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2014-07-09 16:26:41

Activists and Politicians Rallied in Solidarity; Call to Action to Combat Boko Haram Terror Threat WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nigerians in Diaspora Organization in the Americas' (NIDOA) July 5, 2014 rallies drew out hundreds across major cities in North America--marking a tremendous success in the organization's efforts to promote awareness and push for international action surrounding Boko Haram's kidnapping of Nigeria's Chibok girls. The series of rallies, called...

2014-07-09 16:26:15

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Filters Market https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/829737/World-Filters-Market.html World demand to rise 6.9%annually through 2018Global demand for filters is projected toincrease 6.9 percent annually to $79.9billion in 2018. This growth rate is anacceleration from the gains of the 2008-2013 period, reflecting in part the relativelylow 2013 bases for a number ofdeveloped countries....

2014-07-09 16:25:22

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Oil Country Tubular Goods Market by Grade (API, Premium), by Product (Seamless, ERW), & by Geography (North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Middle East) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019...

2014-07-09 16:23:47

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Housing Market https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/701944/World-Housing-Market.html World demand to rise 3.2%annually through 2018 Worldwide construction of new housingunits is projected to reach 62.0 million in2018 on 3.2 percent yearly advances from2013. Although global population growthis expected to decelerate over the forecastperiod, declines in average householdsize will...

2014-07-09 12:30:39

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Africa Printer Market (Laser, Inkjet and Dot-matrix) - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2227078/Africa-Printer-Market-Laser-Inkjet-and-Dot-matrix---Industry-Analysis-Size-Share-Growth-Trends-and-Forecast-2013---2019.htmlMajor printer technologies include inkjet, laser and dot-matrix printers. The African economy is...

2014-07-09 12:23:30

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Concentrated Photovoltaic Market By Concentration levels (High and Low), By Technology (Refractor and Reflectors), By Application (Utility-Scale, Commercial, and Others) & By Geography- Global Trends and Forecast to...

2014-07-08 23:02:41

The global oil country tubular goods market is thereby expected to grow to approximately $59 billion by 2019, at a CAGR of more than 7% from 2014 to 2019. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/oil-country-tubular-goods-octg-market-5108819.html) (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The report “Oil Country Tubular Goods Market by Grade (API, Premium), by Product (Seamless, ERW), & by Geography (North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Middle East) - Global Trends...

2014-07-08 16:22:08

DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report defines and segments the "EHV Transmission Market by System and Geography (Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East & Africa, and Americas) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019", into systems and geography with analysis and forecasts of the global revenue. The global EHV Transmission Market is estimated to grow from over $10 Billion in 2014 to nearly $14 Billion by 2019 at a CAGR of over 5%. Browse 49 market data...

2014-07-08 08:39:30

GEMA Members Collaborate, Share Expertise in Groundbreaking Effort to Standardize Consulting Practices, Streamline Enterprise Mobility Solutions and Services across 110+ Countries CLEVELAND, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vox Mobile, the leading provider of complete enterprise mobility solutions, has teamed up with the Global Enterprise Mobility Alliance (GEMA) and 12 other alliance members to formalize a new set of global best practices to guide managed mobility services (MMS)...

2014-07-07 23:04:03

Two World-class Financial Services Executives to Join Investment Firm's Leadership Team New York, NY (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Cornerstone Capital Inc., has appointed Michael Baldinger and Eric-Vincent Guichard to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Baldinger currently serves as CEO of RobecoSAM AG, a Zurich-based investment firm that pioneered and specializes in sustainable investing. Guichard is Founder and CEO of Homestrings, an online portal that offers a range of tools to...


Latest Africa Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.