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In an effort to ensure democracy, good local governance and citizen participation, chapter 14, section 264 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No.20) Act 2013 provides for devolution of government powers and responsibilities to provincial and metropolitan councils and local authorities. To facilitate devolution, the Constitution organizes go...
Background: Since 2019, the government of Zimbabwe has been making fiscal transfers to local governments as part of fulfilling the constitutional provisions to improve the socioeconomic wellbeing of communities. Despite these transfers, there is limited research that establishes whether the funds are achieving the intended results. Objective: The m...
Background: Since 2019, the government of Zimbabwe has been making fiscal transfers to local governments as part of fulfilling the constitutional provisions to improve the socio-economic wellbeing of communities. Despite these transfers, there is limited research that establishes whether the funds are achieving the intended results. Objective: The...
This paper examines the SME policy landscape in Zimbabwe, looking at the prospects and challenges of the SMEs sector. It places particular accent on the role of SMEs policy evaluation in ensuring that the policy answers to its intended objective. Having noted the paucity of robust policy evaluation in Zimbabwe, the paper recommends the use of compr...
The study sought to assess the satisfaction of pensioners with the National Social Security Authority's (NSSA) service in Harare. The study adopted the quantitative research design. Data were collected by means of a questionnaire from a sample of 169 randomly selected participants. Out of these 162 participants fully completed and returned the ques...
This paper presents an analysis of the 2018 harmonised presidential, parliamentary and local government elections in Zimbabwe, a Southern African country with a population of about 14 million people, which gained independence from Britain in 1980, following an armed struggle. The elections engendered hope for change and development against the back...