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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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Hart, T. Early state capture stalled motor city. Mail & Guardian. 29. (29 March 2019).

Universities in the Eastern Cape have not taken up the challenge of creating knowledge centres to produce solutions. ...

Hart, T.G.B., Booyens, I., Fakudze, B. & Sinyolo, S. (2019) Reflections on demonstrating development-oriented innovations in South Africa. South African Journal of Science. 115(1/2):1-4.

Innovation demonstrations are an important means of first-time testing and fine-tuning innovations outside of the laboratory. Through demons...

Chisha, Z., Nwosu, C. & Ataguba, J. (2019) Decomposition of socioeconomic inequalities in cigarette smoking: the case of Namibia. International Journal for Equity in Health. 18(6):Online.

Namibia has one of the highest levels of income inequality in the world. Increased smoking prevalence, especially among the youth, may leave...

Booyens, I. & Rogerson, C.M. (2019) Re-creating slum tourism: perspectives from South Africa . Urbani Izziv. 30:52-63.

Slum tourism is a growing phenomenon in several cities in the global South. The objective in this conceptual paper is to analyse the develop...

Habiyaremye, A. (2019) Knowledge exchange and innovation co-creation in living labs projects in South Africa. Innovation and Development. February:Online.

The purpose of this paper is to explore how the co-learning methodology, inherent in the Living Labs approach, has been deployed to stimulat...

Bank, L.J. (2019) City of broken dreams: myth-making, nationalism and the university in an African motor city. Cape Town: HSRC Press.

City of Broken Dreams brings the global debate about the urban university to bear on the realities of South African rust-belt cities through...