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  1. The taxation of the “sharing economy” in South Africa
    Gumbo, Wadzanai Charisma, 2019, Rhodes University
    The research examined whether the services provided by the “sharing economy” platforms are adequately dealt with by the current South African tax systems. In addressing this main goal, the research analysed how the South African tax systems deal with the income and expenses of Uber, Airbnb and their ...
  2. Analysis of the impact of Smallholder Irrigation Schemes on the choice of rural livelihood strategy and household food security in Eastern Cape
    Christian, Mzuyanda, 2017, University of Fort Hare
    Since the end of Apartheid, the South African government has invested substantially in smallholder irrigation schemes, particularly in the former homeland areas. One of the primary goals for establishment of these schemes was to solve food security problems. Sadly, these efforts have not produced th ...
  3. Litter quality effects on soil stabiltiy and erodibility in the Ntabelanga Area, Eastern Cape, South Africa
    Parwada, Cosmas, 2017, University of Fort Hare
    Soil organic matter (SOM) plays a primary role in aggregation and stabilization of soils, hence reducing their susceptibility to erosion. In South Africa (SA), most soils have low ( 0.250 mm) were removed by passing through a 0.250 mm sieve. The remaining soil microaggregates ( 250 μm) decreased exp ...
  4. Performance of a residential swimming pool air source heat pump water heater installed in Fort Beaufort, South Africa
    Mqayi, Singatha, 2017, University of Fort Hare
    Globally, there is growing concern about energy consumption and its diverse effects on the environment. In South Africa, the current status quo is unfavourable in the domain of energy, hence the Department of Energy, Eskom and NERSA have embarked on supporting energy efficiency technologies nationwi ...
  5. Elevated CO2 determines cell damage and nitrogen allocation in barley subjected to aphid herbivory
    Gallagher, Sean, 2018, Rhodes University
    Expected release date-May 2019 ...
  6. Identification of SNPs within the CYP2A6 enzyme of TNBC cell lines and the resulting change in activity
    Dingle, Laura Margaret Kirkpatrick, 2017, Rhodes University
    Expected release date-May 2019 ...
  7. Elicitation of risk preferences of smallholder irrigation farmers in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa
    Modjadji, Mathlo Itumeleng, 2017, University of Fort Hare
    Although several studies have investigated commercial farmers’ risk preferences, there is still lack of information on the risk attitudes and risk preferences of smallholder farmers in South Africa. Risks associated with the adoption of new agricultural technology need to be explored in order to add ...
  8. Thermodynamic and electrical performance monitoring of a domestic split-type air conditioner and development of a simulation based R22 permanent replacement
    Bantan, Mafor Glory, 2017, University of Fort Hare
    The difficulty that exists in accurately monitoring the performance of air conditioners has made performance prediction an arduous task. Nevertheless, the performance still needs to be monitored and predicted as it helps solve a lot of problems resulting from this technology like effect of the techn ...
  9. The design, synthesis and antiplasmodial activity of a series of halogenated fosmidomycin analogues and hybrid drugs
    Afolayan, Anthonia Folake, 2012, Rhodes University
    Malaria continues to be a devastating disease and a major cause of death in sub-Saharan Africa. With resistance against most of the available antimalarial drugs, there is a need for ongoing research and development of antimalarial agents. Fosmidomycin and its acetyl analogue FR900098 have been ident ...