Articles by Author: Thandeka Dlamini Simelane

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  1. Love matters: exploring conceptions of love in Rwanda and Swaziland and relationship to HIV and intimate partner violence

    Love matters: exploring conceptions of love in Rwanda and Swaziland and relationship to HIV and intimate partner violence

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Health risks such as intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV infection often occur within intimate sexual relationships, yet the study of love and intimacy is largely absent from health research on African populations. This study explores how women and men...
  2. Urban and rural differences in HIV/AIDS stigma in five African countries

    Urban and rural differences in HIV/AIDS stigma in five African countries

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Stigma and discrimination have been widely researched, especially within the context of health. In the context of HIV/AIDS, studies have shown that stigma variously impacts on prevention, on accessing treatment, and on care programmes. Decreasing stigma is therefore an important...
  3. The role of the <em>umrhubhe</em> bow as transmitter of cultural knowledge among the amaXhosa: An interview with Latozi 'Madosini' Mpahleni

    The role of the <em>umrhubhe</em> bow as transmitter of cultural knowledge among the amaXhosa: An interview with Latozi 'Madosini' Mpahleni

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa
    This article is based on an interview with Ms Latozi Mpahleni, otherwise well-known on both South African and international world music stages as 'Madosini', one of the country's leading performers on the Xhosa umrhubhe and uhadi bows as well as...
  4. A network-level explanation for the differences in HIV prevalence in South Africa's racial groups

    A network-level explanation for the differences in HIV prevalence in South Africa's racial groups

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Analyses of individual-level risk factors have not been able to adequately explain why HIV has spread so extensively in southern Africa and why this has occurred especially within certain racial or ethnic groups. Using data from a longitudinal study of...
  5. Mobilising indigenous resources for anthropologically designed HIV-prevention and behaviour-change interventions in southern Africa

    Mobilising indigenous resources for anthropologically designed HIV-prevention and behaviour-change interventions in southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    HIV prevention is often implemented as if African culture were either nonexistent or a series of obstacles to overcome in order to achieve an effective, gender-equitable, human rights-based set of interventions. Similarly, traditional or indigenous leaders, such as chiefs and...
  6. A survey of plants sold by traders at Zululand muthi markets, with a view to selecting popular plant species for propagation in communal gardens

    A survey of plants sold by traders at Zululand muthi markets, with a view to selecting popular plant species for propagation in communal gardens

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    A survey of medicinal plants sold at muthi markets of northern KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa was conducted by questioning 63 plant traders to identify unthreatened and threatened plants for cultivation purposes. From a total of 163 plants sold at local...
  7. Chemical composition and <em>in vitro</em> ruminal fermentation of selected grasses in the semiarid savannas of Swaziland

    Chemical composition and <em>in vitro</em> ruminal fermentation of selected grasses in the semiarid savannas of Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Little is known about the grass species type, composition and nutritive value in the semiarid savannas that sustain most of Swaziland's cattle population through the seven-month-long dry season. This study was conducted to investigate the nutritional characteristics of grasses collected...
  8. The socioeconomic status of the non-timber forest product subsector in Swaziland

    The socioeconomic status of the non-timber forest product subsector in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    A wide spectrum of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) generally has a remarkable contribution to the household economy in rural areas. Most communities make a living either through their domestic or commercial use. The objective of this study was to review...