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2014-04-09 12:34:26

ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YooMee Africa Group, a Swiss based provider of mobile broadband Internet in sub-Saharan Africa, launches its operations in Cote d'Ivoire. After becoming the market leader of broadband Internet in Cameroon, YooMee Africa continues its expansion by deploying its network in Cote d'Ivoire. Broadband internet in the Ivorian market YooMee Cote d'Ivoire, based in Abidjan, is launching its LTE services to individuals and businesses....

2014-04-09 12:25:55

NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House issued the following statement on Friday: "The United States will not stand by as those entrusted with South Sudan's future put their own interests above those of their people. The Executive Order signed by President Obama sends a clear message: those who threaten the peace, security, or stability of South Sudan, obstruct the peace process, target U.N. peacekeepers, or are responsible for human rights abuses and...

2014-04-09 08:24:29

GE Africa President and CEO, Jay Ireland, and Dangote Group Special Adviser to the President, Joseph Makoju, headline Africare's Panel of Experts WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six hundred million Africans lack access to a power grid. Even where there is power, unreliable national girds force businesses to spend as much as 60 percent of their operating costs on expensive back-up power resources. Among Sub-Saharan Africa's rural poor, nearly nine out of 10 people lack...

2014-04-08 23:25:43

Company Builds on International Deployment Success; Debuts Patented Platform for the Internet of Things to Deliver Truly Connected Home to Emerging and Traditional Service Providers in U.S. Richardson, Texas (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Prodea Systems today became the first company to make the vision of the truly connected home a reality for consumers on its one-of-a-kind platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). Prodea is an eight-year-old company founded by the Ansari family, inventors and...

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...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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