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  • Mediating conflicts, promoting peace and preserving relationships: lessons from traditional African justice systems 

    ikpe, Ibanga B. (Philosophy Documentation Center; https://www.pdcnet.org, 2017)
    Why do Conflicts occur? Why do they recur? Why do conflicts escalate and why do they become protracted? These questions have been variously posed by scholars of conflict and there is a rich body of theory that answers them. ...
  • Between the just and the expedient: the problem of conflict resolution in Africa 

    ikpe, Ibanga B. (Philosophy Documentation Center; https://www.pdcnet.org/, 2015)
    This paper is about African conflicts and their tendency to persist despite attempts to resolve them. Such persistence has in the past been attributed to various causes but it is the contention of this paper that African ...
  • As it is in Heaven! Mimetic theory, religious transformation and social crisis in Africa 

    Ikpe, Ibanga B. (Sage Journals; http://journals.sagepub.com/, 2009)
    This article is an overview of Rene Girard’s mimetic theory and its application to and implications for conflict in Africa. It accepts Girard’s basic idea that imitation is a feature of all individuals but disagrees with ...
  • Epidemiology of patients presenting to the emergency centre of Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana 

    Chandra, Amit; Mullan, Paul; Ho-Foster, Ari; Langeveldt, Antanoid; Caruso, Ngaire; Motsumi, Joseph; Kestler, Andrew (African Journal of Emergency Medicine, http://www.afjem.org/, 2014)
    Introduction: Emergency medicine is a newly recognized specialty in Botswana and the country launched an emergency medicine residency in January 2011. Data regarding the practice of emergency medicine in Botswana are ...
  • Central Delta languages: an overview 

    Kari, Ethelbert Emmanuel (Stellenbosch University, https://www.sun.ac.za/, 2017)
    This paper presents an overview of the phonology, morphology and syntax of Central Delta languages. It also provides information on the geo-linguistic, demographic and sociolinguistic situation of these languages. It notes ...
  • Confronting a culture of silence in an African classroom: an exercise in philosophical Pptice 

    Ikpe, Ibanga B. (Humanities Institute, Kangwon National University, Korea, http://www.kangwon.ac.kr/english/menu3/sub_03_01_02_14.php, 2017)
    Can Philosophy perform a useful function in contemporary society? This question is usually answered in the affirmative by philosophy teachers who point to the development of the mind as its most important tool, claiming ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Refining the Y chromosome phylogeny with southern African sequences 

    Mpoloka, Sununguko Wata; Barbieri, Chiara; Hübner, Alexander; Macholdt, Enrico; Ni, Shengyu; Lippold, Sebastian; Schröder, Roland; Purps, Josephine; Roewer, Lutz; Stoneking, Mark; Pakendorf, Brigitte (Springerlink, http://www.springer.com/, 2016)
    The recent availability of large-scale sequence data for the human Y chromosome has revolutionized analyses of and insights gained from this non-recombining, paternally inherited chromosome. However, the studies to ...
  • Screening for genetically modified organisms sequences in food samples in Botswana using the Biosmart Allin 2.0 GMO screening system 

    Mpoloka, S.W.; El-Kindiy, Oumi Kulthum (Botswana Journal of Technology, http://journals.ub.bw/index.php/bjt, 2017-04)
    We used the Allin 2.0 GMO screening system from Biosmart, Switzerland to screen for the presence of genetically modified food sequences in maize meal samples, fresh fruit and vegetables from some retailers around Gaborone, ...
  • The triad of Iron deficiency anemia, hepatosplenomegaly and growth retardation with normal serum zinc levels in a 14‑year‑old boy 

    Rwegerera, G.M.; Joel, D.R.; Bakilana, C.; Maruza, M.P. (Medknow publications, http://www.medknow.com/, 2015-09)
    A triad of iron deficiency anemia, hepatosplenomegaly and growth retardation occurring in tandem with zinc deficiency has been reported in the past as components of either Prasad’s syndrome or hypopituitarism. There are ...
  • Occurrence of antibiotic-resistant enterococci in some insects from stored food products in Botswana 

