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  • Preservation and management of audiovisual archives in Botswana 

    Mnjama, N. (Archlib and Information Services, http:www.hwwilson.com/journals; http://www.ajol.info, 2010)
    This paper reviews the state of the audio-visual collections held by different government institutions in Botswana. The rationale of such review rests on the observation that although audiovisual materials constitute a ...
  • Prolegomena to a Critical Thinking Therapy 

    Ikpe, Ibanga B. (Humanities Institute, Kangwon National University, Korea, http://www.kangwon.ac.kr/english/menu3/sub_03_01_02_14.php, 2014)
    Thinking may be a universal feature of human beings but correct, strategic and directed thinking is something that eludes a large section of humanity. Yet it is this kind of directed thinking that is needed in organizations ...
  • Promoting multiculturalism and intercultural dialogue through instituitions and initiatives of civil society organizations in Botswana 

    Lubinda, J. (Routledge (Taylor and francis), www.routledge.com, 2010)
    Botswana is a multilingual and a multi-ethnic nation that has had a thriving multi-party democracy, peace, and stability since independence, in 1966. Despite the superficial impression that a casual observer may have of a ...
  • Quels enseignements tirer d’une analyse étiologique d’erreurs de traduction en classe de FLE ? 

    Sello, Kagiso Jacob (Risoprint, Cluj-Napoc, http://www.risoprint.ro, 2018-02)
    This study aims at advocating for an etiological analysis of errors made by students in a French as a Foreign Language class rather than a typological analysis of errors. Indeed, unlike the latter where error categories ...
  • The reading behavior of junior secondary students during school holidays in Botswana 

    Arua, E.A.; Arua, C.E. (International Reading Association, www.reading.org/, 2011)
    Reports of the poor reading culture of Batswana appear periodically in the popular media, especially the newspapers (see Baputaki, 2006; Hosia, 2007; Seboni & Swartland, 2009). These impressionistic reports speak of an ...
  • Reasoning and the military decision making process 

    Ikpe, Ibanga B. (Center for Cognition and Neuroethics, http://cognethic.org/, 2014)
    The archetypal view of the military is that of a hierarchical organization whose members are conditioned to respond to command without question. Its election of obedience as “the supreme military virtue” portrays it as ...
  • Records Management and Freedom of Information: a marriage partnership 

    Mnjama, N. (Sage Publications http://idv.sagepub.com, 2003)
    Seeks to demonstrate that successful implementation of Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation is directly linked to effective and efficient records keeping regimes. Where records keeping systems are poor or ineffective, ...
  • Records management and service delivery: the case of Department of Corporat Services in the Ministry of Health, Botswana 

    Mampe, G.; Kalusopa, T. (2013-08-09)
    This paper explores the role of records management in the delivery of public service in Botswana with specific reference to the Corporate Services Division at the Minisstry of Health Headquarters.
  • Reflections on the University in Africa: the role of the past in education 

    Segobye, A.K. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) www.routledge.com, 2007)
    The colonial and postcolonial experiences of Africans reflect the myriad changes which African societies have undergone over the last few centuries. These include cultural, political and economic transformations mainly ...
  • The relationship between Kenneth Koma and the Botswana Democratic Party, 1965-2003 

    Makgala, C.J. (Oxford university press/www.oup.com, 2005)
    This article assesses the weaknesses of opposition in Botswana through the case of Kenneth Koma, the influential President of the Botswana National Front (BNF) from 1977 to 2001. This is done by examining the perception that ...
  • Restrictions on the attachment of verbal extensions in Degema 

    Kari, Ethelbert Emmanuel (The Joongwon Linguistic Society of Korea, http://submission.jwl.or.kr/sobis/jwl.jsp, 2016)
    This paper discusses restrictions observed in the attachment of verbal extensions to all verb bases in Degema. Kari (1995) discusses verbal extensions in Degema focusing on the number, underlying forms, and phonological ...
  • Reversed discrimination and the renegotiation of power in an African society 

    Ikpe, I.B. (crencas religioes e poderes dos individuos as sociabilidades, 2008)
    Gender relations in Africa have always been important especially given the active involvement of women in production as well as reproduction processes. Women have always been actively involved in traditional economies as ...
  • A review of ESARBICA resolutions 1969-2005 

    Mnjama, N.M. (Archlib and Information Services, http:/www.hwwilson.com/journals, 2007)
    This article provides a summary of the major issues addressed during the general conferences of the Eastern and Southern African Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (ESARBICA) held between 1969 and ...
  • The role of dictionaries in the documentation and codification of African languages: the case of Khoisan 

    Chebanne, Andy (http://afrilex.africanlanguages.com/homelex.html, 2010)
    Khoisan speech communities are found in Southern Africa, with Botswana having the greatest ethnic and linguistic diversity. Living in small communities, the Khoisan have always found themselves in a situation of being ...
  • The role of institutional repository in digital scholarly 

    Jain, P.; Bentley, G.; Oladiran, M.T. (2013-05-14)
    In this electronic publishing age, academic institutions including universities have increasingly recognised that an institutional repository (IR) is an essential infrastructure of scholarly dissemination. An IR is a ...
  • Second position clitics in Degema: a reanalysis 

    Kari, Ethelbert Emmanuel (West African Linguistic Society; www.westafricanlinguisticssociety.org, 2015)
    This paper reanalyzes so-called second position clitics in Degema as verb-adjacent clitics. The reanalysis is based on the observation that these clitics cannot be separated from the verb by intervening elements. Kari ...
  • Serial selection at the University of Botswana Library 

    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 ...
  • Setswana lexical expressions of time 

    Kgolo, Naledi N. (University of Botswana,www.ub.bw/, 2018)
    This paper explores the way time is lexically expressed in Setswana. Using data from a Setswana corpus, the study isolated instances of temporal reference for linguistic analysis. The paper demonstrates that Setswana ...
  • The Shona Bible and the politics of bible translation 

    Togarasei, L. (Edinburgh University Press, http://www.euppublishing.com/, 2009)
    The article discusses the politics of bible translation focusing on the Shona Bible. Specifically it looks at the translation of the word 'banquetings' into 'mabira' in the Union Shona Bible, the first complete translation ...
  • A Socio-pragmatic analysis of compliment responses among students at the University of Botswana 

    Matiki, Alfred J.; Kgolo, Naledi N. (University of Malawi, http://www.unima.mw/, 2017)
    Using tape-recorded interviews as well as Discourse Completion Tasks on compliment responses as elicitation methods, this study set out to investigate the linguistic resources that students at the University of Botswana ...