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2011-05-10 12:29:00

PARIS, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Entitlements 18,568 boepd - 1st Quarter 2011 Sales (In EUR m) Q1 2011 Q1 2010 Chg Exchange rate 1.367 1.383 Oil production 124.3 33.6 270% Gabon 93.7 33.5 180% Nigeria 30.5 0.0 n/a Tanzania 0.2 0.1 81% Oil services 21.6 23.5 -8% Sales 145.9 57.0 156% Impact...

2011-05-03 11:26:00

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Leads Promotion and Development of Private Sector MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, led by Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, recently chaired the Chamber of Commerce Forum between the Chambers of Equatorial Guinea and the economic entities to discuss the promotion and development of the private sector. Agriculture as well as the...

2011-04-21 05:30:00

PRAGUE, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maghreb region currently faces a distinctive combination of security threats - socio-political transformation sparked by the recent wave of pro-democratic movements, the frozen border disputes and territorial conflicts which seriously undermine all efforts at regional integration. This changing security situation in the Maghreb is analyzed by an international expert team lead by Dr. Daniel Novotny in a newly released research paper entitled 'The...

2011-04-18 08:50:00

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has partnered with Dahabshiil, the largest international money transfer company in Africa, to host the first ever Somali community event in Kenya. The event, themed 'Now I Know', saw high profile Kenyan and Somali artists and musicians celebrate stories of the Somali Diaspora living in Kenya. The aim was to promote Somali culture and to educate other communities about the...

2011-04-04 16:04:00

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Discusses Cooperation with China and Guinea Conakry MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) Minister of State for Agriculture and Forestry, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue met with the Ambassadors of China, Wang Shixiong, and Guinea Conakry, Lansana Keita, to discuss the country's development and further cooperation in the agriculture sector. In his remarks, Minister Nguema...

2011-03-12 00:00:29

The 10-day African safari promises the best of Kenya and Tanzania's premier parks. Castro Valley, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 11, 2011 While many potential visitors shy away from planning a summer visit to Africa, Tour de Jambo's Samuel Mwangi says the summer months are a perfect time to visit. Tour de Jambo Africa has put together a 10-day safari that promises the best of Kenya and Tanzania's premier parks. In Kenya, the tour will visit the small, but rewarding, Lake Nakuru National park and...

2011-03-04 13:05:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Farm Lands of Guinea Limited ("FLG") which through its 90%-owned subsidiary, Land & Resources (Guinea) SA ("Land & Resources") controls nearly a quarter of a million acres of underutilized West African agricultural holdings under an agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture of Guinea ("MAG"), announced today that it has completed a reverse merger and investment with Kryptic Entertainment Inc. (the "Company") valuing the Company at...

2011-02-27 22:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Nations Secretary-General praised President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea and his counterpart, Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, for "statesmanship" in their efforts to resolve a long-standing territorial dispute. President Obiang met on February 25 with President Bongo at the United Nations (UN) headquarters at the invitation of the Secretary-General. The UN began mediating the dispute in 2004. The two presidents...

2011-02-25 19:55:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The US State Department spokesman at a press briefing yesterday underscored the positive role Morocco is playing in the region by recognizing the need to reform and responding to its people's desires for change. "The King has long been a reforming figure in Morocco," said Philip J. Crowley, Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs, adding that HM King Mohammed VI "is well aware of" and "taking appropriate action" to meet the aspirations of...

2011-02-17 06:29:00

LONDON, February 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It might seem a frivolous question to ask when the dust has not yet settled in Egypt and Tunisia. It might, however, be an apt one, according to Badoo.com ( http://www.badoo.com), the world's largest social network for meeting new people, with 107 million users chatting and flirting in 180 countries, including Egypt and Tunisia. While researching something else entirely, Badoo has discovered evidence of a striking correlation between...

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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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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'