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    • Disability management in the South African Public Service.  Redress or tokenism? 

      Ernest Ababio; Lindi, Mahlangu (ASSADPAM (Associaton of Southern African Schools & Departments of Public Administration and Management), 2010)
      Cabinet has on two instances set specific transformation targets to be achieved by Public Service departments as part of its transformation agenda. A 2% target was set for the employment of people with disabilities in the ...
    • Disappointed expectations and false hopes: the message of Ezekiel 13:1-16 in a time of change 

      Van Rooy, H.F. (AOSIS, 2002)
      Ezekiel 13 forms part of a whole complex in the book of Ezekiel dealing with those prophetic voices challenged by the prophet Ezekiel. His audience paid no attention to his message and had expectations of a quick return ...
    • Disaster risk management: disciplinary status and prospects for a unifying theory 

      12330841 - Van der Waldt, Gerrit (OASIS, 2013)
      The purpose of this paper is to explore the disciplinary status of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) as an emerging, applied, social science and to consider prospects for the establishment of a unifying theory or philosophical ...
    • Disaster risk reduction in the Omusati and Oshana regions of Namibia 

      Amadhila, Elina; Shaamhula, Loide; Van Rooy, Gert; Siyambango, Nguza (OASIS, 2013)
      Namibia often experiences heavy rains in the north and north-eastern parts of the country, which results in severe flooding. For this reason, the country has endorsed the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) which seeks to ...
    • Disaster risk reduction policy for sustainable development in the Southern African development community:  a policy perspective 

      S. Vyas-Doorgapersad; T.M. Lukamba (South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM), 2012)
      Africa is prone to disasters due to various factors including natural disasters and upheavals precipitated by humans. Complementary challenges are a vulnerable population and the low levels of economic wellbeing that ...
    • Disaster risk reduction policy for sustainable development in the Southern African development community: a policy perspective 

      Vyas-Doorgapersad, S.; Lukamba, T.M. (SAAPAM (South African Association of Public Administration and Management), 2012)
      Africa is prone to disasters due to various factors including natural disasters and upheavals precipitated by humans. Complementary challenges are a vulnerable population and the low levels of economic wellbeing that ...
    • Discipline in educational context: One step back and one forward 

      Barnes, Stanley Raymond; Van der Walt, Johannes Lodewicus (The Association for Christian Higher Education / Die Vereniging vir Christelike Hoër Onderwys, 2010)
    • Discipline in the classroom: A Levinasian perspective 

      Van der Walt, Johannes Lodewicus (The Association for Christian Higher Education / Die Vereniging vir Christelike Hoër Onderwys, 2010)
    • Disciplineverbetering door omvorming van de klas tot een morele gemeenschap 

      Van der Walt, Johannes Lodewicus; Wolhuter, Charste Coetzee (The Association for Christian Higher Education / Die Vereniging vir Christelike Hoër Onderwys, 2010)
    • Discipline–specific versus generic academic literacy intervention for university education: An issue of impact? 

      Gustav Butler ((SAALT/SAVTO) South African Association of Language Teaching / Suid-Afrikaanse Vereniging vir Taalonderrig // Sabinet(SAALT/SAVTO) South African Association of Language Teaching / Suid-Afrikaanse Vereniging vir Taalonderrig // Sabinet, 2013)
      In a context where progressively more underprepared students gain access to higher education, South African universities are obligated to offer appropriate support to such students that may reduce their risk in being ...
    • Disclosure of a putative biosignature for respiratory chain disorders through a metabolomics approach 

      Smuts, Izelle; Van der Westhuizen, Francois H.; Louw, Roan; Mienie, Lodewyk J.; Mason, Shayne; Koekemoer, Gerhard; Reinecke, Carolus J. (Springer Verlag, 2013)
      The diagnosis of respiratory chain deficiencies (RCDs) is complicated and the need for a diagnostic biomarker or biosignature has been widely expressed. In this study, the metabolic profile of a selected group of 29 ...
    • Disclosure of HIV status: experiences and perceptions of persons living with HIV/AIDS and nurses involved in their care in Africa 

      Greeff, Minrie; Phetlhu, Deliwe; Makoae, Lucia N; Dlamini, Priscilla S; Holzemer, William L; Kohi, Thecla W; Uys, Leana R (Sage Publications, 2008)
    • A discourse model of affect for text-to-speech synthesis 

      Georg I. Schlunz; Etienne Barnard (Pattern recognition association of South Africa (PRASA), 2013)
      This paper introduces a model of affect to improve prosody in text-to-speech synthesis. It operates on the discourse level of text to predict the underlying linguistic factors that contribute towards emotional appraisal, ...
    • Discovery and follow-up studies of the extended, off-plane, VHE gamma-ray source HESS J1507-622 

