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  1. The potential significance of refugia in safeguarding Non-Timber Forest products under Harvesting
    Mjoli, Nwabisa, 2018, Rhodes University
    Many rural households living in and adjacent to forests in South Africa harvest a variety of NonTimber Forest Products (NTFPs) such as wild fruits, fibre, fuelwood, seeds, medicine and bush meat for domestic use, sale and maintaining cultural values. To promote the continued availability of these NT ...
  2. Assessment of the long-term response to rehabilitation of two wetlands in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Cowden, Craig, 2018, Rhodes University
    Assessing the outputs and outcomes of wetland rehabilitation activities is recognised by the "Working for Wetlands" programme in South Africa as important, but to date has been limited. An assessment of the ecological outcomes and the structural outputs of the Working for Wetlands rehabilitation imp ...
  3. Gaining cyber security insight through an analysis of open source intelligence data: an East African case study
    Chindipha, Stones Dalitso, 2018, Rhodes University
    With each passing year the number of Internet users and connected devices grows, and this is particularly so in Africa, This growth brings with it an increase in the prevalence cyber-attacks. Looking at the current state of affairs, cybersecurity incidents are more likely to increase in African coun ...
  4. A comparison of exact string search algorithms for deep packet inspection
    Hunt, Kieran, 2018, Rhodes University
    Every day, computer networks throughout the world face a constant onslaught of attacks. To combat these, network administrators are forced to employ a multitude of mitigating measures. Devices such as firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems are prevalent today and employ extensive Deep Packet Insp ...
  5. NetwIOC: a framework for the automated generation of network-based IOCS for malware information sharing and defence
    Rudman, Lauren Lynne, 2018, Rhodes University
    With the substantial number of new malware variants found each day, it is useful to have an efficient way to retrieve Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) from the malware in a format suitable for sharing and detection. In the past, these indicators were manually created after inspection of binary sample ...
  6. A critical assessment of the Eastern Cape Provincial Government intervention in dysfunctional municipalities : a case study of Sundays River Valley Local Municipality
    Njikelana, Vuyo Mxolisi, 2016, University of Fort Hare
    The research seeks to assess the effectiveness of the provincial intervention in accordance with section 139 of the Constitution, 1996 in dysfunctional municipalities in the Eastern Cape as a viable instrument vis-Ă -vis the implementation of the continuous support in terms of section 154 of the same ...
  7. The relationship between opportunity-related aspects and the performance of primary co-operatives in South Africa
    Bodley, David Cyril, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    South Africa is a country facing divisive social and economic challenges. It has a history that generated imbalances within the economy and requires urgent solutions to one of the most significant issues the country faces, having too few South Africans in work. Globally, a key solution to creating w ...
  8. Consumers’ perception of generic drugs in South Africa
    Boltman, Tamarah, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    Medicines play a pivotal role in the process of human development as their rational utilization can decrease morbidity and mortality as well as improve quality of life (Jamshed, Hassali, Ibrahim, Shafie, & Babar, 2010). Access to therapeutic drugs form an integral part of any successful healthcare s ...
  9. Millennium development goals: lessons from Brazil and Venezuela (2000-2015)
    Booi, Lusu, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    This research looks at social policy making in Venezuela and Brazil with the objective of alleviating poverty, with special focus on meeting Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that were set in 2000. Considering the leftist democratic governments that have been established in Latin America since Hug ...
  10. An evaluation of the impact of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 on the relationship between franchisors and franchisees
    Biggs, Lynn, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    The franchising business model is an attractive option for both franchisors and franchisees. Franchisors grant the rights to use their intellectual property and business system to franchisees for a fee. Franchisees buy into the tried-and-tested business system, receive ongoing training and support a ...