanding of Church will clearly reveal that it is the creation of God. As a creation of God, it is accountable to God and work in different ways to please its creator. One of such ways is to promote reach out to the unreached and hold firmly the word of God. God in His sovereignty also calls the church to collaborate with Him in mission; and as Onwunta quoting Emil Brunner said that “The Church lives by mission as fire lives by burning.”1 This means that the Church and mis...

SUSTAINING THE REFORMED WITNESS AND MISSION OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF NIGERIA (UNABRIDGED VERSION)

A reformed understanding of Church will clearly reveal that it is the creation of God. As a creation of God, it is accountable to God and work in different ways to please its creator. One of such ways is to promote reach out to the unreached and hold firmly the word of God. God in His sovereignty also calls the church to collaborate with Him in mission; and as Onwunta quoting Emil Brunner said that “The Church lives by mission as fire lives by burning.”1 This means that the Church and mis...

THE PRIESTLY/LEVITICAL CODES OF THE PENTATEUCH: AN OVERVIEW WITH MODERN CRITICISMS AND MODIFICATIONS

The pentateuchal Priestly source comprises portions of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and a small portion of the end of Deuteronomy. The Priestly source seems also to continue beyond the Pentateuch, at least in Joshua. Within the Priestly source, two main strata can be identified: P, “Priestly”; and H, “Holiness.” P provides the narrative backbone of the source and includes within its narrative the revelation of laws in Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers. H includes small por...


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