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Acta Academica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.13, h-index: 4)
Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.102, h-index: 2)
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Acta Germanica : German Studies in Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
AFFRIKA J. of Politics, Economics and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Africa Conflict Monitor     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
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Africa Institute Occasional Paper     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Africa J. of Nursing and Midwifery     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.128, h-index: 4)
AfricaGrowth Agenda     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
African Entomology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.295, h-index: 21)
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African J. for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
African J. of Business and Economic Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
African J. of Democracy and Governance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
African J. of Herpetology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.327, h-index: 10)
African J. of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
African J. of Rhetoric     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
African J. of Wildlife Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
African Plant Protection     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
African Renaissance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
African Safety Promotion     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
African Yearbook of Rhetoric     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Africanus     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
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Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Annual Survey of South African Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Ars Nova     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Article 40     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
BER : Architects and Quantity Surveyors' Survey     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
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Building Women     Full-text available via subscription  
Bulletin of Statistics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Business Tax and Company Law Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Cabo     Full-text available via subscription  
Cardiovascular J. of Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.414, h-index: 22)
Cardiovascular J. of South Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Child Abuse Research in South Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Clean Air J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Clean Air J. = Tydskrif vir Skoon Lug     Full-text available via subscription  
Climate Summary of South Africa     Full-text available via subscription  
Commonwealth Youth and Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Communicare : J. for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Comparative and Intl. Law J. of Southern Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Conflict Trends     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Conspectus : The J. of the South African Theological Seminary     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Current Allergy & Clinical Immunology     Open Access   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.127, h-index: 6)
De Arte     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
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English in Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Ergonomics SA : J. of the Ergonomics Society of South Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Evidence Based Summaries in Dentistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
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Farmer’s Weekly     Full-text available via subscription  
Farmlink Africa     Full-text available via subscription  
Food Manufacturing Africa     Full-text available via subscription  
French Studies in Southern Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Fundamina : A J. of Legal History     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Gender and Behaviour     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Gender Questions     Full-text available via subscription  
Ghanaian J. of Economics     Full-text available via subscription  
HR Future     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
IFE Psychologia : An Intl. J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Image & Text : a J. for Design     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
IMFO : Official J. of the Institute of Municipal Finance Officers     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
IMIESA     Full-text available via subscription  
Indilinga African J. of Indigenous Knowledge Systems     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Inside Mining     Full-text available via subscription  
Institute for Security Studies Papers     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Interim : Interdisciplinary J.     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. for Religious Freedom     Full-text available via subscription  
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J. for New Generation Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
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J. of African Elections     Full-text available via subscription  
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J. of Minimum Intervention in Dentistry     Full-text available via subscription  
J. of Public Administration     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
J. of Somali Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
J. of Strategic Studies : A J. of the Southern Bureau of Strategic Studies Trust     Full-text available via subscription  
Kleio     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Learning and Teaching Mathematics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Litnet Akademies : 'n Joernaal vir die Geesteswetenskappe, Natuurwetenskappe, Regte en Godsdienswetenskappe     Open Access  
Malawi Law J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Management Dynamics : J. of the Southern African Institute for Management Scientists     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Medical Technology SA     Full-text available via subscription  
Meditari : Research J. of the School of Accounting Sciences     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa     Full-text available via subscription  
Monographs of the Transvaal Museum     Full-text available via subscription  
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Neotestamentica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.212, h-index: 6)
New Coin Poetry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
New Voices in Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Obiter     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.106, h-index: 2)
Occupational Health Southern Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Old Testament Essays     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Personal Finance Newsletter     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
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Psycho-analytic Psychotherapy in South Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Quest     Open Access  
ReSource     Full-text available via subscription  
Retail and Marketing Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Rostrum : Newsletter of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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SA Mercantile Law J. = SA Tydskrif vir Handelsreg     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
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Scriptura : Intl. J. of Bible, Religion and Theology in Southern Africa     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
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Servamus Community-based Safety and Security Magazine     Full-text available via subscription  
Shakespeare in Southern Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
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South African Food Review     Full-text available via subscription  
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South African Health Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
South African J. for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.186, h-index: 7)
South African J. of Art History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
South African J. of Business Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.194, h-index: 8)
South African J. of Chemical Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
South African J. of Chemistry     Open Access   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.193, h-index: 14)
South African J. of Criminal Justice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
South African J. of Cultural History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
South African J. of Diabetes and Vascular Disease     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
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South African J. of Education     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.335, h-index: 14)
South African J. of Higher Education     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
South African J. of Labour Relations     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
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  • Effects of financing and institutional constraints on capital structure of
           firms in select African countries
    • Authors: Steven Ombati; Kalu Ojah
      Abstract: We analyse the corporate capital structure of firms in seven select African economies, along the lines of firms' financing dependence. We particularly examine the relative importance of firm-specific and country-level institutional factors in firms'financing decision. Our results show that both firm-specific and country-level factors are important in firms' financing decision in Africa. However, despite African countries' notorious inadequacy of institutional infrastructure, firm-specific factors appear to be more directly influential on capital structure decisions than institutional factors, which mainly influence financing decisions in an intermediated way, via firm-specific variables. Moreover, effectiveness of 'investor rights and protection' is the only key institutional factor that influences firms' financing decisions both directly and indirectly. Overall, therefore, while firms focus on known firm-specific drivers of their capital structure, governments must work on provisioning important institutional variables, the lack of which could have unwelcomed effects on financing decisions, and by extension, the efficiency of production.
      PubDate: 2016-01-01T00:00:00Z
       
