Governance & Institutions

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Once Again Hope Deferred in Zim

Analysis

The hope that was generated by the removal of Robert Mugabe from power in the November coup in Zimbabwe was always provisional and tainted by the persistence of Zanu PF’s legacy.

By Brian Raftopoulos

Zimbabwe’s 2018 Elections: Charismatic Appeals vs. Performance Legitimacy

Analysis

On July 30, 2018, Zimbabwe will have its first post-Mugabe harmonised election. This article provides an overview of how the two leading contenders for the Presidency, E.D. Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa, have gone about winning the hearts and minds of Zimbabweans in the 2018 electoral race.

By McDonald Lewanika

Blow to Apartheid’s Banks

A heavy blow has been dealt to two European banks at the centre of the apartheid-era international arms money machine. Evidence in the possession of Open Secrets shows that the banks were responsible for channelling billions of dollars through a global money-laundering scheme used to secretly buy weapons.

By Michael Marchant

Fact Sheet: Local Government Budgeting and Planning

Municipalities are responsible for planning and budgeting at the local level. They are required by law to involve communities in these decisions. This fact sheet explains how these processes work. It will help you to participate in your community's development and monitor the delivery of local government services.
 

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