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2014-03-06 00:20:57

LAGOS, Nigeria and AUCKLAND, New Zealand, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VeriFone Mobile Money is pleased to announce today that it has won the prestigious Kalahari award for Best NFC deployment. The award was presented at the recent Mobile Money Expo in Lagos, Nigeria. Chris Jones, CEO of VeriFone Mobile Money and Founder of Mobilis Networks, says he is "delighted to receive the Kalahari award which recognizes the delivery of VeriFone Mobile Money's retail enablement and mobile...

2009-02-27 10:53:00

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- To showcase the high-octane entertainment options in its new Indoor Theme Park and unveil a year of exciting new amenities and entertainment options, Kalahari Resort joined forces with the Grammy Award-winning M.C. Hammer who will star in an upcoming A&E reality series called "Hammertime." A multi-platinum artist who topped charts in the 80s and 90s with hits such as "U Can't Touch This," M.C. Hammer performed with his energetic dancers...

2008-07-12 06:00:09

By Jessica Ravitz, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 12--NORTH SALT LAKE -- At first glance he's a typical, clean-cut, churchgoing white guy living in the 'burbs. But Troy Marsh, of Bountiful, is shaking things up, literally. The physical therapist is en route -- he departed July 11 -- to southern Africa, where he'll partake in the transcendental rhythms, songs and all-night dances around fires with the Kalahari Bushmen, who didn't mix with outsiders until the 1950s. (Think of the 1980 film...

2008-07-11 12:00:17

By Jessica Ravitz, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 11--NORTH SALT LAKE -- At first glance he's a typical, clean-cut, churchgoing white guy living in the 'burbs. But Troy Marsh, of Bountiful, is shaking things up, literally. The physical therapist is en route -- he departed July 11 -- to southern Africa, where he'll partake in the transcendental rhythms, songs and all-night dances around fires with the Kalahari Bushmen, who didn't mix with outsiders until the 1950s. (Think of the 1980 film...

2006-07-13 15:45:00

WASHINGTON -- Meerkats actively teach their young how to catch and eat their prey, British researchers said in a study that is one of the first to prove that animals show such complex behavior. While animals are known to learn from one another by watching, the team at Britain's University of Cambridge said they had demonstrated that the animals actually teach, as defined by clear principles. Older meerkats will bite the stinger off a live scorpion and give it to a youngster to kill and eat,...

2005-11-02 08:19:03

By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Alan Paton is dead but a new side of the writer famed as a rare white South African voice against apartheid has come to life in his previously unpublished account of a madcap search for a fabled desert city. "Lost City of the Kalahari" tells the tale of a 1956 expedition to a remote corner of the Kalahari desert in present-day Botswana to find the ruins of a mythical lost city. Acclaimed for the stirring anti-racist novel "Cry, the Beloved...

2005-08-01 08:59:31

By Rebecca Harrison JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A top Paris-based designer has teamed up with Bushwomen from the Kalahari desert to turn the ancient art of making jewelry from ostrich eggs into haute couture fit for the world's best-dressed women. Mickael Kra launched his "Pearls of the Kalahari" collection this weekend at South African Fashion Week after toiling for three years to help San women in Namibia and Botswana perfect centuries-old techniques and bring his designs to life....