International sevens action hits the Eastern Cape

13 Dec 2007 /
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International sevens rugby action moves to Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape this week as a host of local and overseas teams arrive in Port Elizabeth ahead of this weekend’s Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens tournament. Teams already in the city include the star-studded British Army side and the British Samurai International outfit. The army […]


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Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens offers something for everyone

11 Dec 2007 /
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There will be something to suit everyone’s taste at the second Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens festival that takes place at the Grey School campus from Friday to Sunday. Laurence Finn, NMB Sevens’ marketing director, says they have tried to emulate the hugely successful business models developed by the Hong Kong and Dubai Sevens tournaments.


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Top international team arrives in PE

11 Dec 2007 /
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More news from the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens is that a top international team is jetting into Port Elizabeth today. The Welsh URDD under 19 team, the current Dubai Sevens champions, arrives at noon. The Welsh outfit is probably the top under 19 sevens side in the world at the moment.


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Top teams start arriving for Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens

10 Dec 2007 /
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Exciting news from the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens is that some of the top teams have started arriving in Port Elizabeth for this weekend’s tournament. The Emerging Sevens High Performance Team and the Emerging Sevens SARU Team coached by Denver Wannies are among the first of the arrivals.


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Kurt Darren to wow Nelson Mandela Bay this holiday

06 Dec 2007 /
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Afrikaans music heartthrob Kurt Darren – who will be in Port Elizabeth as a guest of the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens, PR Unlimited and Die Burger, sister publication of the PE Express – will wow local audiences on Saturday at the Grey School campus. Having recently launched his new album, Voorwaarts Mars, Darren says he […]


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Prime seafront development near Jeffreys Bay released

05 Dec 2007 /
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Phase two of one of the most striking property developments in the country, which is under construction on a prime seafront location near Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape, has been released. The R500 million Milkwood development between Jeffreys Bay and Aston Bay will be a five-storey building with 120 luxury units when completed. Starting […]


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Sevens provides top holiday entertainment

05 Dec 2007 /
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The second Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens festival will set the tone for a fun-filled holiday period. The event, with its associated entertainment, will take place from Friday to Sunday at the Grey School campus. The tournament is however about much more than just rugby and entertainment, says NMB Sevens marketing director Laurence Finn. “An estimated […]


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Port Elizabeth sets the pace for Ironmen

15 Nov 2007 /
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Port Elizabeth is ranked among the best triathlon and Ironman venues found anywhere in the world. Having just returned from the Ford Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Clearwater Beach, Florida, in the United States, three local triathletes have confirmed that their home city compares favourably with the overseas locations.


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Biotechnology can relieve pressure on health services

29 Oct 2007 /
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RedPlane South Africa (Ed note: head office in Cape Town) says biotechnology can reduce the pressure on health services by helping the millions of South Africans who will suffer from a psychiatric condition at some point in their lives. Their comments follow the findings of a research study recently released by the Medical Research Council […]


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Award-winning researcher joins biotechnology company

28 Sep 2007 /
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Prof Otto Müller, who was honoured by the South African Academy for Science & Arts for the second time last night (September 27), has been contracted by UK-based Oxford Bioscience in partnership with the RedPlane group to assist with biotechnology research. Müller, who lives in George with business interests in the Southern and Western Cape, […]


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