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2014-09-09 23:06:18

SnapDx helps healthcare professionals deliver best possible care in the short time they have to see patients through the use of best practice medical guidelines and data visualizations. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Calgary-based SnapDx was just selected as the most innovative and transformative health startup in this year's international World Innovation Day, Innovation for Health (WID-I4H) competition. The bi-annual competition was held on August 28-29 in Geneva,...

2014-09-09 20:23:36

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Enzymes Markethttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/747897/World-Enzymes-Market.html World demand to increase 6.4% annually through 2017World enzyme demand is forecast to rise 6.4 percent per annum to $6.9 billion in 2017. Increasing per capita incomes in developing countries will help fuel strong gains in consumer-related industrial applications such as food and beverages, animal feed,...

2014-09-09 20:22:28

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Acrylic Resin Market by Type (Methacrylates, Acrylates & Hybrids), Solvency, Property (Thermoplastic & Thermosetting) & Application (Paints & Coatings, Construction, Industrial & Commercial, Paper & Paperboard, Textiles & Fibers & Adhesives) - Trends &...

2014-09-09 20:21:24

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Activated Carbon Market, Freedoniahttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/848817/World-Activated-Carbon-Market-Freedonia.html World demand to rise nearly 4% annually through 2018Demand for roofing products worldwide is projected to grow nearly four percent per year through 2018 to over 12 billion square meters, a significant improvement from the lethargic performance of the 2008-2013...

2014-09-09 20:21:06

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Amines Markethttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2042851/World-Amines-Market.html World demand to rise nearly 4% annually through 2017Worldwide demand for amines will grow nearly four percent per year to 7.0 million metric tons in 2017, led by robust growth in China, as well as strong gains in the other developing economies of Asia, the Africa/Mideast region, and Central and South...

2014-09-09 16:20:58

DUBAI, UAE, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural West Africa Investment Forum confirms a range of PPP infrastructure projects across eight West African countries valued at $19 billion including significant commitment by UAE entities. The inaugural West Africa Investment Forum (WAIF) today announced a package of seventeen infrastructure projects planned for the UEMOA (West Africa Economic & Monetary Union) region with significant funding by UAE entities....

2014-09-09 08:23:22

KIGALI, Rwanda, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charlene Jendry, an American conservationist, made a maiden visit to the Akagera National Park in Rwanda in 1990. Lions were the prime tourist attractions then. Jendry stayed at Gabiro Guest House, a magnificent safari lodge, right in the middle of the jungle. Jendry had a spectacular experience and then flew back to USA only to return to Rwanda five years later, in 1995. The park had changed, with almost no lions in the park. The big...

2014-09-09 08:23:16

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Key players in and leading thinkers on Africa's Hydrocarbons; major opportunities highlighted within the upstream arena. The 21st Africa Oil Week starting on November 3rd leading up to November 7th in Cape Town will focus on Leading Corporate Players in Africa, Africa's Giant Plays & Opportunities, New Frontier Openings, Foreign State Oil Companies, Africa's Exploration Potential containing Government...

2014-09-08 04:21:28

AERZEN, Germany, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Onlime announced today a new three year contract with Telesat for Telstar 11N Ku-band capacity linking Europe and Africa. Onlime has Ku-Band coverage over the whole of Africa and the Telstar 11N footprint over the western part of sub-Saharan Africa is an important part of the jigsaw. Onlime started with pre-launch capacity on the satellite and has seen demand grow steadily over the past five years. Onlime delivers both SCPC...

2014-09-05 12:20:45

DALLAS, September 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Commercial Aircraft Lighting Market by Technology (LED, OLED, Custom Controlled Light, Photoluminescent Light), Geography (Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East-Africa, North America, Latin America), & by Aircraft Type (NB,WB,VLA and RTA) - Forecasts & Analysis (2014 - 2020)", published by MarketsandMarkets, The market is estimated to be at $1469.50 Million in 2014, and is expected to grow...


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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'