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International Mandela Day celebrated in a performance of original music, drumming and the spoken word streamed live around the world NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International
Projects Add 33 Megawatts to the Grid, Part of Government's IPP Procurement Program JOHANNESBURG and SAN JOSE, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp.
PRETORIA, South Africa, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTP Radioisotopes SOC Ltd, a subsidiary of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa), produces a quarter
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150 demos and new provider, pharma, employer & investor forums SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric Topol and Patrick Soon-Shiong will headline the
The deserts of Arizona and Rajasthan may be over 8,000Km apart but they are linked by the deployment of CSP Fresnel technology. London - UK (PRWEB) May 22, 2014
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Dedicated facilities in Nairobi and Johannesburg to help expand use, capabilities for big data and cloud computing across the continent NAIROBI, Kenya and JOHANNESBURG, May 15, 2014
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With global attention focused on the Oscar Pistorius trial, criminal justice advocates in South Africa are concerned that the plight of hundreds
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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