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    • New green paper on higher education lacks a clear vision 

      Cherry, Micheal I. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2012-02)
      The new green paper on higher education correctly places emphasis on vocational training, but offers little in the way of a coherent plan to implement the necessary changes in the system.

    • New to science and already disillusioned 

      Anderson, Bruce (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2009)
      Sir—Last year I attended a meeting where several representatives from the NRF told researchers at Stellenbosch University that all rated researchers would automatically receive ‘glue’ funding in 2009. I was very pleased ...

    • Obeying God? Obeying Paul? Bridging the socio-cultural context in the interpretation of Biblical imperatives 

      van Rheede van Oudtshoorn, Andre (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011-10-05)
      When do we encounter God in the Pauline imperatives, or when is it Paul, the man of his times, that we are dealing with? This article develops a model to help us determine the reach of the imperatives into our socio-cultural ...

    • On reading Karl Barth in South Africa today: Karl Barth as public theologian? 

      Laubscher, M. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2007)
      This article investigates the specific nature by which Karl Barth could be considered as a public theologian in post-apartheid South Africa. The aim is to enrich the debate in the current field of public theology in ...

    • On the (d)–chromatic number of a complete balanced multipartite graph 

      Burger, AP; Nieuwoudt, I; van Vuuren, JH (Open Journal Systems, 2007)
      In this paper we solve (approximately) the problem of finding the minimum number of colours with which the vertices of a complete, balanced, multipartite graph G may be coloured such that the maximum degrees of all colour ...

    • On the e cient solvability of a simple class of nonlinear knapsack problems 

      Visagie, Stephan E. (Open Journal Systems, 2008)
      In this paper the e cient solvability of a class of nonlinear knapsack problems are investigated by means of the problem's necessary and su cient conditions. It is shown that, from the general theory, it is impossible ...

    • Ons was daar 

      Scoltz, L. (Open Journal Systems, 2012)
      The article presents a review of a book written by Jannie Geldenhuys titled "Ons was daar" (We were there)" published in 2011.

    • Oorsake van kerkkrimping binne die tradisioneel Afrikaanssprekende gereformeerde kerke in Suid-Afrika 

      De Klerk, Ben Jacobus; Van Helden, Phia (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011-06-24)
      The focus of this article was to pursue factors regarding the declining numbers in the traditional Afrikaans speaking reformed churches in South Africa. This intertwined phenomenon was studied according to theonome ...

    • Operations research and development 

      Fourie, P (Open Journal Systems, 2007)
      The paper begins with a discussion of the concepts “operations research” and “development.” An overview is next given of the RDP (Reconstruction and Development Programme), which still embodies the vision of development ...

    • Operations Research: An indispensable toolkit for the logistician 

      Pienaar, W.J. (Open Journal Systems, 2005)
      This paper traces the origin of the word logistics, outlines its conceptual evolution, and explains its meaning in contemporary usage. The background that led to the introduction of Logistics Management and Operations ...

    • Opportunities and challenges for statistics education in South Africa 

      Zewotir, T.; North, D. (AOSIS OpenJournal, 2011-11)
      The South African educational system is in a state of transformation as the Government embarks on a process of grappling with legacies of the past, whilst balancing risks and opportunities for the future. Accordingly, a ...

    • Optimale toewysing en skedulering van werkers en take op 'n monteerbaan 

      Venter, L.; Visagie, Stephan E. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2009-03)
      Die optimale aanwending van kruisopgeleide werkslui in ’n produksielyn word ondersoek. Kruisopgeleide werkslui het die vermo¨e om haas enige taak in die produksieproses te verrig. ’n Wiskundige model om die optimale ...

    • Optimising an integrated crop-livestock farm using risk programming 

      Visagie, Stephan E.; de Kock, H.C.; Ghebretsadik, A.H. (Open Journal Systems, 2004)
      Numerous studies have analysed farm planning decisions focusing on producer risk preferences. Few studies have focussed on the farm planning decisions in an integrated croplivestock farm context. Income variability and ...

    • Oseanologiewoordeboek Engels–Afrikaans/Dictionary of Oceanology English–Afrikaans 

      Gouws, R.H. (Open Journal Systems, 2004)
      Review: Johann R.E. Lutjeharms. Oseanologiewoordeboek Engels–Afrikaans/Dictionary of Oceanology English–Afrikaans. 2004, xvi + 334 pp. ISBN 186890041X. Kaapstad/Cape Town: Pharos Woordeboeke/Dictionaries. Prys: R175.

    • Overcoming violence - a basic task of Christian churches 

      Huber, Wolfgang (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011-12-12)
      In this article – based on the second of two keynote lectures at a conference on violence – the view is developed that the task of the church with respect to violence consists mainly in overcoming violence. In the first ...

    • Paradoxical reproduction and body size in the rock lizard, Agama atra atra, in Namaqualand, South Africa 

      Mouton, P. le F.N.; Herselman, Y.M. (Open Journal Systems, 1994)
      The rock lizard Agama atra atra from Namaqualand differs in both body size and reproduction from other populations of this species occurring elsewhere in southern Africa. Both sexes from Namaqualand are significantly ...

    • Paul and power: Framing claims. 

      Punt, J. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2012-04)
      Evidently an important theme in the Pauline letters, discussions of the nature, scope and function of power have given rise to a wide range of explanations and interpretative positions. Engaging the rich diversity regarding ...

    • Peace, Profit or Plunder: The privatization of security in war torn African societies 

      Vreӱ, F. (Open Journal Systems, 2000)
      This publication is about a theme that is presently a rising issue of concern on the national security agendas of states and other bodies grappling with security issues. This concern takes place against the tendency of an ...

    • Peacekeeping in Africa: Capabilities and Culpabilities 

      Nel, A. (Open Journal Systems, 2000)
      African states increasingly carry the responsibility for the promotion and maintenance of peace and security on the African continent. This book provides a detailed discussion on the efforts made by African states to do ...

    • Perceived Fairness of Disciplinary Procedures in the Public Service Sector: An Exploratory Study 

      van der Bank, Louis; Engelbrecht, Amos S.; Strümpher, Johanita (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2008)
      The objective of this study was twofold: Firstly, to explore and describe the perceived fairness of a disciplinary procedure in the workplace and, secondly, to develop guidelines that could be used by managers to provide ...