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Impact of irrigation with gypsiferous mine water on the water resources of parts of the upper Olifants basin.
The generation of large quantities of mine wastewater in South African coal mines and the needs for a cost effective, as well as an environmentally sustainable manner of mine water disposal, have fostered interests in the ...
Surveillance of microbial pathogens in the Umgeni River, Durban South Africa.
This study assessed the quality of the Umgeni River in Durban South Africa seasonally from March 2011 to January 2012, according to standard protocol. Water samples were collected from Inanda dam-U5, KrantzKloof Nature ...
The lived experience of forgiveness/unforgiveness in victims of violent crime : an empirical phenomenological study.
The aim of this study was to investigate the lived experience of forgiveness or unforgiveness in individuals who had been victims of violent crime. 6 participants who had experienced violent crime underwent an in-depth ...
The role of the military in the political conflict in Lesotho : with special reference tot he 1998 failed coup d'etat.
The central argument in the thesis is that lack of professionalism within the military establishment was the leading factor for coups in the politics of Lesotho. Other sources of military involvement in the politics of ...
Private military companies and civil-military relations theory.
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Exploring teacher approaches to teaching a selected unit of study in the natural science curriculum.
Research indicates that conceptual knowledge and abstract thinking was deficient in South African learners (TIMMS, 1999, 2003; Gower 2008). The general poor performance of learners in Reading, Mathematics and Science has ...
Drought risk analysis using remote sensing and GIS in the Oshikoto region, Namibia.
Drought is a recurrent climatic process that occurs with uneven temporal and spatial characteristics over broad areas and over an extended period of time. Therefore, detecting drought onsets and ends as well as assessing ...
Metadata challenges faced by producers and users of spatial data in South Africa.
A large number of spatial datasets have inconsistent and/or outdated metadata. In certain cases, metadata is entirely absent. Some spatial data producers suggest that metadata creation and maintenance is a time consuming ...
Shifts in societal perception of mental retardation concurrent with social, economic and political change.
This thesis assesses shifts in societal perceptions of mental retardation in South Africa from the mid-nineteenth century to the 1990s and investigates the influence of political, economic and social change on such ...