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Vol 5, No 15 (2014)

July 2014

Table of Contents

Articles

Use of Job Enrichment Technique and Human Resource Management Performance, Among Extension Managers in North West Province South Africa PDF
D.R Thafe, O. I Oladele 11
The Impending Alcohol Advertising Ban: Perceptions of Small Alcohol Retailers in Polokwane, South Africa – Lessons from the Advertising Ban on Tobacco Products PDF
Malesela. W. Mogale, Olabanji. A. Oni, Tafadzwa Matiza 21
The Legislature and Anti-corruption Crusade under Nigeria’s Fourth Republic, 1999-2013 PDF
Okechukwu .I. Eme, Tony A Onyishi 28
Employees’ Discernment of Workforce Diversity and Its Effect on Job Satisfaction in a Public Service Department PDF
Wiza Munyeka 37
South Africa’s E-toll System and the African Working Class Motorists: The Re-emergence of the Socio-Economic Exclusions of the Apartheid Urban Settlements PDF
Tlou Ramoroka 49
Financial Management in Non-Profit Organisations: An Exploratory Study PDF
Barry Strydom, Tim Stephen 55
The Viability of the Maastricht Principles on Extraterritorial Obligations of States on Socioeconomic Rights in Advancing Socioeconomic Rights in Developing Countries PDF
Ebenezer Durojaye 67
Impact of Monetary Policy on Economic Growth: A Case Study of South Africa PDF
Chipote Precious, Palesa Makhetha-Kosi 76
The Impact of Government Support Initiatives on the Growth of Female Businesses in Tshwane South Africa PDF
Magaret Phillips, Menisha Moos, G. Nieman 85
Impact of Corporate Governance on the Performance of Commercial Banks in Zimbabwe PDF
Progress Shungu, Hlanganipai Ngirande, Godfrey Ndlovu 93
Gated-Communities in South Africa’s Urban Areas 20 Years into Democracy: Old Wine in Newly Designed Bottles? PDF
Tlou Ramoroka 106
The Utilisation of Integrated Marketing Communication Strategies by Small Retailers in Mankweng, South Africa PDF
Lethabo M. Mapheto, Olabanji. A. Oni, Tafadzwa Matiza 111
The Relationship Between Economic Growth and Inflation in the South African Economy PDF
Wiza Munyeka 119
Limitations of State Police in Nigeria PDF
Eme Okechukwu Innocent, Andrew N. Ogbochie 130
Reforming the International Accounting Standards IAS/IFRS: A Need to Recover the Financial Stability? PDF
Omar Djafri, Mohammed Amine Taleb, Abdelnacer Bouteldja 141
Awareness and Use of Non Chemical Prevention and Control of Storage Pests of Grains: An International Audience Perpspective PDF
G.M Adebo, O.I Oladele 150
The Impacts of Small Business on Poverty Reduction in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa PDF
Olusola Akinwale, Oluwasola Ogundiran 156
The Impact of Islamic Banking on Entrepreneurial Motivation, Firm Competitiveness and Performance in South African Small and Medium Enterprises PDF
Progress Hove, Kin Sibanda, David Pooe 165
Socioeconomic Burden of Malaria on Productivity of Rice Farmers in Rural Southwest, Nigeria PDF
Isaac B. Oluwatayo 175
Determinants of Household Savings in South Africa: An Econometric Approach (1990-2011) PDF
Chipote Precious, Tsegaye Asrat 183
Uniqueness-Seeking Behaviour and Innovativeness of Young Consumers: Perspectives on South African Fashion Designer Labels PDF
Nobukhosi Dlodlo 191
Effective Teaching of Conservation of Mechanical Energy PDF
Rankhumise Mmushetji Petrus, Raphoto Mosoalibisi, Joseph Ramathibela Maimane 200
Traditional Method of Teaching Reading PDF
Masello Hellen Phajane 212
The Recovery of Students’ Autonomy for Future Curriculum; Aesthetics of Conflicts PDF
Rina Kim 219
The Experiences Of Parents Of School Children With Special Education Needs: An Empirical Study PDF
CIO Okeke, GF Mazibuko 227
Exploring the State of Diversity as an Opportunity to Strengthen Student Tutoring in Institutions of Higher Learning: The Case of Two Higher Education Institutions in South Africa PDF
