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  • Punishment and the extraction of labour in colonial Botswana 

    Malila, Ikanyeng Stonto; Makgala, Christian John (Botswana Notes and Records, http://journals.ub.bw/index.php/bnr, 2016-08-31)
    The role of law as an instrument of colonial rule in sub-Saharan Africa seems to have received inadequate attention in the historiography while on the other hand, the extraction of African labour has received signifi cant ...
  • A Review of Statutes and Administrative Jurisdictions on Graves, Burial Grounds and Human Remains in Botswana 

    Mosothwane, Morongwa Nancy (Botswana Notes and Records, http://journals.ub.bw/index.php/bnr, 2016-08-31)
    In Botswana there is no legal protection of archaeological graves, burial grounds and associated humantissue. This is despite the increased interaction between burial grounds, graves, and infrastructuraldevelopments where ...
  • Facebooking religion and the technologization of the religious discourse: a case study of a Botswana-based Prophetic Church 

    Faimau, Gabriel; Behrens, Camden (Heidelberg University Publishing, heiup.uni-heidelberg.de/, 2016)
    Technologization of discourse is generally conceptualized as a process of influencing people’s way of thinking through the use of certain linguistic strategies. In this process, power is exercised through the use of ...
  • Patterns of lexical borrowing in Chichewa 

    Matiki, Alfred J. (Journal of the Linguistics Association of Southern African Development Community Universities, journals.ub.bw/index.php/lasu, 2016-07-28)
    Lexical borrowing is an important aspect of language change. The study of loanwords can give important insights into the cultural and socio-historical circumstances of a language. This paper examines lexical borrowing ...
  • The amplexives in Setswana 

    Chebanne, Andy (Journal of the Linguistics Association of Southern African Development Community Universities, journals.ub.bw/index.php/lasu, 2016-07-28)
    Amplexives are nouns that morphologically do not fall within the normal nominal class system but are used as names of individuals which then mean they must be proper nouns. Therefore, Setswana has not only a complex verbal ...

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