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  • Jain, P.; Bentley, G.; Oladiran, M.T. (May 14, 2013)
    In this electronic publishing age, academic institutions including universities have increasingly recognised that an institutional repository (IR) is an essential infrastructure of scholarly dissemination. An IR is a ...
  • Lumande, E.; Ojedokun, A.A.; Lebotse, E.K.; Mbangiwa, A.M. (Emerald/www.emeraldinsight.com, 2000)
    Inconsistency and/or a lack of a clear understanding of the criteria for serial selection and evaluation have been observed to characterise the presentation of requests for approval of serials at the University of Botswana ...
  • Togarasei, L. (Edinburgh University Press, http://www.euppublishing.com/, 2009)
    The article discusses the politics of bible translation focusing on the Shona Bible. Specifically it looks at the translation of the word 'banquetings' into 'mabira' in the Union Shona Bible, the first complete translation ...
  • Morapedi, Wazha G. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com, 2006)
    This article analyses the colonial government’s intervention in crop production in Botswana through the ‘progressive farmer’ scheme, from 1946 to independence in 1966. Crop production was not a highly remunerative venture ...
  • Mhundwa, P.H. (Marang: Journal of Language and Literature, http://www.ajol.info/index.php/marang, 2010)
    The aim of this study was to investigate the extent to which students' understanding of key words in examination questions might influence their performance as illustrated by the number of subjects in which they obtain ...
  • 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 ...
  • Makgala, C.J. (Cambridge University Press, 2004)
    This essay examines, through taxation, the relationship between British colonial administrators, Tswana Dikgosi (chiefs) and their subjects in the Bechuanaland Protectorate from 1899 to 1957. It argues that since ...
  • Jorosi, B.N.; Isaac, G.G. (Sage Publications / http://www.sagepublications.com, 2008)
    Information literacy skills are fast becoming a global priority as society moves into the digital environment. However, although the subject has generated a vast body of literature, it remains an underdeveloped domain ...
  • Gerhan, D.R.; Mutula, S.M. (Wiley, 2007)
    A recent model analyzing the role of information and communications technology (ICT) in development shows promise. The model coheres with theory on contingency, the problem of reductionism, and distinctions between deeply ...
  • Dube, M.W. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2002)
    Since the first clinical evidence of AIDS was reported two decades ago, HIV/AIDS has spread to every corner of the world. Still rapidly growing, the epidemic is reversing development gains, robbing millions of their lives, ...
  • Mutshewa, A. (Emerald, 2007)
    The purpose of this article is to explore and propose a way of using power as a theoretical anchor to investigate the information behaviour of people in work roles. The paper reviews literature on power relevant to ...
  • Ikpe, I. (Taylor & Francis, 2011)
    Obedience is traditionally the supreme virtue of the military and, for many people, a soldier is an unthinking automaton that has been conditioned to respond to commands and operate in strictly hierarchical environments. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rasebotsa, N.L.; Lederer, M.S. (Indiana University Press, www.iupress.indiana.edu, 2010)
    This paper examines how place is represented in two Botswana novels, Far and Beyon’ by Unity Dow and The Victims by Mositi Torontle. Conventional notions of rural as the “authentic” experience that is threatened by ...
  • 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. ...
  • Thapisa, A.P.N. (Sage Publications / http://www.sagepublications.com, 2003)
    One principle of Botswana’s Long Term Vision for 2016 is ‘An educated and informed nation’ through access to electronic and paper media and computer-based communication. The Department of Information and Broadcasting ...
  • Pongweni, A. (Routledge (Taylor and francis), www.routledge.com, 2000)
    This article is about how communities living within the same borders and planet view each other and is mainly concerned about Southern Africa. The article goes further to say social groups are partly defined by our stories, ...
  • 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, ...

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