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2014-08-28 08:23:33

RESSANO GARCIA, Mozambique, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Armando Guebuza, and the Mozambican Minister of Energy, Salvador Namburete, joined the chairman of the Mozambican state power utility, Electridade de Mozambique (EDM), Augusto Fernando de Sousa and the President and CEO of Sasol, David Constable, at the inauguration of Central Termica de Ressano Garcia (CTRG). The CTRG power plant, which is a...

2014-08-27 23:16:16

E. M. Elsheik explains biotic evolution, development through grand quantum biological revolution. Khartoum, Sudan (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 After decades of research, author and scholar E. M. Elsheik presents his answers to the question, “What is man?” in his philosophical new book, “Discovery of the Life-Organizing Principle: In Search of the Fundamental Laws of Life” (published by iUniverse). Since 1970, Elsheik has been searching – almost obsessively, he admits – to transform...

2014-08-27 12:32:08

CHF 500 million overall investment, with CHF 15 million to develop AAA coffee growing programs in Africa MILAN, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of the second annual meeting of the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board, Jean-Marc Duvoisin, CEO of Nestle Nespresso, set out an ambitious strategy to accelerate the company's sustainability focus and introduce several major new initiatives that will create significant benefits for the business, society and the...

2014-08-27 12:24:27

Award ceremony will bring scientists together to address issues affecting Africa and the current Ebola epidemic MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 International UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize for Research in Life Sciences has been awarded to two scientists and one research institution in recognition of their efforts to improve the quality of human life. The Prize recipients are Professor Hossein Baharvand, from Iran, a Specialist in Stem...

Taung Child Skull
2014-08-27 03:05:10

Kristian Carlson, University of the Witwatersrand The Taung Child, South Africa’s premier hominin discovered 90 years ago by Wits University Professor Raymond Dart, never ceases to transform and evolve the search for our collective origins. By subjecting the skull of the first australopith discovered to the latest technologies in the Wits University Microfocus X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) facility, researchers are now casting doubt on theories that Australopithecus africanus shows...

2014-08-26 16:28:14

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Diabetic Retinopathy Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_rd/clinical_trials/diabetic_retinopathy_global_clinical_trials_review.htmlDiabetic Retinopathy Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Diabetic Retinopathy Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Diabetic Retinopathy...

2014-08-26 16:23:51

ReportsnReports.com offers "Water Automation and Instrumentation Market by Process stage (Collection, Treatment and Distribution), Automation Technology, Instrumentation, End user Application and Geography - Analysis & Forecast (2014 - 2020)" global research report in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The water automation and instrumentation market analyzes the ecosystem of the industry, and the key market by process stage that includes collection, treatment and...

2014-08-25 16:26:38

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Social Anxiety Disorders (SAD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2280939/Social-Anxiety-Disorders-SAD-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.htmlSocial Anxiety Disorders (SAD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Social Anxiety Disorders (SAD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the...

2014-08-25 16:25:34

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2312346/Traumatic-Spinal-Cord-Injury-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.html Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the...

2014-08-25 16:25:29

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Traumatic Pain Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2312345/Traumatic-Pain-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.html Traumatic Pain Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Traumatic Pain Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Traumatic Pain clinical trial scenario. This report provides...


Latest Africa Reference Libraries

Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

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
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...

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