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South Africa’s Discovery sets ambition to make 10 million people healthier by 2018, leveraging a new category of Shared-Value Insurance

Discovery head office in Johannesburg, South Africa

Announcing its annual results out of Johannesburg this morning, financial services group Discovery (Discovery.co.za) (JSE share code: DSY ISIN: ZAE000022331), outlined the growth in scale and impact of its Vitality Shared-Value Insurance model (SharedValueInsurance.com). Since launching Vitality twenty years ago, Discovery has invested considerably in building a platform that serves a global network of insurers, providing access to the Vitality brand, product offerings, technological innovations, actuarial and data insights and program assets. This Global Vitality Network now operates in 16 countries across North America, Europe, pan-Asia, South Africa and the United Kingdom, serving close to 10 million clients through seven insurers. As an integrated incentive-driven insurance model, Vitality is uniquely positioned to “monetise” better health, and is attracting over 150 000 new members a month. read more

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Binghamton researcher studies oldest fossil hominin ear bones ever recovered

Recently published paper indicates discovery could yield important clues on origins of humankind read more

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Sarama Resources Continues to Consolidate its Position at the South Houndé Project in Burkina Faso

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VANCOUVER, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Sarama Resources Limited (“Sarama” or the “Company“) is pleased to report that it has been granted three new exploration permits in Burkina Faso, including one adjacent to the Company’s flagship South Houndé Project, which brings the Company’s exploration landholding in this prospective region to 1,014km². read more

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PANGOLIN DIAMONDS DISCOVERS ITS FIRST KIMBERLITE IN BOTSWANA

About the Tsabong North Project

The Tsabong North Project, located approximately 100 km north of the town of Tsabong in south-western Botswana, is 1,545 km2 in size. It is comprised of anomalous concentrations of kimberlite indicators and has large geo-botanical features. Pangolin has already identified more than 50 drill-ready aeromagnetic targets in the Project area, several of which have surface areas exceeding 20 hectares. Exploration activities in the area are guided in part by the recommendations of a National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report prepared for the Project. read more

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Time for “Dark Continent” to invest in renewable energy

By Dr Nawal Al-Hosany

Dr Al-Hosany is director of the Zayed Future Energy Prize and the Director of Sustainability at Masdar read more

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Mahindra Comviva Evolves the Mobile Music Ecosystem in Africa

The company has become one of the largest music aggregators in the African continent
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Zimbabwe’s new found diamonds, a curse or blessing for local communities?

When communities in Zimbabwe’s Manicaland province in the Marange/Odzi region constituting Chimanimani, Marange, Buhera and Chipinge heard of diamond discoveries in their area they thought that their impoverished lives were going to improve. read more

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Sarama Resources Acquires 100% Interest in the Tankoro Exploration Property in Burkina Faso

About Sarama Resources Ltd
Sarama Resources Ltd is a Canadian company with a focus on the exploration and development of gold deposits in West Africa.  The board of directors and management team, a majority of whom are founders of the Company, are seasoned resource industry professionals with extensive experience in the exploration and development of world-class gold projects in Africa. read more

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Oil and gas exploration focus on Western Africa

19th Western Africa Oil, Gas & Energy Conference 2013, held in Windhoek read more

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South Africa should use its BRICS membership to address Africa’s poor infrastructure

South Africa should leverage its position in BRICS to increase investments in the development and upgrade of Africa’s inadequate infrastructure, says David Humphrey, Global Head of Power and Infrastructure at Standard Bank Group. read more

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New Study Shows Healthy Food Rebates Positively Impact Shopping Behavior

RAND Corporation and Vitality research finds discount leads to increased purchases of healthy foods and decrease in junk foods read more

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Pangolin Diamonds Corp. updates shareholders on 2013 kimberlite diamond exploration activities in Botswana

About diamond mining in Botswana
Botswana is the largest diamond producing country in the world by value, supplying 21% of global rough diamond production. It is the location of the world’s two largest diamond mines, Jwaneng and Orapa, and four non-De Beers diamond mines – Gem, Firestone, Lucara and Mantle. Diamonds were first discovered in Botswana in 1959 and the first kimberlites were discovered in 1967. Since then, over 275 kimberlites have been discovered in the country. With a long and well-established Mining Code, Botswana is rated by the Fraser Institute as the best country in Africa for mining. The country has the highest sovereign credit rating in Africa. Since gaining independence in 1966, Botswana has been governed by the Botswana Democratic Party in a multi-party democracy. read more

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FxSolutions confirmed its participation as the Official Partner of The 8th Jordan Forex Expo & Awards

About FXSolutions

FX Solutions was founded in 2001 by two foreign exchange veterans who realized the Internet could provide the retail trader with the same instantaneous price and deal information that had previously been available only to bank traders via private networks.
The company opened for business with five employees and has since grown to over 40 professionals. In 2003 FX Solutions began live trading on its Global Trading System (GTS) and began research and development on a proprietary “direct link” price feed. This revolutionary price discovery and delivery system would give retail traders their first true equality with the professional world of interbank traders. The speed and accuracy of the GTS platforms allow FX Solutions to serve retail clients, white label partners, and institutional trading partners. read more

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State Secretaries Braun and Herkes travel to Mozambique and Tanzania with a business delegation for high-level talks

BERLIN, Germany, March 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office, Prof. Harald Braun, and the State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Anne Ruth Herkes, are travelling to Mozambique and Tanzania from 11 to 15 March 2013. They will be accompanied by a business delegation. read more

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