Articles by Keyword: National Days

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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. ‘Zimbabwe will never be a colony again’: changing celebratory styles and meanings of independence

    ‘Zimbabwe will never be a colony again’: changing celebratory styles and meanings of independence

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    As part of a revival of cultural nationalism, state-led national-day celebrations intensified in Zimbabwe in the early 2000s through the introduction of popular music events alongside the traditional official, militarised ceremony. Independence Day, in particular, provided ZANU-PF with an excellent...
  3. 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,...
  4. ‘Zimbabwe will never be a colony again’: changing celebratory styles and meanings of independence

    ‘Zimbabwe will never be a colony again’: changing celebratory styles and meanings of independence

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    As part of a revival of cultural nationalism, state-led national-day celebrations intensified in Zimbabwe in the early 2000s through the introduction of popular music events alongside the traditional official, militarised ceremony. Independence Day, in particular, provided ZANU-PF with an excellent...
  5. The production, digestibility and chemical composition of five ecotypes of <em>Anthephora pubescens</em> Nees on three soil types

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Production, digestibility of OM and chemical composition of five promising Anthephora pubescens Nees ecotypes (VH4, VH7, VH9, VH17 and VH20) at two fertiliser levels were compared on a soil of the Mangano, Annandale and Sunbury series.
  6. 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...
  7. Daggrade van katoenproduserende gebiede in Suid-Afrika

    Daggrade van katoenproduserende gebiede in Suid-Afrika

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    'n Bewegende gemiddelde daaglikse minimum en maksimum lugtemperatuur is vir 23 weerstasies bereken wat in die katoenproduserende gebiede van Suid-Afrika aanwesig is. Hierdie data is gebruik om daagliks kumulatiewe daggrade (ΣDG) oor die periode 3 September tot einde van Mei...
  8. Die invloed van saaityd op koring in 'n Mediterreense klimaat I. Fenologiese ontwikkeling

    Die invloed van saaityd op koring in 'n Mediterreense klimaat I. Fenologiese ontwikkeling

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Koringkultivars se aanpassing word grootliks bepaal deur 'n gepaste fenologie en dit word sterk deur saaityd beïnvloed. Om verskille in opbrengs beter te kan verklaar, is kennis van die groeiduurtes van die verskillende ontwikkelingsfases van koring noodsaaklik. Min inligting oor...
  9. 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...
  10. Post-wildfire regeneration of rangeland productivity and functionality – observations across three semi-arid vegetation types in South Africa

    Post-wildfire regeneration of rangeland productivity and functionality – observations across three semi-arid vegetation types in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Wildfires can have significant impacts on rangeland productivity and functionality causing substantial economic losses to affected farmers. In August 2011, such wildfires swept through the North West province of South Africa, destroying large areas of grazing and farm infrastructure. There...