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  • Fako, T.T.; Linn, J.G. (Botswana Society, http://www.jstor.org/stable/40980365, 2004)
    The nature of the work of a nurse incorporates several distinctive and stressful features which include dealing with crises, the continuous physical and emotional demands of patients, and daily confrontation with pain, ...
  • Maundeni, T. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, www.thuto.org/pula/html/, 2004)
    Even though HIV/AIDS affects people of all gender and age, most HIV research in Botswana has mainly focused on either girls or women, neglecying the boy child. This paper discusses the reasons for this neglect, explores ...
  • Ntseane, D.; Maundeni, T. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, www.thuto.org/pula/html/, 2004)
    Based on the premise that children in the 21st century face numerous problems that affect their educational, social, psychological, and physical well being, this article argues that social workers are needed in Botswana ...
  • Mookodi, G.; Fuh, D. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2004)
    Researchers and activists in Botswana have played an active role in the international campaign to alleviate women s subordinate position in economic development. Of late attention has shifted from 'women' to 'gender'. This ...
  • Mookodi, G. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2004)
    Gender inequality is characterised by unequal power relations between women and men. One of the key manifestations of these unequal power relations is violence. Studies conducted in Botswana indicate that actual violence ...
  • Nthomang, K. (Cambridge University Press, http://www.cambridge.org/journals/journal_catalogue.asp?mnemonic=MOA, August, 2004)
    Colonial processes continue to dominate many Indigenous peoples development programmes in countries around the world. This paper examines some of the underlying factors that contribute to continued failure in the implementation ...
  • Mokgatlhe, L.; Groenewald, P.C.N. (Elsevier, http://www.elsevier.com, 2005)
    A method for the simulation of samples from the exact posterior distributions of the parameters in logistic regression is proposed. It is based on the principle of data augmentation and a latent variable is introduced, ...
  • Osei-Hwedie, K.; Ntseane, D.; Jacques, G. (Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, 2006)
    Developing a tertiary academic programme in Botswana is not only an intellectual activity but also an institutional process that must be balanced to satisfy different stakeholders and contending claims. This paper focuses ...
  • Fako, T. (Taylor & Francis, 2006)
    In spite of extensive campaigns to promote voluntary counselling and testing through the radio, television, newspapers and mass rallies, testing for HIV remains a challenge in Botswana. Using a representative sample of ...
  • Selolwane, O. (African Sociological Review, 2006)
    The main thesis of this paper is that Botswana's opposition parties are accountable for their failure to provide the voting public with a meaningful alternative to the ruling Botswana Democratic Party. While conceding the ...
  • Mogalakwe, M. (Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, http://www.codesria.org/?lang=en, 2006)
    Britain declared Bechuanaland a 'protectorate' in 1885 in a move largely driven by military strategic considerations rather than by the availability of economic resources. This can give the impression that in Botswana the ...
  • Vasudeva, R.; Divanji, G. (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, http://epubs.siam.org, 2006)
    Let (X(t), t ≥ (0) with X(0) = 0 be a stable subordinator with index 0 < α < 1 and let (tk) be an increasing sequence such that tk+1/tk → ∞ as k → ∞. Let (at) be a positive nondecreasing function of t such that a(t)/t ...
  • Kiggundu, J. (CODESRIA http://www.africanbookscollective.com, 2007)
    Copyrights may provide more effective protection for indigenous knowledge than other forms of intellectual property such as patents, trademarks, and 97 confidential information. The most important aspect of copyright law ...
  • Forcheh, N.; Fako, T. (Academic Journals, http://www.academicjournals.org, 2007)
    The study proposes a measure of effective productivity among service workers and seeks a parsimonious predictive model of “effective productivity” among nurses in Botswana. Employee productivity has become a concern of ...
  • Maundeni, Z. (The Botswana Society, 2008)
    The Botswana government proposed to the national parliament the setting up of an enlarged intelligence agency known as the Directorate of Intelligence and Security. It drafted and published in the Government Gazette, an ...
  • Molomo, M.G. (Made Plain Commucation, 2008)
    This chapter discusses the national integrity system of political parties. In assessing the viability and integrity of political parties, the purpose of their existence needs to be established and analysed. The building ...
  • Lekorwe, M. (Made Plain Commucation, 2008)
    This chapter assesses the effectiveness of the Office of the Auditor General as a key pillar of the national integrity system in Botswana. It gives an overview of the laws and rules governing the establishment and operation ...
  • Othata, O.; Seleke, T. (Made Plain Commucation, 2008)
    This chapter reviews Botswana's integrity mechanisms within the business sector. It examines the role of the state owned businesses, by far the majority in Botswana,as well as the emerging privately owned business sector. ...
  • Sebudubudu, D. (Made Plain Commucation, 2008)
    Botswana has since 1965 held nine successive multi-party elections, making it Africa's longest running democracy. Although elections are high tension events, they have not sparked violence in Botswana- a rare feature in ...
  • Kumar, R.A.; Raizada, M. (BONELA, www.bonela.org, 2008)
    HIV continues to spread throughout the world, posing increasing challenges to human rights, at both national and global levels. The epidermic continues to be marked by discrimination against certain population groups; those ...

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