  • The nexus between foreign direct investment and foreign aid : an analysis
           of sub-Saharan African countries
    • Authors: Kafayat Amusa; Nicola Viegi, Kafayat Amusa Nara Monkam
      Abstract: Funding constraints experienced by sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) countries have led to reliance on foreign direct investment (FDI) and foreign aid as alternative sources of finance. Despite the importance of FDI for growth and development, SSA's share in global FDI inflows trails that of other developing regions. This study examines the role of foreign aid in enhancing FDI inflows to 31 SSA countries from 1995-2012. Using multilevel analysis, the results suggest that productive infrastructure aid is complementary to FDI inflows and socio-economic infrastructure aid has no significant impact on FDI inflows. Additionally, the results indicate that oil producing countries that receive both productive sector and socioeconomic sector aid receive less FDI when compared to non-oil producing SSA countries.
      PubDate: 2016-01-01T00:00:00Z
       
  • Credit referencing bureaus and bank credit risk : evidence from Ghana
    • Authors: Baah Aye Kusi; Elikplimi Komla Agbloyor, Vera Ogeh Fiador Kofi Achampong Osei
      Abstract: The study takes advantage of the introduction of Credit Referencing Bureaus (CRBs) in Ghana to provide evidence of the effects of information sharing, employing a Prais-Winsten panel estimation of 25 banks from 2006 to 2013. The study establishes that CRBs are negatively related to bank credit risk in Ghana. This implies that banks that use the services and products of CRBs in their operations are able to reduce their credit risk by reducing information asymmetry, which enhances banks predictive power on borrowers and also pressures borrowers to service their loans due to future denial of loan by banks. The study also found bank capital, size, loan concentration, gross domestic product growth rate and inflation rate to be significant determinants of bank credit risk. It is recommended that an expansion of the data source for CRBs and more publicity about CRBs presence in Ghana be embarked upon to improve the operations of both banks and CRBs.
      PubDate: 2016-01-01T00:00:00Z
       
  • The linkages between financial deepening, trade openness, and economic
           growth in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
    • Authors: Bernard Njindan Iyke; Theodore O. Antwi-Asare, Augustine F. Gockel Emmanuel Nii Abbey
      Abstract: This paper examines the linkages between financial deepening, trade openness and economic growth in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). This is important because the literature on this crucial topic is scant in the case of WAEMU. The paper seeks to specifically examine whether by introducing trade openness into the finance-growth nexus, the causal direction will change. The paper uses a panel of eight (8) countries covering the period 1992 - 2009. It finds a distinct unidirectional causality flowing from financial deepening to economic growth via trade openness.
      PubDate: 2016-01-01T00:00:00Z
       
  • Insider trading law and illegal insider trading in South Africa's equity
           market : lessons from corporate takeovers
    • Authors: Justin Mitchell; Odongo Kodongo
      Abstract: This study investigates whether JSE-listed takeover target companies earn abnormal returns in the run-up to public announcements of planned takeovers. We compute the average cumulative abnormal returns (ACAR) over 21 days preceding the announcement of a takeover for 57 takeovers occurring between January 2005 and June 2014 and then conduct interviews to offer insight into the causes of abnormal returns preceding each takeover announcement. Results indicate that shares in takeover target companies accumulate a significant ACAR (9.03%) during the 21 trading days prior to the first public announcement. Findings also suggest plausible legal explanations for abnormal returns, potentially contradicting suggestions in a strand of the literature that ACAR constitutes prima facie evidence of illegal insider trading. Yet, the high ACAR suggests evidence of information leaks prior to announcement, which casts doubt on the effectiveness of South African insider trading law.
      PubDate: 2016-01-01T00:00:00Z
       
  • A panel ordered response model for sovereign credit ratings in Africa
    • Authors: Marinda Pretorius; Ilse Botha
      Abstract: Sovereign credit ratings measure a country's ability to meet its financial obligations. It is imperative to consider the specific determinants of ratings as they influence the decisions of investors and other role players. The main focus of this research is to investigate whether the determinants identified in literature are significant for African sovereigns as well. The determinants of sovereign credit ratings will be identified by making use of panel and ordered response models. Data of 27 African countries are included over a period of five years. Some differences occur between findings from literature which mainly focuses on developed and developing countries, and the findings of this study, focusing on Africa.
      PubDate: 2016-01-01T00:00:00Z
       
