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The potential conflict between a just land reform policy and nation building : a case study of the cornfields community.
This study explores the government's current land refonn programme in the light of nation building. It is hypothesised that though the government means well by its introduction of the programme, the current land refonn ...
Malawi's transition from neo-colonial rule : from a 'culture of silence to a clamour of voices?'
The phrase a 'culture of silence' is attributed to Jerry Rawlings in the late 1980s, at a time when he was military head of state in Ghana. The irony is that he appeared to be complaining about the 'culture of silence' ...
The decline of Zulu nationalism as a defining feature of IFP policy, 1994-1997.
This thesis provides an analysis of changes apparent in the ideology and style of the Inkatha Freedom Party'si politics since April 1994. The IFP's first three years in power under the new dispensation, as a member of ...
The impact of foreign aid in sub-saharan Africa : problems and prospects.
At face value, foreign aid is generally extended either to contain crises situations or promote development. In Africa, it appears that foreign aid has failed on both counts. One crucial question being asked by experts is, ...
The AU and ICC's disagreement over the 2007/8 Kenya's post-election violence : a challenge to post conflict reconstruction in Africa.
Ever since the unprecedented post-election violence that rocked Kenya in 2007/8, a lot of ink has been poured in explaining its causes and how to avert future recurrence of similar violence in Kenya. To-date, many commentators ...
Globalization, sustainable democracy and deregulation in Nigeria : a case study of the downstream oil sector.
The collapse of communism in the Soviet Union in the late 1980s signified an end to organized impediments to the spread of globalization and this invariably led to the triumph of liberal democracy as the promoter of good ...
The politics of human trafficking in South Africa : a case study of the KwaZulu-Natal intersectoral task team and South African counter-trafficking governance.
Human trafficking is a complex phenomenon which obviates simple solutions. Although this is acknowledged in the literature and amongst anti-trafficking practitioners and policymakers, the existence of a dominant discourse ...
The effect of the electoral institutions on voter turnout in South African elections : a zoom-in on the electoral participation patterns of the electorate in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) 2011 local elections.
Electoral systems have far-reaching political consequences in representative democracies and are arguably the cornerstone of electoral democracies. A country’s electoral system directly determines among other things the ...
State fragility and the reign of terror in Nigeria : a case of Boko Haram terrorism.
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