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2014-05-20 12:33:53

RESTON, Va. and PRETORIA, South Africa, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- inPractice® Resources today announced that it has partnered with the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society (SAHIVCS) to bring its revolutionary inPractice® Africa point-of-care reference and educational resource to more than 3,000 SAHIVCS members throughout South Africa. SAHIVCS is a membership organization of HIV healthcare clinicians. The society's mission is to promote evidence-based, quality HIV...

2014-05-19 12:30:20

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:World Consumer Water Treatment Systems Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/water/world_consumer_water_treatment_systems_market.htmlWorld demand to rise at double-digit annual rateGlobal demand for consumer water treatment systems is projected to increase at an annual double-digit pace to over $14 billion in 2017. Ongoing economic improvement in several key geographic markets...

2014-05-15 08:40:51

Dedicated facilities in Nairobi and Johannesburg to help expand use, capabilities for big data and cloud computing across the continent NAIROBI, Kenya and JOHANNESBURG, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the opening of two new Mainframe Cloud Innovation Centers as it seeks to extend its commitment to delivering high capacity technology solutions to Africa. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/87907 Located in Nairobi, Kenya and Johannesburg,...

2014-05-14 12:28:10

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With global attention focused on the Oscar Pistorius trial, criminal justice advocates in South Africa are concerned that the plight of hundreds of thousands of people locked up for long periods in the country's prisons while they await trial is being overlooked. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Nooshin Erfani-Ghadimi, project coordinator of the Wits Justice Project, will speak about problems in the South...

2014-05-13 12:27:31

Index Provider Launches 14 New Equity Indices Covering Africa JOHANNESBURG, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI) announced today that it has launched the deepest and most extensive suite of African equity indices currently available to investors. Fourteen (14) new equity indices covering thirteen (13) African markets were launched today by SPDJI providing investors in Africa, as well as those outside, with a comprehensive offering of indices measuring the performance...

2014-05-12 08:27:48

6th Annual Executive Summit Announces First-Ever Nelson Mandela Awards And Celebrates Icons Including Hugh Evans, Bob Pittman, Sharon Stone, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Shaun White & Dustin Yellin LOS ANGELES, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTTOW!, an invite-only, member network hosts the 6(th) annual PTTOW! Summit, gathering C-level executives and cultural influencers from over 70 industries including technology, media, fashion, marketing, commerce, culture and social good, kicked-off at Terrenea...

2014-05-08 08:42:52

DUBLIN, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p9xccm/data_center) has announced the addition of the "Data Center Infrastructure Hosting Services in South Africa 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The analysts forecast the Data Center Infrastructure Hosting Services market in South Africa to grow at a CAGR of 17.56 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing...

2014-05-07 23:07:06

A Family Friendly Hotel Plus A Safari In A Malaria-Free Park Make This The Perfect Vacation For Families Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The number of parents who want to take their kids on safari in Africa is fast becoming one of the biggest travel trends for 2014. Always in search of ways to make great vacations more affordable, GreatValueVacations has the perfect Africa vacation for the family: South African Vacation Package: Discover Cape Town With Safari Day Trip....

2014-05-07 12:30:03

An increasing number of volunteers will support Lilly's diabetes efforts to help people living in impoverished communities in India and South Africa INDIANAPOLIS, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of 10 Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) employees from Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, the United States, and Venezuela departed this week for a two-week service assignment in an impoverished area of Guatemala City, Guatemala. They are the first team of ambassadors to deploy as part...

2014-05-06 12:32:03

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Fluorochemicals Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/specialty_chemicals/fluorochemicals.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fluorochemicals in Thousand Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Organic Fluorochemicals, Inorganic Fluorochemicals, and Fluoropolymers. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe,...


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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