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2014-05-06 08:21:29

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail expansion is key to DHL Express' Africa business strategy. This is according to Sumesh Rahavendra, Head of Marketing for DHL Express, Sub Saharan Africa. The recently released A.T Kearney African Retail Development Index further validated the company's plans as it ranked the top 10 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa for retail expansion and highlighted Rwanda, Nigeria, Namibia, Tanzania and Gabon as Africa's most...

2014-04-30 16:36:00

Transformation of legacy business and operational systems will enable new, advanced and converged next-generation services ST. LOUIS, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX), the leading provider of customer experience systems and services and Telkom South Africa (Telkom SA), the country's largest fixed-line provider and a growing wireless carrier, have signed a managed services agreement in which Amdocs will provide a converged business support and operations support systems...

2014-04-30 12:26:23

JOHANNESBURG, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI) announced today that it has launched six new indices to meet the growing demand of South African investors for index based investment strategies and benchmarks. The launch of the six new indices is part of SPDJI's continuing expansion of its South African indices and comes on the heels of nine new South African indices launched by SPDJI in February. "S&P Dow Jones Indices is aggressively expanding its index...

2014-04-29 20:21:11

PLANO, Texas, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldVentures Foundation(TM), the philanthropic arm of WorldVentures(TM), collaborated with multiple South African organizations to help educate and nourish children in South Africa by renovating two buildings and developing a school's permaculture food garden. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140429/82164 "WorldVentures Foundation is honored to support the extraordinary passion of South African WorldVentures Independent...

2014-04-28 23:13:19

Open Arms Home is a home for children in South Africa, housing more than 50 children on a 70-arce property. MaintiMizer Computerized Maintenance Management System [CMMS] helps manage and maintain their assets helping to providing a nurturing environment for the children that call Open Arms Home. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Ashcom Technologies, the industry leader in the development and implementation of state-of-the-art, cost-effective computerized maintenance management systems,...

2014-04-28 23:05:57

Oneida Indian Nation member and 71-year-old retiree Ray Fougnier will compete in the worldwide powerlifting championship in South Africa this June, with his travel being sponsored by the Nation. Though Fougnier joined the sport late in life, he has already achieved great success and hopes to inspire the Native American community, and children in particular, to embrace fitness and health. Oneida Nation Homelands, NY (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The Oneida Indian Nation today announced that its...

2014-04-23 23:16:28

Africa Bridge today announced the successful completion of the first year of a project to invest in village farm livelihoods for families who care for vulnerable African children. Supported by a grant from The Monsanto Fund, Africa Bridge provided 224 families with start-up loans for investments in dairy cows and avocado tree seedlings. Portland, OR (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Africa Bridge today announced the successful completion of the first year of a project to invest in village farm...

2014-04-23 12:23:00

PANJIM, India, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by Sesa Sterlite Limited's subsidiary Cairn India Limited. Cairn India Limited Annual Financial Results for the period ended 31st March, 2014 Cairn India Limited (CIL), one of the fastest growing independent oil exploration and production companies in the world*, today announces its annual financial results for the period ending 31st March, 2014. (Logo:...

2014-04-22 16:28:29

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Alcohol and Starch/Sugar Enzyme Market by Type (Carbohydrase, Protease, and Lipase), by Application (Industrial, Specialty) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/europe/france/alcohol_starch_sugar_enzyme_market_type_carbohydrase_protease_lipase_application_industrial_specialty_geography_global_trends_forecasts_2018.htmlAlcohol enzymes are...

2014-04-17 23:05:35

Cancer survivor Lizz Huesmann reveals the key to overcoming fear and worry. Johannesburg, South Africa (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 After being diagnosed with cancer in 2012, author Lizz Huesmann realized the life-changing effects that a positive attitude can have on an individual. “Dancing in the Shadows” is a heartfelt tale of the author’s journey to healing. As readers follow the story of Huesmann and her battle with injury and cancer, they will learn lessons about love, life balance,...


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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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