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  1. Weathering the edge: rescripting the industrial artfacts of the Vredehoek Tin Mine
    Noon, Yaseen, 2018-05-14T12:28:53Z, University of Cape Town
    Cape Town"s iconic geographical phenomena and the relentless urban expansion have resulted in the isolation and expulsion of nature to the urban edge, marking the protected boundaries of Table Mountain National park. It is within these boarders that a forgotten landscape remains as a marker of a tim ...
  2. Planes of progression: an exploration of architecture"s role in supporting the positive development of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds
    Mativenga, Tapiwanashe Emmanuel, 2018-05-14T12:28:54Z, University of Cape Town
    Youth from disadvantaged backgrounds develop at a slower rate than youth from well-to-do neighborhoods. They do not reach the same levels of development and are often kept within the unforgiving grip of poverty. The problem is compounded by the rising rate of urbanisation and informal settlements wi ...
  3. Determinants of voluntary or coerced sexual debut among Black African female adolescents in Soweto, South Africa: Findings from The Birth to Twenty Plus cohort study
    Nyemba, Dorothy Chiwoniso, 2018-05-14T12:29:12Z, University of Cape Town
    Background: Early sexual debut whether voluntary or coerced increases exposure to high risk sex which leads to unplanned pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections including HIV and reproductive health problems during adolescence. Black African female adolescents in South Africa have been identified ...
  4. Delay in provision of breast cancer care in patients seen at a district hospital diagnostic breast unit in South Africa
    Ng"ang"a, Mukuhi, 2018-05-14T12:29:36Z, University of Cape Town
    Background: There is evidence to show that delays in breast cancer management are detrimental to patient outcome. The aim of this study was to determine time trends and causes of delay in a newly established diagnostic breast clinic based at a district hospital in South Africa. Method: All patients ...
  5. Project finance law and regulation in Tanzania: a critical analysis
    Ngwembe, Geofrey P, 2018-05-14T12:30:09Z, University of Cape Town
    Long term finance schemes are, to a little extent, employed in Tanzania since major economic reforms which occurred in the 20th C. Shifting from public finance mechanism, the government of Tanzania have initiated mechanism such as PPP in order to instil private sector in engaging in several economic ...
  6. Uganda"s state responsibility under international law to safeguard refugee children"s right to access education
    Nsengimana, Jovenal, 2018-05-14T12:30:32Z, University of Cape Town
    Uganda is Africa"s largest refugee hosting country and third in the world with more than 1.25 million refugees as of June 2017. The majority of refugees there are children. Uganda"s refugee regime and hospitality date back to the days of World War II, prior to the country"s independence, when it hos ...
  7. Vegetation and microbial determinants of soil carbon isotopic composition
    Nel, Jacques A, 2018-05-14T12:30:52Z, University of Cape Town
    Typically, soil δ¹³C and δ¹⁵N values tend to increase with depth across a wide range of ecosystems. Changes in δ¹³C with depth have been attributed to vegetation changes (i.e. C₃/C₄ shifts), but the similarity in δ¹³C and δ¹⁵N profiles suggest that microbial decomposition may play an important role. ...
  8. A structured and collaborative clinical teaching training programme and its influence on nursing preceptors" self-reported competencies and confidence at a national referral hospital in Uganda
    Museene, Safinah Kisu, 2018-05-14T12:55:29Z, University of Cape Town
    Nursing practice is an outcome of good clinical teaching and learning which is facilitated by preceptors. Nursing preceptors are responsible for patient care as well as clinical teaching of nursing students. Preceptors require formal training to enable them gain appropriate pedagogical skills for co ...
  9. Maternal and fetal outcomes of induction of labour using oral misoprostol at New Somerset Hospital
    Ndovie, Lughano, 2018-05-14T12:55:56Z, University of Cape Town
    Introduction: Induction of labour is commonly performed in clinical practice. Increasing rates of induction of labour worldwide has led to debate on whether elective induction improves the outcomes or simply leads to increased complications and healthcare costs. Maternal and neonatal complications a ...
  10. An analysis of push and pull factors of capital flows in a regional trading bloc
    Mudyazvivi, Elton, 2018-05-14T12:56:25Z, University of Cape Town
    Inflows of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI) into Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) between 2000 and 2014 remained a minute fraction (at only 2% and 1% respectively) of global inflows. This study seeks to explain this phenomenon by examining the push (global) and pull (do ...