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2011-03-06 14:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and SonAir Servico Aereo, S.A. (SonAir) today announced the signing of a contract for six S-76C++(TM) helicopters in a ceremony held at Heli-Expo. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) SonAir has been flying Sikorsky products for more than 15 years in support of offshore oil operations in Angola. Currently, SonAir operates...

2011-02-17 05:51:00

MADRID, February 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Project has a Budget of EUR34.6m. It Includes the Installation of 20 Kilometres of 225 kV Power Lines and the Construction of a 20/20 kV Substation Transformer. - The Company is Rolling out Several Energy Projects in Seven African Countries: Angola, Algeria, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Morocco, Mauritania and Mozambique Isolux Corsan will be widening its footprint on the African continent, where it runs power projects in seven...

2011-02-16 12:43:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Rotary International at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=460b5f81-32bc-4e62-a194-90a6d124192b&lr=ls LUANDA, Angola (14 February 2011) - President Ray Klinginsmith of Rotary International, one of the world's largest humanitarian service organizations, met Vice-president Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos "Nando" of Angola and his vice minister of Health, Evelize Frestas to express appreciation for...

2010-11-16 18:45:56

Active management of the third stage of labour means that women lose less blood than with a more expectant approach, reveals a thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, in conjunction with Sahlgrenska University Hospital. A number of studies in the West have shown that heavy bleeding following childbirth has become more common in recent years. In her thesis, midwife and researcher Elisabeth Jangsten decided to look at how heavily women bleed after giving birth in Angola and Sweden...

2010-09-29 12:00:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will add an eighth destination to its growing Africa route network in January, with the first-ever scheduled direct service between the United States and Luanda, Angola. Flights will operate three times per week with 243-seat Airbus A330-200 aircraft flying between Delta's hub at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Luanda with an intermediate stop in Dakar, Senegal. (Logo:...

2010-09-21 15:00:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Total Exploration & Production Angola for the manufacture and supply of subsea production equipment for the CLOV development project. The award has a value of approximately $520 million in revenue to FMC Technologies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081222/LAM028LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081222/LAM028LOGO) FMC's...

2010-09-01 18:35:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Riding off the momentum generated by his stunning performance at the opening ceremonies of last June's FIFA World Cup in Johannesburg, R&B superstar R. Kelly returned home to Chicago this weekend after his third trip to Africa this year, this one including a special surprise performance for President Jose Eduardo dos Santos of Angola. In addition to his June trip to Johannesburg, where he performed his stirring ballad (and official World Cup anthem)...

2010-08-19 15:00:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has received a call-off order from Total Exploration & Production Angola for the manufacture and supply of additional subsea production equipment. The call-off is for one option included in an existing contract and has a value of approximately $36 million in revenue to FMC Technologies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081222/LAM028LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-08-09 15:05:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported net income attributable to VAALCO of $10.0 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2010 compared to a net loss attributable to VAALCO of $1.7 million or ($0.03) per diluted share, for the comparable period in 2009. Second quarter 2010 revenues were $33.7 million compared to $32.1 million in the second quarter of 2009. (Logo:...

2010-07-26 03:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The revival of the global economy, following the economic crisis in 2008 and 2009, has led to a rebound in the demand for minerals and natural resources from Southern Africa. This has stepped-up the demand for oil products within the region, driving growth in the Southern African downstream oil and gas market. Furthermore, the recovery of crude oil prices has resulted in intensified exploration initiatives in the region, particularly in...

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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  • 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.