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  1. A review of challenges in developing and empowering South African indigenous languages : the case of isiXhosa
    Sotashe, Arthur Phumzile, 2017-03-17T06:47:50Z
    The study endeavoured to establish what had been done after 1994, by looking at the literature that reported the activities and documents that were produced. This was done against the background of what language policy and planning stand for. How these are conducted and how they influence the langua ...
  2. The relationship between emotional intelligence, work engagement, creativity and demographic variables
    Bartlett, Sindy, 2017-03-17T07:51:15Z
    The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between emotional intelligence, work engagement, creativity and demographic variables. A non-experimental and cross-sectional survey design was used and the population consisted of 180 employees working within a call centre division of ...
  3. Environmental and socio-economic impact of hosting refugees : a case study of villages around the Dzaleka refugee camp in Dowa district, Malawi
    Kavalo, Eddie Bright, 2017-03-17T08:09:37Z
    The opening of the refugee camp in Dowa by the Malawi Government, with support from UNHCR meant that the population of that area was increased abruptly. This led to an increase in socio- economic activities resulting into high demand of energy, food and other amenities from the natural environment. ...
  4. Environmental impact of household solid waste disposal practices on plant growth in rural areas of KwaZulu-Natal : a case study of UThukela District Municipality
    Khumalo, Sabelo A., 2017-03-17T08:50:46Z
    The absence or unavailability of solid waste disposal facilities and service in rural areas of the UThukela District Municipality (UTDM) compelled residents to adopt many disposal practices. This included open burning of waste, which leaves residues in the form of waste ashes. Some heavy metal and h ...
  5. An application of GIS and remote sensing for land use evaluation and suitability mapping for yam, cassava, and rice in the Lower River Benue Basin, Nigeria
    Abah, Roland Clement, 2017-03-17T10:34:52Z
    Agricultural production has contributed over time to food security and rural economic development in developing countries particularly supporting the countryside. Evidence show that crop yields are declining in the Lower River Benue Basin of Nigeria. This study conducted a land use evaluation and su ...
  6. Agricultural markets as nodal points for economic activity : are agricultural markets gender inclusive?
    Ngomane, T. S., 2017-03-17T11:43:05Z, SAAPAM (South Africa Association of Public Administration and Management)
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  7. Evaluation of virtual private network impact on network performance
    Nawej, Mukatshung Claude, 2017-03-20T06:37:57Z
    The aim of the study is to investigate what impact the use of VPN has on network performance. An empirical investigation using quantitative research methods was carried out. Two sample scenarios were involved in the study: scenario without VPN and scenario with VPN. In both scenarios, three applicat ...
  8. An exploration of supply chain management practices in the West Rand District Municipalities
    Maleka, Thabisho Nehemia, 2017-03-20T06:40:51Z
    Despite reform processes in the employment of Supply Chain Management (SCM) as a strategic tool in the South African public sector, there are predicaments in SCM practices, especially in municipalities. This notwithstanding, research that demystifies the SCM implementation practices in local municip ...
  9. Modeling and real-time implementation of wireless communication on a typical industrial process
    Ndlovu, Wilson Mabalana, 2017-03-20T08:38:24Z
    Communication amongst field devices, control unit and programming unit in industrial automation networks is essential for bulk production, but largely consists of wired networks that can sometimes be bulky and substantially lack mobility as at times there can arise a need for a field device to be ...
  10. Strategic interdisciplinary approach for non-lethal pigeon control on the University of South Africa"s Mukleneuk campus
    Harris, Emma, 2017-03-20T09:04:12Z
    Often perceived as pests, pigeon control is applied without investigating environmental, ecological and anthropogenic factors which affect their populations and response to controls. Estate Management of the University of South Africa’s Muckleneuk campus identified a need to investigate and address ...