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  • Kari, Ethelbert E. (Linguistics Association of SADC Universities, April, 2015)
    This paper discusses parasynthesis, also known as circumfixation, in Degema. It highlights the fact that circumfixes are controversial not only because of the possibility to analyze them as discontinuous units consisting ...
  • Magocha, K.; Arua, A.E. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) www.routledge.com, 2002)
    This paper examines the patterns of language use and language preference of some children aged 6–15 and their parents at the University of Botswana. The results indicate that the majority of the children speak Setswana ...
  • Kezilahabi, E. (Taylor and Francis, 2001)
    This article argues that greeting among the Kerebe is a phenomenological project of everydayness in which the concept of being manifests itself in a dialogic manner. This is revealed through the four variables on which ...
  • Mekgwe, P. (Routledge (Taylor and francis), www.routledge.com, 2010)
    The growing body of literature authored by women in Africa and the African Diaspora over the past four decades has been accompanied by vigorous debates out of which has evolved a body of theories pertaining to African ...
  • Morapedi, W.G. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) www.routledge.com, 2007)
    For the last two decades, Botswana has had a reputation as a ‘country of immigration’, based on the large-scale import of skilled expatriates from Africa, Asia, and the West. This policy has been accompanied by a general ...
  • 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) ...
  • Mnjama, N. (Archlib and Information Services, http:www.hwwilson.com/journals; http://www.ajol.info, 2010)
    This paper reviews the state of the audio-visual collections held by different government institutions in Botswana. The rationale of such review rests on the observation that although audiovisual materials constitute a ...
  • Lubinda, J. (Routledge (Taylor and francis), www.routledge.com, 2010)
    Botswana is a multilingual and a multi-ethnic nation that has had a thriving multi-party democracy, peace, and stability since independence, in 1966. Despite the superficial impression that a casual observer may have of a ...
  • Arua, E.A.; Arua, C.E. (International Reading Association, www.reading.org/, 2011)
    Reports of the poor reading culture of Batswana appear periodically in the popular media, especially the newspapers (see Baputaki, 2006; Hosia, 2007; Seboni & Swartland, 2009). These impressionistic reports speak of an ...
  • Mnjama, N. (Sage Publications http://idv.sagepub.com, 2003)
    Seeks to demonstrate that successful implementation of Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation is directly linked to effective and efficient records keeping regimes. Where records keeping systems are poor or ineffective, ...
  • Mampe, G.; Kalusopa, T. (August 9, 2013)
    This paper explores the role of records management in the delivery of public service in Botswana with specific reference to the Corporate Services Division at the Minisstry of Health Headquarters.
  • Segobye, A.K. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) www.routledge.com, 2007)
    The colonial and postcolonial experiences of Africans reflect the myriad changes which African societies have undergone over the last few centuries. These include cultural, political and economic transformations mainly ...
  • Makgala, C.J. (Oxford university press/www.oup.com, 2005)
    This article assesses the weaknesses of opposition in Botswana through the case of Kenneth Koma, the influential President of the Botswana National Front (BNF) from 1977 to 2001. This is done by examining the perception that ...
  • Ikpe, I.B. (crencas religioes e poderes dos individuos as sociabilidades, 2008)
    Gender relations in Africa have always been important especially given the active involvement of women in production as well as reproduction processes. Women have always been actively involved in traditional economies as ...
  • Mnjama, N.M. (Archlib and Information Services, http:/www.hwwilson.com/journals, 2007)
    This article provides a summary of the major issues addressed during the general conferences of the Eastern and Southern African Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (ESARBICA) held between 1969 and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kari, Ethelbert Emmanuel; Mogara, Budzani (University of Botswana http://www.ub.bw, 2014)
    This paper aims at establishing and discussing the strategies for naming tourist sites in the languages of Botswana using a descriptive approach. In addition, the paper attempts a classification of these tourist sites in ...

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