Articles by Author: Sharon Okanga

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  1. A comparison of techniques employed in detection of avian malaria infection, South Africa

    A comparison of techniques employed in detection of avian malaria infection, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Avian malaria remains an obscure and mostly unknown avian infection despite the socio-economic threat it poses for poultry industries and its potential to hinder conservation efforts. Therefore, diagnostics for the infection should be expedient, efficient and flexible in applicability. We...
  2. GPS tracking cattle as a monitoring tool for conservation and management

    GPS tracking cattle as a monitoring tool for conservation and management

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The emergence of GPS technology has resulted in significant advances in the ease and flexibility of studying animal movement patterns, yet barriers remain to the widespread use of GPS units for animal tracking. Here, we developed a low-cost, logistically simple...
  3. Learning from Narratives: Understanding the Impact of Childhood Abuse on Interpersonal Functioning Later in Life

    Learning from Narratives: Understanding the Impact of Childhood Abuse on Interpersonal Functioning Later in Life

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study used a survey and narrative approach to understand the link between childhood abuse experiences and interpersonal functioning later in life. Participants for the children's survey were 88 children (males = 43; females = 45; age range 5 to...
  4. Dear Reader: A textual analysis of magazine editorials

    Dear Reader: A textual analysis of magazine editorials

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    This research aimed to investigate the conventions and differences that exist across the genre of the editorial column in magazines, which included investigating how the form of editorials is related to their functions and how ideology is conveyed implicitly and...
  5. Mind the gap: reflections on the current provision of dance education in South Africa, with specific reference to the Western Cape

    Mind the gap: reflections on the current provision of dance education in South Africa, with specific reference to the Western Cape

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa
    This article investigates some of the 'gaps' that have emerged between the ideals of dance education and the reality of training institutions in South Africa, with specific reference to the Western Cape. Three areas of disparity have been identified and...
  6. Addressing the HIV/AIDS—food insecurity syndemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Addressing the HIV/AIDS—food insecurity syndemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Recently a few vocal health experts have suggested that some of the billions of dollars currently used to prevent and treat HIV and AIDS be reallocated to address more basic problems such as malnutrition, tuberculosis, malaria, and enteric and diarrheal...
  7. Confronting stereotypes in the fishing industry in post-apartheid South Africa: A case study of women on the West Coast in the Western Cape, South Africa

    Confronting stereotypes in the fishing industry in post-apartheid South Africa: A case study of women on the West Coast in the Western Cape, South Africa

    Drawing on research conducted in fish processing and allied industries, the women in this study engage in shoreline activities collecting mussels, red bait, shellfish, seaweed; catching crayfish and fish or cleaning fish and mending nets. Women's role in fishing is...
  8. Online marketing communication tools used by guest houses in Pretoria, South Africa

    Online marketing communication tools used by guest houses in Pretoria, South Africa

    The purpose of the research was to determine which online marketing communication tools are available and are most frequently used by guest houses in Pretoria. There are a large number of guest houses operating in South Africa and the hospitality...