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2009 Flawed Zimbabwe deal as good as it gets

The recent SADC-initiated political deal between Zanu-PF and the two MDC parties, which paved the way for forming an inclusive government in...

2009 Reconciling Africa's fragmented institutions of governance: a new approach to institution building: report on the first planning workshop

Institutional systems in Africa remain fragmented, despite over four decades of institution building, resulting in de-linking the state from...

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2009 South African governance in review: anti-corruption, local government, traditional leadership

South Africa's fourth non-racial democratic election in 2009 caps fifteen years of state transformation. This period has been marked by unpr...

2009 Reviewing South Africa's efforts to combat corruption in its bureaucracy: 1994-2009

This paper reviews efforts by the South African government to reduce corruption in its bureaucracy. It is based on a research study that co...