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  • Low-temperature magnetic properties of magnetite 

    King, J.G.; Williams, W. (American Geophysical Union. http://www.agu.org/journals/jd/, 200)
    Although several studies have recommended removal of secondary components of magnetic remanence by zero-field cycling from room temperature to a temperature much lower than the low temperature transition for magnetite ...
  • The family and national development in Botswana: a plea for research 

    Fako, T. (Botswana Society, http://www.jstor.org/stable/40979677, 1983)
    There has been sufficient concern in Botswana about the family that it has become a subject of several radio debates and panel discussions. Recently, a National Law Reform Committee was set up to look into, among other ...
  • Linchwe 1 and the Kgatla campaign in the South African war, 1899-1902 

    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 ...
  • BA Dissertations in Literature in the Departments of African Languages and Literature at the Universities of Botswana and Lesotho, 1973-83 

    Qobose, E.N. (Indiana University Press; http://inscribe.iupress.org/loi/ral, 1989)
    The two universities - University of Botswana (UB) and National University of Lesotho (NUL)-have their origins in the University of Botswana, Lesotho, and Swaziland (UBLS). The University of Botswana came into existence ...
  • African literature: Matshoba's "call me not a man" 

    Jankie, D. (National Council of Teachers of English, http://www.ncte.org/, 1990-12)
    Suggests using Mtutuzeli Matshoba's "Call Me Not a Man" as the central text in a unit on oppression to help students understand and make them better able to respond to oppression. Provides key questions for structuring the ...
  • Domination, cooperation and dependency within SADCC 

    Fako, T.T.; Miti, K.; Mogalakwe, K.M. (Research and Development Unit, University of Botswana, http://archive.lib.msu.edu/DMC/African%20Journals/pdfs/PULA/pula007001/pula007001002.pdf, 1991)
    This volume of Pula consists of a selection of papers from the Twelveth Southern African Universities Social Science Conference (SAUSSC) which was held at the University of Botswana between the 3rd and 7th July, 1989. The ...
  • Towards free trade in Southern Africa: the need to keep pace with world trends 

    Ndzinge, S. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 1992)
    This paper examines the challenges and opportunities that present themselves to the Southern African region as far as free regional and international trade is concerned. The focus of the paper is on the Southern African ...
  • Total solar radiation received at various collector inclinations 

    Oladiran, M.T. (Elsevier Science Ltd, http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/405891/description#description, 1994)
    Solar energy is finding wide application via several energy-saving devices and systems. Its use, especially in rural areas, can often be limited by the non-availability of complete information on insolation data. In this ...
  • Mean global radiation captured by inclined collectors at various surface azimuth angles in Nigeria 

    Oladiran, M.T. (Elsevier Science Ltd, http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/405891/description#description, 1995)
    The use of solar energy is well established for low-grade thermal applications such as water heating and purification. In many of the solar systems, the collector surface located in the Northern Hemisphere faces the true ...
  • Energy applications in Botswana 

    Oladiran, M.T. (Elsevier Science Ltd, http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/269/description#description, 1995)
    Botswana depends heavily on imported petroleum products for all premium applications. However, there is an abundant reserve of coal and other alternative sources of energy. This paper presents the energy trends and the ...
  • Some implications of driver training for road accidents in Gaborone 

    Oladiran, M.T.; Pheko, H. (Elsevier Science Ltd, http://journals.elsevier.com/00014575/accident-analysis-and-prevention/, 1995)
    In many African countries, including Botswana, the driving schools and instruction given to pupils are uncontrolled. Thus, this paper presents the results of an investigation into the level of professional training offered ...
  • The study of curriculum change in Botswana with special reference to primary science: an historical perspective 

    Mosothwane, M. (Taylor & Francis, http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals, 1995)
    This paper traces historical events in the development of primary science in Botswana. It identifies changes that have taken place from 1969 to 1989. Prior to 1969, the word science in primary schools was non-existent. ...
  • Progress in the chemistry of marketed traditionally used plants of Ethiopia 

    Abegaz, B.M. (Chemical Society of Ethiopia. http://www.aau.edu.et/faculties/sc/CSE/home.html, 1996)
  • Intersuffixing in Setswana: the case of the perfective -ile, the applicative -ela, and the causative -isa 

    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). ...
  • The city of Gaborone, Botswana: planning and management 

    Mosha, A.C. (Allen press, www.allenpress.com/ -, 1996)
    In this paper we trace how Gaborone has grown from a very small village to the capital city of Botswana in a period of less than 30 years. Attention has been given to how careful design of master plan concepts has shaped ...
  • Use of image processing and GIS techniques to determine the extent and possible causes of land management/fenceline induced degradation problems in the Okavango area, northern Botswana 

    Ringrose, S.; Vanderpost, C.; Matheson, W. (Taylor & Francis; http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/01431161.asp, 1997)
    Attention worldwide has been focused on the need to assess the appropriateness of land management strategies especially where these occur near sensitive areas of wildlife habitat. This work considers the use of mainly ...
  • Community-managed infrastructure facilities 

    Ngowi, A.B. (MCB University Press; Emerald Group Publishing Ltd; http://www.emeraldinsight.com/, 1997)
    The design and construction of infrastructure facilities such as road network, water supply and sewage disposal in Botswana, have often been done in a top-bottom fashion where the government or local authority decides what ...
  • A hybrid approach to house construction – a case study in Botswana 

    Ngowi, A.B. (Taylor and Francis, http://www.pdfserve.informaworld.com/940578_73138570, 1997)
    This paper examines the strategy of employing a hybrid combination of indigenous and modern housing construction technologies. Using a Botswana village as a case study, this paper examines four traditional house types ...
  • Missionary wives, women and education: the development of literacy among the Batswana 1840-1937 

    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 ...
  • Improving the traditional earth construction: a case study of Botswana 

    Ngowi, A.B. (Elsevier, 1997)
    The traditional developed earth as one of the most important construction materials by taking cognizance of the strength requirements, durability of resulting structures and the environmental concern in processing and using ...