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  • The choice of atomic power for electricity in South Africa 

    Gottschalk, Keith (2013)
    South Africa needs to both increase its electricity generation, and to incrementally transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources. The most cost-effective strategy would be a mix of imported hydropower, solar power, ...
  • Chromista 

    Sym, Stuart D.; Maneveldt, Gavin (Wiley Online, 2011)
    The concept of chromists, at its most expansive, includes the heterokonts (stramenopiles), alveolates, rhizarians, heliozoans, telonemians, haptophytes and cryptophytes. There is mounting evidence that this grouping is not ...
  • Chromista 

    Maneveldt, Gavin; Keats, Derek (Wiley Online, 2003)
    As a group, the chromists show a diverse range of forms from tiny unicellular, flagellates to the large brown algae known as kelp. Molecular studies have confirmed the inclusion of certain organisms once considered Fungi, ...
  • Chromosomal-level assembly of the Asian seabass genome using long sequence reads and multi-layered scaffolding 

    Vij, Shubha; Van Heusden, Peter; Christoffels, Alan; Mbandi, Stanley K.; Mwangi, Sarah (Public Library of Science, 2016)
    We report here the ~670 Mb genome assembly of the Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer), a tropical marine teleost. We used long-read sequencing augmented by transcriptomics, optical and genetic mapping along with shared ...
  • Chronic non-communicable diseases 

    Puoane, Thandi; Tsolekile, Lungiswa; Sanders, David; Parker, Whadiah (Health Systems Trust, 2008)
    This chapter will examine the current actions, including lifestyle measures, for the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases within a South African context. It will also focus on the biological, behavioural ...
  • Chronic pain in the community: A survey in a township in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa 

    Igumbor, Ehimario U.; Puoane, Thandi; Gansky, Stuart A.; Plesh, Octavia (Medpharm Publications, 2011)
    Background: Comprehensive information is needed on the epidemiology and burden of chronic pain in the population for the development of appropriate health interventions. This study aimed to determine the prevalence, ...
  • The church, gender and AIDS: What's wrong with patriarchy? 

    Pillay, Miranda N. (SUN, 2015)
    Many women and children suffer in silence in cultures where patriarchy is condoned and defended as the natural order of things. The inferior status ascribed women and children where patriarchy is imbued as hypernormative, ...
  • Citizenship, community participation and social change: The case of area coordinating teams in Cape Town, South Africa 

    Williams, John J. (Wiley, 2004)
    Social change does not roll in under the wheels of inevitability On the contrary; we have to organize for it, mobilize for it, struggle for it and indeed, plan for it. This is especially so in a country such as South Africa, ...
  • City of Cape Town libraries' segregated history: 1952-1972 

    Laishley, Kathleen; Zinn, Sandy (University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2015)
    This article investigates the history and development of the Cape Town City Libraries (CTCL) from 1952-1972 and examines the effect of apartheid legislation on establishing a public library system. Legislation introduced ...
  • Clathromorphum tubiforme sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae) in South Africa with Comments on Generic Characters 

    Chamberlain, Yvonne; Norris, R.E.; Keats, Derek; Maneveldt, Gavin (Walter de Gruyter, 1995)
    A nongeniculate, crustose coralline alga (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae) from South Africa, is found growing epiphytically on fronds of species of the geniculate genus Ampiroa. Analysis of the vegetative and reproductive ...
  • Climate change and its influence on the Karst groundwater recharge in the Jinci Spring Region, Northern China 

    Jia, Zhenxing; Zang, Hongfei; Zheng, Xiuqing; Xu, Yongxin (MDPI, 2017)
    Due to climate change and human activities over the last fifty years, the spring flow volume of karst groundwater has sharply diminished in China. Climate change is one of the critical factors that initiates a series of ...
  • Clinical psychology training in South Africa: a call to action 

    Pillay, Anthony; Ahmed, Rashid; Bawa, Umesh (Sage Publications, 2013)
    With the profession of clinical psychology and its formal training programmes less than 40 years old in South Africa, it is important that efforts are made to critically examine its challenges and the extent to which it ...
  • A clinical study of the effectiveness of two different 10% carbamide peroxide bleaching products: a 6-month followup 

    Grobler, Sias Renier; Majeed, Abdul; Hayward, Roche; Rossouw, Roelof; Moola, Mohamad H.; van Wyk Kotze, Theuns (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2011)
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of two different 10% carbamide peroxide bleaching products just after treatment and after a 6-month follow-up period. Methods. Two 10% carbamide peroxide products ...
  • Cluster foster care: a panacea for the care of children in the era of HIV/Aids or an MCQ? 

    Gallinetti, Jacqui; Sloth-Nielsen, Julia (Stellenbosch University (SUNJournals), 2010)
    The ravages wrought by HIV/AIDS on child-care arrangements in the African context are well documented (Richter & Sherr, 2009; Sloth-Nielsen & Mezmur, 2008; Tsegaye, 2007; sources cited there). Notably, these constitute ...
  • Clustered Multi-layer Multi-protocol Wireless Mesh Networks 

    Abdalla, Taha; Rey-Moreno, Carlos; Tucker, William David; Bagula, Antoine (Telkom, 2015)
    Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs) have emerged as an alternative option to the wired networks in areas where wired deployment is unfeasible and/or costly. They have been widely adopted in community networks as these networks ...
  • Co-designing a billing system for voice services in rural South Africa: Lessons learned 

    Rey-Moreno, Carlos; Ufitamahoro, Marie Josee; Venter, Isabella; Tucker, William David (ACM, 2014)
    Access to information and communication technologies re- mains una ordable for many in rural areas despite recent progress in providing voice services to remote communities. The sustainability of alternative technical ...
  • Co-trusteeship and the joint- action rule in South African trust law 

    du Toit, Francois (Elsevier, 2013)
    This article examines the fundamental rule of South African trust law that co-trustees must always act jointly in regard to trust administration. It highlights the rule's foundation, but also contextualizes some of the ...
  • Coaching for publication in higher education: views of the coach 

    Frantz, Jose M.; Phillips, Julie; Rhoda, Anthea (Nova Southeastern University, 2011)
    Purpose: Mentoring is a professional development approach that can be effectively used in improving publication outputs among academics. The challenge to develop academics in the area of publication is essential. This study ...
  • Code-switching: An appraisal resource in TRC testimonies 

    Bock, Zannie (John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2011)
    This article analyses the function that code-switching plays in selected testimonies given at South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission which followed the country's transition to democracy in 1994. In a number of ...
  • Coercive sexual practices and gender-based violence on a university campus 

    Clowes, Lindsay; Shefer, Tamara; Fouten, Elron; Vergnani, Tania; Jacobs, Joachim (Taylor & Francis, co-published with Unisa Press, 2009)
    When a 22-year-old University of the Western Cape (UWC) female student was stabbed to death by her boyfriend (another student) in her room in the university residence on 25 August 2008, the entire campus was left reeling. ...