The institution of capital punishment has a long history. Despite growing consensus that the institution of capital punishment is not inherently sacrosanct and that it breaches fundamental human rights, the present Zimbabwean constitution embodies capital punishment as a penalty to a number of serious crimes such as high treason and murder.
Crimes are endemic especially those committed by political leaders. Africa is indeed bleeding from crimes such as embezzlement of funds, abuse of resources, human rights abuses, persecution and torture of people, and above all, non-prosecution of persons responsible for crimes committed.
During most of the twentieth century, two world wars, the cold war, the rivalry of two super powers, the ideologization of international affairs and military confrontation, made diplomacy a subsidiary instrument of power politics and ideology.
This paper argues that the notion that a strong state is the necessary condition for development is misleading and disproved by Nande traders.
Dr. Oarhe Osumah and Austin T. Aghemelo ABSTRACT: Since the end of military rule in May 1999, the nationwide elections have been trailed with issues and incidents that generate a lot of anxiety, fear and trepidation. For the record, since the exit of the military from political power, there have been general elections in 2003 […]