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2014-01-21 23:27:19

While partnering with VisitandCare.com gives doctors, hospitals, and clinics the opportunity to reach patients, upscale their infrastructure, and succeed in wide spread change — the medical tourism giant also plays an innovative role in improving the troubling unemployment rates for Tunisia women. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 With a commitment and dedication to education — and an impressive standing of knowledge and expertise in many areas of studies, Tunisian women put...

2014-01-21 16:21:27

DUBLIN, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4qxpkj/steel_global) has announced the addition of the "Global Steel Market Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4qxpkj/steel_global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Steel in Million Metric Tons by the following End-Use Applications:...

2014-01-21 04:20:09

DHL leveraged its first-mover advantage to become a recognised brand and achieve double digit growth in the region CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent research on the transport and logistics market, Frost & Sullivan presented DHL Express with the 2013 Sub-Saharan African Frost & Sullivan Market Penetration Leadership Award. DHL has not only survived, but thrived in the Sub-Saharan transport and logistics market by establishing partnerships with...

2014-01-19 23:00:05

CMT’s 4th Emerging HPC Surfactants Markets, to be held on 18-19 March, 2014 in Dubai, explores the HPC and Surfactants value chain as demand for home and personal care products grows in emerging countries of India, Russia, Turkey, Africa, and the Middle East. The event provides a timely update on – halal cosmetics, inclination for beauty and personal grooming products while also delving into the economics of oleochemicals and LAB sustainability and more. Dubai, UAE (PRWEB) January...

2014-01-16 23:22:32

A subsidiary of IBOM LLC, innov8tiv.com covers tech news with a emphasis on Blacks In Technology in the North America, Europe, Caribbean and Africa markets. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 IBOM LLC launches “innov8tiv” to boost Coverage of innovation across emerging markets & trends. Core news channels to include Cool Tech Jobs, Events, Femme Geeks, Innov8tiv U, Innov8tiv-TV, Startups, Social Media and Tech. IBOM LLC today announced the launch of innov8tiv.com, a web source...

2014-01-16 12:20:39

MANCHESTER, England, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Further appointments announced for World Route Development Consultants Following the recent announcement of new recruits to ASM, the company is pleased to announce that the team has been further strengthened by the addition of two leading industry experts. Keith Green joins ASM following a successful career with South African Airways where he was formerly Head of Network Planning and Scheduling, responsible...

2014-01-16 08:22:08

The untapped natural resources in SSA provide a strong reason to increase production levels in all industrial sectors, especially mining CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Automation and control systems (ACS) technologies in Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) are set to experience a surge in investment following a slew of industrial sector project expansions, escalating global demand for mineral commodities, and enhanced awareness of the benefits of automation. Africa, however, will...

2014-01-16 08:20:57

SAINT-CLOUD, France, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Aviation has named a new International Sales Manager for Africa to help meet growing demand for business jets in this vast continent. Olivier Zuber, formerly the company's Falcon marketing and business development manager for India, will fill this new position. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/663668 )...

2014-01-14 16:22:45

LONDON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:World Nonwovens MarketWorld demand to rise 5.3% annually through 2017Global demand for nonwovens is forecast to rise 5.3 percent annually to 9.0 million metric tons in 2017. However, there is a great deal of variation among different regions and countries. Countries with well developed manufacturing sectors and a population with relatively high personal incomes -- such as the US, Japan,...

2014-01-14 04:21:48

LONDON and JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, January 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BankservAfrica, Africa's largest automated clearing house and ebpSource, a leading global electronic bill presentment and payment solution provider are rolling out South Africa's first bank-based electronic billing and payment service. The new service is being introduced to consumers through connected online banks. BankservAfrica manages the electronic bill presentment and payment (EBPP) service on...


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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