South Africa

Mandela: Our thoughts are with the South African people at this painful time, says Under-Secretary Giro

ROME, Italy, June 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Under-Secretary Mario Giro, who is responsible for Southern African issues, is following the condition of Nelson Mandela closely. “I hope that the President’s condition stabilises. My thoughts, and Italy’s, are with his family and the people of South Africa at this critical and troubled time for […]

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FedEx unveils strategic acquisition deal in Southern Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, June 20, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) (http://www.fedex.com) announced today that it has completed the first stage of a strategic acquisition by signing agreements to acquire the businesses operated by its current service provider Supaswift (Pty) Ltd. in South Africa and four other countries, including Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland and […]

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Soitec – First CPV Training Program in S Africa

Soitec Develops the First CPV Training Program in South Africa to Stimulate Employment of Local Population in Growing Solar-Energy Industry TOUWSRIVIER, South Africa June 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Soitec (http://www.soitec.com), a world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, announced that the first students in its […]

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South Africa – ATNS Joins the Aviation Community in the Caribbean

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao June 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) Company of South Africa (http://www.atns.com) is part of the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) member states and global Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) that are gathered in the Caribbean island city of Willemstad, to discuss the future of […]

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South Africa – World Refugee Day Commemoration

PRETORIA, South-Africa, June 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — World Refugee Day is a day that seeks to draw attention to the plight of refugees and celebrate their courage and resilience. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Department of Home Affairs, the City of Tshwane and their Partners are calling upon the […]

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Meeting between Catherine Ashton and Maite Nkoana Mashabane

Joint Press Statement by EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton and South African Minister of International relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana Mashabane BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The High Representative Catherine Ashton and South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana Mashabane met in Brussels on […]

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Visit to Japan of H.E. Mr. Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, and First Lady Mrs. Zuma

TOKYO, Japan, May 28, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — From Monday, June 3 to Wednesday, June 5, H.E. Mr. Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, of the Republic of South Africa, and First Lady Mrs. Thobeka Stacie Madiba Zuma will pay a working visit to Japan following their participation to TICAD V (the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on […]

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IFC Hosts International Conference to Promote Energy Efficiency in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, May 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The conference is hosted in partnership with the Swiss Secretariat for Economic Affairs, SECO, and aims to increase local awareness of the ESCO model as one possible solution to current and future capacity constraints in the South African energy market. It is part of IFC’s Climate […]

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SkyVision to Showcase New Services at South Africa’s Satcom 2013” Exhibition

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, May 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — SkyVision Global Networks Ltd. (http://www.skyvision.net), a leading global provider of IP connectivity over satellite and fiber optic systems, today announced that it will be showcasing a host of new products and services at the Satcom 2013 exhibition and conference, May 28-29, in Johannesburg, South Africa. To […]

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Online educational resource – South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid, Building Democracy

The site contains original video interviews with 45 South African activists that also will be of interest to researchers and the general public.

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IOM Backs Efforts to Reduce Malaria among Migrants in Southern Africa

Malaria control and elimination GENEVA, Switzerland, May 24, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM this week organized a meeting in Geneva on “Population Mobility & Health for All: Malaria Control and Elimination in Southern Africa Challenges and Opportunities.” The event, which coincided with the 66th World Health Assembly, was attended by senior Ministry of Health […]

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Human Language Technologies for Language Learning, South Africa Nov 2013

Human Language Technologies for Language Learning Date: 11-Nov-2013 – 12-Nov-2013 Location: Stellenbosch, South Africa Contact Person: Helmer Strik Meeting Email: HLT4LL@let.ru.nl Web Site: http://hstrik.ruhosting.nl/hlt4ll/ Call Deadline: 09-Jun-2013  Meeting Description: Keynote Speakers: Nick Ellis, Maxine Eskenazi, John Nerbonne, Mathias Schulze, Isabel Trancoso Scope and Aim of the Symposium: The HLT4LL 2013 symposium will address the possibilities and […]

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