Review of Public Administration and Management

Review of Public Administration and Management
Open Access

ISSN: 2315-7844


Chikerema Arthur Fidelis

Department of Politics and Public Management, Midlands State University, Zimbabwe

  • Review Article   
    Succession Politics and State Administration in Africa: The Case of Zimbabwe
    Author(s): Chikerema Arthur Fidelis*

    The paper is a critical inquiry on the influence of succession politics on state administration in Africa, with reference to Zimbabwe. The paper unpacks the interactive boundaries and conceptual overlaps of succession politics and state administration in Africa. Power transition in any political landscape promotes the remodeling of the political architecture and the functionality of the governmental apparatus of the state. This is because government performance is an outcome of political processes and dynamics that influence governance in a polity. Political leadership determines the composition of administrative structure. In case of a transition, political leaders supplant the administrative apparatus, to ensure ideological compatibility. Regular transfer of executive power is the major test of stability in a nation’s political system. However, in many African countries, leade.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2315-7844.21.9.293

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