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2014-06-24 16:25:28

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's minister of foreign affairs and cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy, led the 25(th) ordinary session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU). During his welcoming speech, Minister Mba Mokuy said Equatorial Guinea is committed to defending African interests. He pointed out the theme chosen in this forum, "Agriculture and Food Security," and made reference to the great challenges faced by the...

2014-06-24 08:37:56

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Telecom Network API Marketplace: Strategy, Ecosystem, Players and Forecasts 2014 - 2019http://www.reportbuyer.com/telecoms/data/telecom_network_api_marketplace_strategy_ecosystem_players_forecasts_2013_2018.html Overview:While a significant portion of the digital media ecosystem is yet to recognize the strategic importance of Application Programming Interface (API) as a means of accessing...

2014-06-24 08:20:37

VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kilimanjaro International Airport takes top spot for second year running Kilimanjaro International Airport has been crowned overall winner of the Routes Africa Marketing Awards for the second year running. The winners of the 4th regional heat of the Routes Marketing Awards were announced last night during the Routes Africa Networking Evening which took place against a stunning backdrop on the Golf Course of the...

2014-06-23 20:21:58

Gordon Edwards - Vaninga's Chairman: "The growth potential in the data centre market in the southern part of the African continent is huge: in the future we will see the broadband and cloud services market developing at a rate similar to that experienced in the African cellular market." TORONTO AND TEL AVIV, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Athlone Investments signed a share purchase agreement providing for the acquisition of 75% of the Moçambique based telecom company Vaninga &...

2014-06-23 12:20:54

Obama administration's "Doing Business in Africa" initiative scores first aviation industry win; helps Chicago-based company land multi-million dollar deal to support 737NG aircraft WOOD DALE, Ill., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR), a global aerospace, government and defense contractor, has become the first aviation company to land a multi-year deal under the Obama administration's "Doing Business in Africa" initiative. AAR is announcing a five-year multi-million...

2014-06-23 08:31:50

Young Rivals From Across the Globe Work Together to Keep Things 'Growing' CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jointly hosted by the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) and the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), the 2014 Agribusiness & Food World Forum in Cape Town includes seasoned professionals from across the spectrum of agribusiness. The first of its kind on the African continent, the Forum is framed by three overarching themes - The...

2014-06-22 23:01:11

RnRMarketResearch.com adds latest report on “Autopilot System Market by Application (Airborne, Land, Sea, Subsea), by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East, Latin America, Africa) – Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 – 2019” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 The global autopilot system market research report includes the autopilot systems in airborne, sea, subsea and land vehicles. This report provides the market analysis of the global...

2014-06-20 23:08:17

Ethiopian Prince from the Imperial Royal House of David Speaks at the DuSable Museum of African-American History Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 As movies such as “12 Years a Slave” are praised and popularized for their depiction of black history beginning with slavery in America, the Queen of Sheba Historical Research Foundation, Inc. in Chicago believes that a new narrative on black history needs to be written which goes beyond the painful legacy of slavery. The constant...

2014-06-20 23:06:32

New Goway Africa discounts offer a safari adventure for every budget. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The Africa Experts at Goway Travel are offering hefty discounts on one of their most popular air-inclusive South Africa adventures. Meanwhile, those really wanting to get out there will save up to $1000 per person on the company’s East Africa Safari. A prime destination for any traveller’s first safari tour, South Africa is a well-developed, progressive country with solid tourist...

2014-06-20 23:02:10

ReportsnReports.com adds “Africa - Internet and Fixed Broadband Market” report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 A number of new international submarine cable links connecting nations on Africa’s east and west coast have considerably improved internet access to the continent. Terrestrial links have enabled land-locked countries to benefit from this connectivity by dramatically reducing the cost of services for telcos and customers alike. The new WASACE...


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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