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  • Walking and the social life of solar charging in rural Africa 

    Bidwell, Nicola J.; Siya, Masbulele; Marsden, Gary; Tucker, William David; Tshemese, M.; Gaven, N.; Ntlangano, Senzo; Robinson, Simon; Eglinton, Kristen Ali (Association for Computing Machinery, 2013)
    We consider practices that sustain social and physical environments beyond those dominating sustainable HCI discourse. We describe links between walking, sociality, and using resources in a case study of community-based, ...
  • Want to date a patient? Refer first 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    In dentistry, the dentist - patient interaction often represents a long-term, close personal relationship that involves friendship as well as professional responsibility. A professional (the dentist) has two interests ...
  • Warnings - written is always best 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (SADA, 2013)
    An inferior dental block injection was administered to a 17-year-old who required the emergency extraction of his lower right molar tooth. The patient was advised not to bite his lip as he may not feel it due the numbing ...
  • Waste minimization protocols for the process of synthesizing zeolites from South African coal fly ash 

    Du Plessis, Pieter W.; Ojumu, Tunde V.; Petrik, Leslie (MDPI, 2013)
    Production of a high value zeolite from fly ash has been shown to be an avenue for the utilization of South African fly ash which presently constitutes a huge disposal problem. The synthesis of zeolites Na-P1 and analcime ...
  • A water balance approach to the sustainable management of groundwater in South Africa 

    Wright, K.A.; Xu, Yongxin (Water Research Commission, 2000)
    The water balance approach, based on the principles of conservation of mass, is applied to the issue of sustainable groundwater management in South Africa, incorporating the ethos of the National Water Act of 1998, ...
  • Water materialities and citizen engagement: Testing the implications of water access and quality for community engagement in Ghana and South Africa 

    Harris, Leila M.; Kleiber, Danika; Rodina, Lucy; Yaylaci, Sule; Goldin, Jacqueline; Owen, Germaine (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
    We analyze the relationship between perceptions of domestic water access, and quality, in relation community engagement. While others have suggested linkages between material conditions of water access and engagement ...
  • "We are not in the least bit used to these ways of studying": Developing academic competence in all students 

    McMillan, Wendy (American Association of Dental Schools, 2005)
    This article is located in the field of academic development in oral health science education. Specifically, it examines the academic difficulties experienced by oral hygiene students in their transition from high school ...
  • 'We can be united, but we are different': discourse of difference in postcolonial Namibia 

    Akuupa, Michael (Forum Press, 2010)
    Social scientists who have written about the dynamics of festival rituals have analysed such practices variously as celebrations of commonality, as the enhancement of social cohesion, or as expressions of nostalgia. Festivals ...
  • Web-based telephony bridges for the deaf 

    Glaser, Meryl; Tucker, William David (Telkom, 2001)
    A Teldem provides text-based telephony services to the deaf. Despite an array of text-based communications mechanisms on the web, the Teldem is the only means of synchronous telecommunication available to a deaf person. ...
  • Well worth the wait? The Sexual Offences Bill in 2006 

    Combrinck, Helene (Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2006)
    The Sexual Offences Bill finally seems to be winding its way to conclusion in parliament. It has taken three years to reach this point since its first introduction in 2003, raising serious questions about the government's ...
  • West Coast plants for a waterwise garden 

    Maneveldt, Gavin (Botanical Society of South Africa, 2009)
    The new gardening mantra is 'grow indigenous'. Besides their aesthetic value, most indigenous plants are less costly to maintain, largely because they have long adapted to the local climate and thus to the local rainfall. ...
  • What can be deduced from open cluster metallicity measurements? 

    Koen, Chris; Lombard, Fred (Oxford University Press, 2007)
    The dependence of [Fe/H] on galactocentric distance, distance from the galactic mid-plane and age is studied. Both ordinary least-squares and non-parametric regression in the form of a ‘generalized additive model’ are ...
  • What constitutes responsiveness of physicians: A qualitative study in rural Bangladesh 

    Joarder, Taufique; George, Asha S.; Ahmed, Syed Masud; Rashid, Sabina Faiz; Sarker, Malabika (Public Library of Science, 2017)
    Responsiveness entails the social actions by health providers to meet the legitimate expectations of patients. It plays a critical role in ensuring continuity and effectiveness of care within people centered health ...
  • What elements are needed to design a comprehensive youth development programme 

    Pharaoh, Hamilton; Smith, Mario; Frantz, Jose M. (HRPUB, 2018)
    Interventions to combat engagement in health risk behaviours (HRB) amongst youth produces mixed results. Engagement in HRBs continues to increase with adverse effects on health and well-being. This manuscript reports on a ...
  • What French for Gabonese French lexicography? 

    Assam, Blanche Nyangone; Ndinga-Koumba-Binza, Hugues Steve; Ompoussa, Virginie (SUN, 2016)
    This paper is a response to Mavoungou (2013a) who has pleaded for the production of a dictionary of Gabonese French as variant B of the French language. The paper intends to comprehend the concept of "Gabonese French". It ...
  • What happened to the Child Justice Bill? The process of law reform relating to child offenders 

    Gallinetti, Jacqui (Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2006)
    Children who are accused of crimes in South Africa are governed by the same legislation as adults. The urgent need to develop a separate child justice system culminated in the release of the draft Child Justice Bill in ...
  • What happens during those long hours next to the road? An exploratory study of three informal day labour hiring sites in Tshwane 

    Schenck, Catherina (Rinie); Xipu, Lawrence; Blaauw, Phillip (Derick) (University of Stellenbosch, 2012)
    The purpose of the study was to describe the nature of socio-economic activities taking place at hiring sites in Tshwane. The research approach and methodology of this study were exploratory, descriptive and qualitative. ...
  • What if students could be transformational resources for pharmacy practice? 

    Coetzee, Renier; Bheekie, Angeni; Van Huyssteen, Mea (Medpharm Publications, 2017)
    The pharmacists’ role in the healthcare system is expanding internationally beyond the traditional roles of compounding and medicine supply management, to providing patientcentred care and updating health care workers ...
  • What is the future of collective bargaining (and Labour Law) in South Africa? 

    Du Toit, Darcy (Juta Law, 2007)
    Introduction: Collective bargaining has a long history. The term is said to have been coined around 1890 by the British labour movement pioneer, Beatrice Webb. By then the practice of wage negotiations between trade unions ...
  • What is the future of polygyny (polygamy) in Africa? 

    Mwambene, Lea (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2017)
    The traditional practice of polygyny, whereby only a man is allowed to marry more than one wife in a customary marriage, has long been perceived to be an offender of women's rights. Recent family law reforms on the ...