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2014-07-16 12:29:00

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sappi today confirmed that they have concluded the sale of Sappi's Usutu Forest Products Company Limited to local Swaziland business Montigny Investments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110728/MM43821LOGO Sappi announced on 01 July 2013 that it intended to dispose of Usutu Forest Products Company Limited to Montigny Investments Limited, Sappi can confirm that all conditions precedent to the successful conclusion of...

2013-07-19 23:20:59

MobileRecharge.com also facilitates now international mobile recharges to Bangladesh, Niger, Swaziland, Benin, Nepal and Romania, by adding 6 new top up operators: Airtel, MTN Benin, MTN Swaziland, Moov, Telecom and Cosmote. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 MobileRecharge.com enhanced its network by adding six mobile recharge operators for six different countries: Bangladesh, Benin, Nepal, Niger, Swaziland and Romania. MobileRecharge.com customers can now send mobile credit...

2013-05-27 23:04:46

Hotel Link Solutions has launched in Swaziland under the management of Myxo's Woza Nawe Cultural Tours and offers to local accommodations a new opportunity to increase sales by taking control of and developing their own online visibility. Swaziland (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 It is more important now than ever before for a hotel to have a strong online presence, but many properties in Swaziland, in Southern Africa, are falling behind. Helpfully, the recent establishment in this country of Hotel...

2012-03-09 10:29:30

The first findings from a nationally representative HIV survey were presented today at the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2012) in Seattle, WA. The Swaziland HIV Incidence Measurement Survey (SHIMS) found that overall HIV prevalence, or percentage of the population living with HIV infection, is 31% among adults ages 18-49. This figure matches the 2006 Demographic Health Survey findings for the same age group, indicating that the HIV epidemic in Swaziland...

2011-07-25 06:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vantage Health (OTC:BB - ticker symbol VNTH), ("Vantage", "Company"), announced today that it has been invited by the Ministry of Health for the Kingdom of Swaziland to plan the construction of a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in that country. Swaziland's Minister for Health, Mr. Benedict Xaba, reiterated in his letter to Vantage Health, that "...Should you expedite your interest, we will enter into off take agreements for the...

2011-06-18 00:01:06

Nokero solar light bulb field test is a sign that cutting-edge, renewable technology can make an impact in off-grid settings and impoverished regions of the world. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 16, 2011 It may seem that renewable energy requires expensive, top-shelf technology that only the wealthiest countries can afford. In fact the opposite is true: off-grid regions and underdeveloped countries often make the best candidates for renewable energy. Start-up companies like Nokero International...

2010-09-23 13:28:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of State became an official partner of Together for Girls - the global partnership to end sexual violence against girls announced last year by President William J. Clinton at the Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative. Through the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and in collaboration with the Office of Global Women's Issues, the U.S. Department of State is the newest partner to join Together...

2010-06-07 08:00:00

WASHINGTON and LONDON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, ViiV Healthcare and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation announced a new partnership that will expedite access to lifesaving HIV care and treatment and help children live longer, healthier, and more productive lives. ViiV Healthcare has committed $2m over a two-year period to fund the partnership. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100326/EGPAFLOGO ) (Logo:...

2009-06-11 05:17:00

The Male Circumcision Partnership expands access to proven HIV prevention intervention WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a significant move from research on male circumcision to full-scale implementation, the Male Circumcision Partnership is launching a massive scale-up of voluntary male circumcision services in Swaziland and Zambia. The Partnership is supported by a five-year, $50 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Population Services...

Latest Swaziland Reference Libraries

Border Cave
2012-07-31 11:49:04

Border Cave is a rock shelter on the western slope of the Lebombo Mountains in KwaZulu-Natal near the border of South Africa and Swaziland. The west-facing cave is located about 330 feet below the crest of Lebombo range and offers a wide and long-range view of the Swazi countryside below. It is a semi-circular cave with a long horizontal opening, measuring some 133 feet across. It was formed from the Jurassic lavas as a result of differential weathering. Border Cave has a long...

2007-12-21 11:03:40

The Grey Rhebok or Grey Rhebuck (Pelea capreolus), is a species of antelope endemic to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Swaziland. They prefer grassy, mountainous habitat They are also known as the Vaal Rhebok or Vaalribbok. Rheboks carry a woolly grey coat to insulate them from the cold of their habitat. Only the males carry the straight horns. Males become extremely aggressive during the breeding season.

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