Articles by Keyword: Southern Africa

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  1. Site Relationships for Some Wood Properties of Pine Species in Plantation Forests of Southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    Although genetic variation in wood properties of the three main pine species planted in southern Africa is high, there are important site relationships.
  2. Seabird bycatch by tuna longline fisheries off southern Africa, 1998–2000

    Seabird bycatch by tuna longline fisheries off southern Africa, 1998–2000

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    The incidental mortality of seabirds in tuna longline fisheries is estimated for the continental South African Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Fishery observers accompanied 13 fishing trips and observed 108 sets (143 260 hooks) during the period 1998–2000. Despite most lines...
  3. ADDITIONS TO THE CHECKLIST AND RECENT CHANGES TO THE SCIENTIFIC NAMES OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN FRESHWATER FISHES

    ADDITIONS TO THE CHECKLIST AND RECENT CHANGES TO THE SCIENTIFIC NAMES OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN FRESHWATER FISHES

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa
    Alterations and additions to the checklist of southern African freshwater fishes are given based on recent findings and the latest literature. Name changes are given for 13 taxa, and 25 species and subspecies are added to the list. Several species...
  4. A COMMENT ON THE STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE GENUS <em>PARATYLODIPLAX</em> SERENE (BRACHYURA: OCYPODIDAE) IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

    A COMMENT ON THE STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE GENUS <em>PARATYLODIPLAX</em> SERENE (BRACHYURA: OCYPODIDAE) IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    The ocypodid genus Paratylodiplax was described in 1974 and contains four species, three of which are endemic to southern Africa where they form an important component of the estuarine benthic fauna. However, very little is known about the biology and...
  5. Traditional Healing as Indigenous Knowledge: Its Relevance to HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa and the Implications for Counselors

    Traditional Healing as Indigenous Knowledge: Its Relevance to HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa and the Implications for Counselors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article integrates the results of several culture-based studies conducted over the past decade. Specifically, links are made between the continued relevance of the African traditional healer's corpus of knowledge, the efficacy of the healer's cultural authority, and the need...
  6. The Assessment and Treatment of Post-Abortion Syndrome: A Systematic Case Study From Southern Africa

    The Assessment and Treatment of Post-Abortion Syndrome: A Systematic Case Study From Southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article reports a clinical case study of “Grace”, a black Zimbabwean woman with post-abortion syndrome (PAS), a form of post-traumatic stress disorder precipitated by aborting an unwanted pregnancy. She was treated by a middle class white South African trainee...
  7. Violation of Children's Rights by Traditional and Cultural Practices and the Responses by States in Eastern and Southern Africa

    Violation of Children's Rights by Traditional and Cultural Practices and the Responses by States in Eastern and Southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article reviews traditional and cultural practices which lead to violation of children's rights in some of the countries in Eastern and Southern Africa and various measures taken by the States to address them. Traditional and cultural practices reviewed include...
  8. A Psychology of Indigenous Healing in Southern Africa

    A Psychology of Indigenous Healing in Southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Converging lines of evidence from various scientific disciplines consistently point to humanity's African roots. In this context, the term “indigenous healing” is used to refer to universal forms of healing that began in Africa and were developed further both locally...
  9. College Adaption Experiences of Married Female Undergraduate Students: An Exploratory Study

    College Adaption Experiences of Married Female Undergraduate Students: An Exploratory Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In this article, I explore the lifespan roles among female undergraduate students. The study was conducted at an institution of higher education in Southern Africa. Six participants were purposively selected for the study. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with each participant...