Dr Tinashe Carlton Chigwata

Senior Researcher
Tinashe Carlton Chigwata is a Senior Researcher at the Dullah Omar Institute. He works with the SARChI Chair in Multilevel Government, Law and Policy as well as in the Applied Constitutional Studies Laboratory (ACSL). He holds a PhD in Public Law from the University of the Western Cape. Dr Chigwata undertakes research, teaching, and consultancy on local and regional governments, multilevel government (decentralisation, federalism, comparative federalism) and other governance-related matters such as corruption and elections. He has authored several academic publications on these areas.  Dr Chigwata also manages and teaches in the LLM/MPhil in Law, State and Multi-level Government Programme offered by the Institute.

Recent Selected Publications

Chigwata TC (2020) (with Nico Steytler, Jaap de Visser & Frank Kunda) (eds) Local Government Reform in Zambia: The 2016 Constitution's Framework for Devolution, Juta, Cape Town

Chigwata TC (2020) 'Endemic Corruption in Zimbabwe: Why Are Anti-Corruption Agencies Ineffective?' in Fombad C and Steytler N (eds) Corruption and Constitutionalism in Africa, Oxford University Press, Oxford. 

Chigwata TC (2019) ‘Decentralisation and Constitutionalism in Zimbabwe: Can the Leviathan be Tamed?’ in Fombad C and Steytler N (eds) Decentralisation and Constitutionalism in Africa, Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Chigwata TC (2019) (with De Visser J & Kaywood L) (eds) The Journey to Transform Local   Government (in South Africa), Juta, Cape Town.

Chigwata TC (with Marumahoko S & Madhekeni A) (2019) Supervision of local government in Zimbabwe: The travails of mayors, Law, Democracy & Development, Vol.23, pp. 44-67.