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2014-04-08 12:25:55

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Diabetic Macular Edema Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013Diabetic Macular Edema Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Diabetic Macular Edema Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Diabetic Macular Edema clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Diabetic...

2014-04-08 08:34:15

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comer Africa Real Estate (C.A.R.E.) today announced the launch of the joint venture which will become the leading developer of cities in Sub-Saharan Africa, on the same day as the UN sponsored 7th World Urban Forum launched its "Cities for Life" program calling for planned urban environments. Comer Africa Real Estate was founded by Comer Group, one of UK and Ireland's largest private real estate developers and house builders, along with...

2014-04-07 23:24:14

In Commemoration of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide Foundation Rwanda Announces Bike Build Campaign New York, New York (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Beginning twenty years ago on April 7th, 1994, an estimated 250,000 women were raped during the genocide in Rwanda and an estimated 20,000 children were born as the result of these rapes, many of them to mothers who contracted HIV from their rapists. Since 2007, Foundation Rwanda has worked to help educate these children and to provide holistic support...

2014-04-07 16:21:27

HOUSTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced today that it has sold certain assets and operations of its Oil & Gas Segment's downstream businesses to a privately held company. The sale includes the union refinery maintenance turnaround service line, a related fabrication facility and associated tools and equipment. The service line and fabrication facility being sold are both located near Tulsa, Oklahoma. As a result of the sale, the Company...

2014-04-07 12:34:11

LONDON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Ventricular Arrhythmia Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 Ventricular Arrhythmia Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Ventricular Arrhythmia Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Ventricular Arrhythmia clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on...

2014-04-07 08:32:41

ACCRA, Ghana, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Finatrade Group of Companies has been recognised by the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) for its contribution to national tax revenues, winning the award for third Best Taxpayer in Ghana. The GRA recognises firms in Ghana that are assiduous and consistent in their payment of tax. Finatrade is known as one of the fastest growing companies in West Africa, and has become a household name in Ghana through its work in...

2014-04-07 08:20:41

Daily Non-Stop Houston Route To Doha Provides Important Business Link To Middle East and Beyond HOUSTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week Qatar Airways, a member of the oneworld alliance, celebrated five years of flying to Houston, Texas. The airline began daily, non-stop service between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Doha on March 30, 2009. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/NY99300 Qatar Airways CEO, Mr. Al Baker, said, "This year marks...

2014-04-04 23:29:11

Seplat Petroleum Development Company PLC, a leading Independent Oil & Gas exploration and production company in Nigeria has joined the Africa Clean Energy Summit; ACES 2014 as a partner. SEPLAT is a leading indigenous exploration and production company currently operating in onshore Niger Delta basin Nigeria. Lagos, Nigeria (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The Africa Clean Energy Summit is positioned to be one of the world’s foremost annual climate solution events, dedicated to advancing...

2014-04-04 08:25:34

DUBLIN, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sw9mvw/radiation_therapy) has announced the addition of the "Radiation Therapy Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sw9mvw/radiation_therapy ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Radiation...

2014-04-04 08:22:54

DUBLIN, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qgnmgb/coatings_global) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Coatings Industry " [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qgnmgb/coatings_global ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US,...


Latest Africa Reference Libraries

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...

Africa
2013-02-18 11:10:17

As the world’s second-largest and second most populous continent, Africa is about 11.7 sq. miles including adjacent islands. It covers 6 percent of the Earth’s total surface area and 20.4 percent of the total land area. With 1 billion people, it accounts for about 15 percent of the world’s human population. It is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, both the Suez Canal and the Red Sea along the Sinai Peninsula to the northeast, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Indian...

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