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2014-07-17 16:29:26

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Mobile Security (mSecurity) Bible: 2014 - 2020 - Device Security, Infrastructure Security & Security Serviceshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2092772/The-Mobile-Security-mSecurity-Bible-2014---2020---Device-Security-Infrastructure-Security--Security-Services.htmlMobile networks around the globe generate more than 86 Exabytes of traffic annually. The immense volume of traffic...

2014-07-17 12:21:36

Flights on Sale from $1,055* Round-trip (restrictions apply) FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline is offering special sale fares for travel this fall from New York (JFK Airport) and Washington, DC (Dulles Airport) to destinations throughout Africa including; Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban in South Africa; Dakar, Senegal; Lusaka, Zambia, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Harare, Zimbabwe; Blantyre and Lilongwe in...

2014-07-16 23:02:28

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Africa Printer Market (Laser, Inkjet and Dot-matrix): Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/printer-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Printer Market - Africa Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth,...

2014-07-16 12:24:58

LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday in Brazil the leaders of BRICS countries launched the New Development Bank (NDB). London-based investor Andrey Yakunin [http://www.andreyyakunin.com ] of VIY Management [http://www.viym.ru/en ] welcomed this new institution, as an acknowledgement of the rebalancing of the global economy in recent years. In the current climate, the combined foreign exchange reserve of the BRICS means they have the economic weight to stand apart...

2014-07-16 08:22:29

Sale of Cape Town-based annual conference continues sharpening of Summit's focus on digital media and marketing services within financial services industries NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Professional Networks (Summit) announced that it completed the sale of the Investing in African Mining Indaba to Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the international online information and events group. The sale of the asset, Summit's only overseas event business and only...

2014-07-16 04:22:23

BRUSSELS, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telecoms operators can now access improved quality of connectivity in the region following BICS' deal with Teraco BICS, global provider of international connectivity and interoperability services, has established a point-of-presence (POP) in Johannesburg to offer its operator customers assured quality of interconnect for traffic exchange in Africa, optimising transit routes and lowering...

2014-07-15 23:11:15

If you are dedicated to the process of winning business through proposals, bids, tenders and presentations the APMP SA Conference is a significant event to be attending. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The Association of Proposal Management (APMP) is a worldwide organisation which provides information and support of best practice, proposal writing trends and networking opportunities for their members all over the world and this July they will be holding their 5th Annual APMP Conference in...

2014-07-11 12:22:25

JOHANNESBURG, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In October 2008, the European Commission imposed a fine of EUR 318.2 million on Sasol Wax GmbH and other Sasol group companies, including Sasol Limited ("Sasol") for Sasol Wax's involvement in the European paraffin wax cartel. The fine was paid in full by Sasol in January 2009. Sasol viewed the fine as excessive and, in December 2008, applied to the European General Court in Luxemburg for a reduction of the fine. Today, the European General...

2014-07-09 12:30:39

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Africa Printer Market (Laser, Inkjet and Dot-matrix) - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2227078/Africa-Printer-Market-Laser-Inkjet-and-Dot-matrix---Industry-Analysis-Size-Share-Growth-Trends-and-Forecast-2013---2019.htmlMajor printer technologies include inkjet, laser and dot-matrix printers. The African economy is...

2014-07-08 23:00:17

DAE South Africa Grows Numbers with Remarkable Service Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 DAE South Africa, the regional office of worldwide vacation exchange provider, DAE, is extending the company’s award-winning customer service to a growing number of South African members. Offering the world’s only free exchange membership, DAE South Africa’s membership growth has increased by 82% in the first six months of 2014 compared to the same period in the previous year. The number of...


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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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