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2012-07-16 06:26:25

NEW YORK, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The US-based International Breast Milk Project (IBMP), Prolacta Bioscience and Quick International Courier in a joint humanitarian effort delivered 11,000 ounces (2,375 bottles) of donor breast milk to South Africa, this week. The shipment, sent from Monrovia, California, to be split between Durban and Cape Town, will be used to feed premature, sick and orphaned infants. The Cape Town-based non-profit, Milk Matters, distributes donor...

2012-04-19 10:24:06

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andrew Evans, National Geographic Traveler magazine's "Digital Nomad," has embarked on a South African adventure to explore Durban and Cape Town. For the next three weeks, Evans will tweet, blog, vlog and "Instagram" his travels on NationalGeographic.com's Digital Nomad blog (http://digitalnomad.nationalgeographic.com/), his Twitter feed @WheresAndrew and his Where's Andrew Facebook page. "I am thrilled to be exploring urban...

2012-04-18 22:22:00

MADRID, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced that the Electricity Service Department of the City of Cape Town successfully went live with SAP® Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Integration for Utilities software. The project enables the City of Cape Town to read meters on demand while integrating the smart meters and the processes in the back office. The focus for the first phase was on large commercial and industrial customers. The project is the first...

2012-03-08 11:17:00

NEW YORK, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Tourism is excited to announce an interactive "Jeopardy!" game to educate and engage fans about South Africa through its website, www.SouthAfrica.net. The online game will launch on Thursday, March 8 in conjunction with a special video category highlighting the destination with the "Jeopardy!" Clue Crew. South African Tourism will also give away a 10-day luxury South African adventure to one lucky winner on the Facebook...

2012-03-05 07:01:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Following Helen Zille's recent announcement to put the Western Cape ahead of the rest of the country, in terms of planning a stronger telecommunications infrastructure, it is said that the province will spend up to R4bn on network connectivity over the next two years. This aims to ensure that every Capetonian has access to cheap and fast broadband services. South Korea has the world's fastest internet connectivity services. The country...

2012-01-10 03:00:00

LONDON, January 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cape Town's natural landmark provisionally shortlisted for coveted honour - Confirmed 'Seven Wonders of the Nature' to be announced early 2012 DialAFlight, one of the UK's leading travel operators, is delighted to announce that the World Heritage site Table Mountain, in South Africa, has been shortlisted to receive special status as one of the world's 'Seven Wonders of Nature'. The famous landmark,...

2011-11-09 03:00:00

LONDON, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA, in co-operation with the Qtel Group and Qualcomm Incorporated, today launched the GSMA Mobile Health University Challenge 2011/12, a global competition that highlights key mobile health initiatives taking place within the university community and showcases them on a global stage at the GSMA-mHealth Alliance Mobile Health Summit 2012, which will be held in at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa from May 29 to...

2011-10-20 13:00:00

Nutritious meals at core of program to assist recovery of poverty-stricken districts LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Needy children in a township of Cape Town, South Africa, that is still reeling from years of neglect under apartheid will be served nutritious meals for a year thanks to a donation from The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF). TPRF is contributing US$10,000 to the Food Security Program of Afrika Tikkun (AT) to support longstanding efforts to feed children in...

2011-09-30 06:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, September 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Clinton Global Initiative 2011, Ikamva Labantu, one of South Africa's longest-standing social development organizations, announced that it will be launching a Health and Wellness Center and an Early Childhood Development Training & Resource Center in the Khayelitsha township outside Cape Town by the end of 2011. These two centers will employ a uniquely interlinked approach to the improvement of health...

2011-07-20 07:00:00

NEWARK, N.J., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mochron Investments, owner of the African Initiative of World Trade Centers (an initiative which consists of the ownership and operation of World Trade Centers in sub-Saharan Africa), is now using global trade intelligence from PIERS, the Standard in Trade Intelligence, to accelerate international trade with Africa. As part of an initiative to establish an African network of World Trade Centers, Mochron is currently forming business...