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Paul Walker Most Searched Person, Trending Topic On Google In 2013
2013-12-17 13:00:32

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This year has not been without news, but the recent deaths of actor Paul Walker and former South African President Nelson Mandela topped the list of top-trending searches for 2013. “Paul Walker,” "Boston Marathon Bombing," and "Nelson Mandela" were the three top trending search terms on Google’s global list of searches, respectively. For 2013, the search giant surveyed the results of 72 countries, which is the largest sample...

2013-12-13 04:20:37

Video Streaming Service Showcases A Mesmerizing Film Exploring Music Inspired By The Late South African Leader BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaiam TV is honored to present a special film released in 2012 titled Music for Mandela written and directed by Canadian filmmaker Jason Bourque and produced by Ken Frith of Gold Star Productions. The one hour and 20 minute long film received five stars on Gaiam's review system, and features the musical works of a wide variety...

2013-12-12 12:25:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Famed Chicago matrimonial attorney Jeffery M. Leving will join Radio personality Ty Wansley Saturday morning, December 14(th) at 7am on WGRB Inspiration 1390 AM. Leving, who just returned from the White House, will offer insight into some of the most pressing issues facing our nation and its families today. The Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood, which Leving chairs, touches on some of these critical issues facing divorced and single...

2013-12-11 20:21:21

"LOV MADIBA"FEATURES KATIE MELUA AND NOISETTES VOCALIST SHINGAI SHONIWA NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- King Charles, the London-based son of a former South African student activist, has written and released "Lov Madiba" a tribute to the legacy of the late leader Nelson Mandela featuring Katie Melua and vocalist Shingai Shoniwa of the Noisettes. All net proceeds of the recording will benefit the Nelson Mandela's Children Fund, a South African-based charitable organization...

2013-12-10 23:31:32

The recent passing of the noble Nelson Mandela inspired Songs to Educate founders to pay tribute through the song "Shines the Life," written in South Africa by Paul Zeir on the threshold of extraordinary change in December 1988. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Songs to Educate founders Melanie and Paul Zeir are moved to give tribute in light of the passing of a genuine leader, Nelson Mandela. Mandela's contributions to both South Africa and the world are echoed in the sentiment of...

2013-12-10 23:20:42

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Africa - Mobile Voice Market and Major Network Operators. London (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Market penetration to reach 60% among Africas one billion people in 2012 Mobile phones represent more than 90% of all telephone lines in Africa. Market penetration passed the 50% mark in 2010 and is expected to reach 60% in 2012. Subscriber growth across the continent has slowed to around 17% p.a, but several individual markets are still...

2013-12-10 12:26:13

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Hope," a song for which Nelson Mandela personally wrote and recorded lyrics has been released by international pop star EMIN. All proceeds from EMIN's sales of the song will benefit the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund (www.nelsonmandelachildrensfund.com). Co-written by Russ Ballard and Chris Winter, the song has received 660,000 views on YouTube since its rush release the night of Mandela's passing. "Hope" was originally intended to celebrate...

2013-12-06 20:20:10

"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, but that we are powerful beyond measure." JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We salute Tata Nelson Mandela as the father of South African democracy, and acknowledge that South African Airways (SAA) today is the leading carrier on the African continent due to his iconic and legendary statesmanship. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130910/FL77195LOGO ) Tata Mandela is the father of nations, a revered global icon, a...

2013-12-06 12:28:32

Including a Special Remembrance of Nelson Mandela Co- Hosted by Peter Gabriel; Honoring Dr. Mo Ibrahim; Performances by K'naan, Red Baraat, and Samba New York! NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Human rights organization WITNESS celebrated its 9(th) Annual Focus For Change Benefit last night at Roseland Ballroom, raising funds to support its programs to train and equip people worldwide using video to fight for human rights. Hosted by co-founder and award winning...

2013-12-05 20:21:54

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Our hearts are heavy with the news of Nelson Mandela's passing. The life of Nelson Mandela is a singular example of devotion and dignity in the face of unthinkable oppression. As a fearless ambassador for equality across the globe, his legacy is beyond measure." SOURCE ESSENCE Magazine


Latest South Africa Reference Libraries

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...

Evening Hawker, Anaciaeschna triangulifera
2013-07-10 10:28:02

The evening hawker (Anaciaeschna triangulifera) is a species of dragonfly that is native to many areas in Africa including Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Zambia, and the neighboring island of Madagascar. It prefers to reside in tropical or subtropical arid forests, moist lowland forests, and arid and moist shrublands. It can be found near marshes, wetlands, and rivers. There is little known about the larval stage of the evening hawker, but it is thought to reside in streams or...

Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
2013-06-22 16:13:36

The southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) is a species of baleen whale that can be found in different regions in the summer and winter seasons. During the summer, it can be found in the Southern Ocean, possibly near Antarctica. During the winter, populations disperse into many warmer areas to breed, including waters near Chile, Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa, Peru, Namibia, Brazil, Australia, and Madagascar, among other areas. Right whales were first classified by Carolus...

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