Dr Palesa Sekhejane

DEPARTMENT: African Institute of South Africa (AISA)
TELEPHONE: +27 (0)12 316 9766
EMAIL: psekhejane@hsrc.ac.za
Recent

Nano-material biosensors in agriculture application and accessibility in rural smallholding farms: food security

In the absence of inexpensive screening tools, food contamination poses immense threat to food safety and security and ultimately inclines burden on t....

HIV and AIDS triumphs and struggles

The aim of this chapter is to acknowledge that while there are success stories about saving lives and innovating healthcare systems. The struggle aga....

Insecurity and education in South Africa after 1994

This chapter provides an introspective and retrospective analysis based on the strides achieved and challenges experienced en route to advancing devel....

Bring back our girls and women to careers in physics

Statistics show that around the world the number of women in physics drops sharply when approaching postgraduate level. What are the barriers that hin....

Health systems as a neglected developmental pillar: the case of Ebola in West Africa

At a macro-level there appears to be a shift taking place in health care in Africa and related outputs. Weak and burdened management of social service....

Re-aligning the development trajectory in Madagascar through local voices

The political history of post-independence Madagascar is similar to that of other former French colonies on the continent, which have been characteris....