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  1. Understanding moult patterns in Albatrosses and Petrels breeding on Marion and Gough Islands
    Osborne, Alexis, 2020-10-22T10:01:54Z, Faculty of Science
    Moult is an energetically demanding process for birds, and the replacement of flight feathers impacts flight performance. As a result, few birds overlap moult with other key activities such as breeding or migrating. Feather growth rates show little change in relation to body size, so large birds wit ...
  2. BOGASATSWANA: redbuilding the boat while sailing
    Phetogo, Thebeyame, 2020-10-22T12:39:33Z, Faculty of Humanities
    Bogasatswana: Rebuilding the Boat while Sailing, is an attempt to both transmit and disrupt a story-world whose make-up is based on my country of origin, Botswana. It is an exercise in worldbuilding through painting, wherein I establish post-colonial Botswana as a fictional place through the interro ...
  3. The Effects of financialisation on development in South Africa
    Chipangila, Chitalu Joshua, 2020-10-22T11:51:55Z, Faculty of Commerce
    Interest in the concept of financialisation has gained traction in both developed and emerging markets. With roots embedded in the economic theory of neo-liberalism, the concept of financialisation can be broadly defined as the growing importance of financial instruments and the financial sector. A ...
  4. Description and Gradient analysis of the Coastal band Vegetation in the Groen River mouth area (Namaqualand Strandveld)
    Raiomondo, Domitilla, 2020-10-22T11:40:14Z, Faculty of Science
    Strandveld vegetation around the Groen river mouth was sampled using complementary ordination and classification techniques (DCA and TWINSP AN). Four communities can be recognised, although samples are primarily divided into inland and coastal plots. Two inland communities are: Stoebaria utilis-Salv ...
  5. Anarchival dance: choreographic archives and the disruption of knowledge
    Parker, Alan, 2020-10-22T07:55:59Z, Faculty of Humanities
    This thesis details a practice-led investigation of the archive, explored through choreography and the creation of three anarchival performances. The research theorises the anarchival as a creative research methodology for archival questioning and epistemological disruption, enacted through the body ...
  6. Does a dominant party democracy erode constitutional legitimacy? An analysis of the African national congress and the South African constitution
    Petersen, Shawwaal, 2020-10-22T12:02:03Z, Faculty of Law
    It has been twenty-five years that the ANC has enjoyed political hegemony and an investigation is required into whether the legitimacy of constitutional supremacy remains intact as a state functioning under a dominant political party. There are certain pathologies which develop in a dominant politic ...
  7. Developing a legal and institutional framework for witness protection in Nigeria: reflections from international perspectives
    Oyakhire, Suzzie Onyeka, 2020-10-22T08:01:10Z, Faculty of Law
    "Witness protection" has been introduced in the criminal justice systems of several states worldwide as a recognised tool for facilitating the cooperation of witnesses and ensuring that concerns about their safety are not ignored. Although not a new phenomenon, witness protection praxis continues to ...
  8. Assessment of cataract blindness prevalence and factors associated with surgical coverage in Rwanda
    Owusu, Kyei Michael, 2020-10-22T09:23:10Z, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Background: The Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness (RAAB) survey methodology is a cost-effective tool for assessing the burden of blindness and cataract surgical services in a population. This study analyses the 2015 Rwanda National RAAB data to ascertain whether there are gender differences in ...
  9. Efficacy and safety of novel and repurposed drugs for the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis
    Olayanju, Olatunde, 2020-10-22T10:03:38Z, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Background: There is widespread concern about the rise of drug-resistant TB because treatment outcomes of affected patients remain poor and treatment options are limited. After more than a forty-year gap without any breakthrough discovery, several new (bedaquiline and delamanid) and repurposed drugs ...
  10. Experiences of District-Based Support Team with regards to screening identification assessment and support implementation in Zululand district, KwaZulu Natal
    Zulu, Phindile Doreen, 2020-10-22T10:12:20Z
    District-based support teams (DBSTs) are tasked with supporting the implementation of inclusive education (IE). One of the core purposes of the Department of Education is to ensure that the whole system is organised in such a way that there is effective delivery of education and support services to ...