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  1. Enriching deontic logic with typicality
    Chingoma, Julian, 2021-01-15T09:53:11Z, University of Cape Town
    Legal reasoning is a method that is applied by legal practitioners to make legal decisions. For a scenario, legal reasoning requires not only the facts of the scenario but also the legal rules to be enforced within it. Formal logic has long been used for reasoning tasks in many domains. Deontic logi ...
  2. Explaining the socio-economic inequalities in child immunisation coverage in Zimbabwe
    Chigwenah, Tariro, 2021-01-15T09:53:12Z, University of Cape Town
    Socioeconomic inequalities in health have received significant attention globally because of the well-known association between wealth and health. A lot of studies show that poor people are more prone to sickness than their counterparts. Immunisation has been a key antidote to avert deaths for child ...
  3. Geochemistry and petrogenesis of kimberlite intrusions from the eastern lobe the Du Toitspan kimberlite pipe, South Africa
    Ramokgaba, Lesego, 2021-01-15T09:53:12Z, University of Cape Town
    The Du Toitspan kimberlite pipe located on the outskirts of Kimberley South Africa, is one four Cretaceous aged major kimberlite pipes from the well-known Kimberley cluster, the type locality for archetypal group I kimberlites. Twenty-seven samples representative of various kimberlite intrusions fro ...
  4. An investigation of the impacts of intra-seasonal rainfall variability on the maize growing season in Limpopo Province, South Africa from 1990-2014
    Ramugondo, Ntanganedzeni, 2021-01-15T09:53:13Z, University of Cape Town
    Rain fed maize is an important staple food crop for rural communities in Southern Africa as it plays a major role in ensuring food security and improving livelihoods. Rainfall consistency and intensity is an essential requirement for successful maize growing seasons. The variability of intra-seasona ...
  5. Investigating cyber-loafing in South African organisations: the role of theory of planned behaviour
    Werner, Jenna, 2021-01-15T09:53:10Z, University of Cape Town
    Organisations are increasingly becoming aware of employees" internet use for nonwork- related activities, a phenomenon known as cyber-loafing. This poses a problem for organisations as both employee and organisational productivity are negatively impacted. Cyber-loafing is a fairly nascent concept wi ...
  6. A GPU based X-Engine for the MeerKAT Radio Telescope
    Callanan, Gareth Mitchell, 2021-01-15T09:53:11Z, University of Cape Town
    The correlator is a key component of the digital backend of a modern radio telescope array. The 64 antenna MeerKAT telescope has an FX architecture correlator consisting of 64 F-Engines and 256 X-Engines. These F- and X-Engines are all hosted on 128 custom designed FPGA processing boards. This custo ...
  7. Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Call for Financial Inclusion
    Malekano, Shamiso, 2021-01-15T09:53:13Z, University of Cape Town
    This dissertation proposes an Index of Financial Inclusion (IFI) for Sub-Saharan Africa and then uses the developed index to investigate the significance of the relationship between financial inclusion and economic development and growth. This is important because there is no consensus in the litera ...
  8. Assessing the feasibility of the institutional design of an expanded and devolved trade and investment section of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights
    Mutubwa, Wilfred Akhonya, 2021-01-15T08:14:58Z
    Africa has always aspired for the economic integration of its markets. This endeavour is evident right from the 1960s clamour for independence and shortly thereafter, as newly independent states. During this period African countries under the umbrella of the OAU underscored economic cooperation as t ...
  9. Narrative accounts of the involvement of victims and perpetrators in mob-justice related incidents : a Limpopo case study
    Mpuru, L. P., 2021-01-15T08:34:37Z
    Increasing incidents of mob justice have left a trail of murders that remain unsolved in the rural areas of South Africa. As such, little attention has been given to the experiences of victims and perpetrators involved in mob justice related incidents in these areas in particular. The purpose of thi ...