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  • Making a case for systems thinking approach to integrated water resources management (IWRM) 

    Dzwairo, Bloodless; Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O.; Ochieng, George M. (Academic Journals, 2010-04-22)
    While definite benefits could be gained from integrating the management of natural and human systems, taking into account the effects of human activities on the environment, the task of operationalising and implementing ...
  • Mergers and managers : what’s needed for both to work? 

    Muller, Nicole Jacqueline (2006)
    Mergers are not an occasion; they are a process, and it is important to understand how such processes unfold and the concomitant stress factors that are brought about by the change. During a merger, staff can feel overstretched ...
  • The most popular Shona male anthroponyms 

    Makondo, Livingstone (Kamla-Rajhttp://www.krepublishers.com/02-Journals/T%20&%20T/T%20&%20T-11-0-000-13-Web/T%20&%20T-11-1-000-13-ABST-PDF/S-T&T-11-1-011-13-307-Makondo-L/S-T&T-11-1-011-13-307-Makondo-L-Tt.pdf, 2013)
    This paper focuses on identifying the most popular male Shona names widely used in Zimbabwe by Shona speakers. It proceeds to establish the meanings attached to the identified most popular male Shona names. Nine semi-structured ...
  • On first integrals of second-order ordinary differential equations 

    Meleshko, S. V.; Moyo, Sibusiso; Muriel, C.; Romero, J. L.; Guha, P.; Choudhury, A. G. (Springerhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10665-012-9590-9, 2013-01-08)
    Here we discuss first integrals of a particular representation associated with second-order ordinary differential equations. The linearization problem is a particular case of the equivalence problem together with a number ...
  • One-dimensional finite difference approach for sedimentation process in sand filled reservoirs 

    Olufayo, O. A.; Ochieng, George M.; Ndambuki, Julius M.; Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O. (Academic Journals, 2011-04-04)
    There have been continuing efforts to decrease silt deposits due to interstitial blockage in sand-filled reservoirs. However, estimating weir height to allow for deposition of required grain sizes is difficult. This paper ...
  • Preface to the special issue on the tercentenary of the Laplace–Runge–Lenz vector 

    Maharaj, S. D.; Moyo, Sibusiso; Popovych, R. (Springerhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10665-012-9599-0, 2012-10-30)
  • A Process-based model for fluidized bed in sand filled reservoirs 

    Olufayo, O. A.; Ochieng, George M.; Ndambuki, Julius M.; Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O. (ASCE: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2011)
    Arid and semi-arid regions are prone to severe water inadequacies. They are characterized by little rainfall resulting in several seasonal rivers. Seasonal riverbeds provide opportunity for water to be stored in river’s ...
  • Research output level at Durban University of Technology (DUT) in South Africa: contributing factors and their implications 

    Cele, Philisiwe Charity; Lekhanya, Lawrence Mpele (Business Perspectiveshttp://businessperspectives.org/journals_free/ppm/2014/PPM_2014_04_spec.issue2_Cele.pdf, 2014)
    Various factors contributing to the level of research output at the Durban of University of Technology (DUT) are investigated by this research and their implications to the University are also examined. Data are collected ...
  • Righting an inverted pyramid : managing a perfect storm 

    Bawa, Ahmed C. (Centre for the Study of Southern African Literature and Languages, 2013)
    The higher education participation rate in South Africa has been stagnant over the last 20 years and this has resulted in a very substantial gap between graduate supply and demand. The pressure for massification is also a ...
  • Sand water storage : unconventional methods to freshwater augmentation in isolated rural communities of South Africa 

    Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O.; Olufayo, O. A.; Ochieng, George M. (Academic Journals, 2010-10-20)
    South Africa water resources are scarce in global terms with mean annual rainfall of about half world average of 860 mm a year. On the other hand, current economy development with resulting contamination of available water ...
  • South African higher education : at the center of a cauldron of national imaginations 

