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2013-09-18 08:23:27

Nigeria's consumption levels to double that of South Africa's by 2017 CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The South African and Nigerian thermal insulation materials markets will present attractive growth opportunities over the next 4-5 years. New National Building Regulations in South Africa, and an anticipated increase in construction activity in Nigeria, are poised to fuel the uptake of thermal insulation materials. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan...

2013-09-16 16:21:45

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Electronics announced today the continuing participation in a national book collection program to benefit the South Africa Mobile Library Project, a part of the South African Department of Education's efforts to improve literacy levels across the country. Sony has established an external support network of key recycling vendors from its Take Back Recycling program to enable public donations of gently used children's books around the...

2013-09-16 04:21:18

Unique market models backed by structured strategies have enabled the company to rapidly and robustly expand in emerging markets CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent research on the pharmaceuticals and healthcare market, Frost & Sullivan presents Adcock Ingram with the 2013 Emerging Market Innovation Award for reorienting its strategies, services and business models to cater to emerging markets. Adcock Ingram's resolute focus on growth through...

2013-09-13 23:18:28

South Africa - Water Utilities, Denmark - Water Utilities and Mexico - Water Utilities are new industry profile and market research reports now available with MarketReportsOnline.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 The Mexican water utilities industry had total revenues of $11.2bn in 2012, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.7% between 2008 and 2012.Industry consumption volume increased with a CAGR of 1.8% between 2008-2012, to reach a total of 85.6 billion...

2013-09-12 23:02:54

More than 400 attend drug prevention specialist seminars in Scientology Churches amid news of escalating drug use in the country. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Illegal drugs and drug addiction in South Africa are a scourge West Cape Premier Helen Zille described as “a horrific situation that constitutes one of our greatest social crises.” The problem has escalated to such an extent that Zille and Albert Fritz, Member of West Cape Premier’s Executive Council for Social...

2013-09-11 04:21:04

Enables South African Companies Such as Telemedia to Broadcast Video Content Internationally BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced it has expanded its Vyvx broadcast capabilities into South Africa to meet the growing demand for video content generated in and also delivered to one of Africa's most populated countries. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111004/LA77008LOGO) Companies in South Africa...

2013-09-11 04:20:58

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IG [http://www.igmarkets.co.za ] continues to innovate across the South African trading space, introducing Talk Trading with IG on LinkedIn. Talk trading facilitates the flow of market news within this rapidly growing social space. A mission compounded by LinkedIn's goal, "connect the world's professional's to make them more productive and successful." LinkedIn has experienced significant growth across the...

2013-09-10 08:23:30

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE:JKS), a leading global solar PV power product manufacturer, today announced that it entered into agreements for the supply of photovoltaic modules in total amount of 274 MWp with ACCIONA, one of the world leading renewable energy companies. According to the agreements, JinkoSolar will supply Oakleaf Investment Holdings 86 (Proprietary) Limited ("Oakleaf"), a...

2013-09-09 20:21:43

Eden Telecom, a leading South African Communications Solutions Provider has selected Mesh Networks' patent pending, state-of-the-art bandwidth management solutions as its next-generation broadband service provisioning tool. HOUSTON, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mesh Networks, a provider of state-of-the-art Bandwidth Management and optimization tool set announced today that they have finalized the sale of the QuotaDefender® System to Eden Telecom in South Africa. Mesh Networks...

2013-09-09 08:30:48

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sappi Limited ("Sappi" or the "Company") (NYSE: SPP) announces its intention to voluntarily delist its American Depositary Shares ("ADSs"), which are evidenced by American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs"), from the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"). Sappi will convert its current ADR programme into a Level I ADR programme to give current ADR holders the option to continue to hold ADRs. Level I ADRs are traded in the United States over-the-counter market...


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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