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  • Rathedi, M. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, www.thuto.org/pula/html/, 2003)
    Poverty is a complex problem and reducing it depends upon many interconnected factors. It cannot be attributed to one main cause. Its reduction is possible only by achieving economic growth. An indirect causal connection ...
  • Fako, T.T.; Forcheh, N. (Taylor & Francis, www.taylorandfrancis.com, 2000)
    In this paper the authors examines the extent of job satisfaction and dissatisfaction in a national sample of 325 nurses working in hospitals, clinics and health posts in Botswana. The analyses explored the effects of ...
  • Mfundisi, A. (Made Plain Commucation, 2008)
    This chapter looks at local governance in the context of the national integrity system. Local councils provide local services and incur financial expenses within the statutory framework set by the central government. The ...
  • Mogalakwe, M. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, www.emeraldinsight.com/, 2008)
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether expatriate workers in Botswana are a labour aristocracy. Design/methodology/approach - This is a case study based on documentary research methods. Findings - ...
  • Acquah, B. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2003)
    The need for productivity increases in the agricultural sector in Botswana in order to help improve farm incomes, especially incomes of resource-poor farmers, has been an important concern in the poverty alleviation effort ...
  • Mookodi, G. (CODESRIA, http://www.codesria.org, 2004)
    Male violence against women has become commonplace in contemporary Botswana. Analyses of gender-based violence in Botswana indicate that men are acting out their dominance through acts of violence. This dominance is created ...
  • Mulinge, M.M.; Munyae, M.M. (The Haworth Press, www.haworthpress.com/, 2008)
    Utilizing data collected from a randomly selected sample of 360 academic and managerial staff, regression analysis was performed to identify the determinants of acceptance of change among employees at the University 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 ...
  • Amey, KA.A.; Forcheh, N.; Setlhare, K. (Dove Medical Press Ltd. www.dovepress.com/, 2012)
    Background: Predictive models for mortality due to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease as a result of opportunistic infections, such as tuberculosis and pneumonia, have been developed. Methods: The data are taken ...
  • 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 ...
  • Molefe, W.B.; Mguni, B.S. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2000)
    Opinion polls are a relatively new phenomenon in Botswana but nonetheless a welcome development as they inform both the candidates and the campaigners on pertinent issues facing the electorate. Opinion polls becomes more ...
  • Sebudubudu, D. (University of Botswana, http://www.ub.bw, 2008)
    This article argues that despite a change in government in 1994, there are continuities and parallels between the politics of patronage and political corruption under the apartheid National Party and African National ...
  • Ntseane, D.M. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2004)
    This article analyses the findings of a study conducted to investigate the effects of teacher transfers onfamily well-being. While much concern has been raised about the trauma of transfers on families, this is the ...
  • Maundeni, Z. (Academic Journals, http://www.academicjournals.org, April, 2010)
    This article considers Lesotho’s political history and culture, a political history characterised by rebellious chiefs who had rejected Christianity and who were heavily armed and fought numerous wars against their black ...
  • 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 ...
  • Osei-Hwedie, K. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2004)
    Economic growth is usually recognized as a vital factor in poverty eradication. Thus, with the excellent performance of Botswana's economy over the years, observers had hoped that poverty in the country would decline ...
  • Mukras, M.S. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2003)
    Although Botswana is clearly one of the richest countries with one of the most vibrant economies in Africa, available statistical evidence suggests that the problem of poverty has recently caused a lot of concern in the ...
  • Mphinyane, S.T. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2002)
    Thefocus of this paper is on the role of outsider activists who are supporting a group of Basarwa resisting relocation from the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) in Botswana. The role of non Basarwa activists is ...
  • Fako, T.T.; Kangara, L.W.; Forcheh, N. (Academic Journals: http://www.academicjournals.org/, 2010)
    This study sought to identify factors that can predict knowledge about HIV/AIDS among adolescents in Botswana. The data were collected through a self administered questionnaire from a sample of 1294 students from schools ...
  • Letamo, G. (Cambridge University Press; www.cambridge.org, 2011)
    The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of, and socio-demographic factors associated with, overweight and obesity in Botswana. A cross-sectional survey was conducted in 2007 using a multistage sampling method ...

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