Articles by Author: Olufunmilayo Alice Mafimidiwo

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  1. Generating optimum solar output energy with three-dimensional photovoltaic system – the effect of solar radiation

    Generating optimum solar output energy with three-dimensional photovoltaic system – the effect of solar radiation

    In order to optimize the solar energy generated from a photovoltaic solar panel, adequate utilization of the global irradiation incident on the photovoltaic panel is necessary. Solar irradiation received on the surface of any material on the earth could be...
  2. A Case for the Phonetic Feature [Tongue]

    A Case for the Phonetic Feature [Tongue]

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Based on the autosegmental principles of phonemic licensing, this article argues a case for the phonetic feature [tongue] to function as a cover label for all true consonants that are articulated with a tongue stricture. The case evolves from a...
  3. Response of carrot (<em>Daucus carota</em> L.) yield and quality to organic fertiliser

    Response of carrot (<em>Daucus carota</em> L.) yield and quality to organic fertiliser

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    A field study was conducted at Umsunduze Training Centre, KwaZulu-Natal, for two seasons (2005 and 2006) to determine the response of carrot (Daucus carota cv. Kuroda) to organic fertiliser. Three different organic fertilisers were applied at four rates (chicken manure:...
  4. Academic blogs: A platform for sharing information and disseminating knowledge

    Academic blogs: A platform for sharing information and disseminating knowledge

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    In this article, keywords are analysed in a corpus comprising two academic blogs in higher education, specifically dealing with issues of Open Distance Learning (ODL). WordSmith Tools was used to extract keywords from the blogs, and the thematically significant keywords...
  5. HIV/AIDS messages in Malawi and their implications for effective responses

    HIV/AIDS messages in Malawi and their implications for effective responses

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper explores the nature of HIV/AIDS education and information networks in Malawi, with a focus on Dedza district. We consider the role of institutional and personal actors involved in Malawi's recently instated and decentralised behaviour-change intervention strategy, as well...
  6. The new female condom (FC2) in Uganda: perceptions and experiences of users and their sexual partners

    The new female condom (FC2) in Uganda: perceptions and experiences of users and their sexual partners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The new version of the female condom (FC2) was introduced in Uganda in October 2009, following an unsuccessful female condom programme begun in 1998. The failure of the earlier programme was partly attributed to low acceptance of the first type...
  7. On the nature of language – Heidegger and African Philosophy

    On the nature of language – Heidegger and African Philosophy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    This paper explores links between Heidegger’s notion of language and views in African philosophy. My contention is that Heidegger’s daring phenomenology of language is also found and even radicalised within the framework of African philosophy, particularly the philosophy of myth...
  8. Instant mutuality: the development of Maboneng in inner-city Johannesburg

    Instant mutuality: the development of Maboneng in inner-city Johannesburg

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    In the context of strategies of urban renewal and gentrification in Johannesburg in a time of rapid urbanisation, the question of how urban renewal and gentrification affect people and their everyday lives must be considered. At present there are numerous...
  9. Parenting styles and psychological needs influences on adolescent life goals and aspirations in a South African setting

    Parenting styles and psychological needs influences on adolescent life goals and aspirations in a South African setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The present study examined the role of parenting styles and basic psychological needs in the adoption of goals and aspirations of learners, as well as for their psychological wellbeing (positive versus negative affect) in a South African sample of learners...
  10. Temporal and spatial dynamics of mineral levels of forage, soil and cattle blood serum in two semi-arid savannas of South Africa

    Temporal and spatial dynamics of mineral levels of forage, soil and cattle blood serum in two semi-arid savannas of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    In this study, we examined temporal and spatial dynamics of minerals of forage, soil and cattle serum in two savannas (valley and plain) of South Africa. The aims were to explore the relationships between ecosystem components, and plan communal grazing...