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  1. Preserving trees
    Skead, C J (Cuthbert John), 1959-05-19
    Article written by C. J. Skead to the East London Daily Dispatch (dated 19 May 1959), bringing attention to the deforestation of the Fort Grey forest by Mr C Miles Warren (MP). The article is acompanied by a harndwitten note stating "Mr C Miles Warren, M.P. had the contract for removing the forest a ...
  2. Graphene quantum dots and their metallophthalocyanines nanoconjugates as novel photoluminescent nanosensors
    Achadu, Ojodomo John, 2018, Rhodes University
    The fabrication and application of graphene quantum dots (GQDs)-based photoluminescent probes for the detection of analytes is presented. GQDs were functionalized with complexes such as metallophthalocyanines (MPcs), metal nanoparticles (Au@Ag NPs), 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl(piperidin-1-yl)oxyl (TEMPO), m ...
  3. Gaining cyber security insight through an analysis of open source intelligence data: an East African case study
    Chindipha, Stones Dalitso, 2018, Rhodes University
    With each passing year the number of Internet users and connected devices grows, and this is particularly so in Africa, This growth brings with it an increase in the prevalence cyber-attacks. Looking at the current state of affairs, cybersecurity incidents are more likely to increase in African coun ...
  4. Assessment of the long-term response to rehabilitation of two wetlands in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Cowden, Craig, 2018, Rhodes University
    Assessing the outputs and outcomes of wetland rehabilitation activities is recognised by the "Working for Wetlands" programme in South Africa as important, but to date has been limited. An assessment of the ecological outcomes and the structural outputs of the Working for Wetlands rehabilitation imp ...
  5. The potential significance of refugia in safeguarding Non-Timber Forest products under Harvesting
    Mjoli, Nwabisa, 2018, Rhodes University
    Many rural households living in and adjacent to forests in South Africa harvest a variety of NonTimber Forest Products (NTFPs) such as wild fruits, fibre, fuelwood, seeds, medicine and bush meat for domestic use, sale and maintaining cultural values. To promote the continued availability of these NT ...
  6. Factors influencing effective electronic word-of-mouth marketing
    Bhana, Lauren, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    Marketing serves to satisfy customer needs and wants while building strong customer relationships in an effort to gain value from customers in return. On understanding that customer satisfaction is needed for a business to survive and grow, the important role marketing plays within a business is emp ...
  7. Land restitution policy in old West Bank location, East London
    Bhe, Ntomboxolo Grace, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    This thesis summarises research on the implementation of land restitution policy in the old West Bank Location, in East London. Apartheid legislation dispossessed many Black people of their land. After 1994, the new democratic government implemented a land reform programme, land policy was reviewed, ...
  8. Optimization of flexible spectrum in optical transport networks
    Boiyo, Duncan Kiboi, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    The ever-increasing demand for broadband services by end-user devices utilising 3G/4G/LTE and the projected 5G in the last mile will require sustaining broadband supply from fibre-linked terminals. The eventual outcome of the high demand for broadband is strained optical and electronic devices. The ...
  9. Growth strategies for black township entrepreneurs
    Boniwe, Sihlangule, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    The situation in South Africa throws up a trickier and more unconventional challenge. The country has symptoms of a spatial realm that is not fully connected with the urban systems (spatially, socially, or structurally) and is certainly disconnected from the rural economy. This is the realm of the c ...