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2009-08-18 13:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- From lions to leopards, white rhinos to wildebeest, a record number of safaris will highlight African wildlife with Crystal Cruises' 2010 World Cruise. Eighteen Crystal Overland Adventures allow adventurous guests to closely encounter Africa's "Big Five" - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo - throughout Namibia, Tanzania, South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Kenya. The two- to five-night adventures take guests from port to some of the most...

2009-07-13 08:30:00

VANCOUVER, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S. President Barack Obama's highly publicized trip to Ghana has helped focus attention on oil and gas exploration throughout West Africa , as well as attracting new energy investment support to the African Continent, says the Chief Executive Officer of Gold Star Resources Corp. (TSX-V: GXX; OTC Bulletin Board: GXXFF). In an exclusive news interview with Business New Network television (see the interview at www.goldstarresources.com and...

2009-07-09 08:30:00

VANCOUVER, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "U.S. President Barack Obama's trip to Ghana on July 10th-11th is a subtle White House oil strategy to secure another source of energy on the continent of Africa," says Patrick Morris, Chief Executive Officer of Gold Star Resources Corp. (TSX-V; GXX; OTC Bulletin Board: GXXFF; www.goldstarresources.com). Gold Star Resources is a Vancouver-based company seeking high-impact 'onshore' oil and gas opportunities in Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana in...

2009-06-29 08:30:00

Canadian Oil Firm Is A "Stepping Stone Into Africa" for Investors, Says CEO To Wall Street Transcript VANCOUVER, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patrick Morris, CEO of Gold Star Resources Corp. (TSX-V; GXX; OTC Bulletin Board: GXXFF; www.goldstarresources.com) sees his Canadian-based oil and gas exploration company as a "stepping stone into Africa" for investors. Morris made that statement in a news interview today with The Wall Street Transcript, a New York City financial news weekly...

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2009-06-22 05:20:00

Eighteen baby mountain gorillas have been "baptized" at an annual event in Rwanda to signify the seriousness of the endangerment of the species.  However, the baby gorillas were not physically at the event, which was held at a national park where the primates live. There were 18 masked people that represented the gorillas at the event, which included songs and dances and was attended by senior government officials like Prime Minister Bernard Makuza. Monique Nsanzabaganwa, a Tourism...

2009-05-12 03:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Revenues in the Angolan mobile communications market are set to triple by 2015. While growth in Mozambique may be slightly lower, the high demand for services in both countries is creating lucrative investment opportunities. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) "Mozambique and Angola are both emerging from long civil wars," notes Frost & Sullivan (http://www.ict.frost.com) research analyst Silvia Hirano Venter....

2009-05-11 12:45:00

TORONTO, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX - "BAA"; TSX - "BAA") is pleased to report that the Banro Foundation, a registered charity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"), has officially handed over to the community of Luhwindja in South Kivu province of the DRC the new Naluhwindja Institute secondary school and a potable water system. Both projects were financed and built by the Banro Foundation using local contractors and...

2009-04-29 14:51:00

CAIRO, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Intelligence Support Services, Inc. - Anti Piracy Unit, Managing Director Mr. William "Bo" Fielding, announced today that due to the recent spiking violent piracy in the Gulf of Aden and surrounding areas with over 20 ships and more than 200 people currently being held by pirates, an emergency summit has been organized through contacts with the government of Egypt, Somalia, Djibouti, Yemen, Jordan, Panama, Malaysia, International Agencies and Industry...

2009-04-09 16:12:00

WASHINGTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a bilateral meeting yesterday with Moroccan Foreign Minister Dr. Taieb Fassi Fihri, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton praised Morocco for its "extraordinary progress" and reaffirmed America's commitment to its longstanding relationship of friendship and cooperation with the North African nation. She emphasized the need for international cooperation on security issues, such as the recent act of Somali piracy that threatened 21...

2009-04-09 08:01:00

18­month grant will support farmer training and development of innovative technologies in Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana WASHINGTON, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and the Swedish Chocolate, Confectionery and Biscuit Manufacturers' Association (CHOKOFA) today announced a new occupational safety and health project. The "Improving Occupational Safety and Health on West African Cocoa Farms" project, supported by an 18-month grant, will focus on farmer...


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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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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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