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2014-08-11 16:25:21

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Renal Pain Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/703965/Renal-Pain-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.htmlRenal Pain Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Renal Pain Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Renal Pain clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and...

ivory stockpile
2014-08-11 03:45:33

Wildlife Conservation Society The message is simple: to save elephants, all ivory markets must close and all ivory stockpiles must be destroyed, according to a new peer-reviewed paper by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The paper says that corruption, organized crime, and a lack of enforcement make any legal trade of ivory a major factor contributing to the demise of Africa's elephants. Appearing in the August 7th online edition of the journal Conservation Biology, the paper says that...

2014-08-11 04:20:38

JOHANNESBURG, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sasol's headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the financial year ended 30 June 2014 is expected to increase by between 11% and 17%, and earnings per share (EPS), for the same period, is expected to increase by between 9% and 15%, compared to the prior financial year. Sasol's profitability for the 2014 financial year was positively impacted by: - Synfuels production volumes of 7.6 million tons, up by 2%,...

2014-08-09 12:20:29

ReportsnReports.com offers "Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Market by Smart Meters (Electric, Gas, Water), Communications, Meter Data Management (MDM), Meter Communication Infrastructure (MCI), Security, Analytics - Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2014 - 2019)" global research report in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The AMI - Advanced Metering Infrastructure market research report analyzes global adoption trends, future growth potential, key...

2014-08-08 12:22:09

JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NEAH GES and Pro Energy Services, Inc. (Pro Energy) today announced the formation of GES Power Generation & Infrastructure Division, ("GES"), focusing on the construction, management, operations, maintenance and repair services for energy generation, and transmission and distribution facilities throughout Africa. Seven out of ten fastest growing global economies are forecasted to be in Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa's particularly exciting GDP...

2014-08-07 16:31:12

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HIGHLIGHTS Revenues down 37%, to $271.5 million due to later timing of customer shipmentsFiscal year volumes expected to be comparable to prior yearImproved gross marginNet income of $0.7 millionSegment operating income declined by $14.0 million George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), announced that net income for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015, which ended on...

2014-08-07 16:29:49

Equatorial Guinea Reaffirms commitment to eradicate malaria from the country WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo called on American companies to increase cooperation with African countries in remarks during a meeting marking the 10(th) anniversary of the Malaria Control Program on the Island of Bioko (PCBIB). In his closing remarks, president Obiang gave his observations of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit and the discussions of African...

2014-08-06 23:00:55

Camfed and the MasterCard Foundation Publish “When You Educate a Girl, Everything Changes”, Collection of Stories Charting the Journeys and Aspirations of Scholars in Ghana Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Camfed (Campaign for Female Education), an international nonprofit organization that invests in the education of girls in rural Africa, announced that today, Founder and President Ann Cotton joined an esteemed panel of experts in Washington, D.C. to address the expansion of...

2014-08-06 20:23:39

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Save the Children Action Network welcomes the commitment by the Obama administration to save the lives of 8 million children and 350,000 mothers by 2020, and to "Accelerate Action in Africa" to end preventable maternal and child deaths. The U.S. Africa Summit concluded in Washington, D.C., today with a pledge by the U.S. to work with African nations on these key deliverables. "This is a promising first step for the survival of moms and their...

2014-08-06 12:25:25

PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Living on a paradise island has always been your dream? Don't look any further. Mauritius is the right destination. Located in the pristine turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is a small tropical island, only 12 hours of flight from Paris. Since a couple of years, this heavenly destination has attracted a wide number of French expatriates who have wisely chosen to settle on the island. (According to current...


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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'