A C T I V E Networking that works...!

Welcome to friendsofgeorge - Networking at its best....!
Wednesday, November 13 2019 @ 10:40 pm UTC

Search Results

Searched for the phrase ''. Showing 1 - 30 of 33 results (0.0047 seconds). Refine search

1. 'SA must produce own oil'
[image1] Oil prospecting. Image: Generic. SOUTHERN CAPE NEWS - Sungu Sungu, an upstream oil and gas company, is no newcomer in the prospecting game. The company is currently at the centre of an environmental impact assessment (EIA) process for a seismic survey in the Pletmos Basin along the Southern Cape ...

2. 7 awesome SA inventions
[image1] The ‘computed axial tomography’ scan, or CAT scan, was developed at Tufts University in the UK by South African physicist Allan Cormack and Godfrey Hounsfield of EMI Laboratories. LIFESTYLE NEWS - South Africa lays claim to many of the world's firsts. The list includes the CAT scan, the heart ...

3. Italian bridge company under fire as rescuers toil ...
INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Italy's populist government was on a war footing Thursday with the Italian operator of the bridge that collapsed and killed dozens in the port city of Genoa as desperate efforts to find survivors in the rubble went into a third day. Shares in Atlantia, the holding company ...

4. interests of country
[image1] African National Congress (ANC) Parliamentary Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu says that voting in favour of a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma is tantamount to dropping a nuclear bomb on the country. The Democratic Alliance-sponsored motion will be debated in the National Assembly next Tuesday. National Assembly ...

5. 3 DEAD AS STRONG QUAKE HITS INDONESIA
[image1] 3 Dead as strong quake hits Indonesia A 7.5-magnitude quake and subsequent tsunami struck off the Indonesian island of Sulawesi in September, killing more than 2,000 people. INTERNATIONAL NEWS - An earthquake Thursday killed three people in Indonesia and rattled hotels where IMF delegates are attending a major summit, ...

6. EXCITEMENT ABOUT RARE PLANTS
[image1] The Gladiolus sempervirens was found close to where an ecological burn had taken place in the mountains. GEORGE NEWS - The teams in the Garden Route National Park are excited about the discovery of two threatened plant species in Goudveld and Millwood near Knysna. They were discovered by SANParks ...

7. Tiger dazzles in long-awaited return
[image1] GOLF NEWS - Tiger Woods dazzled in his much-anticipated return from injury on Thursday at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas where the former world number one flashed a fist pump and did not seem bothered by his troublesome back. Woods, competing for the first time after a ...

8. WHAT’S BEHIND THE DROP IN GOLD?
[image1] The US dollar and stock prices are surging, prompting a flight from speculative investments. We’ve had a number of financial crises in recent years and gold still hasn’t responded. BUSINESS NEWS - The simple answer to the question why gold is falling is the strength of the US dollar, ...

9. AUSTRALIAN STORES LIMIT BABY FORMULA AS CHINA DEMAND ...
[image1] Australian stores limit baby formula as China demand hits stocks Coles says some stores have moved the milk supplement from isles to behind counters BUSINESS NEWS - One of Australia's biggest supermarket chains said Wednesday some stores were moving baby formula behind counters and restricting sales as it emerged ...

10. PERU POLICE BUST ALLEGED BABY TRAFFICKING GANG
[image1] Peruvian police also rescued a five-month-old baby that was set to be sold for 4,000 Peruvian soles ($1,200) INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Authorities in Peru said Thursday they had busted an alleged baby trafficking ring that included the country's former police chief. Police arrested 14 people and carried out raids ...

11. NURSE SURVIVES DEADLY AUSTRALIA SNAKE BITE USING TRAINING
[image1] Deaths from bites are rare despite Australia being home to 20 of the world's 25 most venomous snakes INTERNATIONAL LIFESTYLE NEWS - An Australian nurse has spoken about how he survived a bite from one of the world's deadliest snakes by using medical training to instruct his rescuers as ...

12. US TO DENY ASYLUM TO ILLEGAL BORDER CROSSERS
[image1] US President Donald Trump campaigned on a vow to clamp down on illegal immigration, including a signature promise to build a wall on the Mexican border INTERNATIONAL NEWS - The United States will no longer allow people who enter the country illegally to claim asylum, officials said Thursday, unveiling ...

13. FORD SAYS TO SLASH 12,000 JOBS IN ALL ...
[image1] It's the first time Ford publicly put a figure on job losses. MOTORING NEWS - US carmaker Ford said Thursday that it plans to slash a total of 12,000 jobs across Europe as part of a previously announced restructuring. The overall figure includes 5,400 layoffs already announced in Germany ...

14. BRITISH MINISTER PROMOTES POST-BREXIT TRADE IN ISRAEL
[image1] British minister promotes post-Brexit trade in Israel Britain's International Trade Secretary Liam Fox in London's Downing Street on November 26, 2018. INTERNATIONAL NEWS - British International Trade Secretary Liam Fox met Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday as his country prepares to leave the European Union and pursue ...

15. Trump tries to explain remark about Sweden amid ...
[image1] Donald Trump. INTERNATIONAL NEWS - US President Donald Trump has sought to explain why he referred to a security incident in Sweden on Friday which did not actually happen. Addressing a rally on Saturday, he had said, "look at what's happening last night in Sweden", as he listed parts ...

