Quantcast

Latest Africa Stories

2014-11-04 23:05:23

Nigerian telecom to replace legacy TDM voice switch with Dialogic’s softswitch and media gateway products for carrier interconnection and mobile number portability services support

2014-11-04 23:01:02

WANT Expeditions Continues to Lead the Industry as One of the First Tour Operators on the Ground Traverse City, Michigan (PRWEB) November 04, 2014

2014-11-04 08:20:31

DALLAS, November 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The research report "Middle East & Africa Lubricants Market by Type (Mineral Oil, Synthetic Oil, Bio-based Oil, and Greases),

2014-11-03 23:11:32

Questions arise about the suppression of the history of the Throne of David of Ethiopia and its divorce from the Church in Ethiopia on the 84th Anniversary of King Haile Selassie I's Coronation

2014-11-03 12:27:31

Mending Kids Promotes and Sponsors Sustainable Pediatric Surgical Programs in Africa LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned Los Angeles-based pediatric surgeons Dr.

2014-11-03 12:26:10

Winning Filmmaker Will Be Granted an African Expedition to Document Their Wildlife Interactions for Nat Geo WILD Viewers WASHINGTON, Nov.

2014-11-02 23:01:35

Questions arise about the suppression of the history of the Throne of David of Ethiopia and its divorce from the Church in Ethiopia on the 84th Anniversary of King Haile Selassie I's Coronation

2014-11-02 23:00:21

PATH announces faster, easy-to-use test, the first in a suite of tools to help stamp out neglected tropical diseases in the world’s most vulnerable communities. Seattle

2014-10-31 23:04:06

EBOLA & FAITH GUEST: Jay Milbrandt, author of the nonfiction book The Daring Heart of David Livingstone. (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 The recent Ebola


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...

More Articles (131 articles) »
Word of the Day
shavie
  • A trick or prank.
The word 'shavie' is related to 'shave'.