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2014-08-11 20:23:28

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:ICT investment trends in South Africa: Enterprise ICT spending patterns through to the end of 2015https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2275949/ICT-investment-trends-in-South-Africa-Enterprise-ICT-spending-patterns-through-to-the-end-of-2015.html SummaryThis report presents the findings from a survey of 48 South African enterprises regarding their Information & Communications Technology...

2014-08-11 08:23:35

SHANGHAI, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it has opened a solar module factory in Cape Town, South Africa. Located in 2 Evans Avenue, Epping Industrial 1, Cape Town, the factory covers an area of 5,000m(2).and has annual production capacity of 120MW. JinkoSolar invested a total of approximately USD7.5 million in the factory which is expected to create...

2014-08-06 08:41:48

LONDON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global M-Commerce 2014: Smartphones & Tabletshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/telecoms/handsets_devices/smartphones/global_m_commerce_2014_smartphones_tablets.html 1.) M-Commerce increasing rapidly worldwideA new report by Hamburg-based secondary research organization yStats.com, "Global M-Commerce 2014: Smartphones and Tablets", covers the latest trends and developments in mobile shopping....

2014-08-06 04:20:33

Hybrid tobacco from SkyNRG will make sustainable aviation biofuel, not cigarettes JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA], South African Airways (SAA) and SkyNRG announced today they are collaborating to make sustainable aviation biofuel from a new type of tobacco plant. This initiative broadens cooperation between Boeing and SAA to develop renewable jet fuel in ways that support South Africa's goals for public health as well as economic and rural...

2014-08-05 12:31:19

Partnership Provides Consistent Patient Experience Measurement Platform Across Facilities on Three Continents BOSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediclinic International, a private hospital group providing acute care and specialist-oriented multidisciplinary hospital services in South Africa, Namibia, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), signed a multi-year agreement with Press Ganey to better understand and improve the patient experience across the organization's 69...

2014-08-05 12:20:55

Low Fares From New York & Washington, DC to Johannesburg, South Africa FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, launched the "Fares So Low, You Gotta Go" sale, with low fares starting at $899* round-trip (restrictions apply) from New York-JFK Airport and Washington, DC-Dulles Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa. These fares, which include taxes and fees, are available for purchase now through Aug. 17 for...

2014-07-31 23:08:07

AU MIN AFRICA PTY LTD [CUSIP No. S3141A 101 & ISIN No. ZAU000013799; Ticker Stock Symbol; GRYE] is the new name of GreenGold Ray Energies, had changed its country of jurisdiction in the Republic of South Africa and had Filed its SEC 8K Current Information on July 28, 2014 (CIK 0000-710118). Pretoria, Gauteng, Republic of South Africa (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 AU MIN AFRICA PTY LTD, a South African Corporation is the Solid INVESTMENT OF THE FUTURE – had merged and acquired GreenGold Ray...

Earlier Stone Age Artifacts Discovered In Northern Cape Of South Africa
2014-07-28 03:31:41

University of Toronto Excavations at an archaeological site at Kathu in the Northern Cape province of South Africa have produced tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools. These discoveries were made by archaeologists from the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa and the University of Toronto (U of T), in collaboration with the McGregor Museum in Kimberley, South Africa. The archaeologists’ research on the Kathu Townlands site, one...

2014-07-28 08:24:18

WALNUT, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that VIASPACE partner Selectra CC and the Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited of South Africa made a formal announcement of Harmony's implementation of the first bioenergy project on mining property in South Africa. The goal of the project is to grow energy crops---sugar beets and Giant King Grass--on contaminated mine affected lands in order to restore and rehabilitate the land. Gold-mining is a...

2014-07-24 08:40:11

Bytes to roll out Unisys Edge Service Management solution to deliver cost-effective IT support services for its business units and customers across Africa BLUE BELL, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that Bytes Technology Group, a subsidiary of South Africa-based Altron and the largest IT services provider on the African continent, has chosen the Edge Service Management by Unisys solution to provide timely, cost-effective IT support services...


Latest South Africa Reference Libraries

Optimal Energy Joule
2014-06-18 06:24:29

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...

Grootslang
2014-04-22 13:29:14

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...

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...

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