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The BRICS new development bank as alternative to the World bank and IMF: a better economic balance and Sustainable development for African region

The BRICS economies—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—represent the vanguard of emerging economies. Over the past 20 years, they have benefited from both the benefits and drawbacks of globalisation, impressing with quick, accelerated growth rates. Hence the need to study the BRICS New Development Bank As Alternative To The World Bank And IMF: A Better Economic Balance And Sustainable Development For African Region.” In recent decades, the BRICS have garnered a lot of attention on the international relations and economic scenes.

Unpacking the social constructions of motherhood: Exploring mother presence among young African women

experience of pregnancy and childbirth are life changing for women. In most African societies, childcare is often a woman’s responsibility. The motherhood journey of a young woman may be significantly impacted by the presence and/or absence of a biological mother. The presence of a biological mother is regarded as important in all stages of development, particularly for female children. However, mothers are absent for a number of reasons including their death.

The development of social work intervention guidelines for victims of gender-based violence in uMhlathuze municipality, Kwazulu-Natal

Gender-based violence (GBV) is a pervasive and alarming violation of human rights, reaching epidemic proportions in South Africa with a prevalence rate exceeding 50%. This study addresses the urgent need for effective social work interventions by developing comprehensive guidelines tailored to the unique challenges faced by GBV victims in Umhlathuze, KwaZulu-Natal. Resilience theory was used as the study's theoretical framework, the research unfolds through a phenomenological design involving social workers as purposively selected participants for this study.

Exploring the use of Khelobedu as a medium of instruction in the Foundation Phase: A survey in Mopani District, Limpopo Province

Dialects such as Khelobedu are perpetually denied the chance to flourish and help promote the local culture and national identity through their use as a medium of instruction in the Foundation Phase classrooms of South Africa. As tools of communication, such dialects have the potential to be used as media of instruction in schools and contribute significantly to the development and education of learners who speak them.

Contestations for power and selfdefinition in Sindiwe Magona's selected narratives: A black feminist critique

This study focuses on selected texts of South African female writer, Sindiwe Magona. The selected texts are To My Children’s Children (1990), Forced to Grow (1992), Beauty’s Gift (2012), Mother to Mother (1998), Living, Loving and Lying Awake at Night (1991) and When The Village Sleeps (2021). The study explores how Magona narrates the contestation of power and self-definition, delving into how she articulates the intersections of race, power, gender and class in the selected texts.

Guidelines to promote proper use of African traditional medicine in people living with HIV in selected districts of Limpopo province

African Traditional Medicine is the sum total of skills and practices based on beliefs and experiences of traditional to African cultures that are used to prevent, diagnose, improve or treat physical and mental illnesses. Traditional medicine used to be the dominant medical system available to millions of people in Africa in both rural and urban communities. Indeed, it was the only source of medical care for a greater proportion of the population (Romero-Daza, 2002).

The influence of corporate social responsibility on business performance of a medium-sized manufacturing enterprise in eThekwini municipal area

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an organisation's ongoing commitment to ethical behaviour and economic development, as well as improving the quality of life for its employees and their families, the local community, and society at large. It is an unavoidable requirement for long-term development, particularly in developing countries. Although there has been some focus on CSR and business performance in large corporations, research on CSR in SMEs, particularly in economically depressed African countries is becoming increasingly important.

Improving the administration of disability grants in South Africa’s social security agency

Improving the administration of disability grants in South Africa’s Social Security Agency was the primary focus of the study. Although the South African social security grant categories include the child support grant, older age persons’ grant, disability grant, grant-in-aid, care dependency grant, war veterans grant and the foster child grants, this study only focused on disability grants. In South Africa, fraud and maladministration are among the challenges impacting the quality of public service delivery. In terms of the study, the impact of this amongst other issues were investigated.

Mahlamari eka Xitsonga hi ku kongomisa eka man’wana ma matsalwa ma mitlangu (Interjections in Xitsonga with special reference to some drama literary texts).

This study investigates interjections in Xitsonga, a part of speech that has not yet been thoroughly studied. The study uses a qualitative research method to collect, interpret, and analyse non-numerical data on Xitsonga interjections morphologically, semantically, and syntactically.