    Allotey, Joseph; Loeto, D.; Moseki, P.; Wale, K.R.; Randome, I.; Kgositlou, M.J.; Morobe, I.C. (Applied Zoologists Research Association (AZRA), http://www.azra-india.com, 2017)
    The occurrence of antibiotic-resistant enterococci in some insects from stored food products from fourteen geographical areas in Botswana was investigated in the present study. Eleven insect species were identified from a ...
  • The role of red blood cells in enhancing or preventing HIV and other diseases 

    Motswaledi, Modisa S.; Kasvosve, Ishmael; Oguntibeju, Oluwafemi O. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hihttpsndawi_Publishing_Corporation, 2013-10-10)
    To highlight the apparently neglected role of erythrocyte antigens in the epidemiology of infectious diseases, especially HIV, with the prime objective of stimulating research in this area. Method. A literature search was ...
  • Perceptions of key participants about Botswana adolescents’ risks of unplanned pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV: qualitative findings 

    MAGOWE, Mabel K. M.; SELOILWE, Esther; DITHOLE, Kefalotse; LAWRENCE, Janet ST. (Wiley,http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/index.html, 2017)
    Aim: The qualitative research findings are reported on the perceptions of key participants in Botswana about adolescent sexuality problems and the feasibility (with suggestions) of an adolescent prevention intervention. Methods: ...
  • Volunteer service and service learning: opportunities, partnerships, and United Nations Millennium Development Goals 

    Magowe, Mabel; Dalmida, Safiya George; Amerson, Roxanne; Foster, Jennifer; McWhinney-Dehaney, Leila; Nicholas, Patrice K; Pehrson, Karen; Leffers, Jeanne (Wiley,http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/index.html, 2016-09)
    Purpose: This article explores approaches to service involvement and provides direction to nurse leaders and others who wish to begin or further develop global (local and international) service or service learning ...
  • Tuberculosis alters pancreatic enzymes in the absence of pancreatitis 

    Motswaledi, Modisa S; Sekgwama, Rosinah; Kasvosve, Ishmael (AOSIS,http://aosis.co.za/, 2014-10-16)
    Background: Lipases and phospholipases are thought to contribute to the pathogenesis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) infection. Genes coding for lipases, phospholipases and amylase are present in MTB, enabling the ...
  • Blood group antigens C, lub and P1 may have a role in HIV infection in Africans 

    Motswaledi, Modisa Sekhamo; Kasvosve, Ishmael; Oguntibeju, Oluwafemi Omoniyi (Public Library of Science,www.plos.org/, 2016-02-22)
    Background Botswana is among the world’s countries with the highest rates of HIV infection. It is not known whether or not this susceptibility to infection is due to genetic factors in the population. Accumulating evidence, ...
  • Masculinities, gender-based violence, HIV and AIDS in Botswana 

    Modie-Moroka, Tirelo (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2016-12-29)
    Gender-based violence (GBV) is a significant public health problem with a demonstrated link with gender ideologies, power relations, intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration, and risky sexual behaviours. This paper ...
  • The use of mobile devices in HIV and AIDS communication: opportunities for Botswana 

    Kebaetse, Masego B.; Phologolo, Thabo (University of Botswana, 2016-12-29)
    Mobile and internet technologies are increasingly becoming an integral part of HIV and AIDS prevention and care across Africa and the world. The high mobile device penetration in Botswana, estimated at about 160%, provides ...
  • Youth unemployment and HIV and AIDS: insights from the 2013 Botswana AIDS Impact Survey 

    Sinkamba, Refilwe; Moseki-Lowani, Tendani (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2016-12-29)
    HIV and AIDS and youth unemployment are still a major concern for Botswana despite interventions by stakeholders and a number of programmes put in place by the government. The current prevalence rate of HIV in Botswana is ...