Articles by Author: Pinky Kunene

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  1. Feasibility of HIV self-testing: experiences of people seeking HIV testing in rural and urban KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Feasibility of HIV self-testing: experiences of people seeking HIV testing in rural and urban KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    HIV status awareness is a rate limiting step in HIV treatment and prevention initiatives aimed at addressing the global HIV epidemic. Uptake of HIV testing remains suboptimal despite global campaigns aimed at improving uptake. HIV self-testing (HIVST) displays the potential...
  2. Acquisition of siSwati noun classes

    Acquisition of siSwati noun classes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    In this article the strategies children use when learning siSwati as their first language are investigated. How this process relates to other language acquisition data, as well as the implications thereof in comparison to claims made by some linguists such...
  3. The conjunction as catalyst in the Zulu novels of C.L.S. Nyembezi

    The conjunction as catalyst in the Zulu novels of C.L.S. Nyembezi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Certain Zulu conjunctions as used in narrative are discussed. I attempt to justify the assumption that, with respect to kanti, the author's third person omniscient narrator, or sometimes the author himself, marshalls knowledge in strategic ways to enhance the aesthetic...
  4. Characterization, realism and social inequality in the novels of C.L.S. Nyembezi

    Characterization, realism and social inequality in the novels of C.L.S. Nyembezi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    One of the main purposes of literature is to give the reader an insight into human behaviour. In this article it is illustrated how this purpose is achieved in Nyembezi's realistic fiction. A look is taken into how the general...
  5. Aspects of language contact

    Aspects of language contact

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The objective of this paper is to report on a research project investigating the language behaviour of Sotho English bilinguals at a South African university. Sotho is used here as an umbrella term to refer to the Sotho group of...
  6. The use of trees, shrubs and herbs in livestock production by communal farmers in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    The use of trees, shrubs and herbs in livestock production by communal farmers in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    A survey of the use of trees, shrubs and herbs for livestock production was conducted through questionnaires among 90 farmers in the communal areas of northern KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. The areas surveyed were located at Mtubatuba, Hluhluwe, Kwadlangezwa and...
  7. Forage–sheep relationships in communally managed moist thornveld in Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Forage–sheep relationships in communally managed moist thornveld in Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Communal rangelands have a wide range of vegetation communities that sustain livestock. Limited information exists on forage availability and quality in communal areas and how it influences Nguni sheep foraging behaviour. A study spanning almost three years was conducted to...
  8. Forage–cattle relationships in a communally managed semi-arid savanna in northern Zululand, South Africa

    Forage–cattle relationships in a communally managed semi-arid savanna in northern Zululand, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Development of extensive livestock production in KwaZulu-Natal is constrained by seasonal variability of rangeland production and low forage nutritional quality. A three-year study was implemented to determine the seasonal variation in herbaceous biomass and chemical composition of veld, animal weight,...
  9. Impacts of cattle on ecological restoration of coastal forests in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Impacts of cattle on ecological restoration of coastal forests in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Livestock from communities bordered by dune mining, urban areas and commercial forestry in northern KwaZulu-Natal spend substantial time foraging in the coastal forest that the mining company is obliged to restore. A survey of livestock owners and an experimental study...