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The Role of Communication in Social Forestry: The Case of Mwenezi
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2003)
This article, based on participant observation in two villages of Mwenezi District, Masvingo Province, Zimbabwe, discusses the dissemination of knowledge about forestry. It looks at the role of the media, but points out ...
Communication policies in the African context: Towards an operational and conceptual framework
(Zimbabwe Institute of Development Studies, 1989)
This paper is written as a contribution to an understanding of the position and nature of communication policies in Africa. Very few African countries have articulated clear-cut and definite media policies and the lack ...
Saying 'No' Without Saying 'No': Indirectness and Politeness in Shona Refusals
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2002)
Indirect communication patterns are often a means to save the interlocutor’s face: avoiding open refusals is a clear example of that. The Shona of Zimbabwe, like other African peoples, sometimes avoid direct responses ...
The Compilation of the Shona - English Biomedical Dictionary: Problems and Challenges
(Bureau of the WAT, 2005)
The bilingual Shona-English dictionary of biomedical terms, Duramazwi reUrapi neUtano, was compiled with the aim of improving the efficiency of communication between doctor and patient. The dictionary is composed of terms ...