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2014-09-18 23:11:43

Partnership will support conservation organization’s efforts to protect topis and other wildlife in Africa New York, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Topi, an innovative mobile solution that optimizes networking at conferences, meeting, and other special events, has announced its support to advance the conservation mission of the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), an international conservation organization headquartered in Kenya. Topi CEO David Aubespin founded the company to help connect...

2014-09-18 08:23:46

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Join industry colleagues for the most prominent annual Conference held in Africa's oil and gas-LNG and energy industry. Since 1994 this event remains the widely recognised for forging and enhancing relationships between both companies and governments. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140909/703725-INFO ) Meet with state oil officials plus private and public companies seeking to execute...

2014-09-18 00:21:02

As UNSC Convenes for Emergency Meeting in New York, International Community Must Do More to Prevent Health Catastrophe FAIRFIELD, Conn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the UN Security Council meets today for only the second time in history to address a world health emergency, the Ebola crisis continues to devastate communities in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Without concerted and immediate international action to tackle this crisis, the outbreak could see these countries' hard-fought...

2014-09-16 20:26:21

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Grinding Machines in US$ by the following Product Segments: Surface Grinding Machines, Cylindrical Grinding Machines, Center-less Grinding Machines, and Others. The US market is further analyzed by the following End-Use Sectors: Job Shops, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Heavy Industries, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe,...

2014-09-16 20:25:43

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Maternity Apparel in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...

2014-09-16 20:21:21

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Radars in US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: Land Based Surveillance, Air Defense Surveillance, Naval Surveillance, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2012 through 2020. Market data and analytics are derived from...

2014-09-16 20:20:53

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Natural Gas Vehicles (NGVs) in Number of Units by the following Product Segments: Light Duty Vehicles, Medium Duty & Heavy Duty Trucks, and Medium Duty & Heavy Duty Buses. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through...

2014-09-16 20:20:25

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Car Rental Business in US$ Million by the following Categories: Car Rental Business by Location (Airport & Non-Airport), and Car Rental Business by Sector (Leisure, Business, & Insurance Replacement). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East/Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the...

2014-09-16 16:29:46

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Calibration Services in US$ Thousands by the following Parameters of Calibration: Mechanical Calibration Services, Electrical Calibration Services, Physical/Dimensional Calibration Services, and Thermodynamic Calibration Services. The End-Use Sectors also analyzed in the report include Electronic Manufacturing, Communication, Aerospace & Defence, Industrial & Automotive, and Others. The...

2014-09-16 08:26:50

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 3,000 Rwandans living in North America are travelling to Atlanta, Georgia (USA) this week to meet their leader President Paul Kagame, during the sixth edition of Rwanda Day, on September 19-20. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146311 Former US President Bill Clinton, US lawmakers and celebrities have also been invited to the event. American civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson graced a similar event in Chicago, back in...


Latest Africa Reference Libraries

Delalande’s Coua, Coua delalandei
2014-09-11 11:30:30

Delalande’s Coua (Coua delalandei), known also as the Snail-Eating Coua and Delalande’s Coucal, is an extinct species of non-parasitic cuckoo from Madagascar. It only was known to science as an extant bird for a rather short time during the early 19th century. There is some disagreement regarding the area of occurrence. Although there were reports that the bird was also found in the area of Fito and Maroantsetra along with near Toamasina, the coastal areas of northern Toamasina Province,...

Working horse
2014-06-14 10:44:57

The Fouta is a breed of horse originating from Senegal, West Africa. Also known as the Foutanke, the horse was developed from crossing the Fleuve and M’Bayer breeds resulting in a light work horse. The Fleuve horse is also found in Senegal, West Africa. This light horse was bred from crossing Barb horses with local ponies. The M’Bayer also evolved from the Barb horse and originated in the Baol region of Senegal. This breed is usually bay or chestnut. The average horse in Senegal is...

Mauritius Blue Pigeon, Alectroenas nitidissima
2014-04-18 12:27:42

The Mauritius Blue Pigeon (Alectroenas nitidissima) is an extinct species of blue pigeon previously native to the Mascarene island of Mauritius located in the Indian Ocean eastwards of Madagascar. It has two extinct relatives from the Mascarenes and three living ones from other islands. It is the type species of the genus of blue pigeons, Alectroenas. It had white colored hackles around the head, neck, and breast and blue colored feathers on the body, and it was red on the tail and the...

Heinrich Barth
2014-01-06 09:33:24

Heinrich Barth, born February 16 of 1821 and died November 25th of 1865, was a German explorer of Africa and a scholar. He is one of the greatest of the European explorers of Africa, and his scholarly preparation, ability to speak and write in Arabic, learning African languages, and character meant that he delicately documented the details of the cultures that he visited. He was among the first to comprehend the uses of oral history of the peoples, and he collected many. He established...

Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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