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  1. Reading the Trauma of Internally Displaced Identities in Goretti Kyomuhendo’s <em>Waiting</em>

    Reading the Trauma of Internally Displaced Identities in Goretti Kyomuhendo’s <em>Waiting</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
    One of the effects of violent conflicts in East Africa is that millions of people have either been internally displaced or forced to leave their homes and set up other homes elsewhere. In this article I focus on Goretti Kyomuhendo’s...
  2. Determining sample size for assessing species composition in grassland<sup>1</sup>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Species composition is measured in grasslands for a variety of reasons. Commonly, observations are made using the wheel‐point apparatus. However, the problem of determining optimum sample size has not yet been satisfactorily resolved. In this study the wheel‐point apparatus was...
  3. Die invloed van nat grondtoestande op die vrugkwaliteit van appels

    Die invloed van nat grondtoestande op die vrugkwaliteit van appels

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Vrugontledings op appels van bome op gedeeltelik versuipte gronde gedurende die vruggroei-periode het hoër Na- en B- en laer N- en Mg-peile getoon as appels van bome op droër gronde. Die vrugte van nat persele was fermer en het hoër...
  4. High-density orchards improve the quality of ‘Songold’ plums from lower, more shaded canopy positions

    High-density orchards improve the quality of ‘Songold’ plums from lower, more shaded canopy positions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Gel breakdown is a major postharvest problem in ‘Songold’ plums (Prunus salicina Lindl.) that is exacerbated in fruit harvested from lower canopy positions in large trees. Modern high-density orchards with small trees aggressively address this problem through improved light distribution...
  5. A QUARTER CENTURY OF GREAT LAKES RESEARCH IN AFRICA

    A QUARTER CENTURY OF GREAT LAKES RESEARCH IN AFRICA

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa
    The African Great Lakes differ from shallower large African lakes by undergoing seasonal stratification and from large reservoirs in having long residence times, so that the ionic concentration of the lake water differs substantially from that of the inflows.
  6. The Role of Schools in Building the Resilience of Youth Faced with Adversity

    The Role of Schools in Building the Resilience of Youth Faced with Adversity

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored factors related to risk, resilience and health amongst South African teenagers. Grade nine students (N = 472; males = 210, females = 262, age range = 12 to 18 years) at seven schools in the Western Cape...
  7. Development and Validation of the Xhosa Translations of the Beck Inventories: 2. Item Analysis, Internal Consistency and Factor Analysis

    Development and Validation of the Xhosa Translations of the Beck Inventories: 2. Item Analysis, Internal Consistency and Factor Analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II), the Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), and the Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS) were translated into Xhosa, a language widely spoken in South Africa to yield translated scales referred to as the XBDI-I (Xhosa BDI-II), the XBAI...
  8. Cronbach's Alpha: Review of Limitations and Associated Recommendations

    Cronbach's Alpha: Review of Limitations and Associated Recommendations

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This paper discusses the limitations of Cronbach's alpha as a sole index of reliability, showing how Cronbach's alpha is analytically handicapped to capture important measurement errors and scale dimensionality, and how it is not invariant under variations of scale length,...
  9. Causal Attribution: Analysis of Patterns and Influencing Factors Among Learners at a Higher Education Institution

    Causal Attribution: Analysis of Patterns and Influencing Factors Among Learners at a Higher Education Institution

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the academic patterns and implications of academic attributions made by students who had been given test feedback at a higher learning institution in Zimbabwe. A random sample of 8 (female = 4; male= 4; mean age =...
  10. The making of vulnerabilities: understanding the differentiated effects of HIV and AIDS among street traders in Warwick Junction, Durban, South Africa

    The making of vulnerabilities: understanding the differentiated effects of HIV and AIDS among street traders in Warwick Junction, Durban, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The end of apartheid in South Africa has led to political-economic transition, the deregulation of cities, and increased population mobility, with growing numbers of people living and working in sub-standard and 'informal' urban conditions. These processes have created a fertile...