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2014-07-15 08:29:14

~ KT Press reports on how the country is vigorously fighting maternal mortality KIGALI, Rwanda, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Nyamata, a rural town of Bugesera district, a 30 minutes' drive south of Rwanda's Capital - Kigali, Jeanne Musabende's husband is hanging out with neighbors when labour pains start grinding her. She needs maternity care immediately. And thanks to a range of programs Rwanda has put in place over past 14 years, Musabende does not have to worry about her...

2014-07-14 23:00:56

In-demand research report “Oil Country Tubular Goods Market by Grade (API, Premium), by Product (Seamless, ERW), & by Geography (North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Middle East) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019” elaborated by MarketsandMarkets (M&M) is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the worldwide OCTG market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 7% through 2019. London, UK (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Oil country...

2014-07-11 23:03:25

HOP's Leadership Team is currently in Tanzania working hard to continue improving the KKC. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 WWTrek Human Outreach Project Team has been hard at work at the Kilimanjaro Kids Community in Tanzania. Opened in 2012, the KKC is now home to 12 children, 40 goats, 150 chickens, and two cows. HOP Founder, Dean Cardinale, started the KKC to create a sustainable home and provide education for some of the orphaned children he encountered while running...

2014-07-11 16:22:37

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodluck Jonathan, the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, will speak at a National Press Club luncheon on July 31. Jonathan, who became the country's leader in 2010, will talk about the challenges of fighting against the Islamist militant group Boko Haram and global terrorism. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO In April, Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls, threatening to sell them as...

Need For Vegetable Oil Means Trouble For Africa's Great Apes
2014-07-11 03:00:36

Cell Press The vegetable oil found in your popcorn or soap might not be ape friendly, and the situation appears likely to get even worse, according to an analysis in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on July 10. The growing demand for vegetable oil has already led to the conversion of Southeast Asian forest into oil palm plantations, bringing trouble for orangutans in particular. If guidelines are not put in place very soon, researchers say the spread of those large-scale...

2014-07-11 08:26:26

ALBANY, New York, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ adds their new market research report " Africa Printer Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/210294 ] (Laser, Inkjet and Dot-Matrix) - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its large collection of research reports. Major printer technologies include inkjet, laser and dot-matrix printers. The African economy is experiencing rapid growth spurred by high...

2014-07-09 23:02:47

New Research from Mercator Advisory Group Resetting Perceptions on Growth of Electronic Payments in Africa Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 When companies are looking at regions for overseas investment, Africa generally comes in last in terms of overall attractiveness. On the surface, it is easy to understand the payments industry’s reluctance to invest heavily in Africa. But Africa is a continent filled with potential for e-payments and within the next three to five years, the global...

2014-07-09 16:26:41

Activists and Politicians Rallied in Solidarity; Call to Action to Combat Boko Haram Terror Threat WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nigerians in Diaspora Organization in the Americas' (NIDOA) July 5, 2014 rallies drew out hundreds across major cities in North America--marking a tremendous success in the organization's efforts to promote awareness and push for international action surrounding Boko Haram's kidnapping of Nigeria's Chibok girls. The series of rallies, called...

2014-07-09 16:26:15

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Filters Market https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/829737/World-Filters-Market.html World demand to rise 6.9%annually through 2018Global demand for filters is projected toincrease 6.9 percent annually to $79.9billion in 2018. This growth rate is anacceleration from the gains of the 2008-2013 period, reflecting in part the relativelylow 2013 bases for a number ofdeveloped countries....

2014-07-09 16:25:22

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Oil Country Tubular Goods Market by Grade (API, Premium), by Product (Seamless, ERW), & by Geography (North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Middle East) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019...


Latest Africa Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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