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Editorial comment: tribute to prof. Pieter de Klerk
(North-West University, 2011)
A first generation African community grappling with urbanisation: the views of Platfontein’s San on water and sanitation service delivery
Since their relocation in 2004 to Platfontein near Kimberley in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province, members of the !Xun and Khwe San, originally from the northern parts of Namibia and southern Angola, became a first ...
Slow-onset disaster and sustainable livelihoods: the Vaal River in the vicinity of Parys
(Vaal Triangle Faculty of Northwest University in South Africa, 2009)
This article is based on data gathered during a research project commissioned by the Fezile Dabi District Municipality in the northern part of South Africa’s Free State Province. The research team (which included the ...
Bloot ’n vrees vir verval? ’n Mentaliteitsgeskiedenis van die kragonderbrekings in Suid-Afrika, Januarie-April 2008
Aan die begin van 2008 was groot dele van Suid-Afrika geraak deur kragonderbrekings wat sporadies en oor ’n groot gebied vir 115 dae aan die orde was nadat die nasionale kragvoorsieningsinstansie, ESKOM, gebuk gegaan ...
Water and the human culture of appropriation: the Vaal River up to 1956
There is discernable evidence of the human presence having historically appropriated the 1300 kilometer long Vaal River of South Africa as it extends itself from the Drakensberg Plateau into the arid Karoo region. This ...