Beyond the Rhetoric- The Need for a National Anti Corruption Strategy (NACS) in Zimbabwe

The discussion on corruption being antithetical to economic development remains a topical issue at many levels in  Zimbabwe especially in light of recent allegations on the “so-called fuel curtail and Queen B mystery”. The recent allegations, if there is an element of truth in them, only rub salt into the wound. Suffice to say we…Continue Reading “Beyond the Rhetoric- The Need for a National Anti Corruption Strategy (NACS) in Zimbabwe”

Transparency and Accountability- missing ingredients to Zimbabwean Elections

Transparency is a key element of good governance. It is the basis of good governance. Vishwanath and Kaufmann (1999) and Kaufmann (2002) defines transparency as the “increased flow of timely and reliable economic, social and political information, which is accessible to all relevant stakeholders”. Bellver and Kaufmann (2005) underscore that the information provided should also…Continue Reading “Transparency and Accountability- missing ingredients to Zimbabwean Elections”

Young People, Corruption, and Employment in Zimbabwe.

Overview The 11th of July marked the African Anti-Corruption Day and the year 2018 has been declared by the African Union as the Anti-Corruption Year running with the theme “Winning the Fight Against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation. It is perhaps important to question the reception of this seemingly perfect agenda by young…Continue Reading “Young People, Corruption, and Employment in Zimbabwe.”

Transparency International Zimbabwe hosted a policy dialogue on Transparency and Accountability around the Externalized Funds and the Management of the Returned Funds. We had 2 panelist though we expected 4. Comrade Takura Zhangazha and Honourable James Maridadi availed themselves and made interesting contributions Comrade Takura Zhangazha underscored 2 important points worth sharing Those people who are not…Continue Reading “Transparency and Accountability around the Externalized Funds and the Management of the Returned Funds”

On the 2nd of December I was part of a breakaway panel at the 2017 International Anti- Corruption Conference (#17IACC) that deliberated over the topic: New Standards of Equity and Accountability, Bringing Sextortion and Gender into the Anti-Corruption Discourse and Response. My presentation which was informed by a number of studies that l conducted with Transparency International Zimbabwe…Continue Reading “#Sextortion in Zimbabwe : An evil we all have ignored for long”