Articles by Keyword: National Celebrations

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  1. The politics and aesthetics of commemoration: national days in southern Africa

    The politics and aesthetics of commemoration: national days in southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    The contributions to the special section in this issue study recent independence celebrations and other national days in South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Madagascar and the Democratic Republic of Congo. They explore the role of national days in state-making and nation-building,...
  2. The politics and aesthetics of commemoration: national days in southern Africa

    The politics and aesthetics of commemoration: national days in southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    The contributions to the special section in this issue study recent independence celebrations and other national days in South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Madagascar and the Democratic Republic of Congo. They explore the role of national days in state-making and nation-building,...
  3. Veld management : A challenge to agricultural extension

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    This paper discusses the problems of communicating veld management practices to farmers within the framework of the knowledge generation and diffusion system. Suggestions are made for improving the system through greater involvement of farmers in research and extension, and for...
  4. FRESHWATER FISH OF THE ADDO ELEPHANT NATIONAL PARK

    FRESHWATER FISH OF THE ADDO ELEPHANT NATIONAL PARK

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    This study aimed to determine the distribution and relative abundance of freshwater fish in the Addo Elephant National Park. A total of 1578 fish specimens of 12 species were collected during surveys carried out in the Sundays River and four...
  5. Integration and Social Identity of Foreign African Professionals in South African Organisations

    Integration and Social Identity of Foreign African Professionals in South African Organisations

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored integration and social identity of foreign African nationals in the South African workplace. The study also explored the implications of the Employment Equity Act of 2006 as interpreted by foreign African nationals within the contexts of integration...
  6. Self-reported Diabetes Prevalence and Risk factors in South Africa: Results from the World Health Survey

    Self-reported Diabetes Prevalence and Risk factors in South Africa: Results from the World Health Survey

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Using the data from the South African World Health Survey (WHS), the current study aims to assess the self-reported prevalence of diabetes and associated risk factors by socio-economic characteristics in South Africa. A population-based survey of 2314 participants (1116 men...
  7. Lover, mother or worker: women's multiple roles and the HIV/AIDS and reproductive health agenda in Tanzania

    Lover, mother or worker: women's multiple roles and the HIV/AIDS and reproductive health agenda in Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    International and national campaigns to prevent HIV/AIDS and efforts to promote reproductive health remain separate in terms of conceptualisation and implementation. Local negotiations around reproductive health issues similarly seem to lack explicit attention to HIV/AIDS. This paper argues that even...
  8. Perceptions of the benefits and affordability of antiretrovirals among HIV-positive persons in a rural area of South-West Nigeria

    Perceptions of the benefits and affordability of antiretrovirals among HIV-positive persons in a rural area of South-West Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    To assess the affordability of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) and accessibility to treatment for opportunistic infections (OIs) among HIV-1 seropositive persons, we used semi-structured interviewer-administered questionnaires to interview 154 individuals seeking ARV treatment at the Daughter of Charity German Leprosy and...
  9. Treatment adherence following national antiretroviral rollout in South Africa

    Treatment adherence following national antiretroviral rollout in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The national antiretroviral (ARV) programme in South Africa commenced in 2004. ARV drugs became readily available to all South Africans due to the concerted efforts of ‘access to all’ campaigns. This study investigates medication adherence among a sample of South...
  10. Courting success in HIV/AIDS prevention: the challenges of addressing aconcentrated epidemic in Senegal

    Courting success in HIV/AIDS prevention: the challenges of addressing aconcentrated epidemic in Senegal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article presents findings from a study of HIV/AIDS programmes for urban sex workers in Dakar, Senegal. The objective of the research was to assess HIV prevention and treatment efforts to date, and to identify challenges that must be overcome...