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2014-05-30 23:03:59

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the World Symposium on Mechatronics Engineering & Applied Physics (WSMEAP’ 2014). The event will take place on June 18-20, 2014, in the beach city of Sousse, the capital of the Sousse Governorate, Tunisia. London, UK (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the World Symposium on Mechatronics Engineering & Applied Physics (WSMEAP’ 2014). The event will take place on June 18-20, 2014,...

2014-05-29 12:22:29

HOUSTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) is pleased to announce the following positions: Michael Futch has been appointed to the position of President, Willbros Oil & Gas, effective July 1, 2014. Scott Timpone has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, Willbros Oil & Gas effective immediately. Futch and Timpone are headquartered in Houston, Texas. In Canada, Andrew Jack has been appointed to the position of President, Willbros Canada,...

2014-05-28 12:32:45

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Transitional Cell Cancer (Urothelial Cell Cancer) Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_r_d/clinical_trials/transitional_cell_cancer_urothelial_cell_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review.html Transitional Cell Cancer (Urothelial Cell Cancer) Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Transitional...

2014-05-28 12:32:07

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diosdado Nsue Milang, Equatorial Guinea's Minister of Health and Social Welfare, participated in the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) meeting and other sessions at the 67th World Health Assembly (WHA), held in Geneva, Switzerland on May 19-24, 2014. The Equatorial Guinea delegation joined more than 3000 delegates from all WHO Member States at the WHA. The Assembly focused on the fight against...

2014-05-27 16:21:58

Spotlight now on Zanzibar and China WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kenyan authorities seized 34 containers of illegally-sourced rosewood from Madagascar at the port of Mombasa yesterday, the largest ever recorded seizure of its kind. Information obtained by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and shared with Kenyan Wildlife Service indicates that the containers carrying the illicit logs, stolen from Madagascar's unique forests, were loaded in Zanzibar,...

zebra migration
2014-05-27 11:46:14

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By using GPS collars attached to eight adult zebras, researchers from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) in Namibia have discovered and documented the longest-known terrestrial migration of wildlife in Africa. According to a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) statement, several thousand zebra were documented migrating a distance of over 300 miles. Also involved with the research was Elephants...

2014-05-26 08:22:18

AMSTERDAM, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced it is working together with the African Academy of Sciences [http://www.aasciences.org ] (AAS), an Africa-wide scientific organization that aims to encourage the development of research and technology throughout Africa, on a joint initiative to support African researchers' drive for...

2014-05-25 23:00:56

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Construction Chemicals Market: Trends & Opportunities (2014-18)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 25, 2014 The report titled "Global Construction chemicals Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2018)" provides an in-depth analysis of major construction chemicals market of regions like Japan, China, North America, Western Europe, Middle East and Africa and Rest of the world (ROW). It also accesses the key...

2014-05-23 12:21:51

- Coordinates Support from 12 Largest Global Cocoa Companies DEERFIELD, Ill., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondelez International, the world's largest chocolate company and a proud member of the World Cocoa Foundation since 2004, is lending its support for the chocolate industry's "CocoaAction" sustainability strategy announced earlier this week during the visit by its board of directors in West Africa. CocoaAction brings together 12 of the largest companies in the cocoa...

2014-05-22 12:20:57

LONDON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Bus Rapid Transit Systems Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/transport_travel/roads/global_bus_rapid_transit_systems_industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bus Rapid Transit Systems in Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for...


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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Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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