Articles by Author: Nicole De Wet

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  1. Responsible Teenage Fatherhood in a South African Historically Disadvantaged Community

    Responsible Teenage Fatherhood in a South African Historically Disadvantaged Community

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the meaning of teenage fatherhood in a historically disadvantaged South African community. Open ended interviews on teenage fatherhood were conducted with sixteen teenage fathers aged between 16 and 21 years. The data were analysed using thematic content...
  2. Using past events to construct the present: Voices at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings

    Using past events to construct the present: Voices at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    This article analyses the discursive thread of interpersonal meanings in several sets of documents: newspaper reports of what became known as the St James Church massacre in Cape Town in July 1993; excerpts from two applicants' and one witness' deposition...
  3. The ethics of HIV research with people who inject drugs in Africa: a desk review

    The ethics of HIV research with people who inject drugs in Africa: a desk review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Injecting drug use is a growing problem in Africa and a growing risk factor for contracting HIV in the region. It is imperative that HIV research includes injecting drug users so that they too are able to benefit from safe...
  4. Youth mortality due to HIV/AIDS in South Africa, 2001–2009: An analysis of the levels of mortality using life table techniques

    Youth mortality due to HIV/AIDS in South Africa, 2001–2009: An analysis of the levels of mortality using life table techniques

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    South Africa has one of the highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rates in the world. It is estimated that 5.38 million South Africans are living with HIV/AIDS. In addition, new infections among adults aged 15+ were reportedly 316 900 in 2011. New...
  5. A re-contextualisation of Charles Keil's theory of participatory discrepancies in the music of the Presbyterian Church of Mozambique

    A re-contextualisation of Charles Keil's theory of participatory discrepancies in the music of the Presbyterian Church of Mozambique

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa
    This article re-contextualises Charles Keil's theory of participatory discrepancies in order to examine how the members of the Presbyterian Church of Mozambique are able to create contexts for participatory performances of Reformed Church hymns that reflect the musical style of...
  6. The economics, financing and implementation of HIV treatment as prevention: What will it take to get there?

    The economics, financing and implementation of HIV treatment as prevention: What will it take to get there?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The 2013 Lancet Commission Report, Global Health 2035, rightly pointed out that we are at a unique place in history where a “grand convergence” of health initiatives to reduce both infectious diseases, and child and maternal mortality – diseases that...
  7. Wildlife roadkill patterns on a major highway in northern Tanzania

    Wildlife roadkill patterns on a major highway in northern Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Despite expanding road networks, there is limited understanding of the effects of roads on wildlife in East Africa. We present a baseline survey and describe the patterns of roadkill in the Tarangire–Manyara ecosystem of Tanzania. A 75 km stretch of...
  8. Is a reduction in the individual vigilance of mothers a key evolutionary driver of group formation in white rhinos?

    Is a reduction in the individual vigilance of mothers a key evolutionary driver of group formation in white rhinos?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    A key benefit and evolutionary driver of group living is reduced predation risk. In white rhinos, groups comprise adult females, their calves and one to six unrelated subadults. Subadults benefit from group living through exposure to novel areas, and protection...
  9. “Dying is dying, that's all”: Structural violence and cultural projects in Malawian AIDS proverbs

    “Dying is dying, that's all”: Structural violence and cultural projects in Malawian AIDS proverbs

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper examines three Malawian proverbs about AIDS: “AIDS came for people”, “Dying is dying, that's all” and “It's in the flour”. Proverbs permit Malawians to discuss the otherwise taboo topic of AIDS because they offer a special register and...
  10. “When we are together I feel at home.” Types and sources of social support among youth newly diagnosed with HIV in Kenya: implications for intervention

    “When we are together I feel at home.” Types and sources of social support among youth newly diagnosed with HIV in Kenya: implications for intervention

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Social support helps youth manage psychosocial stress. Though many studies have investigated the role of social support in helping youth in developed countries cope with their HIV status, such research is lacking among youth living in sub-Saharan African countries, including...