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2012-10-01 23:01:44

Vanessa Williams joins Ubuntu Africa as its Ambassador of Health, Hope, and Happiness to draw attention to the plight of HIV+ children. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 Ubuntu Africa (UBA) is proud to announce that award-winning actress and recording artist Vanessa Williams has signed on as its Ambassador of Health, Hope, and Happiness. Ms. Williams will work with UBA throughout the fall to help build support for HIV+ children in South Africa, and to highlight the impact of AIDS on a...

2012-06-14 23:03:36

Helping inspire others to reach their creative potential, wildlife and portrait artist Gregory Wellman has found a way to combine his love of Africa with his ability to bring out the best in improving artists : Art Safaris in Tanzania. (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 It´s the same old story, you love Africa, and you teach people how to paint wildlife. How to combine the two? By running Art Safaris in the stunning National Parks of Tanzania, that´s how! Just how did this come about?...

2011-02-15 14:58:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning travel site iExplore has kicked off a new contest for those who love to document their travels with photographs - no matter where in the world they were shot. The "Photo Safari Contest" winner, as judged by nine award-winning travel photographers, media writers and popular vote, receives a $9,000 "Classic Kenya Safari" for two. A paradise for animal lovers, the Kenya safari includes accommodations in a luxury tented camp at Masai...

2009-11-06 13:26:00

LOS ANGELES, CA, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The feature film "PUNCTURED HOPE - A STORY ABOUT TROKOSI AND YOUNG GIRLS' SLAVERY IN TODAY'S WEST AFRICA" is Toronto Pictures' Academy Awards(R) and Golden Globe Awards(R) entry. Gala opening in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Sunset 5 Theater on Tuesday, November 10 at 7:30 PM (8000 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood). Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association(R) and members of the...

2009-10-06 06:50:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- 2AFRIKA, INC. (http://www.2afrika.com) and its preferred airline partners Virgin Atlantic Airways, United Airlines, Continental Airlines, Kenya Airways, South African Airways and Turkish Airlines have combined forces and launched a unique Fall East African Safari promotion. African safaris have a reputation for delivering exotic, exclusive experiences. Yet these spectacular adventures often come with high price tags, and travelers typically don't know...

2009-10-01 07:20:00

DENVER, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Adventure Consultants today announces a new World Cup Africa travel package to South Africa including the best of urban Cape Town, two soccer matches and a Big 5 game safari near South Africa's famed Kruger National Park. "We are starting to get more and more inquires for World Cup African travel for 2010," said Kent Redding, Africa Adventure Consultant's president. "Now is certainly the time for soccer fans to make World Cup Africa travel plans, as...

2009-09-29 07:20:00

DENVER, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- World Cup 2010 soccer news is heating up. With England, Spain and Paraguay all recently qualifying for the games this coming May, the thousands of North American soccer fans with tickets in hand are starting to get serious about travel planning to South Africa. Africa Adventure Consultants today announced two new World Cup Africa travel packages to South Africa, developed especially for the World Cup 2010. "We're thrilled that the African continent will...

2009-09-24 07:35:00

DENVER, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry experts agree that 2009 has been, and still is, an opportunity for outstanding travel values spanning the globe. The African safari experts at Africa Adventure Consultants have taken advantage of low airfares and favorable exchange rates to create value pricing on South Africa Safari Specials. "South Africa has long been a favorite safari destination for our clients, because the country not only offers some spectacular, private big game viewing, but...

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...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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