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  • Business models in land reform 

    Lahiff, Edward (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2007-08)
    This paper reviews the types of business models, or landuse models, being implemented in land reform projects involving the transfer of rural land to communities and other groups in South Africa, under both the restitution ...
  • Business restructuring and operational requirements dismissals: Algorax and beyond 

    Du Toit, Darcy (Juta Law, 2005)
    Introduction:This article revisits a vexed and much-debated question: when is it 'fair' for an employer, in the course of restructuring its business, to dismiss an employee for declining to accept changes in her or his ...
  • A calibration report for wireless sensor-based weatherboards 

    Muthoni, M.; Bagula, Antoine (MDPI, 2015)
    Sub-Saharan Africa contains the highest number of people affected by droughts. Although this can easily be mitigated through the provision of timely, reliable and relevant weather forecasts, the sparse network of weather ...
  • Call capacity for voice over Internet Protocol on wireless mesh networks 

    Zulu, Docas Dudu; Tucker, William David (Telkom, 2010)
    This paper describes work in progress on call capacity optimization for voice over Internet Protocol on wireless mesh networks. In a developing country such as South Africa, evidence has shown that rural inhabitants find ...
  • Can a new paediatric sub-specialty improve child health in South Africa? 

    Swingler, George; Hendricks, Michael; Hall, David; Hall, Susan; Sanders, David; McKerrow, Neil; Saloojee, Haroon; Reid, Steve (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2012)
    Compared with other middle-income countries, child health in South Africa is in a poor state, and should be addressed by focusing on the healthcare needs of all children across a system or region. Paediatricians have had ...
  • Candida antifungal drug resistance in sub-Saharan African populations: A systematic review 

    Africa, Charlene Wilma Joyce; Abrantes, Pedro Miguel dos Santos (Science Navigation Group, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Candida infections are responsible for increased morbidity and mortality rates in at-risk patients, especially in developing countries where there is limited access to antifungal drugs and a high burden of HIV ...
  • Cape Town as Africa's gateway for tourism to Antarctica - development potential and need for regulation 

    Boekstein, Mark (2014)
    Cape Town is one of the five Antarctic gateway cities from which ships and aircraft travel to and from various parts of Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic islands. Gateway cities are used by government scientific expeditions, ...
  • The Cape Town statement on characteristic elements of a lifelong learning higher education institution 

    Walters, Shirley; Werner, Mauch (University of Western Cape, UNESCO, Lifelong learning, 2001)
    This statement grew out of a need recognised by adult and higher educators, scholars and specialists in the area of adult and lifelong learning to build on previous work focusing on transforming institutions of higher ...
  • Capture zone simulation for boreholes located in fractured dykes using the linesink concept 

    Xu, Yongxin; van Tonder, Gerrit J. (Water Research Commission, 2002)
    Delineation of capture zones for groundwater source protection is normally performed by using numerical codes which are based on the porous medium flow equation. However, boreholes are often sited in or along permeable ...
  • Carbapenem resistance expressed by Gram-negative bacilli isolated from a cohort of Libyan patients 

    Shallouf, Mohamed; Abrantes, Pedro Miguel dos Santos; Africa, Charlene W.J. (BioMed Central, 2016)
    Background and objectives: Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and other Gram-negative bacteria are among the most common pathogens responsible for both community and hospital acquired infection. The global spread ...
  • Carbonation of brine impacted fractionated coal fly ash: Implications for CO2 sequestration 

    Muriithi, Grace; Gitari, Wilson; Petrik, Leslie; Ndungu, Patrick (Elsevier, 2011)
    Coal combustion by-products such as fly ash (FA), brine and CO2 from coal fired power plants have the potential to impact negatively on the environment. FA and brine can contaminate the soil, surface and ground water through ...
  • Cardiovascular effects of the alkaloid hippadine on the isolated perfused rat heart 

    Mugabo, Pierre; Obikeze, Kenechukwu; Njagi, Angela; Burger, Andries; Dietrich, Danielle; Green, Ivan (Open Access Science Research Publisher, 2012)
    Crinum macowanii has been used extensively in traditional medicines for treatment of various illnesses such as oedema and ‘heart disease’. Previous studies of the crude bulb extracts on Langendorff perfused isolated rat ...
  • Cardiovascular risk and events in 17 low-, middle-, and high-income countries 

    Yusuf, S.; Rangarajan, S.; Teo, K.; Kelishadi, R. (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: More than 80% of deaths from cardiovascular disease are estimated to occur in low-income and middle-income countries, but the reasons are unknown. METHODS: We enrolled 156,424 persons from 628 urban and ...
  • Carybdea branchi, sp. nov., a new box jellyfish (Cnidaria: Cubozoa) from South Africa. 

    Gershwin, Lisa-Ann; Gibbons, Mark J. (Magnolia Press, 2009)
    A common and conspicuous member of the medusan fauna of South Africa has been the subject of repeated taxonomic confusion. After having been mistakenly identified by earlier workers as either Carybdea alata or Tamoya ...
  • The case studies: authentic learning 

    Herrington, Jan; Mitchell, Veronica; Rowe, Michael; Titus, Simone (Routledge, 2014)
    Moving from theory to practice in higher education is deeply challenging. While exploring pedagogical models in the literature may lead to tacit understanding of general principles, actually implementing these principles ...
  • A catalogue with keys to the non-geniculate coralline algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) of South Africa 

    Maneveldt, Gavin; Keats, Derek; Chamberlain, Yvonne (Elsevier, 2008)
    Non-geniculate coralline red algae are common in all of the world’s oceans, where they often occupy close to 100% of the primary rocky substratum. The South African rocky subtidal and intertidal habitats in particular, ...
  • Cave pecuniam: Lawyers as launderers 

    Hamman, Abraham; Koen, Raymond (North-West University, 2012)
    In South Africa there is something almost sacrosanct about an attorney's trust account. It is the prescribed destination of all funds paid in trust by a client to an attorney. Clients tend to have complete confidence in ...
  • Cell phone notification via bluetooth for Web 2.0 applications 

    Mutemwa, Muyowa; Tucker, William David; Norman, Michael (Telkom, 2009)
    This paper discusses how an Instant Messaging application on a computer can use Bluetooth in order to provide vibration notification on a mobile phone. The initial motivation was to aid Deaf1 office workers to know when ...
  • Cellular Characterization of SARS Coronavirus Nucleocapsid 

    Goh, Phuay-Yee; Choi, Yook-Wah; Shen, Shuo; Tan, Yee-Joo; Fielding, Burtram C.; Tan, Timothy H.P.; O, Eng-Eong; Lim, Seng Gee; Hong, Wanjin (Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors, 2004)
    The Severe and Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (SARS CoV) is a newly-emerged virus that caused an outbreak of atypical pneumonia in the winter of 2002-2003. Polyclonal antibodies raised against the nucleocapsid (N) ...
  • Challanges related to working conditions experienced by social workers practising in rural areas 

    Alpaslan, Nicky; Schenck, Catherina (Rinie) (University of Stellenbosch, 2012)
    Introduction: In view of the references to the “poor working conditions” of social workers (Kusambisa in Chibba, 2011), which make it a challenge to retain social workers in rural areas (Kruger, 2008:44), and the exodus ...