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2014-05-14 16:31:31

Imam Training Facility to Promote Open, Moderate Form of Islam WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- King Mohammed VI on Monday presided over the groundbreaking for a religious training institution aimed at instilling the values of Morocco's open, moderate form of Islam in the next generation of Muslim religious leaders (imams) and preachers (morchidines and morchidates) from across the region. The Mohammed VI Institute for the Training of Imams, Morchidines, and...

2014-05-14 08:27:35

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Retinoblastoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_r_d/clinical_trials/retinoblastoma_global_clinical_trials_review_h1.htmlRetinoblastoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Retinoblastoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Retinoblastoma clinical trial scenario....

2014-05-14 00:22:50

AMSTERDAM, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KEY RESULTS AND DEVELOPMENTS IN 1Q14 -- Revenue declined organically(1) by 5% YoY to USD 5.0 billion -- EBITDA(2) declined organically(1) by 6% YoY to USD 2.1 billion -- Strong EBITDA margin(2) of 41.6% -- Net income attributable to VimpelCom shareholders of USD 39 million -- Total mobile customer base increased 3% YoY to 218 million -- Continued investments in high speed data networks with CAPEX up 24% YoY -- USD...

2014-05-13 12:34:53

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa24 MEDIA, the continent's premiere Pan African international quality media production house, announces the Mohamed Amin African Media Awards (MAAMA's), to be inaugurated in Nairobi in 2015. To get ready for this seminal event honoring African broadcasters, media houses, journalists and filmmakers, Africa24 MEDIA is sending its COO & Senior Executive Producer, Daniel Furnad, on a continent-wide tour to identify excellence...

2014-05-13 12:28:39

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Concrete Superplasticizer Market by Types (SNF, PC, SMF & MLS), Application (Ready-Mix, Precast, Self-Compacting, High Performance, Shotcrete & Others), Forms (Liquid & Powder) & Geography - Regional Trends & Forecast to...

2014-05-13 04:21:24

Conservation hero wins $250,000 and the Lilly Medal for work saving Madagascar's lemurs INDIANAPOLIS, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For her heroic and selfless dedication to protecting the lemurs, ecosystems and people of Madagascar, Indianapolis Zoological Society officials today announced Dr. Patricia Chappelle Wright as winner of the 2014 Indianapolis Prize, the world's leading award for animal conservation. As the Indianapolis Prize winner, Wright, a distinguished professor of...

2014-05-09 23:04:46

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "Small-Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" analysis and overview. (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Small-Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 provides data on the Small-Cell Lung Cancer clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Small-Cell Lung Cancer. It includes an overview of the trial numbers...

2014-05-09 12:21:59

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleurette Group is pleased to note the first quarter 2014 production numbers for Mutanda Mining SARL ("MUMI"). During the first quarter MUMI produced 47,100 tonnes of copper metal and 3,300 tonnes of cobalt. This is an increase of 58% for copper and 18% for cobalt, compared to the first quarter of 2013. For 2013, production of copper was 150,600 tonnes and cobalt production was 13,700 tonnes. MUMI...

2014-05-08 23:07:19

Ambassador Eric Goosby, former U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and current Professor of clinical medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), has been elected to the Accordia Global Health Foundation Board of Directors. Accordia establishes supports and sustains African-owned health institutions, enabling locally relevant research, high quality training and education programs, and delivering essential healthcare services to millions. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 08, 2014...

2014-05-08 16:20:53

The investment will help Mobius release its initial production model, Mobius II, into the Kenyan market and establish its brand as a high quality carmaker building vehicles specifically designed for Africa's mass market. NAIROBI, Kenya, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobius Motors, the creator of the first cars specifically designed and manufactured for the African market, announced today that it has raised a new investment round of convertible debt led by Pan-African Investment Company...


Latest Africa Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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