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  • Snell, R.; Sebina, P. (Australian society of Archivists, 2007)
    This paper puts forward ideas about trying to take public access to government information from where it currently is - a few painful, costly and hard fought steps from its strongly resisted implementation - towards where ...
  • Togarasei, L. (Unisa Press, http://www.unisa.ac.za & Routledge, http://www.informaworld.com, 2007)
    Statistics show that at present there are more gospel musicians in Zimbabwe than secular musicians. Consequently this paradigm shift has not gone unquestioned. People have asked what the mission of these gospel musicians ...
  • Monaka, K.C. (National Inquiry Services Centre, 2007)
    The conventional composition of the English syllable is captured in the template: CQ^ Vi^ CQ''. This means that the onset accommodates a minimum of zero and a maximum of three consonants, the coda a minimum of zero and a ...
  • Nhlekisana, R.O.B. (Department of communications, Polytechnic of Namibia, 2007)
    Songs are very important components in the folklore of Botswana as they accompany almost all social activity. Every occasion in which people come together has particular songs for the event, including work, wedding and ...
  • Alimi, M.M. (Multilingual Matters and Channel View Publications, http://www.multilingual matters.com, 2007)
    What syntactic patterns emerge in students’ use of articles and modals? What are the reasons for these patterns? What implications do the findings of the study have for English language instruction in Botswana? Exactly ...
  • Dube, M.W. (Sage Publications / http://www.sagepublications.com, 2007)
    This article is an amalgam of four talks given over several days at The Community of Women and Men in Mission Conference. The overall title 'Who do you say that I am?' covers the subjects of Jesus the Liberator, The Healer, ...
  • Togarasei, L. (Edinburgh University Press, http://www.euppublishing.com/, 2007)
    This study seeks to find out what has attracted women to Christianity. In particular, it seeks to find out the existential circumstances and needs of the Harare Christian women that have led them to be attracted to Jesus. ...
  • Bolaane, Maitseo M.M. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com, 2007)
    The aim of this article is to examine the historical relationship between tsetse fly control, the cattle industry and game policy in northern Botswana. The article will locate the Botswana case in the context of contemporary ...
  • Jain, P. (Emerald/www.emeraldinsight.com, 2007)
    The purpose of this paper is to distinguish between information management (IM) and knowledge management (KM) and present the findings of small-scale research conducted to investigate KM practices in academic libraries ...
  • Chirikure, S.; Pwiti, G. (University of Chicago Press, 2008)
    Community archaeology has conferred an alternative dimension on conventional archaeology and heritage management, empowering previously powerless peoples, particularly the indigenous and local communities that have lost ...
  • Akpabio, E. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis), http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals, 2008)
    In May 2004, an allegation that indomie noodles were causing illness and death started making the rounds and driving fear into the minds of loyal consumers in Nigeria. After thorough investigations, NAFDAC gave De-United ...
  • Bagwasi, M.M. (Elsevier http://www.elsevier.com, 2008)
    Using a corpus of about 200 letters written during the time that Botswana was a British protectorate (1885–1966) by and to the British administrators on one hand, and letters written to and by Batswana (natives of Botswana) ...
  • Mokopakgosi, B.T. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis)/www.routledge.com, 2008)
    This article documents key aspects of the role played by university students in Botswana in the liberation struggle, from the early years of the University in the mid-1960s to the year of Zimbabwe’s independence in 1980. ...
  • Togarasei, L. (Research and Development Unit, University of Botswana, 2008)
    Most of the literature on religion and politics in Africa celebrates the role that churches have played in fighting the oppressive yoke of colonialism, in fighting the ills of ethnicity and tribalism and in the process of ...
  • Mutula, S.M. (Archlib and Information Services, http:www.hwwilson.com/journals;http://www.ajol.info, 2008)
    The networked world is characterised by the ubiquity and ever increasing application of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) in various sectors of an economy, including education, government, libraries, ...
  • Akpabio, E.; Mustapha-Lambe, K. (Brill academic publishers, 2008)
    From the viewpoint of the cultural imperialism hypothesis and its complications, the overall aim of this study was to find out if foreign films still had a stranglehold on Nigerian audience members. The findings indicate ...
  • Otlogetswe, T.J.; Bagwasi, M.M. (University of Botswana, Department of English, http://www.ub.bw, 2008)
    This paper explores the linguistic contexts, uses and meanings of the colour terms ntsho (black) and tshweu (white) in Setswana. Using a corpus data, the paper argues that the two terms display cultural and linguistic ...
  • Magogwe, J.M. (University of Botswana, Department of English, http://www.ub.bw, 2008)
    This research seeks to examine the role that context or learning situation plays in strategy choice by comparing the strategy patterns of a private English medium secondary and a government secondary school in Botswana. ...
  • Omoregie, F-K. (University of Botswana, Department of English, http://www.ub.bw, 2008)
    In this paper, I intend to support Schechner's (1988:197) argument that "to be in trance is not to be out of control", and that in trance or possession the performer does exhibit elements of acting. Schechner mentions that ...
  • Batibo, H.M.; Kopi, M.M. (University of Botswana, Department of English, http://www.ub.bw, 2008)
    The aim of this study is to investigate sex-related euphemisms in Setswana. Although sex matters, as embarrassing phenomena, are not usually talked about in Setswana communities, they have recently been brought to the open ...

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