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  1. Impacts of the invasive reed Arundo donax on biodiversity at the community-ecosystem level.
    Guthrie, Gené, 2007
    Arundo donax is an invasive species that mostly impacts on sensitive riparian ecosystems. Arundo is also invasive in South Africa, though less is known about its ecology, biology, and impacts. Since California and the Western Cape of South AFrica have similar Mediterranean-type climates, we could as ...
  2. Socio-economic and political constraints on constitutional reform in Swaziland.
    Dlamini, Lomakhosi G, 2005
    This study looked at socio-economic and political constraints on constitutional reform in Swaziland, an independent state with a fully autonomous government that falls under the Monarch who is Head of State. Swaziland maintains strong economic and trading links with South Africa and also maintains s ...
  3. The right of sexual minorities under the African human rights system.
    Huamusse, Luis Edgar Francisco, 2006
    The protection of the rights of sexual minorities in Africa is a controversial issue. It is not unusual to find newspaper reports on gross violations suffered by this minority group. Gays and lesbians are victims of violence, sometimes resulting in death. Sexual minorities in Africa are often confro ...
  4. Indigenous knowledge and vegetation utilisation in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
    Simelane, Bhekithemba Doctor., 2005
    The aim of this study was to investigate indigenous knowledge of vegetation resource utilisation, in particular the use of traditional medicinal plants in the provision of health care in the community of Khayelitsha and to determine traditional resource management approaches. ...
  5. The impact of HIV/AIDS on under-five mortality in Malawi.
    Kabudula, Chodziwadziwa Whiteson., 2007
    Although the under-five mortality rate in Malawi has been declining since 1960, it still remains one of the highest in the world. In order to appropriately target interventions to achieve substantial reductions in deaths among children under the age of five years in Malawi, there is an ongoing need ...
  6. The retentive strength of bonded amalgam restorations.
    Banna Trinadha Rao, 2005
    Amalgam bonding agents have been shown to enhance retention of amalgam restorations by mechanical means. However, recent studies showed that the use o glass ionomer cements and resin cements as lining and bonding materials to amalgam restorations will increase the retentive strength of the amalgam r ...
  7. The leadership role of principals in managing HIV and AIDS at schools of the Western Cape Education Department.
    Rayners, Sharlene, 2006
    The HIV and AIDS epidemic is deemed the single greatest threat to South Africa"s future and its growth in one of the most rapid in the world. The South African government has marked 2006 as the year of accelerated HIV and AIDS prevention. It was against this background that the leadership role of pr ...
  8. Reconciling poverty reduction and biodiversity conservation: The case of expanded public works progeamme (EPWP) in Hluleka and Mkambati Nature Reserves, South Africa .
    Kobokana, Siviwe, 2007
    This study aimed at analysing the South African government"s attempt at reconciling poverty reduction and biodiversity conservation in the context of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). The study analyses this, using the cases of Hluleka and Mkanbati Nature Reserves in the Eastern Cape Provi ...
  9. A critical analysis of the trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights agreement and has South Africa complied with this agreement with special reference to patented pharmaceuticals.
    Satardien, Mogammad Zain, 2006
    The Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPS) ia a multilateral international treaty introduced by the World Trade Organization (WTO) that came into effect on 1 June 1995. At a basic level it attempted to establish minimum standards for the regulation of intellectual proper ...
  10. The paradox of decentralization in Namibia.
    Riruako, Hoze, 2007
    It was the purpose of this study to demonstrate that the government of Namibia has been seeking to adopt structures and procedures that will contribute to the realization of general national development. Decentralization in any country takes place in a political context and its implementation assume ...