The paper explores urban myths concerning road accidents that occur between the 16 kilometre and 17 kilometre pegs along Seke road linking Harare and Chitungwiza in Zimbabwe.
Discourses on the politics of sanctions continue to be lauded in Zimbabwe and even beyond, largely because of the contentious land reform programme which has sent diplomatic shockwaves across the globe.
The question of the universalism of human rights and its particular tendencies in a multicultural Age is now gaining currency in contemporary philosophical discourse.
This paper examines digitisation of indigenous knowledge as a critical resource for the promotion of effective management of natural resources in Africa.
The growing challenges of economic and social development in Nigeria provide impetus for policy makers to readdress some of the nation’s policies against the realities of a competitive global political economy. In this paper, Dr. Sanubi using the current policy focuses of the Yar’Adua/Goodluck administration, assesses the relevance of the country’s African-centred foreign policy and challenges its continuity against a new inside-out theoretical framework.
Traditional Ndebele society operated as a state before the advent of colonialism in Zimbabwe. There were political institutions that started with the family and the village, up to the king. In all these institutions conflict was part of life and it had to be resolved an amicable fashion, often by means of mediation.
Today, race occupies the heart of Zimbabwe’s nationalist discourses that were revived circa 2000 to prop up the idea of correcting the racial land tenure system. However in the succeeding years this country, once touted as the epitome of progressive African independence, underwent a serious political and economic implosion marked by world-record inflation and a collapse in basic social services.
The land reform programme in Zimbabwe has been evaluated from a number of perspectives, for instance, by historians, social scientists, agronomists and political analysts. The present study provides a theological reflection on the contentious issue of land reform in Zimbabwe.
In an era where commercial culture has saturated social life to such an extent that it appears inescapable, David Ciarlo’s recent work, Advertising Empire, sets toward the ambitious task of unpacking the social, political, and economic consequences associated with two centuries of Western advertising.
Nigeria’s Niger Delta region is embroiled and enmeshed in environmental crisis because of the hydra-headed level of pollution, degradation and dislocation that has become common place.