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2010-09-30 10:36:00

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sappi Limited announces that Mr. Helmut Mamsch intends to retire from the board of directors of the Company on 31 December 2010, after 7 years service on the board. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090826/NE66332LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090826/NE66332LOGO ) Commenting on behalf of the Board, Chairman Danie Cronje said: "Mr. Mamsch has been a dedicated and active board member, chairing the Sappi Fine...

2010-09-29 07:15:00

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol's (JSE: SOL, NYSE: SSL) annual financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2010, prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards have been issued and have been posted on the Sasol website at www.sasol.com. An abridged report will not be published as the information previously published in the preliminary report is unchanged. Copies of the annual report (including the integrated sustainability report) and...

2010-09-23 04:39:00

JOHANNESBURG, September 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) has announced that attributable Group production for the September quarter 2010 is expected to be about 906,000 oz. Total cash cost is expected to be approximately US$715/oz and notional cash expenditure (NCE) about US$1,020/oz. NCE is in line with the higher capital expenditure planned for the September and December quarters of 2010. Costs in South Africa...

2010-09-23 02:45:00

JOHANNESBURG, September 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today issued and mailed its Annual Report for the financial year ended 30 June 2010 to shareholders and other interested parties. The report incorporates aspects of the Group's business, including reviews of the South African, West African, Australasian, South American operations, the Group's exploration and development projects, as well as detailed financial...

2010-09-13 00:31:00

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ("Sasol" or "the company") focused and energised Earnings per share up by 17% to R26,68 Synfuels volumes up by 3,9% Cash fixed costs reduced Strong cash flows generated from operating activities Total dividend up by 24% to R10,50 per share Strong balance sheet to fund growth Growth projects remain on track Overview Chief executive, Pat Davies says: "Sasol continued to deliver on its...

2010-08-27 07:51:00

LONEHILL, South Africa, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- MyJohannesburgInfo, the online travel website, has recently announced the launch of their new virtual tour functionality which aims to offer visitors to the website detailed and eye-catching views of various attractions, while providing listed companies with unparalleled exposure. The independent travel website, part of the global MyDestinationInfo network, aims to offer the most comprehensive and accurate listings of the region's top...

2010-08-26 00:07:00

JOHANNESBURG, August 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlos Zeferino Torreblanca Galindo, Governor of the State of Guerrero, Mexico and the former mayor of Acapulco spoke of the poverty within his state. Demographic data he showed put his state near the bottom of most statistics in basic services. Most support comes from the federal government but by the time the state uses funds to pay for basic services and debt finance, little is left to support services for the people....

2010-08-05 02:15:00

JOHANNESBURG, August 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Following on its 10 May 2010 media release, Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announce that the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) of South Africa has executed the new order mining right for its South Deep gold mine. The cumulative effect of this execution, together with the previous conversions for Driefontein, Kloof and Beatrix granted in 2006, is all of Gold Fields' South African...

2010-07-12 08:00:00

JOHANNESBURG, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Today in Johannesburg, a new international tourism campaign was launched: "Brazil is calling you! Celebrate life here. Brazil. Sensational!" It consists of television spots, print ads, social media programs and more, with the objective of inviting the world to visit the country before it becomes the host of major world sporting events. The goal is to excite, encourage and motivate travelers to take their business or leisure trips to Brazil. The...

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2010-07-08 07:30:00

Corrupt, lazy, ignorant and too cowardly to chase criminals - these are among some of the most negative terms to have been applied to the police in South Africa, particularly by their fellow citizens. What truth these perceptions hold and other problems faced by the South African Police Service (SAPS) is the subject of research by political scientist Darshan Vigneswaran from the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen. He worked with fellow...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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