This paper discusses Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) in the light of their relevance for sustainable development initiatives in Southern Africa. It argues that IKS can be an invaluable alternative to countries in the region that are overly dependent on modern technology in their quest to raise the quality of life of citizens.
This study explores the effect of public debt on private investment in Tanzania. Secondary data for the period of 1970-2016 were collected from National Bureau of Statistics (Tanzania), Bank of Tanzania, World Bank, and scholarly journals. An Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) bound test to cointegration is used in this study.
Using indigenous knowledge systems such as Ubuntu in social work with children empowers them, their families, communities and workers. Yet, the potential of using frames that draw on indigenous ways of knowing, in children’s work, remain unrealised since social workers prefer Western models and theories.
The 26th AU Summit is called to discuss Human Rights in Africa focusing mainly on the Rights of Women. But Africa's security concerns will dominate the two day meeting. AU Chair President Robert Mugabe thanks Ban Ki Moon got helping Africa tackle Malaria and all calamities. He also says migration of Africans is a concern and Africa will hold a summit to address the issue. However Pres.
MelVee TALKS is a special series that brings hot topical issues with a Christian perspective, drawing from key Christian speakers and teachers. Here we chat with Joshua Maponga III on the topic of "Decolonizing Christianity in Africa." What dose this mean and how do we do it?
Bishop Maponga Joshua Marara –Author and cultural activist talk about the need to decolonize religion.
Notwithstanding attempts from the Eastern Cape Department of Health and other organisations to regulate the process of initiation, each year initiates still die or are mutilated. The challenge is to keep the boys safe without interfering with the traditional customs. It appears that women's voices are rarely heard on this issue.
In June and July 1979 a workshop on Nguni history was held at Rhodes University. Most of the leading researchers in the field were there.