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/Dr Naome Rajah

Qualifications:    

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Public Administration), University of Botswana(UB) 2019
  • Master of Philosophy-Public Administration ( Proceed to Ph.D.), UB, 2013
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education, MSU, 2016       
  • Master of Business Administration Degree (Midlands State University) (2006)
  • BSc Geography and Environmental Studies Degree (ZOU) (2004).
  • Diploma in Forestry – Zimbabwe College of Forestry (1991)
  • Certificate in Rural Development- Domboshava National Training Centre, Zimbabwe (Dec 1989)
  • Professional  Training  Programme for TAs, MSU, 2010

Research Interests                            

  • Local Governance, E-Government, Public administration, Environmental Management, Local Government Administration, Land Reform, HumanSettlements and Governance, Service Delivery, Rural and Urban Development, Project Management, Human Rights and Governance, Inclusive Service Delivery, Strategic Planning.  

Publications                                    

Conference Presentations:

  • Governance For Development In Africa: The Key To Service Delivery by Naome Rajah And Dr Dorothy Mpabanga, A Paper Presented As Part Of The Proceedings Of The CESPAM Conference Held At The University of Botswana 9-10 June 2015.
  • E-Government For Better Government In Developing Countries:- Opportunities And Challenges, by Naome Rajah And Dr Dorothy Mpabanga, A Paper Presented As Part Of The Proceedings Of The CESPAM Conference Held At The University of Botswana 9-10 June 2015.

Journal Publications:

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  • The Use Of E-Governance By Local Authorities to Improve Service Delivery: The Case Of Chitungwiza Municipality by Patison Matimati and Naome Rajah, Journal of Global Research in Computer Science, I January 2016
  • E-Government In Zimbabwe: An Overview Of Progress Made and Challenges Ahead by Naome Rajah A Paper  Published In the Journal of Global Research in Computer Science, I January 2016.
  • Rajah. N and Lekorwe. M (2017) E-Government Development in Africa: the case of the Seychelles, Mauritius, South Africa and Botswana-lessons for Zimbabwe, International Journal of Trend in Research and Development, volume 4 (5) 2017.
  • Challenges in Implementing an Integrated Environmental Management Approach in Zimbabwe– published in the October 2012 Edition as research paper in the Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Sciences (JETEMS) by Naome Rajah, Dino Rajah and Steven Jerrie.
  • Rajah. N and Mabika. H (2018)Urbanising Rural Zimbabwe: Growth Points37 on, Opportunities and Challenges: Case of Zhombe in the Midlands Province, Journal of Trendsin Research and Development, Volume 5/ issue-1 February 2018. 
  • Rajah. N and Mpabanga .D (2018) E-Government for better Government in Developing Countries, African Journal of Public Adminstration and Management, Volume 15 No. 2 (2018).

 Community Service 

  •       Student Employment Committee-University Service,
  •       Social Welfare work-Community/Church

 

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