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2011-07-25 08:00:00

JOHANNESBURG, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) presented new data which demonstrated that its use of Novartis nucleic acid testing (NAT) products to screen donated blood for HIV and Hepatitis has resulted in a significant increase in the safety of the South African blood supply.

2011-07-06 04:10:00

First Uranium Corporation (Continued under the laws of British Columbia, Canada) (Registration number C0777384) (South African registration number 2007/009016/10) Share code:  FUM ISIN:CA33744R1029 TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (TSX:FIU) (JSE:FUM) (FUM ISIN:CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium") announced today that effective Friday July 15, 2011 the 11% secured convertible notes (the "Rand Notes") of Mine Waste...

2011-06-29 09:18:00

JOHANNESBURG, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sappi Limited(Registration number 1936/008963/06)(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)Share code: SAP; ISIN: ZAE000006284; NYSE code: SPP("Sappi" or the "Company") (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090826/NE66332LOGO ) In terms of paragraph 3.63 of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, we hereby provide the following information regarding dealings in securities of Sappi (NYSE: SPP) by directors of the Company's major...


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.