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  • The implications of the National Archives and Records Services Act on archival practice in Botswana 

    Mosweu, Tshepho; Simon, Iwani (South African Society of Archivists, http://www.saarchivist.co.za/, 2018)
    Archival legislation is the basis for records and archives management in any country. The National Archives Act of Botswana was enacted in 1978 to give the Botswana National Archives and Records Services (BNARS) its mandate ...
  • Are dialects markers of ethnic identity? The case of Setswana dialects and ethnic groups 

    Bagwasi, Mompoloki Mmangaka (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2019)
    Many studies on dialects present language in neat, organised groupings that highlight similar language habits and linguistic features of people who belong to the same social, linguistic or regional group. In that way, ...
  • A Socio-pragmatic analysis of compliment responses among students at the University of Botswana 

    Matiki, Alfred J.; Kgolo, Naledi N. (University of Malawi, http://www.unima.mw/, 2017)
    Using tape-recorded interviews as well as Discourse Completion Tasks on compliment responses as elicitation methods, this study set out to investigate the linguistic resources that students at the University of Botswana ...
  • Analyse d’erreurs pour ameliorer l’enseignement de la traduction en classe de FLE 

    Sello, Kagiso Jacob (Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, https://www.topuniversities.com/universities/universitas-pendidikan-indonesia, 2017-06)
    RÉSUMÉ. En s’appuyant sur une analyse d’erreur étiologique par le biais du modèle de l’analyse matricielle définitoire, la présente étude se propose de déceler les paramètres de l’environnement d’apprentissage sur lesquels ...
  • Traduire pour promouvoir et preserver les langues minoritaires et regionales AU Botswana 

    Sello, Kagiso Jacob (University of Suceava in Romania, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C8%98tefan_cel_Mare_University_of_Suceava, 2015-06)
    In this article, we argue that the development of translation in Botswana could aid in preserving and promoting minority and regional languages. Indeed, one major problem encountered by minority ...
  • Quels enseignements tirer d’une analyse étiologique d’erreurs de traduction en classe de FLE ? 

    Sello, Kagiso Jacob (Risoprint, Cluj-Napoc, http://www.risoprint.ro, 2018-02)
    This study aims at advocating for an etiological analysis of errors made by students in a French as a Foreign Language class rather than a typological analysis of errors. Indeed, unlike the latter where error categories ...
  • Setswana lexical expressions of time 

    Kgolo, Naledi N. (University of Botswana,www.ub.bw/, 2018)
    This paper explores the way time is lexically expressed in Setswana. Using data from a Setswana corpus, the study isolated instances of temporal reference for linguistic analysis. The paper demonstrates that Setswana ...
  • Verb inflectional morphology in Ikwere 

    Kari, Ethelbert E.; Alerechi, Roseline I.C. (The Joongwon Linguistic Society of Korea, eng.jwl.or.kr/, 2018-07-31)
    Although some work has been done on Ikwere verb inflectional morphology, no comprehensive description of this aspect of the language exists. This paper aims at providing a fairly comprehensive description of the verb ...
  • Cognate object constructions in Degema 

    Kari, Ethelbert Emmanuel (Linguistique et Langues Africaines (LLACAN); llacan.vjf.cnrs.fr/lla/, 2017)
    This paper provides a descriptive analysis of cognate object constructions in Degema. Cognate object constructions refer to constructions that involve a verb and a cognate nominal object that is morphologically and ...
  • Cognate object constructions in Degema 

    Kari, Ethelbert Emmanuel (Sage publications,www.sage.com/‎, 2017-06)
    This paper provides a descriptive analysis of cognate object constructions in Degema. Cognate object constructions refer to constructions that involve a verb and a cognate nominal object that is morphologically and semantically ...
  • Mediating conflicts, promoting peace and preserving relationships: lessons from traditional African justice systems 

    ikpe, Ibanga B. (Philosophy Documentation Center; https://www.pdcnet.org, 2017)
    Why do Conflicts occur? Why do they recur? Why do conflicts escalate and why do they become protracted? These questions have been variously posed by scholars of conflict and there is a rich body of theory that answers them. ...
  • Between the just and the expedient: the problem of conflict resolution in Africa 

    ikpe, Ibanga B. (Philosophy Documentation Center; https://www.pdcnet.org/, 2015)
    This paper is about African conflicts and their tendency to persist despite attempts to resolve them. Such persistence has in the past been attributed to various causes but it is the contention of this paper that African ...
  • As it is in Heaven! Mimetic theory, religious transformation and social crisis in Africa 

    Ikpe, Ibanga B. (Sage Journals; http://journals.sagepub.com/, 2009)
    This article is an overview of Rene Girard’s mimetic theory and its application to and implications for conflict in Africa. It accepts Girard’s basic idea that imitation is a feature of all individuals but disagrees with ...
  • Central Delta languages: an overview 

    Kari, Ethelbert Emmanuel (Stellenbosch University, https://www.sun.ac.za/, 2017)
    This paper presents an overview of the phonology, morphology and syntax of Central Delta languages. It also provides information on the geo-linguistic, demographic and sociolinguistic situation of these languages. It notes ...
  • Confronting a culture of silence in an African classroom: an exercise in philosophical Pptice 

    Ikpe, Ibanga B. (Humanities Institute, Kangwon National University, Korea, http://www.kangwon.ac.kr/english/menu3/sub_03_01_02_14.php, 2017)
    Can Philosophy perform a useful function in contemporary society? This question is usually answered in the affirmative by philosophy teachers who point to the development of the mind as its most important tool, claiming ...
  • Prolegomena to a Critical Thinking Therapy 

    Ikpe, Ibanga B. (Humanities Institute, Kangwon National University, Korea, http://www.kangwon.ac.kr/english/menu3/sub_03_01_02_14.php, 2014)
    Thinking may be a universal feature of human beings but correct, strategic and directed thinking is something that eludes a large section of humanity. Yet it is this kind of directed thinking that is needed in organizations ...
  • Reasoning and the military decision making process 

    Ikpe, Ibanga B. (Center for Cognition and Neuroethics, http://cognethic.org/, 2014)
    The archetypal view of the military is that of a hierarchical organization whose members are conditioned to respond to command without question. Its election of obedience as “the supreme military virtue” portrays it as ...
  • Investigating language vitality in some parts of North Eastern Botswana 

    Mogara, Budzani; Kari, Ethelbert; Kadenge, Maxwell; Molefhi, Dipogiso (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2017)
    The main objective of this article is to investigate the level of language vitality in Botswana on the basis of patterns of language use, transgenerational language transmission, language attitudes and ethno-cultural ...
  • Restrictions on the attachment of verbal extensions in Degema 

    Kari, Ethelbert Emmanuel (The Joongwon Linguistic Society of Korea, http://submission.jwl.or.kr/sobis/jwl.jsp, 2016)
    This paper discusses restrictions observed in the attachment of verbal extensions to all verb bases in Degema. Kari (1995) discusses verbal extensions in Degema focusing on the number, underlying forms, and phonological ...
  • The Southern African Cultural Information System (SACIS) 

    Thapisa, A.P.N. (Emerald//www.emeraldinsight.com, 1998)
    Describes the development of the Southern African Cultural Information System (SACIS), a project spearheaded by the Southern African Development Community (SADC). A substantial and effective information system is considered ...