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2008-10-05 15:00:19

According to anba: Representatives of the RedePetro Bahia recently participated in two international missions with the objective of prospecting new business for micro and small companies from Bahia that offer goods and services in the oil sector. The network offers goods and services in the oil sector. The RedePetro is the main partner in the Project for Insertion of Micro and Small Companies in the Oil, Gas and Energy Productive Chain, and is an initiative of the Brazilian Micro and Small...

2008-10-03 18:00:24

GILLA INC. (OTCBB: GLLA) ("Gilla"), has entered into a definitive agreement effective October 3, 2008 to acquire all the shares of Terra Merchant Resources Corporation ("Terra"), a private company incorporated in Ontario, Canada. Terra has secured rights to a gold exploration property in Angola, known under the name of Salutar Commercio Mining Concession, located some 120 km north of Cabinda City, Angola. The concession covers approximately 200 square kilometers. Through a Joint Venture...

2008-09-22 09:00:30

Angola to host Africa's celebration to mark World Habitat Day LUANDA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Angolan capital of Luanda was chosen by the United Nations to host on October 6 the central act in commemoration of the World Habitat Day, Angola's official news agency ANGOP reported on Sunday. Diekumpuna Sita Jose, minister of Urbanization and Environment, was quoted as saying that senior officials of the United Nations, including UN Undersecretary General and Executive Director of the UN...

2008-09-05 12:00:17

Blue Sky Network, a leading global provider of mobile asset management and fleet management solutions using GPS tracking, today announced it will work with its customer, VIH Helicopters Ltd., to provide flight tracking for the distribution of voter materials for this year's presidential election in Angola. This is the first national election since 1992 for the southwestern African country, and the Angolan government has contracted Canada-based VIH, which has equipped their entire fleet with...

2008-09-02 12:00:23

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 2, 2008) - Brian Kiernan, President and CEO of Moydow Mines International Inc. ("Moydow" or "the Company") (TSX:MOY)(AIM:MOY) today announced that Moydow has identified two more kimberlitic bodies at the Dala Diamond Project in Angola, in addition to the one announced on June 16, 2008. The two new kimberlites were identified on two separate anomalies, G34 and G35 which have recently been drilled as part of the current drilling program at the Dala Project....

2008-09-01 06:00:30

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/85e86e/angola_oil_and_gas) has announced the addition of the "Angola Oil and Gas Markets Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2020" report to their offering. Angola Oil and Gas Markets Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2020 Summary This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments...

2008-08-29 09:00:56

By Henrique Almeida On a recent Friday night, men in sport utility vehicles and others on mopeds lined up outside one of the few gas stations in the Angolan port city of Lobito to fill up for the weekend. As car horns began to sound, it became clear that the gas pumps had once again run dry. "We provide millions of barrels of oil each month to China and the United States but don't have enough to fill up our own tanks," David Boio, a businessmen, said, as he stepped down from his truck....

2008-08-28 06:00:55

Text of report by state-run North Korean radio on 28 August On 23 August, Angola announced a plan to manufacture and fire a satellite called Angosat. Steps will be taken accordingly, such as the acceleration of the construction of substructures required for manufacturing and firing the satellite. The firing of the satellite is aimed at upgrading the country's information technology level by one notch in line with the demands of the information industry era. The government will...

2008-08-25 09:01:30

Angola to launch "Angosat" satellite LUANDA, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Angolan government has formalized a project to produce, launch and operate an Angolan satellite dubbed "Angosat", Angola's official news agency ANGOP reported on Sunday. The project also includes the creation of human resources and relevant infrastructures, said the report. The Angolan government has approved the contracts for the building, placing in orbit and operation of the "Angosat" satellite signed between...

2008-08-25 06:00:54

Text of report in English by Angolan state-owned news agency Angop website on 24 August The government of Angola has formalized, through an announcement in the State Gazette of last 15 July, the project of creating the Angolan satellite dubbed "Angosat", including its production, launch and operation. Angop learnt on Saturday [23 August], from decision included in the First Series No 130 of this official organ, that the project also includes the creation of human resources and...

Latest Angola Reference Libraries

Southern Reedbuck, Redunca arundinum
2012-10-12 11:24:59

The southern reedbuck (Redunca arundinum), also known as the common reedbuck or the rietbok, is a species of antelope that can be found in southern Africa. Its range extends from Tanzania and Gabon to South Africa, including Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Namibia, and Zambia, among other areas. It prefers a habitat within grasslands, woodlands, pastures, and valleys. This species uses reeds and other tall vegetation located near water to remain hidden from predators....

Barbeled Houndshark, Leptocharias smithii
2012-09-03 08:24:18

The Barbeled houndshark (Leptocharias smithii) is a species of bottom dwelling shark and sole member of the Leptochariidae family. It is a fish found in the Atlantic Ocean, inhabiting coastal waters of Africa from Mauritania to Angola and found at depths up to 246 feet. It is occasionally found as far north as the Mediterranean Sea. Its habitat is typically muddy water around river mouths. This fish can grow up to 32 inches in length, and is characterized by its long, slender body,...

2007-10-22 16:03:24

The Bioko Allen's Bushbaby (Galago alleni) , also known as Bioko Allen's Galago, or Bioko Allen's Squirrel Galago is a species of primate in the Galagidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

2007-06-25 08:55:42

The Giant Sable Antelope, Hippotragus niger variani, is a rare subspecies of Sable Antelope native and endemic to the region between Cuango and Luando Rivers in Angola. They live in forests near the water, where leaves and tree sprouts are always juicy and abundant. It is an endangered species, so it is protected in natural parks, and hunting it is, therefore, forbidden. Both sexes have horns, which can reach 59 inches. Males and females are strikingly similar in appearance until they...

2007-02-21 18:04:44

The grey triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) is a triggerfish of Eastern Atlantic areas. It is found from Mediterranean to Angola, and Nova Scotia to Argentina.

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