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  1. A critical discourse analysis of the coverage of operation "Restore Order" (Operation Murambatsvina) by Zimbabwe"s weekly newspapers, the state-owned The Sunday Mail and the privately owned The Standard, in the period 18 May to 30 June 2005
    Mukundu, Rashweat, 2012
    On May 16 2006 the government of Zimbabwe embarked on a clean-up programme of urban centres, destroying informal human settlements and informal businesses. This operation, which the government called operation "Restore Order", resulted in the displacement of nearly one million people and left thousa ...
  2. The democratisation of art : CAP as an alternative art space in South Africa
    Lochner, Eben Jakobus, 2012
    While formal arts education was inaccessible to many during Apartheid, community-based centres played a significant role in the training of previously disadvantaged artists. By engaging in a socio-political critique of the history of South African art, this thesis argues that even though alternativ ...
  3. Penumbra
    Mahlangu, Songeziwe, 2012
    After failing his Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting Mangaliso Zolo takes an office job at a large insurance company in Cape Town. Anonymous and overlooked in a vast bureaucracy but with a pay check promising happiness and security, he slides into a series of personal crises that test his grip on w ...
  4. An investigation into fraud and corruption risk management policies and procedures at institutions of higher learning
    Makhooane, Stephen Malefane, 2012
    Fraud and corruption cost South Africa billions of rand yearly. Institutions of higher learning are no less vulnerable to fraud and corruption than other organisations, but are also subject to risks that are unique to academia. The Public Finance Management Act. No.1 of 1999 requires Public entitie ...
  5. Towards a sustainable bioprocess for the remediation of acid mine drainage
    Mambo, Prudence Mutsa, 2011
    Acid mine drainage is of growing concern for both developing and developed economies. Thus there is increasing pressure to develop alternative remediation strategies. Biological sulphidogenic mechanisms have long since been studied but, very few have been implemented on a large scale. Limitations ar ...
  6. (In)visibility and the exercise of power : a genealogy of the politics of drag spectacles in a small city in South Africa
    Marx, Jacqueline Greer, 2012
    This study investigates the politics of homosexual visibility in dressing-up, cross-dressing and drag performances that take place in a small city in South Africa over a period of sixty years, beginning in the 1950s and the inception of apartheid policy, through the socio-political changes in the 19 ...
  7. The solo piano music of Einojuhani Rautavaara
    Matambo, Lotta Eleonoora, 2012
    Einojuhani Rautavaara"s oeuvre is characterised by four distinctive creative periods, each demonstrating a remarkable variety of compositional idioms and styles. His application of multifaceted elements, often within a single work leading to notions of postmodernism, is derived from multifarious sou ...
  8. Investigating the popularity of the main news bulletin on Muvi TV, a Zambian television station : a reception study of Lusaka viewers
    Mbatha, Loisa, 2012
    The "tabloid TV" genre, like tabloid newspapers has been chastised for depoliticising the public by causing cynicism, and lowering the standards of rational public discourse. Such criticisms are not always based on a close interrogation of the reasons for the popularity of such a genre amongst its c ...
  9. Communication at the health care coalface : lessons from selected clinics in Port Elizabeth
    Mbengo, Nomatshawe Josette, 2012
    This thesis analyses the state of health care in South Africa with particular reference to a clinic and the Provincial Hospital in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape. The complexities of health care provision in a diverse sociolinguistic environment where certain languages are emphasized over others, form ...
  10. Language and social services in rural North West : the status of Setswana
    Nkashe, Esther, 2012
    This study seeks to support the thesis that African indigenous languages in South Africa should enjoy equal treatment in terms of the South African Constitution. Therefore, it will explore and find ways and means of how the South African government can reach out to rural communities with inadequate ...