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Managing the unseen: Langebaan road aquifer system
The effective management of groundwater resources is a critical aspect to ensure sustainability. The paper discusses the structures used to ensure effective monitoring at a local government level, and focuses specifcally ...
Flow-gauging structures in South African rivers Part 2: Calibration
Accurate hydrological information is of paramount importance in a dry country such as South Africa. Flow measurements in rivers are complicated by the high variability of flows as well as by sediment loads and debris. It ...
The deteriorating nutrient status of the Berg River, South Africa
The upper catchment area of the Berg River in the Western Cape, South Africa, supplies most of Cape Town and its suburbs with freshwater, in addition to providing water for irrigation purposes along the middle and lower ...
The first reported correlation between end-use estimates of residential water demand and measured use in South Africa
End-use modelling of residential water demand is becoming increasingly relevant. It encourages better understanding of how water is used by end users. Such an understanding is invaluable in view of improved water use ...
Hepatitis B/C and HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: An association between highly prevalent infectious diseases. A systematic review and meta-analysis
Objectives: Hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are endemic in Africa. However, hepatitis co-infection rates among HIV-infected individuals remain controversial. The ...
Comparing the effects on meat quality of conventional hunting and night cropping of impala (Aepyceros melampus)
In South Africa, night cropping from a vehicle is commercially used to crop game. Conventional hunting employs the principles of fair chase and usually consists of hunting on foot during the day. The purpose of this study ...
Disseminated bacille Calmette-Guérin disease in HIV-infected South African infants
Objective: To determine the population-based incidence of disseminated bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) disease in HIV-infected infants (aged ≤ 1 year) in a setting with a high burden of tuberculosis and HIV infection coupled ...
The founding of the Pan African Burns Society 
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Conservation status of the dwarf crag lizard, Pseudocordylus nebulosus, from the Hottentots Holland Mountains, South Africa
The dwarf crag lizard, Pseudocordylus nebulosus, is one of several relict ectotherm species associated with the mistbelt of the Cape Fold Mountains. Prior to this study, it was only known from a single locality in the ...