Articles by Author: Ketiwe Ndhlovu

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  1. Euphemism vs explicitness: A corpus-based analysis of translated taboo words from English to Zimbabwean Ndebele

    Euphemism vs explicitness: A corpus-based analysis of translated taboo words from English to Zimbabwean Ndebele

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article examines the governing initial norms, namely explicitness and euphemism in English source texts and Ndebele translations, focusing on how these norms influenced the strategies chosen by the Ndebele translators in the translation of taboo terms. In the article,...
  2. The politics of language and nationality in Zimbabwe: Nation building or empire building?

    The politics of language and nationality in Zimbabwe: Nation building or empire building?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article discusses the intersections of language, identity formation and nation building in Zimbabwe. The article argues that political aspirations for empire building by the ruling elite have come to be popularized and legitimized as language policy and nation building...
  3. Proposing a language-based framework for the form and structure of a United States of Africa

    Proposing a language-based framework for the form and structure of a United States of Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article is conceived against the background of ongoing political and intellectual debates around the formation of a United States of Africa. Together with the drive for political and economic integration, the idea of a United States of Africa is...
  4. Impact of <em>Prosopis</em> (mesquite) invasion and clearing on the grazing capacity of semiarid Nama Karoo rangeland, South Africa

    Impact of <em>Prosopis</em> (mesquite) invasion and clearing on the grazing capacity of semiarid Nama Karoo rangeland, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    We assessed the impact of Prosopis invasion and clearing on the grazing capacity of heavily grazed Nama Karoo rangeland in the Beaufort West district of the Western Cape province of South Africa. Invasion (c. 15% Prosopis canopy cover) reduced grazing...
  5. Effect of <em>Prosopis</em> (mesquite) invasion and clearing on vegetation cover in semi-arid Nama Karoo rangeland, South Africa

    Effect of <em>Prosopis</em> (mesquite) invasion and clearing on vegetation cover in semi-arid Nama Karoo rangeland, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The Nama-Karoo is the largest of the three biomes that comprise the semi-arid Karoo-Namib ecoregion of southern Africa. Large tracts of Nama-Karoo rangeland have been invaded by alien leguminous trees of the genus Prosopis. We assessed the impact of Prosopis...
  6. Impact of <em>Prosopis</em> (mesquite) invasion and clearing on vegetation species composition and diversity in semi-arid Nama-Karoo rangeland, South Africa

    Impact of <em>Prosopis</em> (mesquite) invasion and clearing on vegetation species composition and diversity in semi-arid Nama-Karoo rangeland, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The Nama-Karoo biome occupies 28% of South Africa’s land area. Alien leguminous trees of the genus Prosopis have invaded large tracts of Nama-Karoo rangeland. We evaluated the impact of Prosopis invasion and clearing on vegetation species composition and diversity (alien...