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2014-01-29 16:20:35

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, has announced that it is resuming its popular non-stop flights between Johannesburg, South Africa, and New York - JFK International Airport. The non-stop flight will resume on March 9(th), nearly three weeks ahead of its original schedule of March 28th. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130910/FL77195LOGO ) While SAA's New York-Johannesburg flight has continued...

NASA Sees Developing Tropical System Affecting Mozambique's Nampala Province
2014-01-29 09:30:44

NASA NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared data on a developing area of tropical low pressure known as System 91S that was brushing the Nampala Province of Mozambique on January 28. Nampula is a province in northern Mozambique and its eastern coast runs along the Mozambique Channel of the Southern Indian Ocean. When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Mozambique Channel on January 28 at 10:35 UTC/5:35 a.m. EST the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder instrument known as AIRS captured...

2014-01-28 23:34:02

On 18-19 March, 2014 CMT’s 6th Africa CemenTrade Summit in Lusaka, Zambia hosts top cement companies and senior government officials in a dialog on expansion plans, investment case study & challenges, plus upcoming opportunities in African cement industry, particularly – Zambia, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Angola. Lusaka, Zambia (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Riding on the surge in development and construction projects in the African continent, 6th Africa CemenTrade Summit...

2014-01-28 12:26:19

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:2020 Foresight: Non-Resident Indians SynopsisThe report provides top-level market analysis, information and insights, including:-- A breakdown by country non-resident-Indian populations across the world-- The current and future size of the wealth management market for non-resident Indian millionaires-- Comprehensive analysis of the industry's market attractiveness, covering key...

2014-01-28 12:25:00

LONDON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:The Middle East, Africa, and Turkey Government Sector Top 10 ICT Predictions for 2014 This IDC Government Insights study provides our top 10 ICT market predictions for the government sector in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) in 2014, with the aim of helping government organizations and suppliers in the region make informed decisions. It addresses the key issues, conditions, and...

2014-01-27 12:32:23

Research reveals common challenges preventing IT progress in Africa and recommends steps to overcome technology roadblocks NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the results of a new study entitled "Setting the pace in Africa: How IT leaders deliver on the potential of emerging technologies," which found that while nearly 87 percent of African IT leaders rank new technologies such as analytics, cloud, mobile and social media as being critical to...

2014-01-27 12:22:06

LONDON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Nigeria Gas Markets, 2013 Nigeria Gas Markets, 2013 Summary This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments of the energy industry in Nigeria. It details the market structure, regulatory environment, infrastructure and provides historical and forecasted statistics relating to the...

2014-01-27 08:22:14

VANCOUVER, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Ltd. ("Sarama" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that soil geochemistry surveys at its Grand Bassa exploration property in central Liberia have successfully identified several anomalous gold-in-soil trends, the largest of which extends for 14km along strike. The Company's exploration program has also intersected in-situ gold mineralisation in follow-up trenching programs, giving credence to soil geochemistry survey...

2014-01-22 08:23:45

SkyVision's success is based on its innovative, best-of-class approach to analysing telecommunications needs, information flow, patterns analysis, and optimising outcomes in both downstream and upstream Oil and Gas operations CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent research on the ICT in the oil and gas industry, Frost & Sullivan presents SkyVision with the 2014 African Award for Vertical Market Penetration Leadership. SkyVision has established a strong...

2014-01-22 08:22:53

ZTE CORPORATION's solutions greatly reduce the dependence on diesel generators and thereby, lower CAPEX, OPEX and greenhouse gas emissions CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the ICT green power solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognises ZTE Corporation with the 2013 Africa Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Leadership. ZTE Corporation's reliable power solutions offer green, uninterrupted power supply and energy-saving...


Latest Africa Reference Libraries

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...

Neanderthals
2013-10-03 16:03:35

The Neanderthals or Neandertals are an extinct species or subspecies of the genus Homo which is closely related to modern humans. They are known from fossils, dating back from the Pleistocene period, which have been found in Europe and parts of western and central Asia. The species gets its name from Neandertal, “Neander’s Valley”, the location in Germany where it was first uncovered. Neanderthals are classified either as a subspecies of Homo sapiens or as a distinct species of the...

Micro Frog, Microbatrachella Capensis
2013-07-16 12:33:22

The Micro Frog (Microbatrachella capensis) is a minute species of frog belonging to the Pyxicephalidae family, in the monotypic genus Microbatrachella. At about .71 inches long, it is one of the smallest regional species. Its color varies from rufous brown with dark mottling, to tan or green, depending on the population. It is native to the south-western Cape area of South Africa, with a single population located on the Cape Flats of Cape Town and a series of populations on the eastern...

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