Articles by Author: Samson K Nwonyi

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  1. Mortality salience and prejudice towards ethno-religion minorities: Results and implications of a Nigerian study

    Mortality salience and prejudice towards ethno-religion minorities: Results and implications of a Nigerian study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The present study examined mortality salience (MS) effect on prejudice towards an ethno-religion minority group of Northern Nigeria. Participants were 120 undergraduate students (females = 41.67%) with an age range between 17 and 38 years. The students completed a Distance-(relationship)-Situation...
  2. Understanding self-appraisal of HIV-infection risk among young adults in Nigeria: evidence from a national survey

    Understanding self-appraisal of HIV-infection risk among young adults in Nigeria: evidence from a national survey

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    A major component of HIV prevention is to encourage individuals to appreciate their personal risk of contracting the virus with the aim of encouraging them to take steps to reduce the risks. This article addresses the accuracy of an individual's...
  3. Indigenous names of fish and fishing gear in the Cuvelai, Kavango and Caprivi regions of Namibia

    Indigenous names of fish and fishing gear in the Cuvelai, Kavango and Caprivi regions of Namibia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    This study discusses the local names of the inland fresh water fish species of the Cuvelai, Kavango and Caprivi regions of Namibia, in five indigenous languages: OshiWambo/OshiNdonga, RuKwangali, RuGciriku, SiLosi and SiSubia. It also discusses local names of the indigenous...
  4. Test anxiety: contributions of gender, age, parent's occupation and self-esteem among secondary school students in Nigeria

    Test anxiety: contributions of gender, age, parent's occupation and self-esteem among secondary school students in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Most of the previous studies on test anxiety have focused on students in higher institutions with little research on test anxiety in secondary school students. The present study examined the contributions of gender, age, parent's occupation and self-esteem on test...
  5. Intraspecific prey choice of bushmeat hunters outside the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania: a preliminary analysis

    Intraspecific prey choice of bushmeat hunters outside the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania: a preliminary analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    In this study we investigated intraspecific prey choice of illegal bushmeat hunters outside the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. During the study 151 animals belonging to 12 species were reported killed. The majority, 76%, of prey species were migratory herbivores. Night...
  6. Effect of organic cultivation of rooibos tea plants (<em>Aspalathus linearis</em>) on soil nutrient status in Nieuwoudtville, South Africa

    Effect of organic cultivation of rooibos tea plants (<em>Aspalathus linearis</em>) on soil nutrient status in Nieuwoudtville, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The shoots of rooibos (Aspalathus linearis (Burm.f.) R.Dahlgren) plants, cultivated organically by small-scale farmers in Nieuwoudtville, are harvested for the production of tea. These practices could lead to decreasing soil fertility. It was hypothesised that soil from cultivated rooibos plots...
  7. Delivery of isoniazid preventive therapy to reduce occupational TB among healthcare workers in Swaziland

    Delivery of isoniazid preventive therapy to reduce occupational TB among healthcare workers in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Healthcare workers (HCWs) in Swaziland are at increased risk of acquiring tuberculosis (TB), but existing infection control and occupational health policies often fall short of mitigating the risk of acquiring TB in the workplace. Health service failure to systematically offer...
  8. Knowledge, attitudes and practices in the control and prevention of malaria in four endemic provinces of Zambia

    Knowledge, attitudes and practices in the control and prevention of malaria in four endemic provinces of Zambia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    This study sought to determine malaria knowledge levels, attitudes and practices of the communities in four malaria endemic provinces of Zambia. A cross-sectional survey on knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) on malaria transmission, prevention and control was conducted among 584...
  9. Endo-parasites of public-health importance recovered from rodents in the Durban metropolitan area, South Africa

    Endo-parasites of public-health importance recovered from rodents in the Durban metropolitan area, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Background: Parasite infections of public health importance carried by Rattus spp. on the African continent (excluding toxoplasmosis) have not been adequately researched. The aim of this study was to investigate endoparasites of public health importance, particularly those associated with R...