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2017 Cohort

Abiyo.jpegTESFATSION DOMINIKO ABIYO

Home country:        Ethiopia
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            Sociology
Supervisor:               Dr Lloyd Hill
Dissertation title:    Ethnic identity, inter-ethnic interaction and national identity among Ethiopian University students

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MAUREEN AMIMO

Home country:        Kenya
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            English Studies
Supervisor:               Prof Louise Green
Dissertation title:    Politics of space and gender in contemporary travel literature by Black Africans in the 21st Century

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TREVOR CHIKOWORE

Home country:        Zimbabwe
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            Geography and Environmental Studies
Supervisor:               Prof Manie Geyer
Dissertation title:    Urban ecology and urban planning in the developing world: an analysis of the ecological, social, political and economic nexus in South African metropolises post-1994
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INNOCENT DANDE

Home country:        Zimbabwe
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            History
Supervisor:               Prof Sandra Swart
Dissertation title:    Man’s best friend? Dogs, diseases and the colonial state in Zimbabwe, c.1890-1980
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STEPHEN DAVID

Home country:        Nigeria
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            English
Supervisor:               Prof Shaun Viljoen
Co-Supervisor:         Dr Wamuwi Mbao
Dissertation title:    Biafra as Third Space: Exploring the Dynamics of Dominance in Biafra/Nigeria War Literature
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NERISHA DEWOO

Home country:        Mauritius
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            Modern Foreign Languages
Supervisor:               Prof Catherine du Toit
Dissertation title:    Une histoire d’esclavage et rien : Un cas oublié ou refoulé des Créoles dans le roman contemporain mauricien d’expression française et anglaise?

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ELIJAH DORO

Home country:        Zimbabwe
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            History
Supervisor:               Prof Sandra Swart
Dissertation title:    Tobacco Production and Environmental Policy in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1903-1980

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PAULINE NELIMA LIRU

Home country:        Kenya
PANGeA partner:    University of Nairobi
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            Sociology
Supervisor:               Prof Lindy Heinecken
Dissertation title:    Role of women in mitigating the effects of climate change in Kakamega County
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MUHAMADI MAKAATO

Home country:        Uganda
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            History
Supervisor:               Prof Sandra Swart
Dissertation title:    Human rights campaign and family conflicts among the Buganda
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ITAI MAKONE

Home country:        Zimbabwe
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            Political Science
Supervisor:               Dr Derica Lambrechts
Dissertation title:    Examine the cyber threats to National Security in Africa: the case of Zimbabwe

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LLOYD MELUSI MAPHOSA

Home country:        Zimbabwe
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            Economics and History
Supervisor:               Prof Johan Fourie
Co-supervisor:         Dr Anton Ehlers
Dissertation title:    The origins of regional and horizontal inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: the case of Zimbabwe

 

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KATABYAMA ALFRED NUWAMANYA

Home country:        Uganda
PANGeA partner:    Makarere University
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            Social Anthropology
Supervisor:               Prof Steven Robins
Dissertation title:    Partitioned ethnicities and un-broken practices of the Batuku along the Uganda-D.R. Congo border

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HILDAH BOCHERE OBURU

Home country:        Kenya
PANGeA partner:    University of Nairobi
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            Psychology
Supervisor:               Prof Leslie Swartz
Dissertation title:    Leadership styles, school climates and aggression levels among adolescents: the burning of schools in Kenya by students
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MARY JANEPATRICK NWAKAEGO OKOLIE

Home country:        Nigeria
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            English Studies
Supervisor:               Dr Megan Jones
Co-supervisor:         Dr Daniel Roux
Dissertation title:    Identity at the impalpable borders: a comparative analysis of selected narratives of Chimamanda Adichie and Nadine Gordimer
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ADMIRE PHIRI

Home country:         Zimbabwe
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            General Linguistics
Supervisor:               Dr Menan du Plessis
Co-supervisor:         Dr Johan Oosthuizen
Dissertation title:    Aspects of the verbal system with particular focus on the complex predicates of Tjwao (Kalahari Khoe)
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ELIZABETH ANOKYEWAA SARFO FORDJOUR

Home country:        Ghana
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            Psychology
Supervisor:               Prof Tony Naidoo
Co-supervisor:         Dr Joanna Salifu-Yendork
Dissertation title:    Married too soon: exploration of cultural underpinnings and psychological well-being following child marriage in Ghana
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THULANI TSHABANGU

Home country:        Zimbabwe
Year of enrolment: 2017
Department:            Journalism
Supervisor:              Dr Gawie Botma
Dissertation title:   ICTs, citizen journalism and participatory political communication in Zimbabwe (2013-19): an ethnographic study of marginalized Matabeleland communities