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Getting the most out of Africa’s hydropower

Stockholm – With Africa registering the lowest electricity generation in the world and hydropower severely underexplored, calls are mounting for leaders of government and industry alike to step up efforts to change the status quo. This emerged on the third day of the 2014 World Water Week in Stockholm, where one of the sub-themes was […]

Getting the most out of Africa’s hydropower is a post from: Africa in One

Africa in One» Sweden

30 maritime students get scholarships

Pretoria – The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) has bid farewell to 30 students who have been awarded scholarships to the tune of R14 million to study Masters and PhD programmes in Maritime at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden. The candidates, who come from all nine provinces, will depart on September […]

30 maritime students get scholarships is a post from: GlobalBuzz SA

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WT Games 2013 Close

Martha Ehlin

Martha Ehlin

The World Transplant Games, which culminated in Durban on Saturday with a moving closing ceremony, was deemed a resounding success by athletes and organisers. 1800 participants from 50 countries enjoyed Durban’s sunshine in weather conditions that were warmer than the last Summer Games held in Sweden in 2011. This is the first time that the […]

Swedish athlete, Martha Ehlin, encapsulated the agony that most of these athletes have experienced; “When you are on the list, waiting for a donor, you are not waiting, you are fighting for your life and we are now celebrating our lives at this event in Durban.”

Ehlin, who had five transplants during a seventeen hour operation, won five gold medals in her home-town of Sweden and won gold for shotput, javelin and cricket ball in South Africa and silver in high jump. She competed in four sports at athletics and volleyball, one dedicated to each of her five organ transplants.

WT Games 2013 Close is a post from: KZN News and Information

KZN News and Information» Sweden