Articles by Author: Musa Malinga

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  1. A qualitative analysis of the barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation among children 2 to 18 months of age in Swaziland

    A qualitative analysis of the barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation among children 2 to 18 months of age in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    HIV/AIDS remains one of the leading causes of death among children under 5 years old in Swaziland. Although studies have shown that early initiation of infants and children diagnosed with HIV on antiretroviral therapy (ART) significantly reduces mortality, many children...
  2. Locative and comparative <em>ku</em>- in Xhosa

    Locative and comparative <em>ku</em>- in Xhosa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The aim of this article is to investigate the structure, usage, and meaning of the locative and the comparative ku- in Xhosa After evaluating these, they are compared and contrasted in order to see whether any differences can be detected...
  3. BREEDING HABITS AND NESTING SUCCESS OF THE REDCHEEKED CORDON BLEU

    BREEDING HABITS AND NESTING SUCCESS OF THE REDCHEEKED CORDON BLEU

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Hamed, D. M. & Evans, S. M. 1983. Breeding habits and nesting success of the Redcheeked Cordon-bleu Ostrich 54:41-49.
  4. Cultural Adjustment of International Students at an African University

    Cultural Adjustment of International Students at an African University

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the cultural adjustment needs of international students enrolled with an African university. Participants were 33 students (males = 13, females = 20). They took part in-depth individual interviews and focus group discussions on pertinent adjustment needs. Data...
  5. Perceptions of the benefits and affordability of antiretrovirals among HIV-positive persons in a rural area of South-West Nigeria

    Perceptions of the benefits and affordability of antiretrovirals among HIV-positive persons in a rural area of South-West Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    To assess the affordability of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) and accessibility to treatment for opportunistic infections (OIs) among HIV-1 seropositive persons, we used semi-structured interviewer-administered questionnaires to interview 154 individuals seeking ARV treatment at the Daughter of Charity German Leprosy and...
  6. Breaching cultural silence: enhancing resilience among Ugandan orphans

    Breaching cultural silence: enhancing resilience among Ugandan orphans

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Cultural silence is frequently the outcome of deep-seated taboos regarding adults talking to children about sex and death. This paper examines the impact of cultural silence on the resilience of children orphaned by AIDS in Uganda. Cultural silence is often...
  7. Transactional sex in the fishing communities along Lake Victoria, Kenya: a catalyst for the spread of HIV

    Transactional sex in the fishing communities along Lake Victoria, Kenya: a catalyst for the spread of HIV

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The study describes the nature, context and implications of a unique form of transactional sexual relationships in the fishing communities along Lake Victoria in Kisumu County, Kenya. We conducted 12 focus group discussions and 17 key informant interviews among fishermen,...
  8. First-year course experience and college adjustment: a case study

    First-year course experience and college adjustment: a case study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This is a study on first year students’ experiences to adjusting to university life. Secondary data analysis was carried out on 49 cases, where students were required to record how they view university life and how they have adjusted. Thematic...
  9. Agronomic performance of new cream to yellow-orange sweetpotato cultivars in diverse environments across South Africa

    Agronomic performance of new cream to yellow-orange sweetpotato cultivars in diverse environments across South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Sweetpotato is grown in diverse environments of South Africa by both commercial and subsistence farmers. The aim of the present study was to assess the stability, agronomic performance and palatability of new ARC cultivars bred for the informal market, and...