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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. Ten boys and girls from the 5th and 6th grades at the French-American International School are representing the US on and off the soccer pitch. And they're on a winning streak. During the qualification stage, the San Francisco-USA team has won against Denmark,...

2010-06-22 10:46:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways Vacations has announced the dates for its once-a-year, popular "Planes, Trains & Safarimobiles" air-inclusive vacation package, which takes travelers on a classically luxurious tour of the best in South African safari and Cape Town. This fabulous annual package is scheduled for September 14-24, 2010 and SAA Vacations has been able to keep the per person price at last year's level of just $3,324*. This special...

2010-06-15 10:55:00

DUBAI, UAE, June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The FIFA World Cup is stretching South Africa's ability to provide water and wastewater services to the thousands of people who have been temporarily added to its population in addition to the normal city dwellers. While football fever has gripped the country, it has taken months of readiness build-up for municipality officials. http://www.virtualpressoffice.com/eventsSubmenu.do?showId=957&fromShow Page=T (Due to the length of this...

2010-06-10 05:00:00

JOHANNESBURG, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Lemnis Lighting(TM), through its South African subsidiary Lemnis Lighting Africa, has been selected by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) in liaison with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Department of Energy, Department of Tourism, Central Energy Fund, Eskom and the Local Organizing Committee, to be a key contributor in helping to offset the carbon emissions generated as a result of the FIFA 2010 World Cup. The DEA's...

2010-06-10 02:00:00

JOHANNESBURG, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine the thrill of standing beside a football star, feeling the roar of the crowds in front of millions of fans - all before turning the age of eleven. From June 11 through July 11, the McDonald's Player Escort program will give 1,408 children, ages six to 10 from 47 countries, the chance to walk hand-in-hand onto the pitch with their football heroes at the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa(TM). It is just one way McDonald's supports children's...

2010-05-31 02:07:00

JOHANNESBURG, May 31, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) Johannesburg today announces that Alan Wright will retire as chairperson and director of Gold Fields with effect from the next Annual General Meeting on 2 November 2010. Mr Wright will be replaced as chairperson by prominent businesswomen and political and social activist, Dr Mamphela Ramphele. Dr Ramphele will join the board as non-executive director and deputy...

2010-04-19 09:44:00

JOHANNESBURG, April 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced that it is investing R26m in an effort to address skills shortages in the South African mining industry. The three-year sponsorship deal comprises investments in the mining engineering faculties at the University of Witwatersrand and the University of Johannesburg. The official handover ceremony held at Wits University earlier today was attended by the...

2010-04-14 09:30:00

JOHANNESBURG, April 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) will publish its results for the March 2010 quarter on the company's website http://www.goldfields.co.za at 08:00 am (SA time) on Friday, 7 May 2010. A telephone conference call has been scheduled at the times indicated below: For Johannesburg: 16:30 For United Kingdom: 15:30 hours GMT For Europe:...

2010-03-17 07:03:00

LOS ANGELES, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Control Room, the world's leading producer of global music events, and FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association), the international governing body of football, announced the first group of legendary musicians confirmed to perform at the FIFA WORLD CUP KICK-OFF CELEBRATION CONCERT. Alicia Keys, Amadou & Mariam, Angelique Kidjo, Black Eyed Peas, BLK JKS, John Legend, Juanes, Shakira, The Parlotones, Tinariwen, Vieux Farka...

2010-03-07 23:15:00

JOHANNESBURG, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Positioned for future growth despite challenging markets Headline earnings per share decreased by 51% to R10,67 Overall group production volumes up Cash fixed costs reduced Interim dividend increased by 12% to R2,80 per share Full pipeline of capital projects progressing well Focused response to climate change imperative Overview Chief executive, Pat Davies says: "Our deliberate, intense efforts on operational improvement and cost...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.