S. M Kang’ethe, Patricia Muhuro 241
“The Development of a Web-Based Homework System (WBH) Via TCExam” PDF
M. Ismail, W. Z. A. Mokhtar, N. N. M. Nasir, N. R. L. Rashid, A. K. Ariffin 249
The Perceptions of Educators on Skilful Conversation As A Strategic Tool to Improve Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools PDF
Kholeka Constance Moloi, Bennie Grobler 256
Mathematics Teaching Practice Assessment using Student-Teacher Portfolios PDF
Luckson Muganyizi Kaino 267
Technological Development in Information Technology and the Demise of the Music Industry: The Case of Sungura Music in Zimbabwe and Digong Music of South Africa PDF
Medicine Magocha, Zandi Lesame 272
Teaching and Learning of Peace and Security Studies in Universities: Student’s Reflections on Quality and Implications for Curriculum Implementation PDF
Mutendwahothe Walter Lumadi 281
A Metacognitive Approach to Teacher Development: Supporting National Professional Diploma in Education (Npde) Students PDF
JD Adams, MS Mabusela 289
Using a Bicycle Analogy to Alleviate Students’ Alternative Conceptions and Conceptual Difficulties in Electric Circuits PDF
Mmushetji Petrus Rankhumise, Sitwala Namwinji Imenda 297
Career Construction for Hephapreneurship1: Alternative Framework for Persons with Disabilities2 PDF
Maximus Monaheng Sefotho 303
An Investigation into Data Management as a Strategic Information Tool and Its Importance at the Durban University of Technology PDF
Ramani Francis, D C Jinabhai, N Dorasamy 313
The Sentence Method of Teaching Reading Writing in the Grade 1 Classroom PDF
Masello Hellen Phajane 321
Indigenising Mathematics Mediations in South African High Schools: Applying Ethnomathematics Experiences in Teaching and Learning PDF
Jabulani Nyoni 327
South Korean Elementary Teachers’ Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching Numbers and Operations PDF
Rebecca Mitchell, Hang Gyun Sihn, Rina Kim 336
An Education System’s Perspective on Turning Around South Africa’s Dysfunctional Schools PDF
Stephanus Gert Pretorius 348
Possibilities and Challenges of Teaching Reading in a Multi-Grade Classroom PDF
Masello Phajane 359
The Effect of Inquiry-Based Teaching-Learning Sequence in Ameliorating Alternative Conceptions and Conceptual Difficulties of Conservation of Mechanical Energy PDF
Rankhumise Mmushetji Petrus, M .S Raphoto 366
Wireless Internet Connection for Teaching and learning in Rural Schools of South Africa: The University of Limpopo TV White Space Trial Project PDF
Tlou Ramoroka 381
Indigenous Knowledge and Bioindicators of Toxicity of Non-Timber Forest Products in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) PDF
Remy M.K. Vala 386
Lecturers’ Role in Tutor Development from an Activity Theory Perspective PDF
Salochana Lorraine Hassan 391
Running Head: Activity-Based Learning Using Activity-Based Instructional Approaches in Electric Circuits PDF
Rankhumise Mmushetji Petrus 400
Challenges Experienced by Teaching Practice Supervisors in an Open and Distance Learning Environment PDF
Mantsose Jane Sethusha 409
Worlds Apart: Experiences of Students Learning Chinese as Foreign Language in Universities in China and South Africa PDF
Yuhua Wang Qi, EM Lemmer 414
Intermediate and Senior Phase Mathematics Teachers’ Perceptions of Curriculum Advisors PDF
Stanley A Adendorff, Trevor Moodley 424
The Name of the Game is Mathematics: How Do Mathematics Teachers of Primary Schools Motivate Learners? PDF
Maimane Joseph Ramathibela, Rankhumise Mmushetji 434
Self-Regulatory Learning Behaviours in Open and Distance Learning: Priming Appropriate Online Mediation Contexts for Multicultural Students PDF
Jabulani Nyoni 441
