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2013-11-06 08:36:01

Visit RADWIN at AfricaCom, Nov. 12-14, Cape Town, Booth F7 TEL AVIV, Israel, November 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RADWIN (http://www.radwin.com), the global provider of sub-6 GHz broadband wireless solutions, today announced that Skywire Technologies, a leading service provider in South Africa, deployed over 600 RADWIN point-to-point and point-to-multipoint links in its network to effectively drive connectivity to remote areas of the country and urban centers. Miro Distribution,...

2013-11-06 08:24:16

OPIC to provide US$185 million in foreign debt funding in for third South Africa project JOHANNESBURG, South Africa and BELMONT, Calif., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global solar energy services and technology provider SunEdison, Inc., through its South African affiliate, (collectively "SunEdison") (NYSE:SUNE) today announced it had secured R1.8 billion (US$185 million) in foreign debt funding from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). This amounts to 75% of...

2013-11-05 23:02:48

Acquisition of Esorfranki Geotechnical extends Keller's footprint into South Africa and selected sub-Saharan construction markets. Hanover, Maryland (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Hayward Baker announces that its parent company, Keller Group, has agreed to purchase Esorfranki Geotechnical, the largest ground engineering business in South Africa. The acquisition is predicted to reach completion by the end of November 2013. Esorfranki Geotechnical will revert to its original name, Franki,...

2013-11-04 12:29:26

DUBLIN, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4tf9gg/flexible_plastics) has announced the addition of the "Flexible Plastics - A Global Market Watch, 2011 - 2016" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Flexible Plastics - A Global Market Watch, 2011 - 2016' reviews the latest trends in plastics industry with a perceptive to identify the near-future growth prospects. The plastics industry...

2013-11-04 12:24:23

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize Winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu and beloved New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Nancy Tillman have unveiled their collaborative work, the new premium picture book, Let There Be Light. With themes of love and light, Archbishop Tutu and Tillman retell the biblical story of creation, vividly portraying the wonder and beauty of God's creation on each of the seven days. Using Archbishop Tutu's lyrical text from...

2013-11-03 23:03:07

topseos.co.za, an independent research firm, has proclaimed the ten best web design companies in South Africa for November 2013. (PRWEB) November 03, 2013 The ten top web design consultants in South Africa have been named by topseos.co.za for the month of November 2013. topseos.co.za provides businesses with rankings online to feature the top search marketing consultants which produce efficient solutions to businesses searching for a variety of solutions to common issues. Consultants are...

2013-10-31 11:21:51

"Treatment as prevention" – early initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV-infected individuals with uninfected sexual partners to prevent viral transmission – appears to make economic sense, along with meeting its clinical goals of helping infected patients stay healthy and reducing transmission. A model-based analysis of data from an important clinical trial projected that early ART for such patients in both South Africa and India would be very cost-effective over the lifetime...

2013-10-29 23:04:41

New research report “Travel and Tourism in South Africa to 2017” worked out by Timetric has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, the number of inbound arrivals to South Africa is expected to increase at a CAGR of 3.7% between 2013-2017. London, UK (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 In 2009, the travel and tourism industry in South Africa was negatively influenced by the global economic crisis. In the same year, domestic tourist volumes recorded a 7.9%...

2013-10-29 16:21:47

- The parabolic trough plant will have a cutting-edge storage system, being able to generate electricity for five hours after the sunset. WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by the Department of Energy (DOE) of South Africa to develop Xina Solar One, a 100 megawatt (MW) parabolic trough...

2013-10-29 12:22:41

DUBLIN, October 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Circa 9 billion Rand investment due to start construction next year A consortium led by global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power was today awarded Preferred Bidder status by the Department of Energy in South Africa for three large-scale wind energy projects in the Northern Cape with a total generation capacity of 360 megawatts. The award was made under the third round of the South African Government's...


Latest South Africa Reference Libraries

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...

Evening Hawker, Anaciaeschna triangulifera
2013-07-10 10:28:02

The evening hawker (Anaciaeschna triangulifera) is a species of dragonfly that is native to many areas in Africa including Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Zambia, and the neighboring island of Madagascar. It prefers to reside in tropical or subtropical arid forests, moist lowland forests, and arid and moist shrublands. It can be found near marshes, wetlands, and rivers. There is little known about the larval stage of the evening hawker, but it is thought to reside in streams or...

Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
2013-06-22 16:13:36

The southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) is a species of baleen whale that can be found in different regions in the summer and winter seasons. During the summer, it can be found in the Southern Ocean, possibly near Antarctica. During the winter, populations disperse into many warmer areas to breed, including waters near Chile, Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa, Peru, Namibia, Brazil, Australia, and Madagascar, among other areas. Right whales were first classified by Carolus...

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