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2019 Cohort

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REHEMA ABIYO

Home country:        Kenya
PANGeA partner:     University of Nairobi
Year of enrolment:   2019
Department:            General Linguistics
Supervisor:              Dr Marcelyn Oostendorp
Dissertation title:    An assessment of the implementation of the Language in Education Policy in Kenya

BADWI, Rosina.jpegROSINA BADWI

Home country:        Ghana
Year of enrolment:   2019
Department:            Geography and Environmental Studies
Supervisor:              Dr Manfred Spocter
Dissertation title:    Managing the environmental aspects of the ungovernable: a study of the urban informal proletariat in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area

BICHWA, Saul.jpegSAUL SIMON BICHWA

Home country:        Tanzania
PANGeA partner:     University of Dar es Salaam
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:            African Languages
Supervisor:              Prof Marianna Visser
Dissertation title:    The Morpho-Syntactic Properties of Relativization in Ha Language (D66)

GWERU, Benjamin.jpegBENJAMIN GWERU

Home country:        Zimbabwe
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:            Sociology
Supervisor:              Prof Dennis Francis and Prof Rob Pattman
Dissertation title:    Ageing, Class and Gender: Livelihood strategies of the elderly in Harare, Zimbabwe

HECTOR, Michael.jpegMICHAEL CARL HECTOR

Home country:        South Africa
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:            Political Science
Supervisor:              Dr Derica Lambrechts
Dissertation title:    The Republic of E-waste: The Role of Environmental Governance in South Africa's E-waste Industry

JIMU, Tawanda.jpegTAWANDA JIMU

Home country:        Zimbabwe
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:           Geography and Environmental Studies
Supervisor:              Dr Samantha Williams
Dissertation title:    Climate change experiences and adaptation mechanisms of informal cross-border fisher folk in South Africa

KOMU, Philbert.jpegPHILBERT JOSEPH KOMU

Home country:        Tanzania
PANGeA partner:     University of Dar es Salaam
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:            Philosophy
Supervisors:            Prof Vasti Roodt and Dr Tanya de Villiers-Botha
Dissertation title:    The Legitimacy of Moral Authorities Responsible for Enhancing Good Governance: Philosophical and Ethical Perspectives

JOSEPH MICHAEL KWANYA

Home country:        Kenya
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:           English Studies
Supervisors:            Prof Louise Green and Dr Nadia Sanger
Dissertation title:    History, Mythology and Science Fiction: Intersections and Manifestations in Selected Post-colonial African Women's Writings

WESLEY PAUL MACHESO

Home country:        Malawi
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:            English Studies
Supervisors:             Dr Mathilda Slabbert and Prof Shaun Viljoen
Dissertation title:    Vulnerability as a Productive Resource: Representations of Queer Identities in Contemporary African Literary and Cultural Texts

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REJOICE MADOBI

Home country:        Zimbabwe
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:            Geography and Environmental Studies
Supervisors:            Dr Eric Mashimbye and Dr Jaco Kemp
Dissertation title:    Rural Community Engagement for Enhanced Resilience and Adaptive Capacity. The Case of Chibi District, Zimbabwe

MAKUA, Brudence.jpegMMAGONKAHLOLENG BRUDENCE MAKUA

Home country:        South Africa
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:           Afrikaans and Dutch (Lexicography)
Supervisor:              Prof Rufus Gouws
Dissertation title:    The treatment of translation equivalence in English/Sepedi bilingual dictionaries

MARTIN, Amy.jpegAMY MARTIN

Home country:        South Africa
Year of enrolment:   2019
Department:            Ancient Cultures
Supervisor:              Prof Philip Bosman
Dissertation title:    The Female Tradition: Female voices in Hellenistic poetry and the Alexandrian context

MONNE, Retsilisitsoe.jpegRETSELISITSOE MONNE

Home country:        Lesotho
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:            Social Work
Supervisor:              Dr Ilze Slabbert
Dissertation title:    The situation of HIV and AIDS among youth with hearing impairment in Lesotho

MUBITA, Fredrick.jpegFREDRICK MUBITA

Home country:        Zambia
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:            Sociology
Supervisor:              Prof Lindi Heinecken
Dissertation title:    Negotiating the tension between the masculine military culture and traditional femininity in the Zambian Army

CECILIA MUSHININGA

Home country:        Zimbabwe
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:            History
Supervisor:              Prof Sandra Swart and Dr Thembani Dube
Dissertation title:    The Relationship between Rhodesia's White Settlers and Britain, 1939 - 1980

NTSAMA ONANA, Serge.jpegSERGE SABINE NTSAMA ONANA

Home country:        Cameroon
PANGeA partner:     University of Yaoundé I
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:            Sociology
Supervisor:              Prof Philippe Essomba (University of Yaoundé I) and Prof Simon Bekker
Dissertation title:    Developing a Common Market for Regional Migrants in the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC): The Case of Douala in Cameroon

OGELO, Awino.jpegKELVIN AWINO OGELO

Home country:        Kenya
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:            General Linguistics
Supervisor:              Prof Manne Bylund
Dissertation title:    Linguistic relativity (comparative study)

OKIMAIT, David.jpegDAVID OKIMAIT

Home country:        Uganda
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:            Sociology
Supervisor:              Prof Rob Pattman and Dr Khayaat Fakier
Dissertation title:    ‘‘Documenting the Undocumented’’. The Unaccompanied Refugee and Asylum Seeking Minors in Uganda

SHEHU, Abdullahi.jpegABDULLAHI HAMISU SHEHU

Home country:        Nigeria
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:           History
Supervisor:             Dr Chet Fransch
Dissertation title:    Performing Religion in Northern Nigeria: A Study of Religious Processions in Kano, 1958-2016

SPEMBA, Spemba.jpegSPEMBA ELIAS SPEMBA

Home country:        Tanzania
PANGeA partner:     University of Dar es Salaam
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:            English Studies
Supervisor:              Dr Mathilda Slabbert
Dissertation title:    Representation of Albinos in Popular Albinistic Novels in Tanzania

TINASHE TAKUVA

Home country:        Zimbabwe
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:            History
Supervisor:              Prof Sandra Swart
Dissertation title:    Building resilience to natural disaster prone areas of Zimbabwean rural communities. A case of droughts in Mwenezi District 1950-2018

ZAGGI, Hilary.jpegHILARY ZAGGI

Home country:        Nigeria
Year of enrolment:  2019
Department:            Sociology
Supervisor:              Prof Dennis Francis and Prof Rob Pattman
Dissertation title:    Sexuality Education among Secondary School Students in Kaduna State, Nigeria