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Da 'wah Movements and Sufi Tariqahs: Competing for spiritual spaces in contemporary South(ern) Africa
(Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs; Carfax Publishing; Taylor & Francis; http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13602004.asp, 2005-08)
This paper provides a brief survey of the contemporary da'wah movements and Sufi orders (tariqah) that have redefined and reformulated some of the social institutions among the Muslim community in southern Africa. After ...
Of rats, fleas, and peoples: towards a history of bubonic plague in southern Africa, 1890-1950
(University of Botswana, Research and Development Unit / http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/africanjournals/browse.cfm?colid=12, 2001)
This paper examines the responses of colonial governments to outbreaks of bubonic plague in the interior, particularly that of the Bechuanaland Protectorate (Botswana) administration. Bubonic plague first reached Southern ...
Archival landscape in Eastern and Southern Africa
(Library Management; Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.; www.emeraldinsight.com/researchregister; www.emeraldinsight.com/0143-5124.htm, 2005)
This article seeks to answer one basic question: “Are archival institutions in the Eastern and Southern African region developing, stagnating or receding backwards?” Design/methodology/approach – This article reviews the ...
Cooperative electronic networks of Academic Libraries in Southern Africa
(Sage Publications, http://www.sagepublications.com, 2005)
The development of cooperative electronic networks and consortia by academic libraries in Southern Africa allows them to provide seamless access to electronic information resources while sharing the cost of access.
Post-liberation xenophobia in Southern Africa: the case of the influx of undocumented Zimbabwean immigrants into Botswana, c.1995–2004
(Routledge (Taylor and Francis) www.routledge.com, 2007)
For the last two decades, Botswana has had a reputation as a ‘country of immigration’, based on the large-scale import of skilled expatriates from Africa, Asia, and the West. This policy has been accompanied by a general ...
Dealing with backlog accumulations of archival materials in Eastern and Southern Africa
(SAGE Publications, http://idv.sagepub.com/, 2006)
Discusses the problems associated with managing semi-current and non-current in many archival institutions in eastern and southern Africa. The article seeks to answer some basic questions such as: Why do archival institutions ...
Gaborone Muslim Community: A Vignette into their lives
(Faculty of Theology, University of Stellenbosch, http://academic.sun.ac.za/tsv/Scriptura/scriptura.htm, 2006)
Southern Africa's Muslim minorities have been growing at a steady pace through procreation, conversion and migration. These Muslim communities have rooted and embedded themselves onto the Southern African soil and have ...
Taxation in the tribal areas of the Bechuanaland Protectorate, 1899-1957
(Cambridge University Press, 2004)
This essay examines, through taxation, the relationship between British colonial administrators, Tswana Dikgosi (chiefs) and their subjects in the Bechuanaland Protectorate from 1899 to 1957. It argues that since ...
Information Literacy Skills course delivery through WebCT: the University of Botswana Library experience
(University of the West Indies / http://www.uwiseismic.com, 2006)
The use of Course Management Systems such as WebCT and Blackboard for teaching information skills is not new. Many libraries in higher education institutions have designed user-education programmes using electronic media, ...