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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 ...
  • The training of teachers of African languages for primary schools in Botswana 

    Monaka, Kemmonye C.; Moumakwa, Tshiamiso V.; Mothei, Sidney (Journal of the Linguistics Association of Southern African Development Community Universities, journals.ub.bw/index.php/lasu, 2016-07-28)
    The training of teachers for indigenous languages in Botswana mirrors the language in education policy which recommends only two languages for school, of which Setswana is the only indigenous language. In addition to ...
  • Nasal retention of noun prefixes of classes 9/10 in Bantu languages: a case study from Setswana, Kiswahili and Shisukuma 

    Batibo, H.M.; Kgolo, N. (Journal of the Linguistics Association of Southern African Development Community Universities, journals.ub.bw/index.php/lasu, 2016-07-28)
    The proto-forms of the prefixes of classes 9/10 in Bantu languages have invariably been represented as *n-/*n- (Meeussen 1967: 97) and *ny-/*ny- (Guthrie 1971). Some scholars have proposed other forms, especially for Cl.10. ...
  • Documentation of indigenous knowledge and best-bet practices for sustainable natural resources management 

    Kayombo, B.; Tsheko, R.; Semetsa, S.; Malepa, D. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2016-01-02)
    A study was carried out to document indigenous knowledge (IK) and practice on use of animals and plants, and best-bet practices (BBPs) during Phase I (2003-2004) of the Desert Margins Programme (DMP), whose overall objective ...
  • Pathological findings in animals in Gaborone area 

    Sharma, S.P. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2016-01-02)
    A 7-year retrospective study was conducted to determine the role of different disease conditions causing mortalities in animals in Gaborone area. Necropsies were performed on 112 carcasses comprising of 15 cattle, 32 goats, ...
  • Using factor analysis to characterise the body structure of male and female indigenous Tswana goat at kid and grower ages 

    Sebolai, B.; Podisi, B.K.; Nsoso, S.J.; Mokhutshwane, B.S. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2016-01-02)
    This study was conducted to estimate the relationships among body measurements and determine underlying factors describing the body structure of female and male Tswana goats at kid and grower age-groups. Body-weight (BW), ...
  • Quality in science: the need for constant vigilance 

    Madibela, O.R. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2016-01-02)
    The government of Botswana has a standing commitment to promoting science as a vehicle for economic development and harnessing natural resources, value addition and diversification. This standing is evident by the establishment ...
  • An overview of occultism in the literary works of Unity Dow and Emmanuel Mbogo 

    M'Raiji, John Kirimi (Journal of the Linguistics Association of Southern African Development Community Universities, journals.ub.bw/index.php/lasu, 2016-07-28)
    Although modernity as evidenced by formal education, urbanization, globalization and an ICT-driven age has resulted in tremendous social-cultural changes in Africa, the practice of occultism, often considered as belonging ...
  • A morpho-tonological description of Ikalanga infinitive verbs 

    Lukusa, Stephen T.M.; Mogara, Gabanamotse B. (Journal of the Linguistics Association of Southern African Development Community Universities, journals.ub.bw/index.php/lasu, 2016-07-28)
    In order to explain how tone works in Ikalanga infinitives, this description uses data collected from native speakers and glossaries, verified with the help of dictionary data from other languages. The authors preferred ...
  • Estimates of phenotypic and genetic parameters and responses to selection in growth traits in three beef cattle breeds raised under ranch conditions in Botswana 

    Rakwadi, E.; Nsoso, S.J.; Gondwe, T.N.; Banda, J.W. (University of Botswana, 2014-08-09)
    The study estimated phenotypic and genetic parameters and responses to selection of growth traits in three beef cattle breeds raised under ranch conditions in Botswana. Weights at birth (BW), at weaning (7 month; (WW) and ...
  • Dairy production in Botswana: current status and prospects 

    Aganga, A.A.; Thobega, M.; Setimela, S. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2014-11-10)
    This paper provides an overview of the dairy industry in Botswana. The paper is structured around the milk production and importation to meet the national shortfall in milk and milk product requirements. The prospects for ...
  • Effect of sorghum variety on chemical composition and in vitro digestibility of malted grains from Botswana 

    Legodimo, M.D.; Madibela, O.R. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2014-01-16)
    This study investigated the effects of variety of sorghum on nutritional levels of malted grains. Unscreened grains of BSH1, Mahube, Phofu and Segaolane were malted and analysed for crude protein, minerals, fiber, organic ...
  • Information is important for timely and effective agricultural production 

    Madibela, Othusitse Ricky (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2014-01-16)
    One of the consistently mentioned constrain to improved agricultural productivity is lack of management skills. However, skills are usually obtained through training and acquiring information and knowledge. In order to ...
  • Fatty acid profile and mineral composition of traditionally processed gibto (Lupinus albus L.) grown in Ethiopia 

    Molapisi, M.; Getachew, P.; Umeta, M.; Retta, N.; Bekele, T.; Haki, G.D. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2014-08-09)
    White lupin seeds, Lupinus albus L. are known for their bitter taste due to the presence of different alkaloids and other related anti-nutritional factors which make the seeds inedible. There are reports on some of processing ...
  • A domain based framework for effective project leadership 

    Ssegawa, Joseph K. (The University of the West Indies, www.uwi.edu/index.asp, 2015-07)
    This paper argues that the project environment is unique, complex, and uncertain and therefore an understanding of project leadership should be approached from that point of view. It also argues that the prevailing project ...
  • On cartesian nets and fubini-tonelli type theorem 

    Robdera, Mangatiana A. (International Journal of Applied Physics and Mathematics, http://www.ijapm.org/, 2017-04)
    The notion of Cartesian net is introduced in order to provide an appropriate setting for the notion of double limit for directed functions defined on Cartesian products of spaces. As an application, we obtain extensions ...