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2013-11-25 12:26:42

USA TODAY and Mother Nature Network to Help Elect Winning Filmmaker Acclaimed Filmmaker Bob Poole to Mentor Winner in Africa WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nat Geo WILD announced today, in partnership with The Sun Valley Film Festival and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), that USA TODAY and Mother Nature Network have joined the panel of judges for the first annual WILD to INSPIRE Short Film Competition, which will give independent documentarians the chance...

2013-11-22 16:27:19

DUBLIN, November 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nbwth6/home_audio ) has announced the addition of the "Home Audio Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nbwth6/home_audio ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Home Audio Equipment...

2013-11-21 23:19:20

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Polio Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013. London (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Polio Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 Summary GlobalData's clinical trial report, “Polio Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Polio clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Polio. It includes an overview of the trial numbers and their...

2013-11-21 23:19:11

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Septic Shock Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013. London (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Septic Shock Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 Summary GlobalData's clinical trial report, “Septic Shock Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Septic Shock clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Septic Shock. It includes an...

2013-11-21 23:01:13

Authentic Luxury Travel is an online reservation platform and booking agency specifically dedicated to Morocco. In operation for almost a decade, the team now has a collection of over 200 hotels and riads across Morocco. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Online travel reservation platform Authentic Luxury Travel has expanded its range to include private riad rentals, due to increased demand from consumers. The company specialises in advertising luxury hotels in Marrakech and other parts of...

2013-11-21 04:21:29

LONDON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Globeleq, the leading independent power company in Africa, indicated that construction for the 139 MW expansion of its existing 288 MW Azito gas-to-power plant near Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire continues to remain on schedule. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040611/DAF004LOGO) Commercial operation of the additional capacity is expected in early 2015 as agreed with all parties during financial close in February 2013. On-site major works...

2013-11-20 16:27:54

Market Research and Consulting firm showcases its expanded offerings in a new complimentary Research Overview BOSTON, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pyramid Research doubles its telecom coverage of Africa and the Middle East, expanding the number of countries and operators tracked to offer unparalleled insight into market trends to the firm's growing client base in the region. Pyramid showcases its expanded offerings in a new complimentary Research Overview, available now. To learn...

2013-11-20 12:28:28

With each LifeStraw® purchase, one school child in Africa receives clean drinking water for an entire school year LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning LifeStraw® water purifying technology has been integrated into a new refillable water bottle, LifeStraw® Go, ideal for hikers, travelers, outdoor enthusiasts and everyday use. At the same time, the high-volume LifeStraw® Family water purifier has been made available to consumers, who can bring it...

Humans May Be At Risk From Two Deadly Viruses In Bats
2013-11-20 13:20:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A fruit bat population living in central Africa has been found to be infected with two deadly viruses that could make the leap to humans. Researchers publishing a paper in the journal Nature Communications wrote that the “gregarious” bats cover a distance in central African that is about the same as from California to New York. They found that 34 percent of the bats had been infected with Lagos bat virus, a disease similar to...

2013-11-19 23:04:30

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Tinnitus Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013. London (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Tinnitus Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 Summary GlobalData's clinical trial report, “Tinnitus Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Tinnitus clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Tinnitus. It includes an overview of the trial...


Latest Africa Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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