Articles by Author: Moses Chibesa

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  1. Home range and habitat use of Trumpeter Hornbills <em>Bycanistes bucinator</em> in an urban–forest mosaic, Eshowe, South Africa<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    Home range and habitat use of Trumpeter Hornbills <em>Bycanistes bucinator</em> in an urban–forest mosaic, Eshowe, South Africa<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Despite the negative impacts of urbanisation, some species adapt to pressures of habitat loss and fragmentation. Trumpeter Hornbills Bycanistes bucinator are a large avian forest frugivore that uses urban environments in South Africa. Consequently, we used GPS/UHF transmitters to study...
  2. Use and availability of tree and shrub resources on Maasai communal rangelands near Amboseli, Kenya

    Use and availability of tree and shrub resources on Maasai communal rangelands near Amboseli, Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Use of plant resources is critical in understanding resource dependence among poor rural communities. This study investigated use of tree and shrub resources by a local Maasai community, through discussions and a questionnaire. Twenty-four tree and shrub species were utilised...
  3. RESENSIE—REVIEW

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
  4. Positive care? HIV and residential care for children in South Africa

    Positive care? HIV and residential care for children in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Responses to the HIV epidemic leading to an increase in the number of residential care facilities for children across sub-Saharan Africa have prompted concerns that large numbers of orphaned children are being placed in institutional care. There is little empirical...
  5. Cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins in the source water from Lake Chivero, Harare, Zimbabwe, and the presence of cyanotoxins in drinking water

    Cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins in the source water from Lake Chivero, Harare, Zimbabwe, and the presence of cyanotoxins in drinking water

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The phytoplankton community and cyanotoxins in Lake Chivero (formerly Lake McIlwaine) and the presence of cyanotoxins in treated drinking water were investigated between 2003 and 2004. A typical seasonal succession of Cyanobacteria species occurred from January to April, Bacillariophyta from...
  6. Extent of Access to Information and Communications Technology by the Rural Population of South Africa

    Extent of Access to Information and Communications Technology by the Rural Population of South Africa

    This paper investigates the trends in access to Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in rural compared to the urban areas of South Africa. Using data from the South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) covering the period from 2003 to 2009,...
  7. Maturity, age and growth of <em>Oreochromis karongae</em> (Teleostei: Cichlidae) in Lakes Malawi and Malombe, Malawi

    Maturity, age and growth of <em>Oreochromis karongae</em> (Teleostei: Cichlidae) in Lakes Malawi and Malombe, Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Size-at-50% maturity, age and growth, of Oreochromis (Nyasalapia) karongae ('chambo') in Lakes Malawi and Malombe were studied. Oreochromis karongae, a major component of the chambo species flock, attained 50% maturity at 225 mm TL in Lake Malawi and at 203...