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  1. The development of a conceptual framework of female clothing evaluative criteria preferences during the purchasing decision that includes body shape, personal values and emotions
    Kasambala, Josephine, 2017-06-23T13:43:22Z
    Much of the effort that goes into a purchasing decision occurs at the stage where a choice has to be made from the available alternative clothing products (Solomon & Rabolt, 2009:392). In this phase of the decision making process, consumers’ perceptions of the clothing item they anticipate to purcha ...
  2. Performance of microfinance institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa: a cross country analysis of outreach, sustainability, efficiency and regulation
    Adams, Abdulai, 2017-06-23T10:12:48Z, University of Zululand
    The overall aim of this study was to conduct a cross-country analysis of micro finance institutions (MFIs) in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in terms of outreach, sustainability, efficiency and regulation. The specific objectives were: (1) To conduct a general institutional review on the performance of MF ...
  3. The effects of career guidance on learner motivation in rural high schools at Umzinyathi District
    Molefe, P.E., 2017-06-23T07:08:43Z, University of Zululand
    The Department of Education can play a critical role in providing appropriate career guidance for all learners. Beginning early in a learner’s academic life, the connection between what is being learned in school, future careers and life roles should become an explicit part of everyday learning in t ...
  4. Impact of Internet use on social relationships in teenagers
    Thabethe, N.P., 2017-06-23T07:22:20Z, University of Zululand
    This research study aimed to determine the impact of internet use on social relationship among teenagers. The internet is the most widely utilized network tool by children, teenagers and adults. The researcher’s main focus was on teenagers and the internet. The researcher explored the different type ...
  5. Cross section measurements for neutron induced reactions on Bi targets using quasi mono-energetic neutron beams of 90 and 140 MeV
    Lamula, Thobeka Patience, 2017-06-23T07:41:05Z, University of Zululand
    Cross section measurements for 209Bi(n,3-5n)xBi reactions were performed using quasi-monoenergetic neutron beams of 90 and 140 MeV energies. Neutron beams were produced from the 7Li(p,n)7Be reaction using the neutron beam facility of iThemba Laboratory for Accelerator Based Science (LABS). Neutron a ...
  6. The profitability, feeding regimes and contribution of small-scale poultry production projects to rural household livelihood security in KwaMkhwanazi traditional ward, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
    Mhlongo, Simangele Rejoice, 2017-06-23T08:29:31Z, University of Zululand
    Poverty is a common phenomenon amongst rural households in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. Estimates have indicated KwaZulu-Natal as the most populous province in South Africa, containing about 21.0 % of the country’s population. The majority, more than half of the population in the KZN province resid ...
  7. Performance of three oyster mushroom species grown on maize stalk supplemented with wheat bran and maize flour
    Mkhize, Senzosenkosi Surprise, 2017-06-23T08:45:11Z, University of Zululand
    The process of mushroom cultivation adds value to the economy, environmental restoration and food security (provision) worldwide. However, there is paucity of information to the mushroom growers about the strategy of improving yield and production of mushrooms at minimal costs with reduced contamina ...
  8. Tourism business owners understanding of sustainable tourism development in uMhlathuze Municipality
    Marovatsanga, Bervely, 2017-06-23T09:01:08Z, University of Zululand
    This study sought to investigate and assess the attitude of tourism business owners in the accommodation sector, towards sustainable tourism development in uMhlathuze municipality. The business owners were selected from various accommodation facilities within the uMhlathuze municipality ranging from ...
  9. Experiences of foundation phase educators in implementing outcomes-based education and the curriculum assessment policy statement in the Hlabisa Circuit
    Gumede, Balindile Rejoice, 2017-06-23T09:17:10Z, University of Zululand
    This study focuses on the experiences of Foundation Phase educators in implementing OBE and CAPS in the Hlabisa Circuit (KwaZulu-Natal).Foundation Phase educators in this circuit face many challenges in implementing effectively the relevant teaching methodologies required by OBE and CAPS, to the ext ...
  10. Cooperatives and the empowerment of disabled people: the case of Zamani Disabled People’s Organization in Esikhawini, Kwa-Zulu Natal
    Guambe, J., 2017-06-23T09:32:26Z, University of Zululand
    The study was about cooperatives and the empowerment of disabled people. It investigated the extent in which participation, capacitation and satisfaction with management contribute in enabling cooperatives to empower disabled people. The Capability Approach proposed that the most vital thing to deli ...