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2016 Cohort

  

SINDISWA BUSUKU-MATHE​​SE

Home country: South Africa
Year of enrolment: 2016
Department: English Studies
Supervisor: Prof Sally-Ann Murray
Dissertation title: (Un)Homely African imaginaries: Neo-gothic modalities in selected (post) transitional South African fiction, photography and sculpture


   

 CONSTANTIN NDABUBAHA​

Home country: Tanzania
PANGeA partner: University of Dar es Salaam
Year of enrolment: 2016
Department: French
Supervisor: Dr Johanna Steyn
Dissertation title: Teaching and learning of French vocabulary in selected secondary schools in Tanzania: An investigation and proposal for a new teaching model

 

NICOLA DEANE​

Home country: South Africa
Year of enrolment: 2016
Department: Visual Studies
Supervisor: Prof Keith Dietrich
Co-Supervisor: Prof Stephanus Muller
Dissertation title: Delentering the archive: Visual fabrications of sonic memories



 PH​​​ILIPPE SANGU IBAKA​

Home country: Democratic Republic of Congo
Year of enrolment: 2016
Department: Sociology
Supervisor: Prof Simon Bekker
Dissertation title: Kinshasa, Ville-Capitale: L’adaptation des institutions traditionnelles appres l’independence
English: The capital city of Kinshasa: The adaptation of traditional institutions after independance


  

CHARMAINE MANY​ANI

Home country: Zimbabwe
Year of enrolment: 2016
Department: Sociology
Supervisor: Prof Cherryl Walker
Dissertation title: From livestock to game farming: An exploration of farmers’ understandings of land use changes, sustainable agriculture and biodiversity conservation in the Ubuntu local municipality, Northern Cape, South Africa

 


 

PETER MSAK​​A

Home country: Malawi
Year of enrolment: 2016
Department: General Linguistics
Supervisor: Dr Johan Oosthuizen
Dissertation title: A minimalist approach to obligatory coreferentiaity in Chichewa relative clause constructions

 


   

 ​​SAIBU​ MUTARU

Home country: Ghana
Year of enrolment: 2016
Department: Social Anthropology
Supervisor: Dr Antonio Tomas
Co-Supervisor: Dr Thomas Cousins
Dissertation title: The paradox of the proliferation of gender-directed violence, women empowerment and gender equality in the context of witchcraft accusations in the Northern region of Ghana


 
 

FRED OCHO​TI

Home country: Kenya
Year of enrolment: 2016
Department: Journalism
Supervisor: Dr Gawie Botma
Dissertation title: Kenyan print media performance and the social construction of identity: Raila Odinga in the Nation and Standard newspapers (1997-2013)


NOKULUNGA SHABALAL​A

Home country: South Arica
Year of enrolment: 2016
Department: Psychology
Supervisor: Prof Leslie Swartz
Dissertation title: Experiences of black medical specialists in training at two universities in the Western Cape