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.

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.

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.

2010-07-05 10:10:00

JOHANNESBURG, July 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited ("Gold Fields") (NYSE, JSE, DIFX: GFI) will publish its Q4 F2010 results on the company's website http://www.goldfields.co.za at 08:00 am SA time on Thursday, 5 August 2010. LIVE RESULTS PRESENTATION AND SIMULTANEOUS AUDIO AND VIDEO WEBCAST Management will host a results presentation at the time and venue listed below: Date: Thursday, 5 August 2010 Time: 09:45 for 10:00 Venue: Summer Place 69...

2010-06-29 05:54:00

JOHANNESBURG, June 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) has announced that attributable Group production for Q4 F2010 is expected to be about 895koz, which is at the upper end of the guidance provided on 7 May, 2010. Total cash cost and notional cash expenditure (NCE) for Q4 F2010 are also expected to be within the guidance provided. All four regions performed well with overall attributable Group production increasing by...

2010-06-28 02:00:00

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 28 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, which holds the brand "Yingli Solar," today announced that it will provide its expertise in solar energy to power "20 Centres for 2010", the official campaign of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa(TM).

2010-06-25 19:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's more than one soccer team winning for the US in Johannesburg this week. A San Francisco youth soccer team is competing in a World Cup for schools from around the world.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.