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2014-04-04 12:25:52

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho Tutu today announced the Tutu Global Forgiveness Challenge, a free online program starting May 4, 2014, designed to teach the world how to forgive. In early registration people from over 100 countries have already signed up to participate. Archbishop Desmond Tutu won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in leading non-violent opposition to South Africa's apartheid system of racial domination. The...

2014-04-03 16:25:54

Joint Venture in South Africa will Enable Solutions for wide array of Telecom Users including Carriers and Business Enterprises SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced an agreement with Ubuntu Technologies to form Aviat-Ubuntu (Proprietary) Limited, a co-branded telecom solutions provider in South Africa. The two companies formed a joint venture to serve public...

2014-04-03 12:21:34

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Electronic Warfare Market Forecast Analysis (2014 - 2020) The report provides market analysis of the global electronic warfare market over the next five years. It contains the analysis of drivers, challenges, and restraints impacting the industry. It also discusses about the industry, market, and technology trends that are currently prevailing in the market. It provides the market...

2014-04-03 04:20:16

THE HAGUE, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Eastern Africa: The fast emerging oil and gas frontier region With a 35+ year track record in and on Africa, Global Pacific & Partners hosts this landmark meeting on Eastern Africa. Now in its 5th year, Global Pacific & Partners invites you to this annual event held in Nairobi, Kenya, providing unrivalled new insights into the upstream opportunities, open acreage, bid rounds, new ventures, oil/gas investments, key...

2014-04-02 16:30:34

Mandela Family Members Princess Zaziwe Dlamini-Manaway and Princess Zamaswazi Dlamini To Attend SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mandela family will be honored with the "True Grit" Humanitarian Award at the 29(th) annual Odyssey Ball on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Anton J. Bilchik, MD, PhD, FACS, Professor of Surgery and Chief of Medicine at the John Wayne Cancer Institute (JWCI) at Providence Saint John's Health...

2014-04-01 20:20:20

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/crvdfg/south_africa_tyre) has announced the addition of the "South Africa Tyre Market Forecast and Opportunities to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/crvdfg/south_africa_tyre ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) According to South Africa Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities to 2019, the...

2014-03-27 23:26:39

South African institutions will give in-depth information on the challenges and benefits of CSP and mining hybridization at CSP Today South Africa 2014. London - UK (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Many mining operations are located in remote areas with limited or non-existent electricity or gas network access. Therefore energy supplies for these sites rely heavily on fossil fuels that require mobilization over long distances, which is an increasingly costly process. CSP is in the perfect position...

2014-03-26 23:26:53

South Africa-Based Center Houses Continent’s First Private Insectary DELMAS, South Africa (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 DuPont Chair and Chief Executive Officer Ellen Kullman today unveiled a newly expanded research facility at Delmas, South Africa, that will serve as the core of the DuPont Africa regional technology center. The technology center is designed to help advance DuPont’s ongoing efforts to accelerate seed product development for Africa’s farmers and help them better manage key...

2014-03-26 12:27:49

~ Gov. Gen. David Johnston, Mayor Don Iveson, Wab Kinew, Cindy Blackstock and 10 others ~ EDMONTON, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) announced today the names of 14 prominent Canadians who will be inducted as Honorary Witnesses at the Alberta National Event from March 27 to 30 at the Shaw Centre. Honorary Witnesses are public figures who commit themselves to bear witness to the truths of residential school Survivors and to share with...

2014-03-25 23:24:15

March 24, 2014, My Positive Perspective airs episode to honor the life of human rights activist Nelson Mandela. My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined on the episode by returning guest Thomas Wilson. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 On March 24, 2014, My Positive Perspective aired an episode that discussed and remembered the life of Nelson Mandela. My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined on the episode by Thomas Wilson. Wilson has appeared previously...


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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