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From "Nehanda Nyakasikana" to the national anthem: Poetic aesthetics and the articulation of local and national sensibilities in Solomon Mutswairo's poetry.
This chapter employs text analysis to explore the stylistics of the poems of Solomon Mutswairo ranging from his earliest poems in Madetembedzo Akare Namatsva (1958, 1988), to the lyrics of the national anthem, “Ngaikomborerwe ...
African proverbs and conflict management: A study of selected Shona, Oshiwambo, Yoruba and Swahili proverbial expressions.
This study employs a Dialectical – Relational Approach to analyse selected Shona, Oshivambo, Yoruba and Swahili proverbs in a bid to show that African proverbs have vast potential in mitigating and possibly preventing ...
Contradictory HIV/AIDS rhetoric(s) in Zimbabwe: An analysis of selected online media texts: Paper presented at the African Association of Rhetoric 2nd Biennial International Conference at the University of KwaZulu Natal, 1-3 July, 2009.
This article employs text analysis within the framework of the arena model (Mazzoni, 1991, Anfara, 2006, http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs), to examine fourty one online media texts to reflect on the Zimbabwean HIV/AIDS ...
Television and film as popular culture.
(Polytechnic of Namibia, Department of English Communication., 2009)
This article is part of a Unit for the BA in Media Studies module.
An analysis of the influences of discourse in the anthology: 'Zimbabwean Poetry in English'.
This article reviews the book "Zimbabwean Poetry in English", compiled and introduced by Kizito Muchemwa.
A SWOT analysis of the Department of Communication courses: A case of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and English for Professional Purposes (EPP).
(Polytechnic of Namibia, Department of Communication, 2012)
This study attempts a SWOT analysis of the higher level English Communication courses offered by the Department of Communication at the Polytechnic of Namibia (Communication Skills, Professional Writing and Professional ...
A critical discourse analysis of the impact of Operation Murambatsvina (Operation Drive Out Filth) on people living with HIV ad AIDS in Zimbabwe as reflected by newspaper reports.
(Polytechnic of Namibia, Department of Communication, 2014)
Between May and June 2005, the Government of Zimbabwe embarked on a nation - wide blitz dubbed Operation Murambatsvina (Operation Drive out Filth). It was purportedly aimed at cleaning up the country by destroying all ...
Preserving oral traditions: Some reflections on students' performances during cultural festivals held at the Polytechnic of Namibia (Namibia's University of Science and Technology) from 2009 to 2012.
(Polytechnic of Namibia, Department of Communication, 2013)
This paper analyses the role of tertiary institutions in the preservation of oral traditions and cultures in Namibia, with specific reference to cultural festivals held from 2009 to 2012 at the Polytechnic of Namibia. A ...