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COVID-19 nationwide lockdown and disruptions in the food environment in Zimbabwe
This study assessed the COVID-19 related disruptions on the food environment in Zimbabwe. Information on disruptions in personal life, changes in food habits, changes at food acquisition points and nutrition information required during the lockdown were collected from 243 adult respondents u...
Production of oxalic acid from sawdust using coal fly ash as a catalyst
The production of oxalic acid from sawdust using a mixture of strong nitric acid and concentrated sulphuric acid with coal fly ash as a catalyst has been explored. Operating parameters affecting the reaction were determined to be temperature, mesh size and amount of fly ash...
Optimisation of biodiesel production from dairy effluent scum using calcined egg shell as a transesterification catalyst
The production of biodiesel from dairy effluent scum using calcined egg shell as the transesterification catalyst has been explored. Eggshell powder was calcined at 900 °C for 3 h and used as catalyst. The influence of methanol-oil molar ratio, catalyst concentration and reaction t...
The Impact of diptank rehabilitation on the occurrence of Ticks and tickborne diseases in Umzingwane District, Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe
The objective of this study was to determine the impact of diptank rehabilitation on the prevalence of ticks, tick borne diseases (TBDs) and other tick related conditions in Umzingwane district of Zimbabwe. About 120 cattle farmers and three veterinary officers were randomly interviewed...
Quality Orientation in the University Communities in Zimbabwe
This paper presents a theoretical perspective on the importance of quality assurance in higher education and how those that are charged with the mandate to promote quality in universities can create quality consciousness across the university community. Quality is broadly defined for a&...
Exhibitors’ preference at trade fairs: The case of Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF)
The success of a trade fair is measured against the quality and quantity of exhibitors in attendance. This research therefore sought to get insights into exhibitors’ preferences that captivate them to attend trade fairs from an African perspective. The objectives of the study were&...
Distributed Leadership Practices and Applications in Education Management: A Current Architecture for Educational Leadership, A theoretical Overview
Distributed leadership has become one of the most current architecture in education management. A review of literature reveals broadness in the manor and potential it has brought about in school improvement. While the concept of distributed leadership is regarded to be the most fav...
Gendered spaces in natural resource utilisation for sustainable development in rural communities of Zimbabwe
Understanding gendered spaces in natural resource utilisation is critical in correcting gender inequalities in rural landscapes of developing states and thus ensuring sustainable development. This paper, therefore explores gendered spaces in mopane worm and woodland utilisation in Bulilima district of...
Resistance, struggle and protest against genocide and incarceration: The case of Talitha Koum – Someone lied! and 1983 – Years Before and After
This article positions theatre as a site for victims and activists to action their resistance against Gukurahundi related incarceration and human rights abuse perpetrated in the 1980s. Through case studying Talitha Koum and 1983, we examine resistance strategies deployed through theatre perf...
Mapping Places and Identities through Contemporary Bulawayo Popular Song Texts
In this article, the authors examine the symbiotic relationship that exists between places and identities in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, through contemporary song texts. They borrow Julia Kristeva’s concept of intertextuality to trace the sources of spatial textual referents embedded in song texts a...
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