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  1. Newsroom convergence at the Mail & Guardian : a case study
    Van Noort, E. E., 2008
    This case study researches newsroom convergence as a process at the Mail & Guardian newspaper and their online edition the Mail & Guardian Online. It focuses on the reporters’ and editors’ attitudes towards newsroom convergence and on cultural resistance against change; one of the major challenges i ...
  2. Impacts of wildlife and cattle grazing on spider (araneae) biodiversity in a highland savanna ecosystem, in Laikipia, Central Kenya
    Warui, Charles Mwaura, 2005
    Spiders were sampled at Mpala Research Centre, Laikipia, Kenya by pitfall-trapping and sweep-netting from May 2001 to July 2002, at a Kenyan Long-term Exclosure Experiment. The aim was to establish species composition, checklist and examine spider responses to disturbances caused by cattle, megaherb ...
  3. An investigation of the development and adoption of educational metadata standards for the widespread use of learning objects.
    Krull, Greig Emil, 2005
    This research investigates the development and adoption of educational metadata standards for the widespread use of learning objects. Learning objects, metadata, the related IEEE standard and the various application profiles derived from the standard are discussed. A number of standards and speci ...
  4. Life in the suburbs after "Grootboom": the role of local government in realising housing rights in the Eastern Cape
    Kruuse, H. J., 2008
    When the Government of National Unity took office in 1994, it inherited a country with severe inequalities in resource distribution and land ownership. In particular, it inherited a housing crisis which was, to a large extent, caused by apartheid legislation and policies. This research focuses on th ...
  5. Synthesis, photochemical and photophysical properties of gallium and indium phthalocyanine derivatives
    Chauke, Vongani Portia, 2008
    The syntheses of octasubstituted and unsusbstitituted Gallium(III) chloride and indium(III) chloride phthalocyanines (GaPc and InPc), their photophysical, photochemical and nonlinear optical parameters are hereby presented. The photocatalytic oxidation of 1-hexene using the synthesized GaPc and InPc ...
  6. A critical assessment of the implementation of performance management in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality
    Ngcelwane, M. J., 2008
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The transformation of all spheres of South African government to a more effective and efficient administration became a priority after the election of the country"s first democratic government in April 1994. An important aspect of South Africa"s democratisation was the promise by t ...
  7. South Africa and Malaysia : identity and history in South-South relations
    Haron, M. H., 2008
    The focus of this thesis is on the bilateral relationship between South Africa and Malaysia. The thesis appropriates ‘critical theory,’ and as a flexible theoretical tool, and, as an open-ended, loose frame in order to give voice to the marginalized and voiceless from the South. The thesis thus look ...
  8. The impact of HIV/AIDS on rural children"s reliance on natural resources within the Eastern Cape, South Africa
    McGarry, D. K., 2008
    The role of natural resources in the lives of rural children impacted by HIV/AIDS remains unexplored. This study highlights wild food use by rural children vulnerable to the impacts of HIV/AIDS as an important and regular activity that supplements their domestic diets. This work found that with an i ...
  9. Larval fish dynamics in the shallow nearshore of Eastern Algoa Bay with particular emphasis on the effects of currents and swimming abilities on dispersal
    Pattrick, P., 2008
    The larval fish assemblage in the shallow, nearshore region of a proposed marine protected area (MPA) in eastern Algoa Bay, temperate South Africa was investigated. Current velocities and direction and the swimming abilities of late-stage larvae were further assessed to determine potential larval mo ...
  10. The attitudes of isiXhosa-speaking students toward various languages of learning and teaching (LOLT) issues at Rhodes University
    Aziakpono, P., 2008
    This study aims at eliciting opinions and beliefs of isiXhosa-speaking students to revealtheir attitudes toward various languages of learning and teaching (LOLT) issues at RhodesUniversity, and to determine the influence of a number of variables (such as age, gender,schooling background, level of st ...