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  1. Marital Expectations and Marital Satisfaction Between African Immigrant and United States Born Married Couples

    Marital Expectations and Marital Satisfaction Between African Immigrant and United States Born Married Couples

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined the relationship between marital expectations and marital satisfaction among U.S. born (n=157; females=51.6%) and immigrant African couples (n=43; females=44.6%) who were faith community members. The participants completed the Relationship Assessment Scale (RAS; Hendrick, 1988), Relationship Pleasure Scale...
  2. Depression and Associated Factors Among University Students in Western Nigeria

    Depression and Associated Factors Among University Students in Western Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to determine the associations between depression, sociodemographic, social and health variables among undergraduate students of Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria. A cross-sectional survey was conducted with undergraduate students that were recruited randomly from classes...
  3. ‘Before we were sleeping, now we are awake’: Preliminary evaluation of the <em>Stepping Stones</em> sexual health programme in The Gambia

    ‘Before we were sleeping, now we are awake’: Preliminary evaluation of the <em>Stepping Stones</em> sexual health programme in The Gambia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Community-based behavioural interventions aimed at reducing risky sexual behaviour have yet to be shown to be effective in the developing world. Stepping Stones is a participatory STI/HIV prevention workshop programme based on empowerment techniques, which has been adapted to an...
  4. Cost-effectiveness analysis of infant feeding strategies to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in South Africa

    Cost-effectiveness analysis of infant feeding strategies to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Despite increasing availability of perinatal interventions to prevent mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV in South Africa, MTCT remains high due to breastfeeding. To inform policy decisions in the country, cost-effectiveness of alternative infant-feeding interventions was conducted. Mathematical modelling was used...
  5. Promoting technology adoption in the small-scale oil palm fruit processing sector in south-western Nigeria: an innovation systems approach

    Promoting technology adoption in the small-scale oil palm fruit processing sector in south-western Nigeria: an innovation systems approach

    Technologies have been developed for various unit operations in small-scale oil palm fruit processing in Nigeria. However, a majority of small-scale processors in the country still adopt traditional techniques, with a few adopting processing technologies for a particular stage in...
  6. Crop damage by granivorous birds despite protection efforts by human bird scarers in a sorghum field in western Kenya

    Crop damage by granivorous birds despite protection efforts by human bird scarers in a sorghum field in western Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Cereal crop damage from granivorous birds poses a serious food security problem for subsistence farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. In this region, farmers may rely on human ‘bird scarers’ to limit crop damage. Here we report feeding behaviour and crop damage...
  7. Survey of gastrointestinal parasite infection in African lion (<em>Panthera leo</em>), African wild dog (<em>Lycaon pictus</em>) and spotted hyaena (<em>Crocuta crocuta</em>) in the Luangwa Valley, Zambia

    Survey of gastrointestinal parasite infection in African lion (<em>Panthera leo</em>), African wild dog (<em>Lycaon pictus</em>) and spotted hyaena (<em>Crocuta crocuta</em>) in the Luangwa Valley, Zambia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Little is known about gastrointestinal parasite infections in large carnivores in Africa and what is available is largely from East Africa. We collected faecal samples from nine spotted hyaenas (Crocuta crocuta), 15 lions (Panthera leo) and 13 African wild dog...
  8. White shark (<em>Carcharodon carcharias</em>)-inflicted bite wounds observed on Cape fur seals (<em>Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus</em>) at Black Rocks, Algoa Bay, South Africa

    White shark (<em>Carcharodon carcharias</em>)-inflicted bite wounds observed on Cape fur seals (<em>Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus</em>) at Black Rocks, Algoa Bay, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    This paper presents the first quantitative study on the seasonal occurrence and body location of white shark (Carcharodon carcharias)-inflicted injuries on Cape fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus) at Black Rocks, in Algoa Bay. Between January 2010 and October 2011, 22...