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2014-05-02 12:23:04

Plan supports country's social development initiatives MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has launched an environmental training program to form technicians who will work to ensure that Bioko Island's environment and natural habitat are monitored in order to protect its biodiversity and the species that are unique to the country. The program has trained 30 Equatoguineans through the Support Program for the...

2013-08-27 23:27:02

H.E. Kelebone Maope, Ambassador and Permanent Representative for the Kingdom of Lesotho to the UN christen the Spirit of Malabo that will help bring the UN Slave Memorial into fruition. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 With scenic East River as a backdrop and The United Nations International School (UNIS) as its nearest neighbor, the Skyport Marina located on 23rd Street and the Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive played host for the christening of the Spirit of Malabo on...

2011-06-13 09:07:00

President Obiang Officially Opens 11 New Facilities Country Is Ready to Host African Union Summit MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea dedicated 11 new facilities on the island of Bioko on Saturday. The public works projects were designed to improve infrastructure, help combat corruption, and bring potable water to communities. Some of the projects expanded the city's ability to host...

2011-05-11 09:47:00

Government Partnership Develops $15.8 Million Initiative to Reduce Malaria MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Republic of Equatorial Guinea has decreased the prevalence of the malaria parasite in children by 57% in just four years and has increased the number of children protected by bed nets or indoor spraying of insecticides from 4% to 95% in that same period, according to a report by Roll Back Malaria. Research carried out on the Island of Bioko,...


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2007-01-02 10:17:56

The drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus) is a primate of the Cercopithecidae (Old-world Monkeys) family. It is closely related to the baboons and even more closely to the mandrill. The drill is similar in appearance to the mandrill, but lacks the colorful face. It is found only in Cameroon, Nigeria, and north of the Sanaga River. It is also found on the coastal island of Bioko, part of Equatorial Guinea. The drill is one of Africa's most endangered primates.

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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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