It is now recognized that poverty reduction efforts in Africa are undermined by capital flight. Previous evidence has shown that trade misinvoicing is an important channel of capital flight. This study...
This project examines the production, enforcement, and impact of the Immorality (Amendment) Act (1950) during apartheid. The Immorality (Amendment) Act prohibited extra–marital interracial sex between...
Gastrointestinal (GI) dysfunction has considerable impact on life-quality worldwide. Digestive disorders are often parasite-related in Africa, however, a change in eating habits is now increasing the prevalence...
The beautiful colors of stained glass arise thanks to metal nanoparticles embedded in the glass. The metallic nanostructures act as antennas for light, making them useful in many areas. Examples include...
Human population growth threatens the integrity of 0.8% of the Earth’s freshwater ecosystems globally, through reduction of its ability to support biodiversity and provide ecosystem services. The aim...
The story of Krotoa !Goa /gõas of the Goringhaicona is very relevant in contemporary South Africa. This narrative of a young woman who grew up in the household of Jan van Riebeeck and who was battered...
An almost maniacal commitment to cost, comfort and convenience has eaten into the infrastructure of collective institutional life. Its capacity to generate life, liberty and happiness is being white-anted...
My aim is to work on a draft of a novel I’ve been writing for several years. The main character of the story would be a 90–year–old veteran who lives in a not well–defined European...
Throughout environmental history, humanity has prospered from the natural resources provided by the biodiversity in their environments. At the same time, humans shape(d) their environments and the biodiversity....
The connection of obesity with major chronic diseases and causes of death is well-known, but knowledge is scarce for rarer diseases, and for other obesity-related markers than a single measure of body...
Since around 500BCE, when Heraclitus declared that everything changes while Parmenides maintained that everything stays the same, the dichotomy of process and substance has been at the heart of Western...
From #RhodesMustFall to #BlackLivesMatter, an important component of anti-racist protest movements has been concerns about epistemic injustice. Typical accounts of epistemic injustice focus on epistemic...