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  • Morton, R.F. (Cambridge University Press http://www.jstor.org./stable/181722, 1985)
    During the South African War of I899-I902 the Kgatla people and their leader, Linchwe I, became deeply involved in fighting on Britain's side against the Boers, and the history of their campaign helps in many ways to explain ...
  • Chebanne, A. (University of Botswana, Office of Research and Development, http://www.ub.bw, 1996)
    Our motivation and inspiration to undertake this aspect of the phonology of Setswana is derived from research in Setswana phonology by Creissels (Notes, 1991-1992) and from the Bantu languages phonology by Bastin (1983). ...
  • Parsons, N. (Research and Development Unit, University of Botswana, http://www.ub.bw, 1997)
    This article is about the way people of Tswana origin related with non Tswana speaking people and how they referred to them. It talks about how some of the non Tswana speaking people especially the Whites or Makgowa came ...
  • Mgadla, P.T. (Research and Development Unit, University of Botswana, 1997)
    This paper is about the introduction of western education by Missionaries in Africa. These European Missionaries left their homes for religius reasons, to convert the "heathens" to the christian religion. Convertion to ...
  • Nkomazana, F. (University of Botswana, National Institute of Development and Cultural Reseach, http://www.thuto.org/pula/html/pula-home-page.htm, 1998)
    David Livingstone is often misunderstood as being a conscious promoter of European colonization of Africa. On the contrary, he believed that the key to Africa's future was the stimulation of indigenous development and good ...
  • Morapedi, W.G. (Taylor & Francis, 1999)
    This article grapples with issues that have largely remained outside the realms of migrant labour studies in colonial Botswana: the positive input of migrant wages to agricultural production and the effects of migrant ...
  • Amanze, James N. (Botswana Society, http://www.botsoc.org.bw, 2000)
    This paper examines the preventative role of condoms in the fight against HIV/ AIDS. It will be argued in this paper that because of the magnitude, severity, devastation and complexity of the HIV/AIDS pandemic there is ...
  • 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, ...
  • Jain, P.; Thapisa, A.P.N. (Emerald, 2000)
    The question of low productivity in Botswana is a cause of concern and a study has been carried out into perceptions about productivity in a sample of academic and public librarians. The main barriers to productivity were ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mutshewa, A.; Rao, K.N. (Emerald, 2000)
    Libraries are changing their modes of delivery at a very fast rate. This article describes how the University of Botswana library has advantage of the new technologies to enhance its service to its patrons. The University ...
  • Barei, G. (University of Botswana, Research and Development Unit/http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/africanjournals/browse.cfm?colid=12, 2000)
    This article focuses on three districts of Botswana, namely Central District, Ngwaketse District and Kgatleng District. It argues that as a result of the role played by the institution of chieftainship in elections, ...
  • Mnjama, N. (SAGE Publications, http://idv.sagepub.com, June, 2000)
    More and more companies in the developing world are desiring to export their products to the western world. How ever, in as much as the western world would wish to trade with developing countries, they need some assurance ...
  • Jain, P.; Mutula, S.M. (Sage Publications, www.sagepub.com, 2001)
    Presents the findings of a questionnaire survey carried out to determine the scope of IT diffusion in Botswana in the context of the National Vision 2016. The study was aimed at establishing the extent of IT use in the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Molefi, R.K.K. (University of Botswana, Research and Development Unit / http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/africanjournals/browse.cfm?colid=12, 2001)
    This paper examines the responses of colonial governments to outbreaks of bubonic plague in the interior, particularly that of the Bechuanaland Protectorate (Botswana) administration. Bubonic plague first reached Southern ...
  • 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, ...
  • Parsons, N. (University of Botswana, Research and Development Unit/http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/africanjournals/browse.cfm?colid=12, 2002)
    This article talks about how the body of El Negro was stolen from southern Africa and how it was kept as an exhibit in a museum in Spain. Two French taxidermists stole the body later known as El Negro from a grave beyond ...
  • 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 ...
  • Amanze, J.N. (Edinburgh University Press, 2003)
    Argues that although Botswana is predominantly a Christian country, belief in and veneration of ancestors continues unabated. Ways in which the resilience of ancestor worship is based on the fact that it is the core of the ...

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