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  1. Testimony of Children in the Criminal Justice Environment

    Testimony of Children in the Criminal Justice Environment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Child development and memory are of relevance to court testimony. There appears to be scant research pertaining to the competency of children as witnesses in criminal proceedings. However, there is concern in both the legal and psychological circles about the...
  2. Trauma aesthetics in war documentaries about the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda

    Trauma aesthetics in war documentaries about the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
    Memory studies scholar Cathy Caruth postulates that “history is precisely the way we are implicated in one another's trauma” (24). Given the violent and traumatic history of post-independence Uganda, especially the bloody, insane and protracted Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency...
  3. The dynamics and digitisation of religious testimonies: a case of prophetic ministries in Botswana

    The dynamics and digitisation of religious testimonies: a case of prophetic ministries in Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    A major element in the religious practice of believers in prophetic Christianity is the sharing of religious testimonies. Focusing on prophetic ministries in Botswana, this paper examines the nature and function of religious testimonies and the dynamics of their digitisation...
  4. A Place for Individuals: Positive Growth in Rwanda

    A Place for Individuals: Positive Growth in Rwanda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
    This article introduces the Rwandan Stories of Change research project, and uses data collected jointly with the Aegis Trust to argue for the value of in-depth studies on individual Rwandans’ positive growth. It seeks to explore the place of individual...