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The Middle East & Africa Protective Clothing market is growing mainly driven by the high rate of oil & gas activities in the region
Booming Oil Industry Provides Foundation to Close Gender Gap WASHINGTON, Nov.
KAMPALA, Uganda, November 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Africell, one of the fastest growing mobile telecommunications operators in Africa, announces it has completed the acquisition
Developing countries, including those in Africa, now account for over half of all mobile machine-to-machine connections.
DUBLIN, November 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jqp3hg/middle_east_and) has announced the addition of the "Middle
NYAGATARE, Rwanda, Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The once drought-stricken eastern region of Rwanda with virtually no food crops grown, is no more, some 20-years down the road.
Indaba Global makes new LMS (Learning Management System) Platform available to the public with affordable pricing. St.
HOUSTON, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) today announced that it is filing a Form 12b-25 Notification of Late Filing with the U.S.
Campaign Secures 3 Million Life-Saving Malaria Treatments in Advance of Three Year Goal Using Tech Tools to Mobilize Global Public NEW YORK, Nov.
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, 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), 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,...
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...
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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