Editing Examples

We have edited a long list of book manuscripts, research reports, journal articles, and academic reports (Master’s and PhDs). A few examples are provided below, and additional examples can be found on the Write Skills LinkedIn page.

Book Manuscripts and Manuals

A fictitious tale of a frog and a whale

Africa at the crossroads

Africa at a glance

Africa A – Z – continental and country profiles

African voices – in search of a decolonial turn

ANC centenary – end of history

Archie Mafeje – scholar, activist and thinker

Azerbaijan as a regional economic driver

Building peace from within – an examination of community-based peacebuilding...

Chinua Achebe’s legacy – illuminations from Africa

Climate change education

Employment through procurement

English across the curriculum (EAC) – scripted lessons (GET)

Forum on China-Africa cooperation

Future directions of municipal solid waste management in Africa

Grade 1 Teacher’s Manual

Grade 2 Teacher’s Manual

Grade 3 Teacher’s Manual

Grade R Teacher’s Manual

Guide to trading in Africa

Hack with a grenade

Management and mitigation of acid mine drainage in SA

My life beyond HIV – what HIV taught me in 20 years

Natural and human-induced hazards and disasters

Obedience vs disobedience

Peace education for violence prevention

Perspectives of SA-China relations

Political parties in SA

Professional development framework for digital learning

Single and loving it

The impact of hazards and disasters in Africa

The making of the IEC

Top 100 women in Kenya

Unite or perish – Africa fifty years after the founding of the OAU

Wangari Maathais’ registers of freedom

Academic Reports, Research Reports and Journal Articles

  • Accountability frameworks and their relationship to the performance of state-owned companies
  • A comparative analysis of legislative mandates that facilitate public safety in selected countries
  • A comparative analysis of traditional and online training methods for best practice …
  • Acute coronary syndromes in black SA patients with HIV infection
  • A study into the adoption of new technology from foreign sources in the banking sector in Angola
  • Africa Insight Journal – entire journal, various editions
  • African intellectual knowledge systems and Africa’s future
  • African theatre performative aspects found within traditional dances as physical theatre
  • A study of adequacy and effectiveness of support given to SMMEs in SA
  • An assessment on in-patient antibiotic use at Juba Teaching Hospital – a cross-sectional study
  • An investigation into a method to quantify the social footprint of Proctor and Gamble’s operations
  • An investigation into the failures and successes of BEE for SMEs within a coal mining environment in Mpumalanga Province in SA
  • An investigation of payout policy theory: the case of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  • An investigation of problem factors in ERP selection
  • An investigation of risk management application in projects funded by the NDA
  • An investigation into the failures and successes of BEE on SMEs in a coal mining company …
  • Attitudes of patients towards routine HIV testing at Athlone Hospital, Botswana
  • Birth methods and sensory processing disorder in children aged 3-5 in Gauteng, SA
  • Business requirements - OCJ
  • Building Hisense brand equity through selected marketing programmes – a study on the …
  • Challenges facing education in SA
  • Characterisation of total luminous flux measurements for light emitting diodes
  • Chemicals and fuels from Biomass via Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis: A route to sustainability
  • Child headed households
  • Chinese stock market conditions and her behaviour on the JSE – evidence from idiosyncratic …
  • Circular migration in the Eastern Cape
  • City of Tshwane – Capital economic outlook 2017
  • Conflicting Croft : A South African case study based on the evolution of Lara Croft
  • Co-operatives in Mpumalanga province – role, policy, impact and sustainability
  • Creating the programme-managed learning organization for maximising stakeholder value
  • Cyber-surveillance laws : Is the balance of power correct?
  • Decision-making tools: Disposal of a petro-chemical plant
  • Demand responsive approach: eligibility criteria for selecting communities for rural water supply investment in Mozambique
  • Development, in vitro and in vivo evaluation of a new artificial disc prosthesis (Kineflex/Centurion disc) and the relevant insertion instrumentation for the human lumbar spine
  • Economic factors influencing the construction industry: a case study on Murray & Roberts
  • Efficient spectrum use in cognitive radio networks
  • Education in the best interests of the child: A case study of rural schools in KZN
  • Environmental criteria for selection of rural water supply projects in Mozambique
  • Environmental management systems as cooperative governance tools to promote sustainable
  • development in South African metropolitan cities
  • Entrepreneurial team formation in the craft sector in South Africa: The case of the Ekurhuleni crafter groups
  • Estimation of the breakage function of a roller mill crushing quartzite
  • Evaluating the importance of a holistic marketing concept and the overall impact thereof on participant acquisition and retention in clinical research trial studies
  • Evaluation of the services rendered by a credit bureau to the consumer
  • Explaining the past through the study of modern ceramic production
  • Exploring factors that affect service delivery at Nyanga police station
  • Exploring the business risk factors affecting SAAT
  • Exploring the acceptance of enterprise resource planning systems by small manufacturing enterprises
  • Exploring the role of management in the implementation of a talent management system at …
  • Financial intermediation of banks
  • Fischer-Tropsch synthesis fixed bed reactor intensification
  • Fit for purpose? The strengths and weaknesses of Gauteng’s maternity healthcare services
  • Formwork and scaffolding industry: maximizing shareholders’ wealth, through project and programme management
  • Franchising as a vehicle for enterprise development in SA – impact, challenges and successes
  • Fundamental electrochemical behaviour of pentlandite
  • Government contracts work – problems and challenges with payment

