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2013-10-16 16:23:59

-- Renowned Photographer Richard Corman and Hot Street Artist Alec Monopoly Collaborate on Special Rendering of Nelson Mandela -- NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honorable Consul General George Monyemangene accepted a one-of-a-kind rendering of Nelson Mandela on behalf of the Nelson Mandela Foundation today at the South Africa Consulate. The stunning image is the result of an innovative collaboration between world renowned photographer Richard Corman and Alec Monopoly,...

lightning strikes affect mountain tops
2013-10-15 10:20:36

[ Watch the Video: Lightning Strikes Can Change Mountains ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Using a simple magnetic compass and a little ingenuity, researchers from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa have found that lighting strikes have a far greater impact on mountaintops than previously thought, according to a report of their experiments in the journal Geomorphology. During powerful thunderstorms, lightning strikes can hit rocks...

2013-10-15 08:32:55

Aspen exercises option and enters into license for South Africa SYDNEY and BEDMINSTER, N.J., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- QRxPharma Limited (ASX: QRX and OTCQX: QRXPY) announced today the execution of a licensing agreement with Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (JSE: APN), for the commercialisation rights to immediate release MOXDUO in South Africa. On 11 September 2013 QRxPharma announced a licensing deal with Aspen's Australian subsidiary for the Australia, New Zealand and Oceania...

2013-10-10 23:18:09

The link between drugs and violent crime brings the importance of drug education into focus in light of the September 19 release of South Africa national crime statistics. Church of Scientology Pretoria marches in Women’s Month parade to promote drug prevention. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 South Africa national crime statistics released September 19 show an increase in violent crimes: murder, attempted murder, armed house robbery and carjacking. At the same time,...

2013-10-09 12:24:07

MIAMI BEACH, FL, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Rangemore Film Productions Corp. ("Rangemore") (OTCPINK:RANF) announces that it is on schedule with the execution of its studio expansion plan and is now entering the due diligence and acquisition phase. PLANNING PHASE - COMPLETED On May 14, 2013, Rangemore announced that management had approved a plan to commence the search for potential acquisitions to expand its studio operations. The expansion plan would identify suitable...

2013-10-08 23:25:51

A leading private hospital operator serving 8 million privately insured patients deploys an automated system to prevent outbreaks of infection diseases and free infection control staff to concentrate on improving clinical care. Johannesburg, South Africa and Gloucestershire, United Kingdom (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Life Healthcare, a leading private hospital operator in South Africa and Botswana with 46 acute-care facilities serving 8 million privately insured patients, has signed an...

2013-10-08 12:21:47

Call for action and collaboration between all sections of society required to achieve national economic growth of 5.4 percent a year, as per NDP CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- South Africa is now growing slower than most other African economies. According to the United Nations Economic Report on Africa 2013, South Africa has been ranked amongst the five slowest growing African countries since 2008. The number of unemployed South Africans increased by 122,000 in Q2 of...

2013-10-07 12:25:20

WARSAW, Poland, October 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Stand in solidarity for peace - time to act" is the official motto of the 13th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates which is to take place in Warsaw on 21-23 October 2013. For the first time in its history the event will be held in Central Europe. Warsaw will host several Nobel Peace Prize Laureates as well as six thousand other guests from around the world. The message of "Solidarity", a driving force behind the...

2013-10-04 23:05:08

Computer Storage Services (CSSI) has secured the distribution rights in South Africa for the Toshiba Solid State Drives, one of the fastest and leading performers in its market, enabling South African consumers to now purchase the drives at selected retailers and online. Johannesburg (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Computer Storage Services (CSSI) recently announced that it has secured exclusive distribution rights for the Toshiba Solid State Drives (SSD’s). Having its own Marvel Chipset,...

2013-10-01 17:58:30

Despite continued reports of economic growth in Africa, much of the continent remains wracked by poverty, with roughly one in five citizens saying they frequently lack food, clean water and medical care, according to the largest survey of African citizens. This suggests the growth is not trickling down to the poorest citizens or that actual growth rates are inflated, said Carolyn Logan, assistant professor of political science at Michigan State University and deputy director of the survey,...


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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