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2014-08-28 08:23:33

RESSANO GARCIA, Mozambique, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Armando Guebuza, and the Mozambican Minister of Energy, Salvador Namburete, joined the chairman of the Mozambican state power utility, Electridade de Mozambique (EDM), Augusto Fernando de Sousa and the President and CEO of Sasol, David Constable, at the inauguration of Central Termica de Ressano Garcia (CTRG). The CTRG power plant, which is a...

2014-08-26 16:21:05

Strategic collaboration points to the growing emergence of behavior-based insurance models CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global insurer Discovery Limited, today announced a strategic partnership deal with U.S.-based Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), a leading telematics technology provider. This deal will further bolster the current productive relationship between its auto-term insurance arm, Discovery Insure, and CMT....

2014-08-25 12:20:31

EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL TRADE SHOW FEATURES 30 AFRICAN SUPPLIERS FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. and JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, and South Africa-based event specialist, On Show Solutions, have raised the bar this year for their popular trade show with an increase in exhibitor numbers and an enhancement to the format. The Africa Showcase features suppliers from across Southern and East Africa that represent hotels, safari...

2014-08-20 20:21:03

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Iron Ore Mining in South Africa to 2020" to its store. The report contains an overview of South Africa's iron ore mining industry together with the key growth factors and restraints affecting the industry. DALLAS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 'Iron Ore Mining in South Africa to 2020 report comprehensively covers the country's historical and forecast data on iron ore production by form, reserves, consumption and trade to 2020. The trade section provides...

2014-08-15 12:26:27

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bread for the World is pleased to host Fouzia Dahir from northern Kenya, who is participating in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the new flagship program of President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Obama launched YALI in 2010 to support young African leaders as they spur growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa. "With...

2014-08-14 08:23:26

Second Quarter 2014 Highlights: -- Revenue increased 21% to $58.6 million -- Cash flow generated from operations improves to $ 5.8 million -- Total tonnes milled increased 16% to 420,274 -- 4E PGM ounces produced increased 9% to 46,777 -- Development metres up 13% and ramp up project targets remain on track -- Loss per share improved 50% to (1) cent per share -- Disappointing safety performance with lost-time...

2014-08-12 16:22:55

LONDON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Bottled Water Market in South Africa 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2255146/Bottled-Water-Market-in-South-Africa-2014-2018.htmlAbout Bottled WaterBottled water contains drinking water obtained from various sources such as wells, springs, artesian wells, and the municipal water supply. The drinking water typically undergoes a purification process before being packaged in a plastic...

2014-08-11 20:23:28

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:ICT investment trends in South Africa: Enterprise ICT spending patterns through to the end of 2015https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2275949/ICT-investment-trends-in-South-Africa-Enterprise-ICT-spending-patterns-through-to-the-end-of-2015.html SummaryThis report presents the findings from a survey of 48 South African enterprises regarding their Information & Communications Technology...

2014-08-11 08:23:35

SHANGHAI, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it has opened a solar module factory in Cape Town, South Africa. Located in 2 Evans Avenue, Epping Industrial 1, Cape Town, the factory covers an area of 5,000m(2).and has annual production capacity of 120MW. JinkoSolar invested a total of approximately USD7.5 million in the factory which is expected to create...

2014-08-06 08:41:48

LONDON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global M-Commerce 2014: Smartphones & Tabletshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/telecoms/handsets_devices/smartphones/global_m_commerce_2014_smartphones_tablets.html 1.) M-Commerce increasing rapidly worldwideA new report by Hamburg-based secondary research organization yStats.com, "Global M-Commerce 2014: Smartphones and Tablets", covers the latest trends and developments in mobile shopping....


Latest South Africa Reference Libraries

Optimal Energy Joule
2014-06-18 06:24:29

The Joule was produced by Optimal Energy based in Cape Town, South Africa. It was an electric six-seat passenger car first thought of in 2004. It was shown to the public at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. Changes were made and shown again at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. Production of the Joule stopped in April 2012 and Optimal Energy announced it was closing down in June 2012. The Joule was an electric car designed by Keith Helfet, who also designed the Jaguar XJ220 and the Jaguar F-type...

Grootslang
2014-04-22 13:29:14

The Grootslang is a legendary creature said to inhabit a cave in Richtersveld, South Africa, as well as warm freshwater rivers and swamps. The name Grootslang loosely translates to “big snake.” The legend of the Grootslang tells that the creature has been around since the world began. Allegedly the creature was a mistake that the Gods created. Upon realizing what they had done, the Gods split the Grootslang into two creatures. The first elephants and the first snakes. However, one...

African Red Toad, Schismaderma Carens
2013-11-22 13:31:33

The African Red Toad, Schismaderma Carens, known also as the African Split-Skin Toad, is a species of toad belonging to the family Bufonidae. It’s monotypic within the genus Schismaderma. It is located in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and possibly Lesotho. The natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, tropical or subtropical dry shrubland, tropical or subtropical moist...

Crimson Sprite, Pseudagrion massaicum
2013-08-22 12:58:43

The crimson sprite (Pseudagrion massaicum), also known as the Masai sprite or the vermillion sprite, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Africa. Its range includes Angola, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe, among other areas. It prefers to reside near streams and rivers in bushlands and savannahs. The total population number of the crimson sprite is unknown, but it is a locally common species in South Africa. It is thought that...

Corkscrew Clubtail, Paragomphus elpidius
2013-07-16 16:11:32

The corkscrew clubtail (Paragomphus elpidius) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a large range that includes Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe, among other areas. It prefers a habitat in tropical or subtropical moist and arid forests, savannahs, and shrub lands, where it can be seen near freshwater marshes, lakes, and rivers. Its population numbers are thought to be stable, although it is not known if the species holds a...

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Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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