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  1. An analysis of the income tax treatment of realised gains and losses from the use of short positions in South African hedge fund portfolio fundamental paired trades
    Wiese, Peter, 2017-10-12T14:08:01Z, University of Cape Town
    This dissertation analyses the nature (capital or revenue) of the proceeds arising from the use of short positions in South African hedge fund fundamental paired trades. Hedge funds, which typically avail themselves of an array of alternative investment strategies such as short selling in addition t ...
  2. Indigenous knowledge systems in food gathering and production in selected rural communities in Sekhukhune District of the Limpopo Province
    Masekoameng, Mosima, 2017-10-12T13:43:11Z, University of Limpopo
    Thesis (M.Sc.(Agriculture)) -- University of Limpopo, 2007 ...
  3. Hindrances to learning to program in an introductory programmimg module
    Marokane, Thomas Selakane, 2017-10-12T07:35:10Z
    Introductory programming failure rate among students is high worldwide, including in South Africa. The failure rate remains a subject for investigation due to a high number of students who find learning to program difficult. This study evaluates factors that contribute to high failure rates in an ...
  4. Toward a broadband service delivery model over wireless technologies to resource-constrained public high schools in South Africa
    Pholotho, Tholo Johannes, 2017-10-12T07:56:22Z
    Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are capable of expanding access to quality education, educational resources, and also provide teachers with new skills. Nevertheless, a majority of rural public schools have limited ICTs, mainly due to geographical landscape, lack of service delivery ...
  5. The relationship between organisational commitment, career adaptability and retention factors within the retail sector in the Western Cape
    Jabaar, Rugshana, 2017-10-12T10:16:01Z
    The objectives of the research were to examine the relationship between organizational commitment, career adaptability and retention factors within the retail sector in the Western Cape and to determine whether the demographical variables (age, gender, race, marital status, tenure and job level) in ...
  6. The people shall govern: Constituent power and the South African Constitution
    Matakane, Gcina M., 2017-10-12T12:50:26Z, University of the Western Cape
    Magister Philosophiae - MPhil ...
  7. A framework for utilisation of health services for skilled birth attendant and postnatal care in Ethiopia
    Gessesse, Yoseph Woldegebriel, 2017-10-11T06:56:41Z
    The Ministry of Health (MOH) and its partners are determined to prevent and manage preventable causes of morbidity and mortality in mothers, neonates and children. In the last decade, special emphasis has been given to increasing the number of health facilities that provide maternal and child health ...
  8. Understanding the attitudes and perceptions of South African residents towards anti-rhino poaching initiatives : a study in Bloemfontein, Free State province, South Africa
    Gyimah, Issah, 2017-10-11T07:12:07Z
    This dissertation reports on the findings of a study conducted in order to understand the impact of the attitudes and perceptions of some residents in Bloemfontein, towards rhino poaching and anti-rhino poaching initiatives in South Africa. Prominent theoretical models, such as the theory of reasone ...
  9. Comparative study on key factors within the roles and functions of professional nurses working in different nursing units
    Khosa, Khazamula Phineas, 2017-10-11T07:24:19Z
    The aim o f this study was to determine the key factors within the roles and functions o f professional nurses working in different nursing units with the purpose for motivation for their compensation in accordance with their performance. A comparative, descriptive design was employed. Findings ...
  10. The molecular basis of alpha thalassaemia in a South African population
    Rousseau, Jeanne, 2017-10-11T08:08:55Z, University of Cape Town
    The molecular basis of alpha thalassaemia in the so-called "Cape Coloured" population of the Western Cape was investigated. Restriction endonuclease digestion, Southern blotting and hybridisation with alpha and zeta globin-specific probes were used to investigate the incidence of the the various alp ...