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2014-04-28 08:39:32

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today announced that Bassem Bouzid has been appointed senior vice president and managing director of the company's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) division, effective May 1. In this role, Bouzid will lead the company's operations throughout the region. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080725/DIEBOLDLOGO Bouzid has held various executive-level positions at several global high-tech and...

2014-04-28 08:26:37

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_rd/clinical_trials/non_small_cell_lung_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review.html Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data...

2014-04-25 16:24:08

Malaria No More unwraps one-month lollipop social media campaign to save lives NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the ambitious goal of raising one million malaria tests and treatments for children in Zambia, Malaria No More debuts its latest campaign, dubbed MalariaSUCKS, on April 25, World Malaria Day 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140425/78697 MalariaSUCKS uses the icon of an orange lollipop to symbolize what children are missing out on due to...

2014-04-23 04:21:06

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Integrated marketing solutions through exclusive and dynamic partnership with 2020 Marketing, Africa. - Strategic alliances with London based International Corporate & Consumer PR consultant, Andrew Murray-Watson and Visual Communications expert, Nancy James. Our world is more connected and competitive than ever. Companies, no matter how small or where they are, need a unique,...

2014-04-22 16:24:05

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Europe, Middle East and Africa Solar Photovoltaic Market Outlook to 2030 - Installed Capacity, Market Size, Risk Analysis, Market Saturation and Company Profileshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/solar_power/europe_middle_east_africa_solar_photovoltaic_market_outlook_2030_installed_capacity_market_size_risk_analysis_market_saturation_company_profiles.html...

2014-04-22 12:31:41

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Bone Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/drug_discovery/bone_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review_h1_2014.html Bone Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Bone Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Bone Cancer clinical trial scenario. This report...

2014-04-22 12:31:30

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_r_d/clinical_trials/gastrointestinal_stromal_tumor_gist_global_clinical_trials_review.html Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) Global...

2014-04-22 08:25:45

BELMONT, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading provider of solar energy services, today appointed Jose Perez as President of SunEdison Europe, Africa and Latin America; replacing Pancho Perez who moves into a new role with SunEdison Capital. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140422/77000 "Our organization benefits greatly from the expertise of our senior leaders," said Ahmad Chatila, CEO and president of SunEdison. "I asked Jose to lead...

2014-04-17 16:27:33

Secretary of State for Public Health meets with healthcare providers in the country's continental region to plan for next week's campaign launch MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Secretary of State for Public Health in Equatorial Guinea, Práxedes Rabat Macambo, led an informational meeting from the country's continental region (also known as Rio Muni or Mbini) to brief healthcare providers on the polio immunization campaign that will be...

2014-04-17 12:29:28

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Brain Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/drug_discovery/brain_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review_h1_2014.htmlBrain Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Brain Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Brain Cancer clinical trial scenario. This report...


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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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