Articles by Author: Martina Kyalo

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  1. Genetic diversity and population structure of <em>Brachiaria brizantha</em> (A.Rich.) Stapf accessions from Ethiopia

    Genetic diversity and population structure of <em>Brachiaria brizantha</em> (A.Rich.) Stapf accessions from Ethiopia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Brachiaria is a tropical, warm-season grass native to Africa. It is an extensively cultivated forage in the tropics with proven benefits on livestock productivity. Brachiaria is well-known for high biomass production, animal nutrition, carbon sequestration, biological nitrification inhibition, soil conservation,...
  2. Psychological Well-Being and Resilience as Predictors of First-Year Students' Academic Performance

    Psychological Well-Being and Resilience as Predictors of First-Year Students' Academic Performance

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated aspects of psychological well-being (burnout and engagement) and resilience as predictors of the academic performance of a group of first-year students at a higher education institution. Participants included 789 first-year students at a South African university (females...
  3. Kenyan pastors’ perspectives on communicating about sexual behaviour and HIV

    Kenyan pastors’ perspectives on communicating about sexual behaviour and HIV

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article presents an analysis of in-depth interviews with 18 leaders of Christian churches in Nairobi, Kenya, regarding the content and context of messages they disseminate to their congregations about sexual behaviour and HIV. The content of messages was nearly...
  4. Predictors of sexual behaviour among church-going youths in Nairobi, Kenya: a cross-denominational study

    Predictors of sexual behaviour among church-going youths in Nairobi, Kenya: a cross-denominational study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    We surveyed church-going youths in Nairobi, Kenya, to investigate denominational differences in their sexual behaviour and to identify factors related to those differences. In comparison with youths attending mainline churches, the youths surveyed at Pentecostal/evangelical churches were less likely to...
  5. The impact of church contextual factors on church-going youth's HIV prevention behaviour in Nairobi, Kenya: A cross-denominational study

    The impact of church contextual factors on church-going youth's HIV prevention behaviour in Nairobi, Kenya: A cross-denominational study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Church doctrine about sexual behaviour has long been assumed to have an impact on aspects of the sub-Saharan AIDS epidemic, and evidence suggests that Pentecostal churches have a stronger influence THAN? on the sexual behaviour of their adherents. However, few...
  6. Integrated Marketing Communication and Technology Adoption: A Case of Safaricom's M-PESA Mobile Money Transfer Services in Kenya

    Integrated Marketing Communication and Technology Adoption: A Case of Safaricom's M-PESA Mobile Money Transfer Services in Kenya

    Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) is an aggressive marketing plan that captures and uses an extensive amount of customer information in setting and tracking marketing strategy. This study sought to investigate the IMC strategies used with the M-PESA money transfer services...
  7. Couples' communication on sexual and relational issues among the Akamba in Kenya

    Couples' communication on sexual and relational issues among the Akamba in Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    A large portion of HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa occurs among married couples, yet the majority of research on safer-sex communication has focused on communication between couples in casual relationships. This paper explores how committed Kamba couples in Machakos District,...
  8. African and European voices: speaking 'in harmony' as contemporary authenticity

    African and European voices: speaking 'in harmony' as contemporary authenticity

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa
    Hans Huyssen, a contemporary South African composer whose social consciousness is an essential facet of his work, stresses the importance of period performance practice as a rejuvenating and significant movement within Western art music. Regarding contemporary music as 'the period...
  9. Secondary Traumatic Stress, Psychological Wellbeing and Life Satisfaction of Social Workers in Namibia

    Secondary Traumatic Stress, Psychological Wellbeing and Life Satisfaction of Social Workers in Namibia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to investigate the relationships among secondary traumatic stress, psychological wellbeing (purpose in life, environmental mastery and self-acceptance) and life satisfaction of social workers of Namibia. A cross-sectional survey design was used with a sample...