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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A large number of spatial datasets have inconsistent and/or outdated metadata.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 ...
School language change led by internal change agents : interrogating the sustainability of school language change initiatives.
Amid the dearth of implementation of South Africa’s post-apartheid Language-in-education policy which encourages multilingualism and recognizes the value of instruction in the home language of learners, internal change ...
Does sequential harvesting affect the quality of and income from organically grown potatoes?
Lack of effective storage facilities to mitigate post harvest losses threatens the profitability of organic farming. In rural KwaZulu-Natal, small scale farmers use traditional storage and sequential harvesting to keep ...
An exploration of the experience of a memory box programme by children affected by HIV and AIDS.
The purpose of this research was to highlight the benefits of a Memory Box Programme on the social and emotional developmental functioning of orphaned children. The study focused on the memory box approach used by Sinomlando ...
Examining consumers perceptions on water supply and sanitation services : a case study of Ohlange Township, Durban, South Africa.
Governments in many developing countries have stepped up efforts to provide water and sanitation services sustainably to as many people as possible. In some instances, time frames for provision of services to all of their ...