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2015-03-06 12:23:01

MADRID, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - KaXu Solar One is the first Solar Thermal Electric power plant in commercial operation in South Africa.

2015-03-05 12:27:35

LONDON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Summary"OTT Video in Emerging Markets: Monetization Strategies and 5-Year Revenue Opportunity," a Research Report by Pyramid Research, analyzes

2015-03-04 23:06:17

Worldwide Leader in Information Governance and Data Modernization Expands Regional Market Presence in South Africa with Future African Market Penetration Plans Farnbourough,

2015-03-02 08:45:09

PORTLAND, Oregon, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research entitled, "South Africa IP Video Surveillance and VSaaS Market - Size,

2015-02-27 23:08:26

Acclaimed South African radio broadcaster puts readers in host’s chair in ‘Swing, Sing and All That Jazz’ CALEDON, South Africa (PRWEB) February 27, 2015

2015-02-26 08:31:10

FORT WORTH, Texas, February 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Medtronic, Inc. (U.S.), St. Jude Medical, Inc.

2015-02-25 08:27:28

New report shows hard retail data, consumer needs and behavior, combined with macro-economic datasets, are better indicators of opportunity and success in African markets NEW YORK

2015-02-24 23:04:04

New product launches and geographical expansions are the key strategies being adopted by the leading market players to drive their growth in the Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and Turkish internal

2015-02-18 20:23:56

Partnering with South African firm, BITanium, NuoDB to serve burgeoning database demand CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb.

2015-02-17 08:24:05

DUBLIN, February 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power today announces the launch of a pan-African renewable energy generation


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
mitraille
  • 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'.