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Johannesburg

Students on safari

Six students departed for a week-long wilderness adventure and race relations tour at the Lapalala Wilderness School near Johannesburg.

Thursday, 9 July, 1998, 12:00am

South African fund launched

OLD Mutual International, a division of the US$40 billion fund management group, has launched a unit trust for Hong Kong retail and institutional investors seeking exposure to South African stocks.

1 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Group nets big orders

HONG KONG businessmen have secured $12.6 million worth of orders from a business trip to South Africa led by the Trade Development Council (TDC).

The TDC will launch another visit to South Africa later this month, and this time to open a representative office in Johannesburg.

3 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Lavender's bright idea helps dress the needy

HOW proud Lavender Patten must be. After the appeal we made in Keeping Posted some weeks ago on behalf of the Southern African Women's Association (SAWA) for used clothing the response was magnificent.

More than 900 kilograms of clothing in 45 boxes are now in South Africa from whence it will be channelled out to other needy parts of the continent.

23 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Krohn urges Hong Kong not to squander opportunity

HONG KONG captain Stuart Krohn has pleaded with his side not to let slip the once-in-a-lifetime chance of playing in the game's most prestigious tournament - the World Cup.

At the post-Test match dinner held by the Namibian Rugby Union, Krohn, when called upon to give his customary speech, used the opportunity to ask his side for their full commitment for another two months.

27 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Nascent market lures cash

AS interest in South African equities and bonds grows, a securities company in Hong Kong is urging investors to take a closer look at the emerging market.

NedSecurities (Asia) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nedcor Bank Limited, offers specialised services to companies or individuals interested in investments in South Africa.

20 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Ivory arrest

A HONGKONG resident was arrested in Johannesburg after ivory worth 400,000 rand (HK$820,000) was seized at the airport. The unidentified Hongkonger, and a Singaporean were about to board a plane to Singapore on Thursday. A police spokesman said the ivory, cut into blocks, was equal to 300 tusks. It was believed to originate from Congo.

26 Jun 1993 - 12:00am

Thomas chases Pro-Tour ticket

THOMAS Lloyd, who is based in Germany, will fly the Hongkong flag at next week's Asian Tour Qualifying School in the Philippines. Hongkong-bred Lloyd returned to the territory last week to celebrate his 30th birthday and leaves for Manila today to prepare for his attempt to win playing rights for the 1993 Asian Tour.

27 Jan 1993 - 12:00am