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2015-03-02 16:25:03

LONDON, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The MEA LPG market is majorly concentrated in the Middle Eastern countries, which contribute towards the maximum consumption and production of LPG in the

2015-03-02 12:28:27

- Securing operations for 32 DTH and DTT operations across-Africa and growing; proven open platform approach, secure solutions and extensive regional expertise within digital migration, with scalability

2015-03-01 08:20:14

- 4,750-5,250 new civilian helicopter deliveries expected during 2015-2019 ORLANDO, Fla., March 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HELI-EXPO -- In its 17th annual Turbine-Powered Civil Helicopter

2015-02-27 04:21:22

Varian presenting cancer treatment strategy to governments and healthcare leaders at Africa Healthcare Summit in London LONDON, Feb.

2015-02-26 12:21:02

Featuring Expanded Portfolio of Value-Priced Packages to Popular Destinations throughout Africa FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb.

senebkay
2015-02-26 12:30:36

Pharaoh Senebkay, from Ancient Egypt’s forgotten Abydos Dynasty, was viciously killed in battle over 3,600 years ago--probably being cut down from his horse or chariot, according to a new forensic study.

2015-02-25 12:20:45

DUBAI, UAE, February 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fast Logistics Solutions Group (FLS), a group holding company announced its launch in Dubai, UAE.

2015-02-25 08:27:28

New report shows hard retail data, consumer needs and behavior, combined with macro-economic datasets, are better indicators of opportunity and success in African markets NEW YORK


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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