The Riddle of Violence, as the name implies, is supposed to be an account of his metamorphosis from an advocate of non-violence in the Gandhian mold to the realization that in the southern African context, the earlier non-violent commitment had become a chimera because the oppressor did not share it.
Two students, from different social backgrounds, in their final year at school come together to work on a science project. This story explores their home backgrounds, their feelings about each other and their changing relationship.
The Sack by Namwali Serpell is an engrossing and interesting short story fitted with a melancholic feel. I believe the judges also felt the same when they awarded it the Caine prize for African Writing 2015.
The aim of this study was to analyse educational performance in Mozambique by 1) comparing the determinants of education in developing countries with the situation in country, 2) understanding the supply factors that influence enrolments and education attainment, 3) evaluating the efficiency of the current education system, 4) analysing the importance to education of each of the demand determin
This paper focuses on the recent land grab in Zambia for agricultural investment. The paper explores the history of foreign land acquisition and shows the dynamics that led to the liberalization of land market in Zambia.
This paper discusses Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) in the light of their relevance for sustainable development initiatives in Southern Africa. It argues that IKS can be an invaluable alternative to countries in the region that are overly dependent on modern technology in their quest to raise the quality of life of citizens.
This study explores the effect of public debt on private investment in Tanzania. Secondary data for the period of 1970-2016 were collected from National Bureau of Statistics (Tanzania), Bank of Tanzania, World Bank, and scholarly journals. An Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) bound test to cointegration is used in this study.