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  1. Not the greatest show on TV

    Posted Nov 16th 2004, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer The only thing it proves is that white South Africans have telephones. That was the view of Max du Preez, a South African journalist I once made a film about. He always did ... channel mostly watched by affluent whites, to nominate their candidates for the 100 Greatest South Africans by phone, e-mail and text message. (Nelson Mandela got a free pass to the top ...

  2. Global company founded by a gifted South African entrepreneur

    Posted Jun 25th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... Tim Metcalfe SOUTH AFRICAN Jerry Marlow was a young entrepreneur more than 40 years ago when he founded what has become one of the world's leading suppliers of promotional gifts and premiums. The Middle East was then a tempting prospect with its new-found oil wealth and a culture of showering visitors with gifts. Through his connections, Mr Marlow won contracts to supply ...

  3. South African star Greys Inn holds special interest

    Posted Mar 25th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Top HK-bound raiders also challenging for desert honours Two leading Hong Kong racing identities will take a keen interest late tomorrow night as South African star Greys Inn tackles the world in the Dubai Sheema Classic (2,400 metres). Hong Kong Derby-winning jockey Anthony Delpech recently described the Hong Kong-bound Greys Inn as the best horse he had ever ridden ...

  4. Lonrho on comeback trail, mulls HK listing

    Posted Jul 15th 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... other market. Though the plans are early stage, we are looking closely at Hong Kong,' White said. Since Lenigas joined, Lonrho has bought stakes in an African food processing firm, a port, ... Lonrho, the 101-year-old Anglo-African conglomerate formerly spearheaded by controversial tycoon Tiny Rowland, is gearing up for a Hong Kong initial public offering. The old 'London ...

  5. IFA resort project taps tourism to South Africa

    Posted Jan 07th 2004, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Richard Warren More than a thousand residential building plots are up for sale in one of South Africa's top holiday locations, the Zimbali Coastal Resort in KwaZulu-Natal. The sale comes on the back of an enormous surge in tourism to South Africa. South African developer Moreland and Kuwaiti-based IFA Hotels and Resorts, will jointly build 1,200 holiday homes to individual ...

  6. British developers shift focus from south to north

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... profit warnings and offering a widening range of incentives to attract buyers. Developer Country & Metropolitan announced it had withdrawn from the premium housing sector in the south ... Homes has extended its rental guarantee to five of its London developments: 98-118 Southwark Bridge Road, 74-108 Cheshire Street, E2, 548-550 Chiswick High Road, W4, South City Court ...

  7. US$500m African oil stake attracts mainland producers

    Posted Mar 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim LeeMaster The mainland's three largest oil and gas companies are interested in bidding for a stake in an African asset owned by Britain-based Tullow Oil in a deal expected ... oil producers regularly attract attention from potential suitors. The project requires a pipeline of about 1,500km to be built to export the oil from Kenya's east African port of Mombasa ...

  8. Super size

    Posted Dec 14th 2008, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... Lockhart Road, tel: 2728 9373). The white plasterboard TV stand was made by Life Styling and cost about HK$2,500. 2 The oil on canvas painting Francis by Vanessa Berlein was bought from South African art dealer Joao Ferreira (www. Joaoferreiragallery.com). In front of the painting is a low white leather seat inspired by the Barcelona chair. It was bought from one of Edwards' ...

  9. From beginnings in the wool boom

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... South African entity, when Britain's Standard Chartered Bank sold its 39 per cent stake in the lender. The move proved to be an impetus for expansion. The following year the bank began ... trade and a group of businessmen led by John Paterson decided there was room for one more. Paterson secured the support of investors in Britain and The Standard Bank of British South Africa ...

  10. Second white-knight consortium plans rescue of Fu Ji Food

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Another 'white knight' has offered to buy bankrupt Olympic Games caterer Fu Ji Food and Catering Services Holdings, which is in provisional liquidation. A consortium formed by a director of a financial company, a founder of a mainland fast-food chain and an investment company announced their intentions yesterday. Heading the venture is Stanley Choi Chiu-fai, ...




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