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LONDON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Alarm Monitoring Services in US$ Million by the following Segments: Intrusion & Fire Alarm Monitoring
Technology explosion facilitates the rollout of patient portal services, finds Frost & Sullivan CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare givers in Africa
Infrastructure for Online Retail Improves in Sub-Saharan Africa LONDON, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- South Africa and Nigeria are the regional leaders in online retail development.
RABAT, Morocco, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An AJC leadership delegation, in meetings with senior Moroccan officials, hailed the kingdom's economic and political progress and its
DALLAS, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Data Centre Africa 2015" of 104 pages and "Handsets and Service Pricing Tool" report to its research
HOUSTON, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc.
Texas non-profit aims to reach an additional 200,000 Liberians in 2015 as part of its goal to bring disease-free water and the Gospel border to border by 2020. Sulphur
B2C E-Commerce in Africa to reach a double-digit number in EUR billion LONDON, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Hamburg-based business intelligence organization yStats.com
LONDON, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SummaryBeer Market Insights Africa provides the reader with both quantitative data and qualitative analysis of African beer markets highlighting
The red Maasai is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to East Africa. The origin of this breed is unknown, but it is known to have been present in Kenya and kept by the Maasai people throughout much of their history. This breed was the most populous sheep breed kept by the Maasai people and many other tribes until the 1970’s, when farmers were offered subsidies to crossbreed their sheep with imported breeds like the Dorper sheep. This caused a decline in purebred Maasai sheep, which...
Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...
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,...
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...
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...
- A handkerchief.
- Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
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