      Acero, F.; Aharonian, F.; Anton, G.; Becherini, Y.; Behera, B.; Bernlöhr, K.; Bochow, A.; Boisson, C.; Bolmont, J.; Borrel, V.; Boutelier, T.; Brucker, J.; Brun, F.; Brun, P.; Bühler, R.; Bulik, T.; Busching, Ingo; Charbonnier, A.; Cheesebrough, A.; Chounet, L.M.; Clapson, A.C.; Coignet, G.; Dalton, M.; Daniel, M.K.; Davids, Isak Delberth; De Jager, Ocker Cornelis; De Naurois, M.; De Oña Wilhelmi, E.; Degrange, B.; Deil, C.; Dickinson, H.J.; Djannati-Ataï, A.; Domainko, W.; Drury, .LO'C.; Dubois, F.; Dubus, G.; Dyks, J.; Dyrda, M.; Egberts, K.; Emmanoulopoulos, D.; Espigat, P.; Farnier, C.; Feinstein, F.; Fiasson, A.; Fontaine, G.; Förster, A.; Füßling, M.; Gabici, S.; Gallant, Y.A.; Gérard, L.; Gerbig, D.; Giebels, B.; Glicenstein, J.F.; Glück, B.; Goret, P.; Göring, D.; Hauser, D.; Hauser, M.; Heinz, S.; Heinzelmann, G.; Henri, G.; Hermann, G.; Hinton, J. A.; Hoffmann, A.; Hofmann, W.; Holleran, Mathew; Hoppe, S.; Horns, D.; Jacholkowska, A.; Jahn, C.; Jung, I.; Katarzyński, K.; Katz, U.; Kaufmann, S.; Keogh, D.; Kerschhaggl, M.; Khangulyan, D.; Khélifi, B.; Klochkov, D.; Kluźniak, W.; Kneiske, T.; Komin, N.U.; Kosack, K.; Kossakowski, R.; Lamanna, G.; Lenain, J.-P.; Lohse, T.; Marandon, V.; Marcowith, A.; Martineau-Huynh, O.; Masbou, J.; Maurin, D.; Mccomb, T.J.L.; Medina, M.C.; Méhault, J.; Moderski, R.; Moulin, E.; Naumann-Godo, M.; Nedbal, D.; Nekrassov, D.; Nicholas, B.; Niemiec, J.; Nolan, S. J.; Ohm, S.; Olive, J. F.; Orford, K. J.; Ostrowski, M.; Panter, M.; Paz Arribas, M.; Pedaletti, G.; Pelletier, G.; Petrucci, P.O.; Pita, S.; Pühlhofer, G.; Punch, M.; Quirrenbach, A.; Raubenheimer, Barend Christoffel; Raue, M.; Rayner, S.M.; Reimer, O.; Renaud, M.; Rieger, F.; Ripken, J.; Rob, L.; Rosier-Lees, S.; Rowell, G.; Rudak, B.; Rulten, C. B.; Ruppel, J.; Sahakian, V.; Santangelo, A.; Schlickeiser, R.; Schöck, F. M.; Schwanke, U.; Schwarzburg, S.; Schwemmer, S.; Shalchi, A.; Sikora, M.; Skilton, J.L.; Sol, H.; Stawarz, L.; Steenkamp, R.; Stegmann, C.; Stinzing, F.; Superina, G.; Szostek, A.; Tam, P.H.; Tavernet, J.P.; Terrier, R.; Tibolla, O.; Tluczykont, M.; Van Eldik, C.; Vasileiadis, G.; Venter, Christo; Venter, L.; Vialle, J.P.; Vincent, P.; Vivier, M.; Völk, H.J.; Volpe, F.; Wagner, S.J.; Ward, M.; Zdziarski, A.A.; Zech, A.; Akhperjanian, A.G; Bazer-bachi, A.R.; Barres de Almeida, U.; Chadwick, P.M.; Chaves, R.C.G. (EDP Sciences, 2011)
      Context. The detection of gamma-rays in the very-high-energy (VHE) range (100 GeV−100 TeV) offers the possibility of studying the parent population of ultrarelativistic particles found in astrophysical sources, so it is ...
    • Discovery of a new Tev gamma-ray source: Ver J0521+211 

      Archambault, S.; Arlen, T.; Aune, T.; Behera, B.; Böttcher, M. (IOP Science, 2013)
      We report the detection of a new TeV gamma-ray source, VER J0521+211, based on observations made with the VERITAS imaging atmospheric Cherenkov Telescope Array. These observations were motivated by the discovery of a cluster ...
    • Discovery of a VHE gamma-ray source coincident with the supernova remnant CTB 37A 

      De Jager, Ocker C; Raubenheimer, Barend; Holleran, Mathew; Büsching, I; Aharonian, F; Venter, C (EDP Sciences, 2008)
    • Discovery of extended VHE Y-ray emission from the vicinity of the young massive stellar cluster Westerlund 1 

      Abramowski, A.; Büsching, Ingo; De Jager, Ocker Cornelis; Sheidaei, F.; Venter, Christo; Vorster, M. (EDP Science, 2012)
      Aims. Results obtained in very-high-energy (VHE; E≥100GeV) γ-ray observations performed with the H.E.S.S. telescope array are used to investigate particle acceleration processes in the vicinity of the young massive stellar ...
    • Discovery of gamma-ray emission from the extragalactic pulsar wind nebula N 157B with H.E.S.S 

      Abramowski, A.; Casanova, S.; De Jager, O.C.; Pekeur, Nicolette Whilna; Sheidaei, F.; Venter, Christo; Vorster, Michael Johannes; (2012)
      We present the significant detection of the first extragalactic pulsar wind nebula (PWN) detected in gamma rays, N 157B, located in the large Magellanic Cloud (LMC). Pulsars with high spin-down luminosity are found to power ...