Latest South African press releases

[Pressportal.co.za] Together with Australia, China and Argentina, South Africa is on the shortlist to host the world's largest radio telescope, the Square Kilometre Array, or (SKA). "Competition in this bid is tough, as the winning country will attract a billion euro investment and one of the most ambitious science projects…
Wednesday, 01 February 2006 04:00

"Big Science for the Big Questions"

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[Pressportal.co.za] At 67, Roy Booth did not feel ready to retire. "After 25 years as director of Onsala Space Observatory, I did not want to be the old man who dropped in from time to time and I definitely wasn't ready for full time gardening" he explains. "Also, I wanted…
Tuesday, 16 May 2006 04:00

SAB Sports Journalist of the year awards anounced

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[Pressportal.co.za] SAfm sports producer Helen Mittwoch was adjudged the overall winner in the radio category of the annual SAB Sports Journalists of the Year Awards. The judges said that her understanding of her audience was evident in the wide variety of programme content featured on SAfm’s Saturday Sports Special and…
Thursday, 20 April 2006 04:00

Memoranda of Understanding

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[Pressportal.co.za] At a historical event on 21 April 2006 the South African Weather Service will sign several Memoranda of Understanding with various community leaders at the Highbury Radar Installation in Mthatha to ensure the security provision for meteorological equipment.
[Pressportal.co.za] Discipline and focus applied by Investec (comprising Investec Limited and Investec plc) to enact its growth strategy have created the momentum, coupled with favourable market conditions, to allow the group to report a strong performance for the year ended 31 March 2006.
[Pressportal.co.za] Investec to issue sterling-denominated preference shares - Investors seeking exposure to pound-sterling-denominated securities will be able to invest in a non-redeemable, non-cumulative, non-participating preference share from Investec plc. The securities are to be offered at a discount to provide an attractive dividend yield as well as rand-hedging properties.
Wednesday, 01 March 2006 04:00

Metal - 34 Long Cape Town

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[Pressportal.co.za] 7 March – 1 April 2006 - This captivating exhibition takes an expansive look at a diversity of artistic expressions with only one aspect in common: metal as material.
[Pressportal.co.za] Do you have an innovative online business idea? Do you consider the online marketplace your playground? Have you always wanted to start your own online company, but do not have the necessary support? Enter the bidorbuy/Gauteng Business online entrepreneur competition and turn this dream into reality!
[Pressportal.co.za] bidorbuy, South Africa's largest online marketplace, is undertaking a national road show to inform potential and existing traders of the myriad opportunities made available through trading on the bidorbuy site. The road show, which kicks off on 7 March in Pietermaritzburg, will visit various cities throughout South Africa, ending…
Friday, 03 February 2006 04:00

bidorbuy's new software meets local market's needs

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bidorbuy today launched its new software solution, which has been tailored specifically for the South African market. The advanced solution, designed to improve trading efficiency on the bidorbuy site, includes a host of new functionality and features.
[Pressportal.co.za] A distinguished jury has selected for the first time the “Social Entrepreneur 2006” in South Africa. The jury selected Sunette Pienaar, Founder of Heartbeat, for her exemplary contribution to mobilize communities to care and protect their children whose parents have died. First Lady Zanele Mbeki, who has been an…
[Pressportal.co.za] Saxenburg Private Collection Shiraz 2003 has walked away with the coveted title of winner of the WINE Magazine/TOPS at SPAR Shiraz Challenge at an awards ceremony held in Cape Town on Thursday 20 July 2006.    The field of entries this year was a record 215 wines that were assessed,…

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