Articles by Author: Godwin A Ajiboye

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  1. Wrong pedogenetic assumptions: a case study of the soils developed over talc in Southern Guinea Savanna of Nigeria using clay mineralogy

    Wrong pedogenetic assumptions: a case study of the soils developed over talc in Southern Guinea Savanna of Nigeria using clay mineralogy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    It is often assumed that ultrabasic parent material leads to the formation of soils rich in 2:1 clays and dibasic cations. However, in a tropical environment with intense weathering, this assumption may not be true. To investigate this assumption soil...
  2. Discovering the African folk-tale in translation

    Discovering the African folk-tale in translation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The quality and resultant usefulness of folk-tales available in translation are investigated from the point of view of a newcomer to the field, and the problems of translating the folk-tale are explored by attempting to translate into English a folk-tale...
  3. From Africa to France: two versions of a single African story

    From Africa to France: two versions of a single African story

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Content, structure and style are compared in two versions of a single African folk-tale and an attempt is made to correlate their nature and the specific aims known to have presided at their telling. The first is a simple transcription/translation,...
  4. Voicing status of syllable-initial plosives in siSwati

    Voicing status of syllable-initial plosives in siSwati

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This paper compares the voicing status of /ptk/ and /bdg/ in siSwati. Expanded waveform shapes and spectrographic representations of our experimental data showed us immediately that the distinction between the voiceless and voiced syllable-initial plosives could not be traced by...
  5. From ‘One Namibia, one Nation’ towards ‘Unity in Diversity’? Shifting representations of culture and nationhood in Namibian Independence Day celebrations, 1990–2010

    From ‘One Namibia, one Nation’ towards ‘Unity in Diversity’? Shifting representations of culture and nationhood in Namibian Independence Day celebrations, 1990–2010

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    In 2010 Namibia celebrated its twentieth anniversary of independence from South African rule. The main celebrations in the country's capital Windhoek became the stage for an impressively orchestrated demonstration of maturing nationhood, symbolically embracing postcolonial policy concepts such as ‘national...
  6. From ‘One Namibia, one Nation’ towards ‘Unity in Diversity’? Shifting representations of culture and nationhood in Namibian Independence Day celebrations, 1990–2010

    From ‘One Namibia, one Nation’ towards ‘Unity in Diversity’? Shifting representations of culture and nationhood in Namibian Independence Day celebrations, 1990–2010

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    In 2010 Namibia celebrated its twentieth anniversary of independence from South African rule. The main celebrations in the country's capital Windhoek became the stage for an impressively orchestrated demonstration of maturing nationhood, symbolically embracing postcolonial policy concepts such as ‘national...
  7. Engine performance of biodiesel-biodiesel blends at varying engine speeds

    Engine performance of biodiesel-biodiesel blends at varying engine speeds

    Biodiesel blends with petroleum diesel have long been experimented on and considered good alternatives to petroleum diesel. Most blends considered biodiesel percentages of 20 and less. This work considered blending B100 of separate biodiesel feedstocks to determine their influence on...
  8. Impact of dietary iron intake on anaemia in Tanzanian schoolchildren

    Impact of dietary iron intake on anaemia in Tanzanian schoolchildren

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective. To investigate the nutritional relationship between dietary intake and prevalence of anaemia among Tanzanian schoolchildren. Methods. Dietary intakes of 101 schoolchildren aged 7 - 12 years were assessed using a pre-tested food frequency questionnaire. Haemoglobin (Hb), haematocrit, erythrocyte protoporphyrin...