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  1. Barriers and enablers to water access and community wellbeing in the Onesi constituency of Namibia: the case of Okalonga B and Onandjandja villages
    Shooya, Omagano Ndapewa, 2018-02-12T08:55:52Z, University of Cape Town
    The scarcity of water and especially the lack of safe drinking water have been accepted as amongst the most serious challenges facing the twenty-first century. The lack of access to water is a global problem that faces between 460 million to more than 1 billion people as a result of an increasing de ...
  2. Water sensitive urban design as a transformative approach to urban water management in Cape Town: A case study of the proposed River Club development
    Gluckman, Lloyd, 2018-02-12T08:56:15Z, University of Cape Town
    The author examines effective urban water management as a means to promote sustainable development and achieve water sensitive cities. A qualitative method is utilised in the collection of data through document studies, desktop analysis and a literature review. A review of the current national and l ...
  3. Children affected by HIV/AIDS attending programmes to improve psychosocial well-being: current status and pathways to effective interventions
    Skeen, Sarah Ann, 2018-02-12T08:56:39Z, University of Cape Town
    The HIV/AIDS pandemic has a substantial impact on children across the globe and particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Across sub-Saharan Africa, there are a number of organisations and programmes providing care and support to children affected by HIV/AIDS. However, this strong programmatic focus on mi ...
  4. Investigating pupillometry as a novel mechanism for detecting emotional regulation difficulties in individuals with PTSD
    Ginton, Lee, 2018-02-12T08:56:44Z, University of Cape Town
    Objective: Individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have been found to exhibit emotional regulation difficulties. However, much remains to be learned about the specific neural mechanisms that underlie such difficulties. This study aimed to use eye tracking to investigate the mechanisms ...
  5. Proportionate income differentials: a long walk to social justice. A case study on the Entgeltrahmenabkommen (ERA) Baden-Wuerttemberg, a general agreement on pay grades, that seeks to achieve pay equity in this region of the German metal and electrical industry and a critical evaluation of how this model can assist in the implementation of section 27 of the Employment Equity Act (EEA) of South Africa
    Helm, Heinrich, 2018-02-12T08:57:10Z, University of Cape Town
    Vertical income differentials between occupational levels in South Africa are among the highest in the world. Under apartheid skilled work performed predominantly by white employees was artificially overvalued, while unskilled work performed predominantly by black employees was systematically underv ...
  6. German works councils - a model for South African workplace forums?
    Rohr, Selina, 2018-02-12T08:57:16Z, University of Cape Town
    The aim of the introduction of workplace forums in South Africa in 1995 was to move away from adversarial bargaining to joint problem-solving and participation by employees on selected issues in order to advance economic development and global competitiveness, social justice, labour peace and the de ...
  7. The development of concept of arbitrability - an international comparison
    Mrotzek, Carla, 2018-02-12T08:57:18Z, University of Cape Town
    The title of this dissertation is "The development of concept of arbitrability - an international comparison". In this dissertation I will compare the approach towards arbitrability in Germany, the United States of America and South Africa and how it developed until today. I will further give a brie ...
  8. The development of South African investment protection law – legal protection of foreign investments under the Protection of Investment Act no. 22 of 2015 with special regard to indirect expropriation
    Picker, Charlotte-Sophie, 2018-02-12T08:57:19Z, University of Cape Town
    Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) constitutes an important tool regarding the generation of capital inflow and economic growth and development, particularly for developing countires. Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) constitute the prevalent global mechanism in respect of the protection of FDI. Fol ...
  9. Musical chairs: selected questions of burden-sharing in international refugee law
    Gregusson Svartdal, Fridtjof, 2018-02-12T08:57:38Z, University of Cape Town
    The number of refugees worldwide has never been higher, with an estimate of 65.3 million forcibly displaced persons by the end of 2015. The brunt of the material, economic and social burdens these waves of often destitute persons represent is borne by a minority of closeproximity States, ill-equippe ...
  10. Semi-synthesis and evaluation of fusidic acid derivatives as potential antituberculosis agents
    Shanika, Petrus Siningu, 2018-02-12T08:57:58Z, University of Cape Town
    The causative agent of tuberculosis (TB), Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), still remains one of the most serious infectious diseases with 10 million new reported cases in 2015. Although TB is curable, the ability to acquire resistance to various antibiotics by the Mtb organism is well known. The em ...