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2010-03-01 12:05:00

NEW YORK, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- What has five moves, captures the unique and vibrant rhythms of South African soccer, and just might be your ticket to an unforgettable journey to the 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM) and a South African Adventure you'll remember for a lifetime? The answer is the Diski Dance, created specifically for the upcoming World Cup. And just like the game is played in host country South Africa, the Diski Dance is rhythmic. It is showy. And it is never boring! Each...

2010-01-13 08:00:00

LONDON, January 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Image Source, the world's leading producer of royalty free stock imagery, announces a prize draw for customers to win a pair of tickets to Cape Town, South Africa for the World Cup. Customers purchasing any product directly from imagesource.com from the 1st January to the 31st March will be automatically entered into a prize draw to win flights, tickets and accommodation to Cape Town, South Africa. To tie in with the launch of the new Image Source...

2009-12-15 07:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that One&Only Resorts has selected MICROS OPERA Property Management System (PMS) for all of its properties worldwide. In addition, One&Only Cape Town has implemented the MICROS 9700 Hospitality Management System (HMS) and the MICROS Workstation 5 (WS5) to manage its entire...

2009-12-05 06:21:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, December 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Football for Hope Centre in Khayelitsha in the outskirts of Cape Town opened its doors today (5 December 2009). FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter was joined by Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, 2010 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee South Africa (OC) CEO Danny Jordaan, South African Football Association President Kirsten Nematandani and Executive Mayor of the City of Cape Town Dan Plato at the celebration of the latest...

2009-10-12 07:56:08

Growing water needs, mismanagement leading to 'catastrophic decline' in freshwater biodiversity The world will miss its agreed target to stem biodiversity loss by next year, according to experts convening in Cape Town for a landmark conference devoted to biodiversity science. The goal was agreed at the 6th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity in April 2003. Some 123 world ministers committed to "achieve, by 2010, a significant reduction of the current rate of...

2009-10-01 07:20:00

DENVER, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Adventure Consultants today announces a new World Cup Africa travel package to South Africa including the best of urban Cape Town, two soccer matches and a Big 5 game safari near South Africa's famed Kruger National Park. "We are starting to get more and more inquires for World Cup African travel for 2010," said Kent Redding, Africa Adventure Consultant's president. "Now is certainly the time for soccer fans to make World Cup Africa travel plans, as...

2009-09-24 07:35:00

DENVER, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry experts agree that 2009 has been, and still is, an opportunity for outstanding travel values spanning the globe. The African safari experts at Africa Adventure Consultants have taken advantage of low airfares and favorable exchange rates to create value pricing on South Africa Safari Specials. "South Africa has long been a favorite safari destination for our clients, because the country not only offers some spectacular, private big game viewing, but...

2009-09-17 09:01:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today opened an Africa Innovation Center in Cape Town to foster the development of information technology and business skills and to expand its customer and business partner ecosystem in the region. The center will help local businesses develop and deploy new technologies that support key digital infrastructure opportunities in government, banking, insurance, retail, and travel and transportation industries. (Logo:...

2009-09-17 04:15:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa and WADDINXVEEN, The Netherlands, September 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Eosta subsidiary Soil & More has been awarded the right to recover about 95% of the City's green waste for organic composting. Soil & More Reliance (SMR) recently signed a contract worth around 70 million Rand with the City of Cape Town. The company has been awarded the contract because of her prominent sustainable entrepreneurship. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2009-02-12 08:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Era Systems Corporation, a subsidiary of SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX) announced today that its MSS ADS-B and multilateration systems have been commissioned for wide area and surface surveillance at Cape Town International Airport and in Johannesburg International Airport for surface surveillance by ATNS, South Africa's air navigation service provider (ANSP). Era's wide area multilateration (WAM) system in Cape Town is the first...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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