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2011-01-07 08:31:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, announced a New Year's gift to its customers: the "Travel2Africa" two-for-one airfare sale, with fares starting at $1,479*, including fuel surcharges for both passengers, for flights from New York or Washington D.C. to Johannesburg, Cape Town and Dakar. The "Travel2Africa" sale is also available to 16 other cities throughout Africa, including Nairobi, Kenya; Windhoek, Namibia;...

2009-12-14 06:45:00

WINDHOEK, Namibia, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- "G.A.T. University (Guardian Angel Training)," by MoonPony, seeks to show readers the mission of angels and the role they play in their daily lives. The story allows audiences to see life in the perspective of God, angels and their guides. Readers will find a sense of peace realizing that everything happens for a reason. In was 2000 B.C., a guardian angel named Lucifer had his license revoked and could never return to earth. He was only allowed...

2008-09-25 15:00:25

Text of report by state-owned Namibian newspaper New Era website on 25 September [Report by Desie Heita: "More Namibians To Access Internet"] Windhoek Information and Communication Technology Minister, Joel Kaapanda, has asked for a speedy distribution of Internet to the people, saying this is important for the development of business and communities in the country. Kaapanda inaugurated M-Web Namibia's earth satellite station for Internet in Windhoek yesterday. "Internet cannot be...

2008-09-25 12:00:23

Text of report by state-owned Namibian newspaper New Era website on 25 September Information and Communication Technology Minister, Joel Kaapanda, has asked for a speedy distribution of internet to the people, saying this is important for the development of business and communities in the country. Kaapanda inaugurated M-Web Namibia's earth satellite station for Internet in Windhoek yesterday [24 September]. "Internet cannot be restricted to a wealthy few, or formal offices. The goals of...

2008-09-10 00:00:19

Text of report by state-owned Namibian newspaper New Era website on 9 September [Report by Desie Heita: "Strike Disrupts Fuel Supplies"] Windhoek: The strike at TransNamib has disrupted the supply of oil inland as petroleum companies find it difficult to move petroleum from the port of Walvis Bay aboard trucks in the absence of rail tankers. Mining operations that require chemical acids, such as Rossing Uranium, say they are using up their contingency stocks to keep operations going....

2008-09-09 03:00:24

Text of report by state-owned Namibian newspaper New Era website on 8 September [Report by Petronella Sibeene: "More Power From Zim"] WINDHOEK The power purchase agreement signed between Namibia and Zimbabwe continues to bring more power to Namibia, with 40 megawatts more flowing in, an increase from 80 megawatts to 120 megawatts since end of last month. National power utility, NamPower, confirmed to New Era on Friday that the agreement is on course and Zimbabwe through its Zimbabwe...

2008-09-08 09:00:31

CHICAGO, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The aircraft belong to BCI's wholly owned and managed Irish subsidiary and the financing is provided by FirstRand (Ireland) PLC. The planes, which bear serial numbers 047 and 051, were both manufactured in 1994. "We are thrilled to expand our business with the FirstRand Group through this transaction, and we value this lender as a partner in our global expansion," said Jacob Hodges, Vice President, Debt Capital Markets, for BCI Aircraft Leasing, Inc....


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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