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  1. Investigating the effects of the proliferation of commercial broadcasting on public service broadcasting: the case of Rivers State of Nigeria Broadcasting Corporation
    Da-Wariboko, Biobele, 2006
    1992 marked a turning point in Nigeria’s broadcasting history as the country formally deregulated her broadcast space. However, it was not until March 2002 that the first commercial radio station was established in Rivers State, a broadcast environment hitherto monopolised by Radio Rivers. The comin ...
  2. An investigation into the popularity of American action movies shown in informal video houses in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Assefa, Emrakeb, 2006
    The early 1990s saw a major change in the Ethiopian history in so far as Ethiopian media consumption practices was concerned. With the change of government in 1991, the ‘Iron Curtail’ prohibiting the dissemination of Western symbolic products within the country was lifted which in turn led to a sur ...
  3. The utilisation of Azolla filiculoides Lam. as a biofertiliser under dryland conditions
    Kiguli, Lillian Nakibuuka, 2000
    The response of wheat to soil fertilised with varying quantities of the water fern Azolla filiculoides was investigated. Experiments were conducted to differentiate between the effects of increased soil mineral status and water status. In the preliminary investigation, experiments were carried out i ...
  4. Observations of selective feeding of the aphid, Sitobion yakini (eastop) on leaf blades of barley (Hordeum vulgare L)
    Matsiliza, Babalwa, 2000
    Penetration of leaves of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) plants grown under normal conditions and those exposed to physiological stress, by the aphid, Sitobion yakini was investigated using light and electron microscope techniques. This was carried out to determine if there was evidence of preferential ...
  5. The dynamics of difference: oppression, cross-cultural liberation and the problems of imperialism and paternalism
    Oelofsen, M.C., 2006
    This dissertation defends an account of oppression and supports a specific means of engaging with oppression cross-culturally. The project examines whether it is defensible to interfere in other cultures at all. Both the cultural relativist and the neo-imperialist approaches are argued to be an inad ...
  6. An understanding of corporate social investment within the context of the Sappi Forest Products Division in South Africa
    May, J.P., 2006
    This research which makes reference to Sappi South Africa is grounded in a South African context, within the forestry industry. The aims of the study are to- 1. Provide a description of corporate social investment (in a Sappi/ South African context) from a theoretical, corporate and legislative per ...
  7. Decorating Asterisk : experiments in service creation for a multi-protocol telephony environment using open source tools
    Hitchcock, Jonathan, 2006
    As Voice over IP becomes more prevalent, value-adds to the service will become ubiquitous. Voice over IP (VoIP) is no longer a single service application, but an array of marketable services of increasing depth, which are moving into the non-desktop market. In addition, as the range of devices being ...
  8. An investigation of instructional leadership in a Namibian teacher training college
    Alexander, Christa Henriette, 2005
    This thesis investigates how instructional leaders at the Windhoek College of Education (in Namibia) make sense of their roles. The Windhoek College of Education (WCE) was selected for this study because that is where I work, therefore it would be easy to observe some of the responses provided by th ...
  9. Interactivity in online journalism : a case study of the interactive nature of Nigeria"s online Guardian
    Folayan, Oluseyi Olukemi, 2004
    Interactivity is a distinguishing feature of the online environment but online newspapers have been slow in recognising interactivity as an essential condition of effective Web communication. Existing research show online newspapers generally offer few and token interactive options. This research e ...
  10. Development of a hydantoin-hydrolysing biocatalyst for the production of optically pure amino acids using Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain RU-ORPN1
    Foster, Ingrid Margaret, 2004
    A calcium alginate bead-immobilised biocatalyst was developed utilising the D-hydantoinase and D-N-carbamoylase from a novel, mutant Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain RU-ORPN1. The growth conditions for the inducer-independent strain were optimised for production of hydantoinase and N-carbamoylase ac ...