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  • Environmental Impacts Of Rhino Poaching

    The impact of rhino poaching in Southern Africa is reviewed. This impact rises from the illegal hunting, killing and the removal of horns of the rhinoceros species. These horns are traded in the black market (illegal trade) to criminals who also trade them in different countries. People believe that the horns are able to cure ailments while others use them for drug abuse. According to the International Unit of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) the effective poaching of rhinos has reduced the…

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  • Zikode Case Study

    5.Causes, motives and triggers Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode was a product of his circumstances, namely; growing up in a rural community in which faction fights were common. Faction fights emanate from tribal feuds and are fights that occur between rival black groups (Anon, 2012:1). Zikode was exposed to violent behaviour from a young age, which could have influenced his violent acts. His vicious murder spree and rape series was the result of a combination of factors, such as being exposed to…

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  • Shaka Zulu Essay

    Shaka kaSenzangakhona also known as Shaka Zulu, was born in 1787. He was the most significant monarchs of the Zulu kingdom. He was born near present day Melmoth, KwaZulu-Natal Province on the Mhlatuze River. His mother Nandi (1760-1827) was a daughter of Bhebhe, a past chief of theLangeni tribe and the mother of the legendary Shaka, King of the Zulu’s. His father Senzangakhona kaJama, chief of the Zulu clan, which was small and insignificant at the time. In the late 18th century, the Zulus…

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  • Masculinities And Femininities Essay

    (1995) Masculinities, Polity Press, pp. 54-75. Mgqolozana, T. (2013) A Man who is not a Man, University of KwaZulu-Natal Press. Morrell, R. (1998) ‘Of boys and Men: Masculinity and Gender in Southern Africa’, Journal of Southern African Studies, 14(2), pp. 228-256. Schippers, M. (2007) ‘Recovering the feminine other: masculinity, femininity, and gender hegemony’…

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  • The Importance Of Interspecific Competition

    Interspecific competition is the competition between two different species. Interspecific competition results from many species with similar niches and limited resources available. A niche is defined as an area that a species inhabits, the role or function of the species in the ecosystem and the species relationship with all is biotic and abiotic factors affecting it (Biology online dictionary, 2015).The limiting resources could be resources such as mates’ nutrients and space (M. Beals, L. Gross…

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  • The Importance Of Bantu Education

    Introduction The apartheid government implemented Bantu Education Act of 1952 so to limit non-white (Ocampo, 2004). Dr Hendrik Verwoerd (1950s), South African minister for native stated that in the European community the Bantu’s place was to do certain form of Labour. He continued to say “What is the use of teaching Bantu child mathematic when it cannot use it in practice?” This can be linked to Sibusiso Bengu (1996) statement “A nation's struggle to...strengthen its democracy and build a…

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  • Racial Prejudice In Universities

    After the 1994 democratic elections in South Africa, a lot of change has been implemented in attempting to effectively eradicate the apartheid system. Until this present day institutions such as schools, universities and the government continue to implement a system of transformation with the aim of eradicating aspects of racism that continue to surface in people’s everyday lives; work opportunities and education. This essay will particularly focus on assessing the extent of transformation in…

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  • Legal Formism And Limitations Of Legal Realism

    Introduction Legal formalism is a belief, in the capacity of legal rules, to determine the outcomes to legal disputes without having recourse to the judge’s political beliefs or sense of fairness. Formalism posits that judicial interpreters can and should be tightly constrained by the objectively determinable meaning of a statute; if unelected judges exercise much discretion in these cases, democratic governance is threatened. Legal-formalist have been severely criticised by, among others,…

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  • Nelson Mandela's Legacy

    Imagine South Africa’s situation today- if Nelson Mandela had never fought for the rights of humanity. Since colonial times, colored-people in South Africa were seen as second-class despite the clear non-white majority. Any person not classified as white, was treated as a lesser man. At this point, the idea of racial equality seemed impossible. Until this one man gave up his life and his own safety to ultimately change the world. Nelson Mandela abolished racial inequality within South Africa and…

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  • The Importance Of Innovation In Africa

    The emphasis of international actors on innovation is mirrored at the national level where the majority of countries in Africa have adopted relevant STI policies. The African Observatory of Science, Technology and Innovation (2013) has identified at least 37 countries out of 55 that have adopted or are developing a national innovation policy. There are many African countries that have realized the importance of innovation for economic development, poverty reduction and the attainment of the…

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