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  1. Metabolic Bioactivity of Athrixia phylicoides
    Masilela, Charity Mandisa, 2017-06-23T09:45:44Z, University of Zululand
    BACKGROUND: Insulin resistance is a major risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes (T2D). It is characterized by insufficient response to secreted insulin in target tissues. In vitro studies demonstrated the ability of an aqueous extract of Athrixia phylicoides to increase glucose uptake a ...
  2. Investigating linkages between human capital, social development and corruption : evidence from a "SADC" cross-country empirical study using panel data
    Tandia, Papa Malamine, 2017-06-23T09:43:07Z
    Corruption remains one of the most enduring phenomenon across the world and notably in Sub Saharan Africa where its scope and depth still culminate generally at distressing levels to a greater or lesser extent across countries and regions. This study presents an empirical analysis of the causes and ...
  3. The relationship between authentic leadership and organisational commitment
    Hlongwane, Veronica Catherine, 2017-06-23T12:09:51Z
    The aim of this quantitative study was to determine the relationship between authentic leadership (AL) and organisational commitment (OC) in a State hospital in South Africa. In this study AL was measured by means of the Authentic Leadership Questionnaire (ALQ) while OC was measured by the Organisat ...
  4. Determinants of bank profitability : an empirical study of South African banks
    Kana, Kiza Michel, 2017-06-23T12:52:22Z
    The role that banks as key intermediaries play in the modern economy activities is unquestionable, it is admitted that banks remain one of the key financial intermediaries that provide a variety of services in the economy of every state. However, not all financial intermediaries have a significant i ...
  5. Ucwaningo ngesiko lenhlonipho njengensika yesizwe samaZulu
    Ngwenya, Emmanuel Themba, 2017-06-22T10:16:46Z, University of Zululand
    The research is basically looking at respect and culture as building blocks of the Zulu nation. The main focus is on the impact of the historical and contemporary socio-cultural practices. Chapter one is the introduction of the research topic where the following sub-topics form part of the resear ...
  6. Exploring black rural Bushbuckridge women’s constructions and perceptions of the practice of abortion
    Molobela, Lien, 2017-06-22T07:28:48Z
    Abortion is a publicly contentious topic as it speaks to and draws on localized understandings of body politics, abortion beliefs, women’s role in society, the sanctity of life, and the role of the state. South Africa’s liberal abortion law has led to the removal of abortion restrictions at the macr ...
  7. A historical analysis of South Africa’s post-1994 multilateral drive in selected international multilateral organisations
    Zubane, Patrick Sphephelo, 2017-06-22T09:58:16Z, University of Zululand
    In 1994, South Africa became a more inclusive democratic state when Nelson Mandela became the first black president. This era marked a new course for a new democratic South Africa. The post-apartheid political dispensation has ushered in a prestigious opportunity for a newly democratic South Africa ...
  8. The use of the reading-response journal as a strategy in promoting writing skills in further education and training phase schools
    Mhlongo, Hlengiwe Romualda, 2017-06-22T09:40:19Z, University of Zululand
    This study is aimed at investigating whether or not the use of the reading-response journal as a strategy can yield any positive results in enhancing development of writing skills among learners. The study was conducted as a case study in one of the Further Education and Training (FET) phase schools ...
  9. Work related conditions affecting community caregivers providing services to persons living with HIV and AIDS at eMondlo Township
    Kubeka, Phindile Bonakele, 2017-06-22T09:22:38Z, University of Zululand
    The study was about work related conditions affecting community caregivers on HIV/AIDS positive people at eMondlo Township, which is approximately 28 kilometres from Vryheid town in KwaZulu-Natal. Vryheid is located in the Northern part of KwaZulu-Natal province and forms part of the Zululand Distri ...