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2013-09-05 16:26:10

Preeminent Surgical Oncologist Anton Bilchik, MD, Will Receive the "The Duke" Award SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mandela Family will be honored with the "True Grit" Humanitarian Award at the 29(th) annual Odyssey Ball, Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills. Anton Bilchik, MD, PhD, FACS, Professor of Surgery and Chief of Medicine, John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John's Health Center, will be presented the...

2013-09-04 23:00:58

During the Indiana University presidential trip to Africa, IU starts its first alumni chapter in South Africa and forms a partnership with some of South Africa's premier universities. Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 During a week in two of South Africa's largest and most dynamic cities, an Indiana University delegation led by President Michael A. McRobbie signed a new partnership agreement with the country's top-ranked business school and...

2013-09-04 12:24:42

JOHANNESBURG, September 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sasol's 2012 Annual Integrated Report has been ranked the best in the world in the Best Annual Reports 2013 by ReportWatch. The report, which surveyed over 1500 top global corporations, described Sasol's 2012 Annual Integrated Report as "an outstanding example of integrated reporting format packed in a simple but effective layout, and also mastering a large number of classic report ingredients and newer features:...

End-Permian Mass Extinction Paved Way For Modern Mammals
2013-08-28 16:19:55

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Mass extinction certainly sounds like it would be the end of the line, and perhaps even evokes images of the end of the world. However, new research conducted by the University of Lincoln, the National Museum in Bloemfontein, South Africa, and the University of Bristol suggests that the end can also be the beginning. This research, which was published this month in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, noted that the ancient closest...

2013-08-27 12:21:02

SAAV Offering $125 Off Per Person for All Packages (restr. apply); Family Safari Packages Start at $3,398* (restr. apply) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways Vacations® (SAAV) is inviting parents to look beyond the normal vacation and take their families on an educational and experiential safari in South Africa with its air-inclusive Family Safari collection. Starting at $3,398* per person (restr. apply), the 8-day "Best of South Africa"...

2013-08-26 23:22:06

Healthcare IT Market in South Africa 2012-2016 dominated by GE Healthcare, InterSystems Corp., Philips Healthcare, and Siemens Healthcare. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 One of the key factors contributing to healthcare IT market growth in South Africa is the increasing need to store patient information and use it to provide appropriate/better healthcare services. The healthcare IT market in South Africa has been witnessing the increased application of mobile technology. However,...

2013-08-24 23:00:06

President McRobbie will visit groundbreaking IU-Moi University AMPATH partnership in Kenya, one of the largest, most comprehensive public health efforts in sub-Saharan Africa. Bloomington, IN (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 Indiana University President Michael McRobbie will leave Saturday for a two-week trip to Ghana, Kenya and South Africa, the first trip to Africa by a sitting IU president in more than two decades. The trip will further IU's educational reach internationally; increase...

2013-08-21 12:28:40

Member Firm office in Johannesburg, South Africa is Protiviti's first presence in Africa; will serve consulting and internal audit needs of global clients MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To further address the needs of global clients, consulting firm Protiviti (www.protiviti.com) has expanded its Member Firm network to include a location in the emerging market of South Africa via an agreement with SizweNtsalubaGobodo Advisory Services (Pty) Ltd. (SNG Advisory). SNG...

2013-08-21 08:22:24

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) today announced that its Energy Services Group has been awarded a multi-year contract extension to provide training services at Eskom's Medupi Power Station. Medupi is currently under construction and will be the fourth largest coal-fired plant in the world when completed; it is owned by Eskom Holdings Ltd., South Africa. GP Strategies previously...

2013-08-20 12:29:36

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FCM360 and SI Futures, a leader in South Africa's financial technology marketplace, have aligned to provide high-speed, low-latency trading connectivity to Africa's fastest growing financial services market, Johannesburg, SA. With major projects now underway for banks and insurance companies based in South Africa and the United Kingdom, SI Futures will rely on FCM360 to access global financial markets with turnkey solutions for hosting and...


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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