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2014-07-03 23:04:09

The World Vision Experience "Kisongo Trek" Tour is an interactive exhibit that gives visitors a true day-in-the-life experience of one child in the Maasai community of Tanzania. The exhibit won first place at the 2014 PRO Awards for "Best Vehicle-Based Campaign." Madison Heights, MI (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The World Vision Experience “Kisongo Trek” mobile tour was named the Gold winner in the category of Best Vehicle-Based Campaign at the 2014 PRO Awards Gala on June...

2011-05-09 00:00:28

Leon H. Sullivan Foundation, a leader in empowering underprivileged people worldwide by promoting the principles of self-help and social responsibility announces the worldwide launch of the upcoming Leon H. Sullivan Summit IX, One Africa, to be held in Philadelphia Friday, May 13th, 2011. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 08, 2011 Leon H. Sullivan Foundation, a leader in empowering underprivileged people worldwide by promoting the principles of self-help and social responsibility announces the...

2008-08-25 09:01:07

Aviation safety body vets regional airlines NAIROBI, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- A regional aviation safety body has embarked on a re-certification exercise for airlines in the region, officials said on Thursday. A statement from the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat said the exercise conducted by the Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA) will be carried out in five phase and will end on Aug. 26. "As part of the exercise, representatives of all the region's...

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2008-08-19 06:10:00

Text of report by state-owned TBC (Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation) radio on 19 August The Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority has moved 175 settlements of Maasai herders who had encroached on the conservancy [in northern Tanzania], in a bid to conserve the environment and protect wildlife. Speaking to reporters who had visited the conservancy, the acting director of the authority, Mr Bernard Murunya, said the decision was reached after the authority bought 10,000 acres at the Oldonyo...

2007-08-21 12:13:48

Former President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation, spent six days in Tanzania, the largest country in East Africa. He was there to announce a critically needed subsidy to improve malaria treatment in the country. On his last day in Tanzania, President Clinton became one of 360,000 visitors annually to explore the World Famous Ngorongoro Crater. Often called 'Africa's Eden' and the '8th Natural Wonder of the World,' this collapsed volcano (a "caldera") is...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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