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2014-08-19 16:26:09

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Advanced HVAC Controls https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2130455/Advanced-HVAC-Controls.html HVAC Sensors, Field Devices, Floor-Level Controllers, and Building-Level Controllers: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts Global concerns regarding the availability of energy and the monetary, political, and environmental consequences of its consumption are driving heightened awareness of...

2014-08-19 12:32:31

HOUSTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Global, a leading provider of satellite communications to remote and harsh environments, announced today that it has been awarded a three year contract from Harkand, a global provider of offshore support vessels and subsea services to the oil & gas industry. The new satellite network provides high-performance broadband connectivity for mission critical voice, video and data applications on vessels operating in the Gulf of Mexico, the...

2014-08-19 04:24:01

Long-Term Commitment to Regional Expansion, Sustainable Growth and Skills Development of Up to 10,000 IT Consultants JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced a seven-year plan to up-skill local African talent and drive sustainable innovation and growth in Africa. With more than 1,300 customers across the continent, SAP is already enabling African businesses and governments of all sizes to grow, scale and globalize, as well as make the transition to a...

2014-08-19 04:22:15

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year marks 36 years since Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, the founding father and the first president of the Kenya passed on at State House, Mombasa, on August 22, 1978. He was a well-educated intellectual who authored several books, and is remembered as a Pan-Africanist. He is also the father of Kenya's fourth and current President Uhuru Kenyatta. In a presidency spanning 14 years, from 1963 until his death in 1978,...

2014-08-19 04:21:10

Winners felicitated at the prestigious annual awards banquet held at Cape Town CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa's top industry performers were acclaimed at Frost & Sullivan's influential Awards Banquet held in Cape Town last week, 14 August 2014. Thriving in the current business environment indicates an approach that is visionary, incorporating innovation and game-changing strategies. Frost & Sullivan's best practice awards, based on a rigorous selection...

2014-08-18 23:06:06

The Edusei Foundation, on Friday the 8th of August, cut the sword for the building of the multi-purposed Dr. Kwame Bawuah-Edusei International Center in Bekwai, Ghana. On hand to do the sword-cutting was Head of the Bekwai Catholic Diocese Simon Kwaku Wiredu as a crowd of traditional leaders and well-wishers looked on. Bekwai, Ghana (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The center, along with being the head office of the Edusei Foundation, will also be used for other commercial activities to help boost...

2014-08-18 04:21:55

ISTANBUL, August 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The most influential Digital and Tech event bridging Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Webit Global Congress is the most influential digital and tech event bridging Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia attracting over 10'000 attendees from the record breaking 110 countries. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/701232-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/701232-b ) It...

2014-08-17 20:20:45

Pastor Declares Country a Model for PEACE Around the World During 20th Anniversary Shima Imana National Thanksgiving Celebration KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California and best-selling author of The Purpose Driven Life, today challenged a crowd of more than 15,000 gathered at Amahoro Stadium for Rwanda Shima Imana, a Day of Thanksgiving to celebrate reconciliation and gratitude on the 20(th) anniversary of...

2014-08-15 12:26:27

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bread for the World is pleased to host Fouzia Dahir from northern Kenya, who is participating in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the new flagship program of President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Obama launched YALI in 2010 to support young African leaders as they spur growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa. "With...

2014-08-14 23:08:27

Got Produce?® forges new opportunities for sustainable food production during the recent US Africa Summit in Washington DC. High level discussions on the importance of food security and economic stability were among the goals that can now be achieved using new technology and partnerships. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit, the first such event of its kind and took place on August 4-8th and was the largest event any U.S. President has held...


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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Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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