Zimbabwe Essays


Africa from Colonialism to Neocolonialism

said country at a significantly higher price (per barrel) than it sold its crude. Similarly, zimbabwe happens to be a producer of high quality tobacco, which it exports in its raw form. The country, according to Martin (2012), could more than double the revenue it gathers from the said sale of tobacco if it takes a value addition path and processes the tobacco it produces prior to exportation. The situation is repeated across many African countries. While many nations in the continent ought to be wealthy by dint of possessing key resources, they instead remain in the developing country… Continue Reading...

Democratic Development in Africa Challenges

for a period of 31 years and 35 years respectively[footnoteRef:2]. The recently deposed leader of zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe had been in power for 37 years until his forceful removal from office in 2017. DRC has had its share of long-serving leaders who managed to stay in power despite the lack of political goodwill from the citizenry. In an attempt to enhance his grip on power, Mobutu for instance sought to become Zaire’s national identity physical embodiment.[footnoteRef:3] In this case he attempted to create a nation state that was intertwined with his larger than life image. In basic terms, “this… Continue Reading...

Visionary Leadership Of Nelson Mandela

the rule of Robert Mugabe and chose not to follow in the footsteps of their neighbors down south. zimbabwe’s autocratic regime was costing the country dearly and Mandela recognized that South Africa had to embrace a more democratic and inclusive path. This path would involve peace and reconciliation between Blacks and Whites. Mandela said that despite the cruel things Whites had subjected Blacks to during Apartheid, Blacks had to surprise them with generosity and restraint. As a symbol of this new path, Mandela invited Robben Island prison guards to his swearing-in ceremony. d) The assassination of Chris Hani in… Continue Reading...

Positive and Negative Stress in the Workplace

motivation and job satisfaction among employees of a diamond mining company in zimbabwe. Journal of Economics and Behavioral Studies, 6(6), 488. McGowan, J., Gardner, D., & Fletcher, R. (2006). Positive and negative affective outcomes of occupational stress. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 35(2), 92. Nieuwenhuizen, C., Weiss, B. H. and Rossouw, D. 2009. Business Management: A Contemporary Approach. Cape Town: Juta and Company Ltd. Nordstrom, C. K., Dwyer, K. M., Merz, C. N. B., Shircore, A. & Dwyer, J. H. 2001. Work-Related Stress and Early Atherosclerosis. Epidemiology, 12, 180-185. Patterson, C. R., Bennett, J. B. & Wiitala, W. L. 2005. Healthy and Unhealthy… Continue Reading...

Do We Need Globalization

T., & ISLAM, J. (2016). One dimensional ‘social values’ in the globalized world: Empirical evidence from Netherland, Singapore, zimbabwe and Rwanda. Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy, 4(3), 357-385.   Continue Reading...