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    • Factor rings of the Gaussian integers 

      Patterson, Cody (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2004)
      Whereas the homomorphic images of Z (the ring of integers) are well known, namely Z, {0} and Zn (the ring of integers modulo n), the same is not true for the homomorphic images of Z[i] (the ring of Gaussian integers). ...

    • A field guide or a handbook? 

      Cherry, Micheal I. (AOSIS OpenJournal, 2011)
      Thirty years ago, on an honours field trip, I was introduced to Neville Passmore’s and Vincent Carruthers’ excellent new book, South African frogs.1 For me at least, this was a fortunate introduction: four years later, ...

    • Fireforce - One man's war in the Rhodesian Light Infantry 

      Van der Waag-Cowling, N. (Open Journal Systems, 1998)
      "They have the faces of boys but they fight like lions" The history of the Rhodesian Light Infantry is an illustrious one. The RLI produced many of the senior brass who led the Rhodesian Army including Gen Peter Walls. It ...

    • Foraging strategies of coexisting lacertid lizards in the arid Tankwa Karoo Basin of South Africa 

      Du Plessis, I. J.; Mouton, P. Le F.N. (Open Journal Systems, 2012-04)
      Four lacertid lizards, Pedioplanis laticeps, P. lineo-ocellata, Meroles knoxii and Nucras tessellata, occur sympatrically on the arid plains of the Tankwa Karoo Basin in South Africa. The aim of this study was to evaluate ...

    • Fording the Amazon 

      Nasson, Bill (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2010-06)
      In 1928, with the Wall Street Crash and the start of the Great Depression only a year away, prospects for the Ford Motor Company still looked rosy. Henry Ford’s celebrated Model T had been a major success. His firm’s new ...

    • From Foreigners to Citizens: Conceptualising Students' Entry into Disciplinary Communities of Practice 

      Young, G.; Kotze, A. (Open Journal Systems, 2009)
      The discipline of Classics, like most other disciplines in Higher Education contexts, faces numerous challenges related to changed national and international expectations. This article argues that in order to meet ...

    • From Lord’s to the Union: The imperial foundations of South African cricket 

      Nasson, Bill (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2009-12)
      Readers of the right sherry vintage will remember the unsavoury 1968 clash between the Union Buildings and Lord’s Cricket Ground. Basil d’Oliviera, the prominent coloured South African cricketer who features in this ...

    • From the editors 

      Esterhuyse, A.; Liebenberg, I. (Open Journal Systems, 2012)
      An editorial written by the editors of Scientia Militaria, South African Journal of Military Studies, a journal published bi-annually by the Faculty of Military Science of Stellenbosch University, South Africa. It is an ...

    • From Warfare to Welfare - Human Security in a Southern African Context 

      Du Plessis, I. (Open Journal Systems, 2004)
      It is encouraging to find a valuable contribution to the understanding of the complexities of human security and how it can be integrated with development programmes. This edited book of 118 pages contains an introduction ...

    • Fronto Avus: The Tale of a Grandfather 

      Claassen, J-M. (Open Journal Systems, 2007)
      This paper examines some examples from the correspondence of the secondcentury rhetor, the Romanised African M. Cornelius Fronto, in particular letters that relate to the death of his grandson, drawing conclusions about ...

    • Fusarium spp. and levels of fumonisins in maize produced by subsistence farmers in South Africa 

      Ncube, Edson; Flett, Bradley C.; Waalwijk, Cees; Viljoen, Altus (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011-02)
      Fusarium spp. produce fumonisins – mycotoxins that are of importance to maize production in South Africa. Fumonisins have been associated with human oesophageal cancer and cause various diseases in animals that are of ...

    • (Gender) partnership as a transforming paradigm for development in the Church and society 

      Onwunta, E.; August, K. T. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2012-04)
      This research article made the case for (gender) partnership as an integral part of effective people-centred participatory development theory. Over the years, development has been taught and practiced in different ways. ...

    • Genetic variation in the Critically Endangered velvet worm Opisthopatus roseus (Onychophora: Peripatopsidae) 

      Daniels, Savel R. (Open Journal Systems, 2011-10)
      In the present study the genetic variation of the Critically Endangered velvet worm species Opisthopatus roseus is examined. This species is endemic to the Ngele mistbelt forest in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South ...

    • Governance in Ptolemaic Egypt, The First Hundred Years: A Case of Imperialism? 

      Adler, J. (Open Journal Systems, 2004)
      This article investigates the nature of governance in Ptolemaic Egypt during the first 100 years of their rule. It proposes that this governance was Imperialist and exploitative in nature and that the Macedonian Greeks ...

    • Governing Insecurity: Democratic Control of Military and Security Establishments in Transitional Democracies 

      Neethling, T. (Open Journal Systems, 2004)
      In the post-Cold War era democratic institutions have widely come to be regarded as the only legitimate forms of governance. But the longstanding legacies of military rule cast a shadow over many newly instituted democratic ...

    • Government urgently needs to provide additional bursaries to train talented teachers 

      Cherry, Micheal I. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011-12)
      The world’s population reached 7 billion last month, just as South Africa’s national census was completed. Most of this growth has occurred within the last century – the global population stood at just 2 billion in 1927. ...

    • The great changing room of colour and class 

      Nasson, Bill (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2010-08)
      Reflecting on the issue of winning and losing in a chapter on sport in his 2005 work entitled, The angry island: Hunting the English, the acerbic Scottish writer, A.A. Gill, makes two acute observations, both of which ...

    • Guidelines for the choice of economic public infrastructure projects 

      Pienaar, W. J. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2002)
      This article provides guidelines for selecting public infrastructure projects based on economic criteria. Project evaluation, selection and prioritisation criteria are listed, followed by a description of the way in which ...

    • HALT! ACTION FRONT! With Long at Colenso 

      Visser, G. E. (Open Journal Systems, 1999)
      South African born Darrell Hall (1928 - 1996) joined the British Army in 1946 and retired with the rank of major in 1968. During his 22-year career in the British Army he served in both the Royal Artillery and the Royal ...

    • The Higher Education Summit re-opens the debate on differentiation 

      Cherry, Micheal I. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2010-08)
      South African Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe opened the Higher Education Summit in April 2010 by putting his finger on the nub of the problem – the fact that over 65% of 18–24 year olds in South Africa are neither ...