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2014-07-07 12:28:47

Obstetrician/gynecologist who opposed AVFE/CLITORAID Kamkaso Hospital opening must pay punitive damages LAS VEGAS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a verdict released on June 30, the Ouagadougou Supreme Court of Burkina Faso, West Africa, found Professor Charlemagne Marie Ouedraogo guilty of defaming the Raelian Church of Bukina Faso. The court sentenced Ouedraogo to a stiff fine of 100,000 FCFA plus 1 million FCFA in punitive damages, payable to the Raelian Church. He must...

2014-07-07 12:25:56

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Credit Card Profitability: Middle East & Africa - A Lafferty Research Reporthttp://www.reportbuyer.com/banking_finance/debit_credit_cards/credit_card_profitability_middle_east_africa_lafferty_research_report.html The credit card offers potentially the single most profitable product in all of retail banking. And, as the worst effects of the financial crisis begin to recede, so...

2014-07-05 23:00:48

North America Floating Production System Market is split by geography including Gulf of Mexico and Others. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-floating-production-system-8361702681.html (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 Offshore drilling activities are growing rapidly globally, which has led to the overall growth of the floating production systems market. Latin America, North America, and Africa, are expected to have a maximum number of orders booked, forming the Golden Triangle....

2014-07-04 08:21:12

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- <start indent> "We know where we're going... We know where we're from... We're leaving Babylon... We're going to our fatherland." Bob Marley AFRICA24 MEDIA and CCTV NEWS invite you to a half hour of spirituality, music and celebration with "The Rastafarians: Coming Home to Africa". A movement, or to many a religion, the Rasta-far-I started in Jamaica in the 1930's. In the 1960's...

2014-07-04 08:20:57

JOHANNESBURG, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Atlatsa Resources Corporation ("Atlatsa" or the "Company") (TSX; NYSE MKT; JSE: ATL) is pleased to announce that following approval by the Company's shareholders at the Annual General and Special Meeting of the Company held on Friday, June 27, 2014, the Company's listing status on the JSE Limited ("JSE") has been amended from primary to secondary status with effect from July 3, 2014. This allows Atlatsa to comply only with the listing...

2014-07-04 04:21:08

LONDON, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Second edition of Summit takes place alongside 1st PHARMATECH AFRICA Exhibition in Accra, Ghana, Sept. 10-12, 2014. PharmaAfrica is pleased to announce their new partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), a specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development, in producing the 2nd AFRICA PHARMACEUTICAL SUMMIT (APS), a conference that brings together executives from...

2014-07-04 04:20:53

The company has created outstanding customer value by focusing on innovation, excellence and partnerships CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the online retail services industry, Frost & Sullivan recognises Mahindra Comviva with the 2014 Africa Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership. Mahindra Comviva revolutionised the digital music market in Africa by not only providing a superior technology platform for end users, but...

2014-07-03 23:04:09

The World Vision Experience "Kisongo Trek" Tour is an interactive exhibit that gives visitors a true day-in-the-life experience of one child in the Maasai community of Tanzania. The exhibit won first place at the 2014 PRO Awards for "Best Vehicle-Based Campaign." Madison Heights, MI (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The World Vision Experience “Kisongo Trek” mobile tour was named the Gold winner in the category of Best Vehicle-Based Campaign at the 2014 PRO Awards Gala on June...

2014-07-03 12:22:09

JOHANNESBURG, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Sasol Limited (Sasol) announced a joint pre-feasibility study for a large-scale gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant, which will be based on gas from the Rovuma Basin in Northern Mozambique. The study, which is being conducted in conjunction with Mozambique's national oil company, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH) and Italian multinational, Eni, will assess the viability and benefits of such a plant to the region. The...

2014-07-02 16:26:39

ALBANY, New York, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Printer Market - Africa Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the printer market in Africa was worth USD 2,300.0 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 4,181.3 million by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 8.8% from 2013 to 2019. Within Africa, South Africa was the largest market for printers in 2012. The growth is...


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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'