Exploring the South African Post-Apartheid Poverty Situation and Proposing Measures to Mitigate the Status. A Literature Review PDF
S. M Kang’ethe, Mafa Itai 449
Strategies to Boost the Uptake of Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) by University Students PDF
F Mbengo, H Ngirande, ND Ndou, TR Mavundla 458
Self Reported Symptoms of Anxiety Associated with Coffee Consumption among University Students in Nigeria PDF
Adekunle Anthony Adegoke 464
A Review of the Promises and Challenges of the 2004 Pension Reform in Nigeria PDF
Ikeanyibe Okey Marcellus, Nnabuike O. Osadebe 472
Factors Associated that Explain Anxiety toward Mathematics on Undergraduate Students. (An Empirical Study in Tierra Blanca Veracruz-México) PDF
Arturo García-Santıllán, María del Socorro Flóres-Serrano, José Satsumi López-Morales, Lucía Rios- Alvarez 483
The Socio-Cultural Effects of Internal Migration among the People of Akutupa Kiri in the North-Central Zone, Nigeria PDF
A. Elliot Sibiri, A. Daniel Ayinmoro, Jack T. C. B Jackson 494
Motor Control and Learning Skills According to Cognitive and Ecological Dynamic Approach in a Vision on Behaviorism, Cognitive, Gestalt and Phenomenology Theories PDF
Gaetano Raiola 504
The Islamist Politics in the Era of Neoliberal Globalization The Case of Jamaat-E-Islami Pakistan PDF
Husnul Amin 507
Crime and Unemployment in South Africa; Revisiting an Established Causality: Evidence from the Kwazulu Natal Province PDF
N.G. Tshabalala 519
Exploring HIV and AIDS Stigmatisation: Children’s Perspectives PDF
Gcina Kheswa 529
The Panacea and Perfidy of Genetically Modified Foods as an Intervention to Food Security in Some Countries of the Developing Part of the World PDF
S. M Kang’ethe, Shylet Yvonne Chivanga 542
Earliest Hadith Sciences Texts Written in Malay Archipelago PDF
AM Latifah 550
Three-Tier Federative Structure and Local Government Autonomy in Brazil and Nigeria PDF
Okechukwu Marcellus Ikeanyibe 559
Why is Death so Attractive? An Analysis of Tourists’ Motives for Visiting the Hector Peterson Memorial and Museum in South Africa PDF
Takalani Mudzanani 570
An Investigation of Work-Related Stress among High School Teachers in the Hhohho Region of Swaziland PDF
Ceasar S. Dlamini, Chinedu I. O. Okeke, Kuttickattu J. Mammen 575
Politics and the Adoption of the Policy of State of Emergency in Nigeria: Explaining the 1962 and 2013 Experiences PDF
Peter Mbah 587
Was it Really Present? Feminism in Journalism Coverage of Egyptian Parliamentary Election Campaign PDF
Mohamed Ahmed Fadl Elhadidi 597
The Dimensions, Perfidy and Ramifications of Teenage Pregnancies with Examples from a Few Countries of the Globe. A Literature Review PDF
S. M Kang’ethe, Festus Khayundi 609
Lost in Transition: An Analysis of Post-colonial Dilemma and National Identity in Three Contemporary Novels from East and Southeast Asia PDF
Thanis Bunsom 615
Investigation on the Influences of Cadential Cycles on Poetic Meter and Measure PDF
Farzaneh Vaezi, Farhad Divsalar 622
The African National Congress’ post-Apartheid Politics: Prominence of Individual Personalities above Communications PDF
Johannes Tsheola, Nghamula Nkuna 630
Impacts of Lesotho Highlands Water Project on Sustainable Livelihoods PDF
Haretsebe Manwa 640
Withholding of Pension Benefits in South Africa: A Nightmare for Pension Fund Members PDF
Dennis Matotoka, Lufuno Nevondwe, Kola O. Odeku 647
In Pursuit of the Employees’ Welfare in the Workplace: Issues in Perspectives PDF
Olufunmilayo F. Odeku, Kola O. Odeku 652
Ethics in the State-Owned Companies in the Public Sector: A Thin Line between Corporate Governance and Ethical Leadership PDF
Lufuno Nevondwe, Kola O. Odeku, Konanani Raligilia 661


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