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2014-10-14 12:29:56

DUBLIN, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Middle East and Africa Solid Organ Transplant Immunosuppressant Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Middle East and Africa Solid Organ Transplant Immunosuppressant Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the organ transplant immunosuppressant industry in Africa and the Middle East. The...

2014-10-14 12:26:59

LONDON, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alfonso Galdi - Chairman of World for People Foundation: "Our ambitious goal is to implement the first experimental project in education by launching World for EDU" Playing a key role in the creation of socially innovative educational projects: this is one of the main objectives which will give life to the very first World for People Foundation school in Kamatipe, one of the poorest outskirts in Kitwe city-Zambia....

2014-10-13 12:26:35

OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lions Clubs International President Joe Preston announced a new initiative called Lions KidSight USA designed to protect the vision of America's children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141003/150230 KidSight USA will work with Lions around the country to help ensure that children between six months and six years of age receive vision screening and professional follow-up care when needed. "KidSight USA is an...

2014-10-13 08:23:01

KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to KT Press, it has been operating as a pilot project for the last two years during which more than 950 proposals have been received - all aimed at countering the devastating impact of climate change. Rwanda decided to keep it permanent, and the Fund for Environment and Climate change {FONERWA} was born October 9 in Kigali, the capital. The biggest of its kind in Africa, government and financiers say the fund should guide...

2014-10-13 08:21:29

KAMPALA, Uganda, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Chinese construction company, China Harbor Engineering, has been contracted to build a $13.5b railway to offload the region with costly and slower transport. The standard gauge railway line that will stretch from Kenya to Kampala, Uganda's capital, is expected to bring down journeys to only two days, from the current eight. The line will also be extended to Rwanda. Studies on Kampala-Kigali segment started in July - to be complete by...

2014-10-12 23:01:20

Business Jet Market report offers a detailed analysis of the light, mid-sized, and large aircraft type. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/business-jet-market-33698426.html (PRWEB) October 12, 2014 According to the new market research report "Business Jet Market by Aircraft Type (Light Jet, Mid-size Jet, Large Jet), by Geography (North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa) - Global Forecasts, Trends & Analysis to 2014 - 2020"...

2014-10-12 12:20:42

ABUJA, Nigeria, Oct. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan congratulates the joint-recipients of this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Pakistani girl-child education activist, Malala Yousafzai and Indian children's rights campaigner, Kailash Satyarthi. President Jonathan believes that Malala and her co-winner are very worthy recipients of the Noble Peace Prize in view of their globally-acclaimed and very courageous advocacy against bigotry, discrimination, oppression...

2014-10-10 12:26:52

KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The deadline set by Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan for Telecom companies to cut down calling rates has expired, but some firms have not yet adhered to the call. The harmonized calling rates agreed upon by Information Communication Technology ministers of the named countries are aimed at implementing the 'One Network Area' initiative of ensuring affordable communication services to accelerate trade and investment across the region....

2014-10-09 23:09:23

In partnership with Pledge Guarantee for Health, Calvert Foundation and Ecobank accelerate access to donor funding for essential health supplies Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Pledge Guarantee for Health (PGH) today joined forces with Calvert Social Investment Foundation and pan-African banking group Ecobank to announce US$50 million in credit to accelerate delivery of life-saving health supplies in the developing world. A US$10 million credit facility with Calvert Foundation is...

2014-10-09 16:22:30

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The titles of all eight volumes are: Volume 1: Raw Materials Volume 2: Flexible Foam Volume 3: Rigid FoamVolume 4: Coatings Volume 5: Adhesives &Sealants Volume 6: Elastomers Volume 7: Binders Volume 8: End-Use Markets Each volume can be used alone and includes a summary containing details of the total use of polyurethane chemicals. This new study revises and updates IAL's research of the polyurethane industry in EMEA. It builds upon ongoing...


Latest Africa Reference Libraries

Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

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...

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