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Sunbird to supply Eskom with Ibhubesi gas

Sunbird to supply Eskom with Ibhubesi gas

Sunbird Energy, an Australian listed energy company, has signed a 15-year gas sales term sheet which will see it supplying gas to Eskom. South Africa's national energy utility plans to use gas rather than costly diesel to power its generators.
Woolworths set to acquire Australia's David Jones

Woolworths set to acquire Australia’s David Jones

South African retailer Woolworths is set to buy Australian department store chain David Jones for R21.4-billion (A$2.1-billion), in a deal that will create a leading southern hemisphere retailer with 1 151 stores across 16 countries.
Aussie siblings look to make MTB history in South Africa

Aussie siblings look to make MTB history in South Africa

Australian downhill racing siblings, Mick and Tracey Hannah, are hoping to make history by winning the men's and women's titles at the opening round of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, which gets under way in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa on Friday.

Australian ‘cook-up’ for Mandela Day

Australians also heeded the call to action on Nelson Mandela International Day with the launch of the Mandela's Day Kitchen, a massive cook-up at a a community kitchen facility in Sydney, which resulted in 670 meals being made in 67 minutes to the benefit of local communities.

Australia lends Africa a farming hand

The Australian government plans to unlock Africa's great food production potential by providing African farming communities with technical and scientific support and expertise, through the establishment of a new food security centre.
Community's future in berry farming

JSE in hedge fund trading first

Australian exploration firm lists on JSE

Australian minerals exploration and development company Ferrum Crescent, which has sole operations in South Africa's Limpopo province, has secured a secondary listing on the JSE's main board.
Treasury welcomes banking report

Australian financial firm expands in SA

Australian financial markets software provider IRESS Market Technology is to expand its activities in South Africa through the acquisition of local financial software solution provider Peresys for approximately R375-million.
Australians ready to pitch at Tent City

Australians ready to pitch at Tent City

In 2006, Australian soccer fan Steven Barnes camped in Munich for the Fifa World Cup, and in 2010 he will be one of over a thousand Australian soccer lovers who will call Durban's Sahara Stadium home.
Aussie surfer wins 2009 Billabong Pro

Aussie surfer wins 2009 Billabong Pro

Australian Joel Parkinson earned his second Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay title on Wednesday, posting a dominant performance in the final to beat Damien Hobgood of the US in classic one-to-1.5 metre waves at Supertubes in the Eastern Cape.
SA oranges scrum down in US

SA oranges scrum down in US

It's naartjies for Australian oranges as South African "easy peelers" scrum down in US markets. South Africa is now the largest supplier of fresh oranges to the United States, with some $24-million worth of the fruit exported in 2003 alone.

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