Articles by Author: Micheal Kibuule

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  1. Increasingly urban Marabou Storks start breeding four months early in Kampala, Uganda

    Increasingly urban Marabou Storks start breeding four months early in Kampala, Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    In recent decades, Marabou Storks Leptoptilos crumeniferus have become common in many urban centres, including Kampala, Uganda, where, as of 2016, they number several thousand birds, with more than 1 200 breeding pairs. Elsewhere in Uganda, the majority of colonies...
  2. Urban bird trends in a rapidly growing tropical city

    Urban bird trends in a rapidly growing tropical city

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Long-term studies of urban birds are relatively scarce, especially in Africa. We analysed trends in species richness and bird species occurrence over a 32-year period in Kampala, Uganda, in order to assess changes in the bird community in a period...
  3. Headed tone spans: Binarity and minimal overlap

    Headed tone spans: Binarity and minimal overlap

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    We present a theoretical framework for tone that builds on the Headed Spans theory of assimilation. We propose that spans have two important properties, which we term binarity and minimal overlap. Cilungu (Bantu, Zambia) exhibits a process of binary H...
  4. State barricades: Educators’ inside story on mother-tongue education in a postcolonial Zimbabwean context

    State barricades: Educators’ inside story on mother-tongue education in a postcolonial Zimbabwean context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    There is overwhelming evidence the world over on the pedagogical benefits of learning in one's mother language. The Zimbabwean language-in-education policy enshrined in the 1987 Education Act (amended in 2006) allows mother-tongue use up to Grade 7. Contrary to the...