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2014-06-06 08:21:51

LONDON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Government of the Republic of Somalia ("the Federal Government") is pleased to announce that Soma Oil & Gas Exploration Limited ("Soma") has completed the offshore seismic acquisition programme across the Offshore Evaluation Area of 122,000 sq km as part of Soma's commitment under the Seismic Option Agreement ("SOA") agreed between the Federal Government and Soma on the 6th August 2013. The seismic acquisition...

2014-06-05 16:27:28

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Post Menopausal Osteoporosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_r_d/clinical_trials/post_menopausal_osteoporosis_global_clinical_trials_review_h1_2012.html Post Menopausal Osteoporosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Post Menopausal Osteoporosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014"...

2014-06-05 16:27:21

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Squamous Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_rd/clinical_trials/squamous_cell_carcinoma_global_clinical_trials_review.html Squamous Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Squamous Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Squamous...

2014-06-05 16:23:18

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Offshore Drilling Market By Services (Contract Drilling, Directional Drilling, Logging While Drilling), Applications (Shallow Water, Deepwater, Ultra-Deepwater) And Geography-Global Trends & Forecasts To...

2014-06-05 12:32:38

- Ambition for a transparent global supply chain to support better incomes for farmers and a sustainable supply of cocoa and chocolate products AMSTERDAM, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill has released its first global progress report on its activities to support cocoa farmers, communities and the development of a sustainable global cocoa supply chain. The report entitled "A thriving cocoa sector for generations to come" highlights the progress the company has made since its work began...

2014-06-05 08:20:49

Manufacturers should keep end users informed of the latest innovations in electronic test equipment to sustain high growth CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Efforts to widen network coverage across Africa, and upgrade 2G and 3G networks to 4G in South Africa, is driving the demand for electronic test equipment in the telecommunication sector. Telecom operators are increasingly looking for spectrum analysers to test and validate the mobile networks to improve the quality of...

2014-06-04 23:00:43

In March of this year, Angie Manning Edusei introduced her "MY GREAT" initiative, a program intended to encourage 'greatness at and appreciation for home' and promote self-development and talent building of people living in countries where substantial numbers of US immigrants originate. Manning Edusei, who wrote a book for immigrants, is convinced that the current immigration reform challenges will continue to loom large on future legislative agenda of the US Congress...

2014-06-04 08:26:27

Industry leaders to gather in Cape Town in August for Frost & Sullivan's annual GIL 2014: Africa congress CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Only a few years ago, Africa was viewed as the potential pitfall for investors; today it is dubbed as 'the fastest growing continent'. What has brought about this change and what have businesses done differently to act as the catalyst for this rapid growth? These key trends driving disruption and growth will be analysed...

2014-06-03 23:16:54

Lemur Conservation Foundation’s conservation education program for educators, the 'Teachers’ Institute,' is hosting the first ‘Ako Project Workshop for Educators’ from June 12-14 at our conservation habitats in Myakka City, FL. The Teachers' Institute helps educators inspire the next generation of 'conservationeers' through the S.T.R.E.A.M. concept teaching model and engagement with lemurs, the iconic animal of Madagascar. Myakka City, FL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014...

2014-06-03 08:24:36

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Waste Management Market in Drilling by Services (Solids Control Services, Containment & Handling, and Treatment & Disposal), Applications (Onshore & Offshore) and Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to...


Latest Africa Reference Libraries

Delalande’s Coua, Coua delalandei
2014-09-11 11:30:30

Delalande’s Coua (Coua delalandei), known also as the Snail-Eating Coua and Delalande’s Coucal, is an extinct species of non-parasitic cuckoo from Madagascar. It only was known to science as an extant bird for a rather short time during the early 19th century. There is some disagreement regarding the area of occurrence. Although there were reports that the bird was also found in the area of Fito and Maroantsetra along with near Toamasina, the coastal areas of northern Toamasina Province,...

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...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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