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2012-01-24 12:01:00

Concern Worldwide Warns that Slow Response Will Cost Lives NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After an international symposium on nutrition and food security in Rome last week, Concern Worldwide warned that large areas of Africa's Sahel region could slide into a full-scale emergency if the global community does not act now to prevent food shortages and malnutrition. Nearly 12 million people are at risk of hunger across Niger, Mali, Mauritania and Burkina Faso. This...

2012-01-19 09:30:00

ASHBURN, Va., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VIP Communications, Inc., a leading provider of international calling services and solutions, today announced the official release of its 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Survey Report, which provides an inside look at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations, which starts January 21, 2012. VIP Communications solicited feedback on a variety of questions from more than 2,000 expat customers. The survey addressed several buzzworthy questions and...

2012-01-13 21:25:00

Ethio-American Muslims Ad hoc Committee firmly stands along with other peace-loving, equality and freedom aspirant Ethiopians in their struggle for justice, equality and real democracy. The Committee also calls up on all Ethiopians to come together now more than ever and stand united against the unprecedented human rights violations in Ethiopia. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 13, 2012 The Ethiopian-American Muslim Ad-hoc Committee in the Washington Metropolitan Area is saddened by the...

2011-12-23 14:43:00

For first time, directs that U.S. aid to Morocco can be used in W. Sahara; Urges State Dept to make resolving W. Sahara dispute a U.S. foreign policy priority; Important steps to bolster, extend Morocco's reform agenda WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress has approved and the President today signed a bill taking action to extend U.S. assistance for Morocco's reforms to the Western Sahara and advance the longstanding U.S. policy calling for a solution to the...

2011-11-28 07:37:00

BAMAKO, Mali, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Farm Lands of Guinea, Inc. (OTC BB: FLGI) CEO Mark Keegan and Director Cherif Haidara recently completed a week-long trip through the Republic of Mali, where they held meetings with the Minister of Agriculture and the Director of The Office of the Niger, inspecting parcels of land within a 1.2 million hectare area irrigated by the barrage across the Niger River. "We have decided to proceed with an application for 10,000 hectares on which to...

2011-11-23 10:14:00

LONDON, Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following its progress in the Republic of Guinea, Farm Lands of Guinea, Inc. (OTC BB: FLGI), which intends to restore a quarter of a million acres of underutilized West African agricultural land, has been invited by neighboring governments to investigate the possibilities of replicating its business model there as well. A survey started on Monday in the Republic of Sierra Leone covering 11,900 hectares of land to the west of the River Tai,...

2011-11-02 07:00:00

AfricanBrains announces the launch of the The Southern African ICT for Education Summit 2012 hosted under the patronage of the Zimbabwe Ministry of Education, Sport, Arts & Culture. Consisting of pre-scheduled meetings between the private sector, ministers and educationalists from 18 Southern African Countries and taking place at the Elephant Hills Resort, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on 26-27 January 2012. London, UK (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 AfricanBrains is proud to announce, under the...

2011-10-24 07:00:00

Farmer Impact Survey Details to be Released ACCRA, Ghana and WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) announced today that a recent impact survey has shown a near doubling of yields among farmer graduates who have received agronomic and business management training through WCF Cocoa Livelihoods Program (CLP) Farmer Field Schools and Farmer Business Schools, as well as access to input supplies. Details of the farmer impact survey will be...

2011-10-14 15:19:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The unicameral Assembly of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea recently made Portuguese the West African nation's third official language following Spanish and French. This is an effort by the government to improve its communications, trade, and bilateral relations with Portuguese-speaking countries. The government expects this designation to contribute to Equatorial Guinea's greater economic integration with neighboring...

2011-09-23 13:11:00

BOSTON, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, Oxfam Ambassador Actress Scarlett Johansson visited Kenya to see the devastating impact of the drought in East Africa. More than 13 million people are at risk because of a severe drought that has hit parts of Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia. In Somalia, the crisis has escalated to a famine. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080221/DC14723LOGO) She visited the Dadaab refugee camp, where tens of thousands of Somali...


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Dibatag, Ammodorcas clarkei
2012-08-05 21:14:48

The dibatag (Ammodorcas clarkei), also known as Clarke's gazelle, is native to Somalia and Ethiopia. Its range is significantly smaller than it once was, and in many areas, populations are fragmented. In the region of Ogaden, where it was once abundant, the northern populations have dwindled due to human civilizations taking over. In southern Ogaden, it is still present in acceptable numbers, most likely due to the natural vegetation and habitat required to sustain it. It prefers a habitat...

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