16. First lake of liquid water is discovered on ...
[image1] This photo obtained from the European Space Agency (ESA) on July 25, 2018, shows an artist's impression of the Mars Express spacecraft over a background based on an actual image of Mars taken by the spacecraft's high resolution stereo camera. A massive underground lake has been detected for the ...

17. 22 DEAD, SCORES FEARED DROWNED AFTER UGANDA BOAT ...
[image1] It is not uncommon for ferries to capsize on Lake Victoria and the number of fatalities is often high due to a shortage of life jackets and the fact many local people cannot swim. INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Twenty-two people have died and more than 60 are feared drowned after ...

18. Adé takes over as Miss SA
[image1] Miss South Africa, Adé van Heerden. Photo: Wessel van Heerden The first princess in this year's pageant says that she's ready to dedicate all her time to the responsibilities of being Miss SA. NATIONAL NEWS - A week ago, Adè van Heerden was going about her daily routine as ...

19. LONDON TO HOST NEW WORLD CUP
London to host new World Cup [image1] Sebastian Coe. Photo: Twitter ATHLETICS NEWS - London will host a new World Cup event this summer featuring eight top nations including the United States and Jamaica, British Athletics announced on Monday. Britain, the United States, Poland, China, Germany, France, Jamaica and South ...

20. Battalion installing barbed wire fences on the banks ...
[image1] Soldiers from the Kentucky-based 19th Engineer Battalion installing barbed wire fences on the banks of the Rio Grande in Laredo, Texas. INTERNATIONAL NEWS - They started work in the cool of the morning and moved quickly, uncoiling reel after reel of vicious-looking fencing and tying it with barbed wire ...

21. A WHOLE NEW MEANING TO 'BUCKET SEAT'
A whole new meaning to 'bucket seat' [image1] The motorist behind the "steering wheel" of this deplorable-looking car was actually sitting on an upside down metal bucket and steering the vehicle with a pair of metal pliers. MOTORING NEWS - Police caught a man in Norfolk, England, who was driving ...

22. SHE'S THE WORLD'S PRETTIEST WOMAN (FOR THE 5TH ...
[image1] Julia Roberts has been named the 'World's Most Beautiful Woman for 2017' ENTERTAINMENT NEWS - Julia Roberts has been named the 'World's Most Beautiful Woman' for 2017 The 49-year-old actress is "very flattered" to have picked up People magazine's annual accolade for the fifth time, and joked she'll be ...

23. DENMARK RAISES FENCE ON GERMAN BORDER TO PREVENT ...
[image1] Denmark's 70-kilometre (45-mile) fence along the border with Germany to keep out infected wild boar is expected to be completed in the autumn. INTERNATIONAL NEWS - In a bid to protect its pork industry, Denmark began building a fence Monday along its border with Germany to keep out wild ...

24. THE ROYAL RACE WITH PRINCESS CHARLENE OF MONACO
‘Charity starts at home – and this is my home. What you learn along the way is what you can pass on, in every area,’ she says. [image1] Princess Charlene of Monaco at Turffontein racecourse, 9 April during the draw for the HSH Maiden Plate which will take place at ...

25. ZUMA'S FATE NOW LIES WITH ANC NEC
Zuma's fate now lies with ANC NEC [image1] Jacob Zuma. The party’s national working committee, which met on Monday, has resolved to convene a special NEC meeting to discuss Zuma’s future on the eve of the State of the Nation Address (Sona). NATIONAL NEWS - President Jacob Zuma’s fate now ...

26. Fresh tension as Israel reimposes Gaza fuel blockade
INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Israel reimposed a blockade on fuel deliveries to Gaza on Thursday citing a resurgence in kites carrying firebombs over the border and signalling a brief pause in tensions may be ending. After two deadly military flare-ups in the Gaza Strip and a ceasefire brokered by Egypt and ...

27. CAMILA CABELLO COMES OUT TOP AT MTV EUROPE ...
Cabello, 21, urged her fans in the United States to vote in the 2018 midterm elections as she walked the red carpet in the northern Spanish city of Bilbao. Camila Cabello comes out top at MTV Europe Music Awards [image1] Camila Cabello ENTERTAINMENT NEWS - Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello was ...

28. GERMANY'S BOSCH POWERS UP HYDROGEN CELLS FOR CARS
[image1] Germany's Bosch powers up hydrogen cells for cars Hydrogen fuel stations are still are rare sight across Germany. INTERNATIONAL NEWS - The world's biggest auto parts maker Bosch said Monday it would work with a Swedish firm to develop key components for hydrogen fuel cells designed to power cars, ...

29. LAUDA WOULD HAVE TAKEN HIS HAT OFF FOR ...
[image1] Lewis Hamilton stands on the podium after beating Max Verstappen MOTORING NEWS - Lewis Hamilton converted strategic brilliance into an exhilarating victory for Mercedes in Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix and said it was a triumph that would have delighted the late Niki Lauda. Seven days after leaving Germany with ...

30. STRAY PUP EMERGES TOP DOG IN ELITE INDIAN ...
Stray pup emerges top dog in elite Indian sniffer squad [image1] Asha, a rescued stray-turned-sniffer dog, is put through her paces at the West Bengal training school. INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Some 18 months after been rescued from stone-throwing children, an Indian street mutt has emerged top dog in an elite ...


First | Previous | 1 2| Next | Last