A significant political shift has taken place in Zimbabwe with the recent militarisation of the state, as the internal factional politics within the ruling party, Zanu PF’s G40 and Lacoste, have reached dismal heights. The dismissal of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa from his post on 6 November has resulted in a military take-over by the security forces. What ramifications could a military coup have for the state? And what could a transition of power mean for Zimbabwe? The
In looking at the broader themes of development, democracy and digital media in postcolonial African states, Kuziwa's study will look specifically at the fast-paced growth of mobile smart phone usage in Zimbabwe to access social media and enhance citizen engagement.
Her research aims to analyse Mamdani’s bifurcated state model which suggests that we live in a binary world consisting of ‘citizens’ and ‘subjects’, and particularly how this, may or may not apply to the case of