  • Mobile phone penetration, mobile banking and inclusive development in
           Africa
    • Authors: Simplice A. Asongu; Jacinta C. Nwachukwu
      Abstract: The study assesses the role of mobile phones and mobile banking in decreasing inequality in 52 African countries. The empirical procedure involves first, examining the income-redistributive effect of mobile phone penetration and then investigating the contribution of mobile banking services in this relationship. The findings suggest an equalizing income-redistributive effect of 'mobile phone penetration' and 'mobile banking', with a higher income-equalizing effect from mobile banking compared to mobile phone penetration. Poverty alleviation channels explaining this difference in inequality mitigating propensity are discussed.
      PubDate: 2016-01-01T00:00:00Z
       
  • Economic integration and exchange rate dynamics in the West African
           monetary zone
    • Authors: George Tweneboah; Daniel Agyapong Siaw Frimpong
      Abstract: We revisit the validity of long-run purchasing power parity in the West African Monetary Zone for quarterly data spanning from 1960 up to 2014. By allowing for unknown endogenous structural breaks in the data, the evidence indicates the existence of cointegration between nominal exchange rates and prices in all the countries. The results support that the PPP holds and can serve as a benchmark for exchange rate modeling in the sub-region. However, the diverse speeds of adjustment towards the equilibrium relationship suggests to exchange rate policymakers to take into account individual economic, social and political circumstances of the countries. We discuss the implications of these findings to guide policy choices in the monetary zone.
      PubDate: 2016-01-01T00:00:00Z
       
  • Capital structure, profitability and firm value : panel evidence of listed
           firms in Kenya
    • Authors: Odongo Kodongo; Thabang Mokoaleli-Mokoteli Leonard N. Maina
      Abstract: We investigate the relationship between leverage and the financial performance of listed firms in Kenya. We find strong evidence that leverage significantly, and negatively, affects firm profitability but does not affect firm value. Our results are robust to alternative panel specifications and firm size. Our results also suggest that asset tangibility, sales growth and firm size are important determinants of profitability. Surprisingly, asset tangibility consistently has a negative relationship with profitability. For small firms, we find that sales growth and firm size are important factors driving value. Yet, the same variables do not drive the value of large firms.
      PubDate: 2015-01-01T00:00:00Z
       
  • Implications of the Eurozone crisis for monetary unions in sub-Saharan
           Africa
    • Authors: Andy Mullineux
      Abstract: This paper draws implications from the 2010-2012 'Eurozone Crisis' for currency and proposed monetary unions in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). A wide variety of currency and monetary unions exist, or are proposed, including 'currency boards'.Most involve a potential mix of 'core' and 'periphery' countries without the prospect of prompt major trade gains. Most also mix net commodity exporters with net importers subject to asymmetric commodity price shocks. The experience of the Eurozone, with its well defined post crisis core and periphery countries, suggests that greater convergence and political and institutional preparation is required before a successful and fully fledged monetary union can be established.
      PubDate: 2015-01-01T00:00:00Z
       
  • Analysing sub-Saharan Africa trade patterns in the presence of regional
           trade agreements - the case of COMESA, SADC, ECCAS and ECOWAS
    • Authors: Alexander B. Darku; Adriana B. Appau
      Abstract: This paper uses data on the four largest Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) insub-Saharan Africa to argue that the dynamic form of the gravity equation is the appropriate model to estimate the effect of RTAs on intra-African trade. The paper also suggests a better approach to examining trade relationship between members of RTAs and nonmembers. The paper uses System Generalized Method of Moments estimator to overcome econometric issues associated with estimating dynamic models with persistent variables. The paper reports three important findings. First, a formal model selection test confirmed that the dynamic gravity model performs better than the static version. Second, the creation of COMESA and SADC has led to significant increase in trade among members. ECOWAS has increased intra-ECOWAS trade but in total has reduced intra-African trade. ECCAS has had a negative impact on both intra-ECCAS and extra-ECCAS bilateral trade flows. Third, our proposed approach to examining member-nonmember trade relationships provided the true estimates as compared to results from employing the usual approach in the literature.
      PubDate: 2015-01-01T00:00:00Z
       
  • Interest rate pass-through, financial structure and monetary policy in
           South Africa
    • Authors: Meshach J. Aziakpono; Magdalene K. Wilson
      Abstract: This paper investigates the pass-through of the official interest rate to market interest rates in South Africa, using symmetric and asymmetric error correction modelling techniques and monthly interest rates data for the period 1980 to2007. The study found that the speed of adjustment of market interest rates is high, but differs across the rates. The highest speed occurs in the lending rate,followed by Treasury bill rate, money market rate and commercial bank deposit rate, while government bond yield shows the least speed. A test of commercial bank interest rates confirms asymmetric adjustment. Commercial banks are becoming increasingly competitive in the credit market, while the converse is true for the deposit market, where collusive behaviour among banks is evident.
      PubDate: 2015-01-01T00:00:00Z
       
 
 
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