Quantcast

Latest Africa Stories

2015-03-20 08:23:39

ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New Release by Chiron Publications. In "An Orphan's

2015-03-19 23:01:03

Texas non-profit’s backers will match $10 donations from students at Lynchburg, Va. campus so that each gift gives one Liberian clean water and the Gospel.

whale bone bipedalism
2015-03-19 13:47:16

An ancient whale skull is revealing new information about the birthplace of humanity and the role that climate change played in human evolution, researchers from the University of Potsdam in Germany and colleagues from Kenya and the US report in a new study.

2015-03-19 12:21:05

AAR Airlift presence in Africa now includes peacekeeping missions WOOD DALE, Ill., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces that AAR Airlift has been awarded a contract

2015-03-18 23:07:51

FIFA Certified synthetic turf pitch provides top playing surface for football players and youth sporting development. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 18, 2015

2015-03-18 20:23:47

LONDON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Alarm Monitoring Services in US$ Million by the following Segments: Intrusion & Fire Alarm Monitoring

2015-03-17 12:30:13

Technology explosion facilitates the rollout of patient portal services, finds Frost & Sullivan CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare givers in Africa

2015-03-16 16:24:35

Infrastructure for Online Retail Improves in Sub-Saharan Africa LONDON, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- South Africa and Nigeria are the regional leaders in online retail development.


Latest Africa Reference Libraries

Red Maasai
2014-10-30 10:39:35

The red Maasai is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to East Africa. The origin of this breed is unknown, but it is known to have been present in Kenya and kept by the Maasai people throughout much of their history. This breed was the most populous sheep breed kept by the Maasai people and many other tribes until the 1970’s, when farmers were offered subsidies to crossbreed their sheep with imported breeds like the Dorper sheep. This caused a decline in purebred Maasai sheep, which...

Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

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...

More Articles (131 articles) »
Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.