    Bawa, Ahmed C. (Social Research, 2012)
    South Africa's university system is by far the most developed on the African continent. 18 years after the fall of apartheid we must ask whether there is anything approaching a national consensus about the place of university ...
  • Study of Some e-government activities in South Africa 

    Thakur, Surendra; Singh, Shawren (IEEEhttp://www.ajocict.net/uploads/V6N2P4-2013_AJOCICT_-_Surendra_and_Shawren_-_Study_of_Some_E-Government_Activities_in_South_Africa.pdf, 2013-06)
    This paper examines the nature and extent of e-government activities in South Africa. E-Government refers to the practice of leveraging ICT to deliver services to employees (G2E), to citizens (G2C), to business (G2B) and ...
  • Towards a more sustainable surface raw water tariff structure in the Vaal basin : a situational analysis 

    Dzwairo, Bloodless; Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O.; Ochieng, George M. (Academic Journals, 2011-04-18)
    With an increasingly urbanised population, further study was necessary to determine if water could be used more efficiently by applying efficient tariff structures in combination with decision support tools in the form of ...
  • Towards establishing guidelines for performance appraisal of subject librarians in KwaZulu-Natal academic libraries 

    Hoskins, Ruth; Leach, Athol; Neerputh, Shirleen (, 2006)
    A common theme emerging in the library world today is that quality service in the library and information centre is dependent on the quality performance of personnel. Prior to conducting performance appraisals, managers ...
  • Treating high nitrate groundwater using surfactant modified zeolite in fixed bed column 

    Masukume, Mike; Eskandarpour, Akbar; Onyango, Maurice S.; Ochieng, Aoyi; Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O. (Taylor and Francishttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01496395.2010.551246, 2011-05-02)
    High levels of nitrate in South African groundwater used for drinking purposes are a cause of concern due to the possible human health risks associated with consuming nitrate contaminated water. In this study, nitrate ...
  • Uncertainty sources in climate change impact modelling of water resource systems 

    Oyebode, Oluwaseun Kunle; Adeyemo, Josiah; Otieno, Fred (UniversityPublications.nethttp://universitypublications.net/ajs/0302/pdf/T4N34.pdf, 2014)
    Modelling climate change impacts on water resources have been widely acknowledged to have various complexities. These complexities are due to the complex, dynamic and non-linear characteristics of the changes in atmospheric, ...
  • Use of remote sensing and geographical information system (GIS) for salinity assessment of Vaal-Harts irrigation scheme, South Africa 

    Ochieng, George M.; Ojo, Olumuyiwa I.; Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O.; Mwaka, Beason (2013)
    Soil salinity is a critical environmental problem in many countries around the world especially the arid and semi-arid countries like South Africa. The problem has great impact on soil fertility which in turns has a great ...
  • Violence at the end of the rainbow 

    Hemson, Crispin (Taylor and Francishttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10402659.2013.759764, 2013-02-26)
    South Africa presents contradictory images—that of a miracle of reconcilia- tion, the Rainbow Nation, and that of societal decay, evidenced by the police shooting of thirty-six mineworkers at Marikana in 2012. It is ...
  • ‘Walking our talk’ : exploring supervision of postgraduate self-study research through metaphor drawing 

    Pithouse-Morgan, K.; Chisanga, T.; Meyiwa, Thenjiwe; Muthukrishna, N.; Naicker, I.; Singh, L.; Van Laren, L.; Harrison, Liz (Unisa Press, 2014)
    The authors of this article portray their learning as a group of eight academics who met to examine the roles and relationships of supervisors of postgraduate self-study research. In the article, they represent how through ...
  • Water demand management and losses in Garankuwa and Mabopane, South Africa 

    Mhlongo, Ntombie Thandazile; Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O.; Ochieng, George M. (2012-11-19)
    This study attempted to address possible solutions to water demand management for the improvement of efficient use of a given volume of water while increasing water access to new users; application of water demand management ...