  • HIV/AIDS education needs of urban youth for community-based television
  • How learning in a community of learners fostered Educational Psychology students’ preparation for the profession
  • Identification of critical success factors in an ERP solution within the freight forwarding industry – The example of UTi
  • Impact of HIV/AIDS on the mental well-being of orphaned and vulnerable children
  • Implementation evaluation of the SA schools sport national championships programme
  • Implementation of a project management methodology within an engineering group
  • Implementing the National Curriculum Statement: How is instructional capacity in the teaching and learning of mathematics constructed, organised and replenished in secondary schools?
  • Improving sustainability of hydro-meteorological telemetric networks in Mozambique
  • Individual federation barometer and charter transformation status
  • Insight into the Fischer-Tropsch reaction: Ethylene hydrogenation and ethylene co-feeding …
  • Interaction between HIV/AIDS ad infective endocarditis in Africa: A retrospective case report
  • Investigation into an appropriate technology-analysis technique to determine the sustainability of renewable
  • Investigating effective teaching of an online English module in an open distance learning …
  • Investigating factors that hinder local consultants from participating in local projects in Tanzania
  • Investigating the challenges experienced by the SA construction industry in adopting lean …
  • Investigating vulnerabilities of young adult women and the impact on GBSV and HIV/AIDS – a study done in Swaziland
  • Large discs with large cups: A diagnostic challenge in African patients
  • Leader-member exchange , self-efficacy and employee engagement in the private sector
  • Living arrangements, orphanhood reporting and orphanhood estimates in Lesotho, Malawi and Zimbabwe
  • Modelling macro influencing factors to address South African energy challenges: A focus on electricity demand and climate change
  • Moral order as necessity and as impossibility – common sense, race and the difficulty of …
  • Motivating, constructing and testing the Fama-French three factor model on the JSE
  • Patent intelligence for science and technology linkage indication
  • Perceptions of the SMTs on the possible influence of Batho Pele principles on learners’ academic achievement
  • Peripartum cardiomyopathy: Risk factor profile, familial aggregation, prognostic indicators and treatment
  • Petrol-blending for alcohol mixtures
  • Poverty and whiteness in the new South Africa
  • Preparation of N-doped porous carbon materials and their supercapacitor performance
  • Project governance for large capital projects
  • Promoting the adoption of electricity efficient technologies as an alternative to generation capacity expansion in South Africa: A case for the ferrochrome industry
  • Quality of professional conduct by registered nurses in public hospitals

  • Rational design of metal-organic framework (MOF)-based supercapacitor electrodes for …
  • Rational design of MOF-based supercapacitor electrodes for enhanced energy storage
  • Relationship between market structure and deposit pricing
  • Roadblocks, speedbumps and potholes – an investigation into the working conditions of …
  • Skills shortage in the SA micro-automotive industry: impact, consequences and challenges
  • Social and economic consequences associated with gambling practices in the KZN province, SA
  • Supply chain security orientation
  • The development of an executive information systems framework to support business analytics in a volatile environment
  • The differential impacts of external vs internal technology acquisition on firm’s performance
  • The effect of human error on maintenance performance in a technology organisation
  • The flotation of high talc-containing ore from the Great Dyke of Zimbabwe
  • The impact of affirmative action on productivity: The Mintek scenario
  • The impact of mentorship on the career progression of employees within the financial services industry
  • The impact of project quality management on the performance and standard of education in the central region of the North West Province
  • The impact of talent management strategies …
  • The key liability in the business rescue practitioner’s decision-making process
  • The most important success factors for implementation of government projects in Mozambique
  • Theory of constraints: A case study in a South African coal mine production section
  • The preparation of N-doped porous carbon materials and their supercapacitor performance
  • The relevance of emotional intelligence in project management for the aviation industry
  • Therapeutic hypothermia (TH) with low technology (LT)
  • Thermal performance and optimization of the helical coil instantaneous double annual water heater
  • The role of medium density mixed housing in achieving greater diversity
  • The use of consultants versus independent strategy formation for small and medium enterprises in Gauteng
  • Thrombolic therapy for acute myocardial infarction by emergency care practitioners
  • Towards the design of a workplace RPL implementation model for the SA insurance sector
  • Transnational supply chains
  • Understanding peripheral queer events – the case of Ski Week, Queenstown, NZ
  • Using a context-based problem-solving instruction to enhance the problem-solving skills of grade 10 learners from a disadvantaged socio-economic background who were performing poorly in mathematics
  • Using my privilege to fight inequality at a rural football club – an autoethnographic journey
  • What works to prevent violence against women
  • Who has been driving the people’s housing process?
  • Why has the petrochemical industry been compelled to embark on asset management optimisation initiatives and how have they developed and implemented these strategies?
  • Women in mining