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2014-03-26 23:04:46

In order to develop the market for recycling and utilization of scrap tires, mechanical rubber goods, waste oils, oil sludge, plastics and wood waste in South America, Africa and Asia, the Technokomplex company (http://www.tkomplex.ru) introduces new terms of cooperation, involving special prices for the pyrolysis plants in these regions. Rostov-on-Don, Russia (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Technokomplex sets up a special price policy for the countries of South America, Africa and Asia, according...

2014-03-26 08:20:16

Start-up Embraces Collaborative Economy with On-Demand Shipping Solution ATLANTA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crowdsourced delivery start-up Kanga launches today amidst the growing collaborative economy, a movement set to disrupt business practices and empower individuals to transact directly with each other rather than through traditional channels. As Kanga's app for iPhone and Android debuts, the Atlanta-based company triggers the reinvention of local, same-day delivery services...

2014-03-24 12:33:26

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Managed Security Services Market Regulatory Compliance and Advanced Threat Protection Induce Organizations to Outsource SecurityThe global managed security services market continues to grow at double-digit rates. An increasingly complex and voluminous threat environment, ever-changing regulatory compliance frameworks, and the lack of internal expertise have incentivized...

2014-03-24 12:32:23

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An infrastructure provided by SGS-Societe Generale de Surveillance and Global Voice Group for the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority The consortium made of SGS-Societe Generale de Surveillance and Global Voice Group (SGS/GVG) is proud to announce the official inauguration of the Telecommunications Traffic Monitoring System (TTMS) implemented by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA). The...

2014-03-24 12:23:34

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Power Infrastructure Tracker in Northern Africa Can the Region Diversify its Energy Mix Away from Fossil Fuels to the Benefit of Renewable Energies? Northern African countries need significant investments in their power infrastructure, as existing infrastructure cannot meet the increasing power demand. However, since early 2011, the year of the start of the Arab spring protests,...

2014-03-24 12:22:48

Canada Fast-Start Financing supporting Kenya's national parks OTTAWA, March 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Parks Canada has provided its resource conservation expertise to Kenya through a project that will help Kenya's protected areas and people adapt to climate change. Funded under Canada's Fast-Start Financing, the project highlights the importance of protecting and preserving healthy ecosystems that help provide vital services like clean water and hydro-electricity for Kenya's...

2014-03-23 23:03:27

Have you ever wanted to help Africa but didn't know how? Well, here is your chance! (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Did you know that the physician-to-population ratio is 18 per 100,000 people continent-wide in Sub-Saharan Africa? Sub-Saharan Africa has 24 percent of the global burden of disease but only three percent of the world’s health workforce. Also, 51 percent of the world total of child deaths are in Africa. Sierra Leone has the highest rate of child deaths, but Nigeria accounts for...

2014-03-21 04:21:39

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 20 years ago, Rwanda went through the worst horror of modern human history. The world looked on as millions of innocent children, women, men, disabled, young and old Rwandan Tutsi were massacred in the most inhumane way. Twenty years after the genocide there had been much talk but not clearly enough action by states to prevent mass atrocities and punish the architects. Africa 24 media, the continent's premiere...

Fossil Discovery Adds New Chapter In History Of Venomous Snakes
2014-03-20 13:13:24

[ Watch the Video: Venomous Snake Discovery in Africa ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists from Ohio University reported in the journal PLOS ONE that they discovered the oldest fossil of a modern venomous snake in Africa. The discovery provides evidence that snakes such as cobras, kraits and sea snakes were present in Africa as early as 25 million years ago. These elapid snakes belong to a larger group of snakes known as colubroids that have been...

2014-03-20 12:29:25

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Liver Fibrosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 Liver Fibrosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Liver Fibrosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Liver Fibrosis clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Liver Fibrosis. It includes an...


Latest Africa Reference Libraries

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...

Africa
2013-02-18 11:10:17

As the world’s second-largest and second most populous continent, Africa is about 11.7 sq. miles including adjacent islands. It covers 6 percent of the Earth’s total surface area and 20.4 percent of the total land area. With 1 billion people, it accounts for about 15 percent of the world’s human population. It is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, both the Suez Canal and the Red Sea along the Sinai Peninsula to the northeast, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Indian...

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