House robbery and subsequent rape are under-researched crimes collectively and often treated differently in the field of social sciences. The relation between these two crimes needs to be addressed urgently. Therefore, this study aimed to explore motivational factors for committing house robbery and subsequent rape.
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This case study reveals that the written language of a group of Grade 11 isiXhosa first language (L1) learners presents errors which seem to have serious implications for their linguistic competence, performance in their learning, language development and language conservation.
Isizulu njengolimi lokufunda nokufundisa kanye nokubheka ukuthi lungaziletha kanjani izinguquko enyuvesi yaKwaZulu-Natali
The objective of this study is to explore the changes that can be brought about by the use of isiZulu language at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Therefore this study will look at the use of isiZulu as a language of teaching and learning as well as looking at how isiZulu will bring about transformation at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Psychological autopsy of male perpetrator and female victim intimate partner murder-suicide in a rural community in Limpopo province
Though it is difficult to determine the prevalence of intimate partner murder-suicide (IPMS), it does appear that this phenomenon is reported in different parts of the world. The psychological consequences of this phenomenon to the surviving family members have also been widely reported.
An Indigenous Crime Prevention Strategy Employing the Roles of Amakhosi and Social Work in KwaZulu- Natal Province
Crime is one of major social problems which poses a serious threat to the democracy of South Africa. It therefore calls on the citizenry, civil society, and private society to contribute to the ongoing efforts of government in the provision of safety and crime prevention.
Over the years, South African literary critics have regarded literatures in African indigenous languages as inferior to English and Afrikaans literatures both quantitatively and qualitatively (Atwell, 1984; Mphahlele, 1992; Maake, 2000).
How do policy networks function in labour market policy processes? An assessment of the labour policy subsystem and its effect on youth employment policy outcomes
This study aimed to assess the role of policy networks on labour market policies and their effects on youth employment. The research has examined how key players such as the government, the private sector, and organised labour can influence the success or failure of youth employment policies. Policy network theory was used to examine the institutional arrangements of decision-making.
“‘The House of Indigo: An ethnographic study of drag performance, beauty pageantry, and cosmopolitan femininity in Johannesburg”
This ethnographic study explores the subcultural world of drag performance and beauty pageantry at one of Johannesburg’s landmark gay nightclubs – Club Indigo. It examines how the participants’ consumer identities, material culture, and kinship systems were constructed within and beyond the subculture.
An exploration of the influence of Khelobedu dialect on standard Sepedi: the case of students’ writing in a Sepedi classroom context at the university of Limpopo
This study explores the influence of the Khelobedu Dialect on Standard Sepedi with a special focus on the students’ writing. A classroom is a space where students need to feel the confidence to take part in classroom activities, language should not be a barrier.
Legal Truth and Discourses of Violence in Post-apartheid Commissions of Inquiry: The TRC and Marikana Commission
This thesis offers an analysis of the official discourse of two post-apartheid commissions of inquiry investigating state violence – the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and Marikana Commission of Inquiry.