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2015-04-21 12:24:39

Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2015 Recognizes Solar Sister's Innovative Business Model PROVIDENCE, R.I., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar Sister, a network of women entrepreneurs bringing

2015-04-20 23:00:44

On Thursday, April 30, 2015, from 6:30pm – 9:00pm, Oakland Zoo welcomes the public to attend a talk about the most endangered animal on the planet - lemurs. Oakland,

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2015-04-19 10:08:09

Researchers have confirmed early signs of malaria parasites in Africa becoming more resistant to drugs, leading one person working on the study to fear a grave situation in future.

2015-04-17 23:01:31

Campaign also leads to 88 students giving up their birthdays for Birthday Marathon fundraiser. Sulphur Springs, Texas (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 From the

2015-04-15 23:03:58

The South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA) has named NRI, Composite Pipeline Repair System Experts, the Manufacturer of the Year for 2015. West Palm

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2015-04-15 00:00:00

One man's poop is another man's food? A new study shows that hippo poo is one of the greatest food sources for aquatic animals in African rivers.

2015-04-15 12:25:45

DUBLIN, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/874qhl/planting_and) has announced the addition of the "Planting

2015-04-13 23:10:01

Dr. Alison Jolly (1937-2014) was one of the world’s most respected primatologists and conservationists known particularly for her work with lemurs in Madagascar.

2015-04-13 08:24:25

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Thermal Power in Billion Kilowatt-hours by the following Fuel Types: Gas, Oil, and Coal.


Latest Africa Reference Libraries

Red Maasai
2014-10-30 10:39:35

The red Maasai is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to East Africa. The origin of this breed is unknown, but it is known to have been present in Kenya and kept by the Maasai people throughout much of their history. This breed was the most populous sheep breed kept by the Maasai people and many other tribes until the 1970’s, when farmers were offered subsidies to crossbreed their sheep with imported breeds like the Dorper sheep. This caused a decline in purebred Maasai sheep, which...

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...

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