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2013-07-25 12:28:33

HOUSTON, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, seven transplant recipients boarded a plane to Durban, South Africa, to represent Texas Children's Hospital and Team USA at the 19th World Transplant Games. There, these patients will join thousands of other athletes from around the world whose lives were saved by organ transplantation to compete for the gold. For more information about transplantation at Texas Children's Hospital visit: www.texaschildrens.org/transplant....

New Weevil Genus Discovered
2013-07-25 10:36:10

Pensoft Publishers The new weevil genus was discovered during a routine study of some weevil specimens collected by the Swedish botanist and entomologist Carl Peter Thunberg, a disciple of Carl Linnaeus, during his trips in the then Cape Colony of the Dutch East India Company (now Cape Town, South Africa). The study revealed one tiny specimen measuring barely 1.8mm belonging to an hitherto unknown genus. This specimen was collected between 16 April 1772 and 2 March 1775 or when Thunberg...

2013-07-23 08:26:14

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Display Advertising, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IDAD) ("Display Ads") The Company is pleased to announce that IDAD has signed an LOI with Bamboo Beat Media (BBM) to develop a Display Points network in South Africa (SA). Located in Durban, SA, BBM is a national provider of digital signage throughout the country. BBM was created in 2008 to meet the growing demand for digital signage in South Africa and specializes in digital Menu...

2013-07-19 08:24:17

PARIS, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PMX Communities Inc. (OTCQB: PMXO), a precious metals incubation company, today announced entrance into South Africa. "Gold and South Africa have had a strong symbiotic relationship. The Krugerrand not being .9999 bullion grade gold purity has still always been a world recognized popular keepsake for precious metals gold collectors. We are working with partners in South Africa to expand our gold terminal deployment before year-end and have begun...

2013-07-18 16:25:47

95th Birthday Celebration Launches Global Campaign to Preserve Mandela History, Crowd-Source Support to Build His Living Legacy in South Africa NEW YORK, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Legacy of Hope Foundation - a group of trusted nonprofits supporting Nelson Mandela's legacy - today launched a global campaign to realize his dream of bringing free and accessible healthcare to South Africa's children through the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital, expected to break ground in...

2013-07-17 16:27:38

CARSON, Calif., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dermalogica's foundation FITE, Financial Independence Through Entrepreneurship, launches new initiatives to engage the consumers, professional skin therapists and Dermalogica employees in the company's commitment to expanding global opportunities for women through a program of integrated activities scheduled to honor Mandela Day on July 18, 2013. The FITE initiative was originally launched by brand visionary and co-Founder Jane Wurwand in...

2013-07-15 08:22:11

HAMBURG, Germany, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sasol Olefins&Surfactants (O&S) announced today that it has reached an important milestone in the expansion of its capabilities with the production of its new ALCAT(R)TEAL highly purified tri-ethyl aluminium product. Production at the new TEAL plant in Brunsbüttel, Germany, which went on-line in June 2012, has been running smoothly for nearly a year. The full functionality of the supply chain has been proven with...

2013-07-15 04:21:10

The company's outstanding product portfolio and intuitive strategies help it to edge out established market players CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent research on the hosted contact centre market, Frost & Sullivan presents Interactive Intelligence with the 2013 South African Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Leadership. The company has leveraged its global pedigree, unmatched range of product functionality, and highly innovative...

2013-07-08 16:20:07

Transaction Brings Ex-Im's Transnet Financing Total to $230 Million, Will Help Support both American and South African jobs WASHINGTON, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) today announced that Transnet SOC Limited (Transnet), a company based in Johannesburg, South Africa, will receive approximately 1.1 billion South African Rand ($108 million) in financing to support the purchase of 53 American-made GE locomotives. (Logo:...

2013-07-03 16:22:03

XANGO is a place "where leaders at every level - in the field and in the company offices - personally invest and take action to help others succeed" LEHI, Utah, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global wellness and network-marketing leader XANGO, LLC today announced the appointment of two company founders to key new roles: Joe Morton will serve as president of XANGO Americas & Australia, and Kent Wood takes on the role of president of XANGO Europe, CIS & South Africa....


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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