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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa and LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Sasol Limited (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) announced the final approval of an US$8.1 billion
Airline to make all fares and inventory available in the Sabre travel marketplace JOHANNESBURG, Oct.
Taps data and citizen engagement against the spread of disease FREETOWN, Sierra Leone and LAGOS, Nigeria, Oct.
The extinction in the wild of the southern white rhino population could be prevented by letting local communities take responsibility of the animals and giving them permission to harvest horns in a controlled manner through a legal trade.
DUBLIN, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kqxjz6/3d_printing) has announced the addition of the "3D Printing
New Destination Travel Trade Show To Open Business Opportunities FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. and JOHANNESBURG, Oct.
South African Tourism Joins Carnegie Hall in Month-Long Tribute to South Africa's 20th Anniversary of Freedom & Democracy NEW YORK, Oct.
Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner the Market Research in the Mobile World Africa 2014 (MRMW Africa 2014) conference, taking place on the 5th and 6th of November, 2014, in
Phoenix Children's Hospital and Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine partner to bring faster genomic sequencing and personalized therapies to young patients PHOENIX,
Book chronicles history of American Jewish contributions to South Africa's Anti-Apartheid Movement and influence of movement on American Jewish identity WELLESLEY, Mass., Sept.
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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