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  1. Ties that bind : a critical discourse analysis of the coverage of the millennium development goals in the Mail and Guardian
    Marquis, D. E. , 2009
    This study analysed the representation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the Mail and Guardian from 2000 to 2007. It drew on perspectives from cultural studies, the constructionist approach to representation and the sociology of news production. Through the use of the quantitative and qu ...
  2. An evaluation of the brand campus concept implemented at Mercedes-Benz South Africa : a case study
    Samkange, T., 2009
    Primarily, this research study was concerned with the evaluation of the brand campus concept implemented at then DaimlerChrysler South Africa in 2002, as a case study. Pretoria-based Mercedes-Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd. (MBSA) is a subsidiary of global vehicle manufacturer Germany’s Daimler-Benz AG ...
  3. Re-inventing educational leadership for school and community transformation : learning from the Educational Leadership Management and Development programme of the University of Fort Hare
    Moyo, George, 2005
    This study explores educational leadership development and social change strategies pioneered by one programme, the Educational Leadership Management and Development (ELMD) programme of the University of Fort Hare. The programme seeks to model a way of doing social and educational transformation thr ...
  4. Restoration of degraded subtropical thickets in the Baviaanskloof Megareserve, South Africa : the role of carbon stocks and Portulacaria afra survivorship
    Powell, M. J. , 2009
    The semi-arid forms of subtropical thicket in the Eastern and Western Cape have been heavily degraded through unsustainable pastoralism over the last century or more. The degraded areas exhibit a significant loss of above-ground and belowground carbon stocks, and consequently provide an opportunity ...
  5. Effects of marine reserves on the biology of rocky intertidal limpets along the southern coast of South Africa
    Nakin, M. D. V., 2009
    Limpets are harvested by people in South Africa, but are selected in terms of species and size. The effects of marine reserves on the biology of commonly exploited (Helcion concolor and Scutellastra longicosta) and rarely exploited species (Cellana capensis and Scutellastra granularis) were investig ...
  6. Geomagnetically induced current characteristics in southern Africa
    Ngwira, C. M. , 2009
    Geomagnetically induced currents (GICs), resulting from adverse space weather, have been demonstrated to cause damage to power transformers at mid-latitudes. There is growing concern over possible GIC effects in the Southern African network due to its long power lines. Previous efforts to model the ...
  7. Challenging retributivist intuitions
    Hawkes, J., 2009
    Can punishment, a practice which involves the deliberate infliction of suffering, be justified? Retributivists and consequentialists argue that punishment can be justified, whereas abolitionists argue that it cannot. Retributivists argue that punishment is justified because wrongdoers deserve it, wh ...
  8. The impact of HIV and AIDS on household food security and food acquisition strategies in South Africa
    Kaschula, S. A. H., 2009
    How should the impact of HIV and AIDS on rural livelihoods be factored into efforts to monitor and stabilise household food security? With both HIV and AIDS and food security at the top of the global development agenda, this is a question posed by many scholars, practitioners, donor agencies and gov ...
  9. The educationally-related challenges faced by teenage mothers on returning to school : a Namibian case study
    Shaningwa, L.M., 2007
    The study aimed to investigate the educationally-related challenges faced by teenage mothers in coming back to school in two senior schools in the Kavango Education Region. This small-scale study focused on the challenges that influence or affect the academic progress and development of these learne ...
  10. Protein secondary structure prediction using neural networks and support vector machines
    Tsilo, L. C. , 2009
    Predicting the secondary structure of proteins is important in biochemistry because the 3D structure can be determined from the local folds that are found in secondary structures. Moreover, knowing the tertiary structure of proteins can assist in determining their functions. The objective of this t ...