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2014-07-07 08:29:39

JOHANNESBURG, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rwanda government seized Tribert Rujugiro Ayabatwa's shares in Nshili Kivu Tea Factory (NKTF) on 25 June 2014. The Commission of Abandoned Properties in Nyaruguru District instructed NKTF to deposit any monies or any other benefits due to Ayabatwa in the District's own bank account for "safekeeping." By this action, government replaced Ayabatwa as shareholder in NKTF. In a separate development, the Rwandan authorities seized Ayabatwa's...

2014-07-06 23:01:39

Recently Dresses1000.com, a renowned wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has unveiled its new collection of perfect homecoming dresses. In addition, the company has launched a big sale to celebrate the 2014 World Cup. (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 Recently Dresses1000.com, a renowned wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has unveiled its new collection of perfect homecoming dresses. In addition, the company has launched a big sale to celebrate the 2014 World Cup. The current discount is...

2014-07-06 23:01:31

Recently, DressyQuinceanera.com, the distinguished wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has announced its latest range of classic Quinceanera dresses. What’s more, the company has launched a big sale for these classic outfits. (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 Recently, DressyQuinceanera.com, the distinguished wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has announced its latest range of classic Quinceanera dresses. What’s more, the company has launched a big sale for these classic outfits. Now,...

2014-07-05 23:02:35

The Impact Diverting Helmet System Jenkintown, PA (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 American entrepreneur Calvin Millwood has developed an innovative helmet called The Preventer that could potentially save hundreds of lives and prevent life-threatening injuries. Described as a ‘helmet within a helmet’, The Preventer was created to protect professional athletes, sports enthusiasts and children from dangerous and sometimes fatal concussions. Millwood has created a prototype of the wonder device,...

2014-07-03 23:09:08

Kankana, the publisher of Arabic Children Book Apps, release Ahlam, their first Book App on the iTunes App store. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Kankana LLC, a company dedicated to infusing a love of Arabic speaking, recently released Ahlam, a one of a kind Interactive Book App for children in Arabic. With millions of children of Arab origin growing up in non-Arabic speaking countries, and the proliferation of digital devices, it has become a challenge for parents to expose their children to the...

2014-07-03 23:07:05

“Mermaid Down,” a highly original and award winning screenplay by Jeffrey Grellman, from a concept created by Grellman and clinical psychologist, Dr. Kelly Lauren Baker, boasts an unusual story: A mermaid is ripped from the Pacific, her tail is chopped off and she's thrown into a mental home where no one believes she is a mermaid. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 It all started when an unknown filmmaker, armed with a low-grade DSLR camera, a mere 300 bucks and a couple...

2014-07-03 23:05:20

Market Size - $145.13 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 4.7%, Market Trends –Increasing demand in China and Asia Pacific. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/aquaculture-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The global market for aquaculture is expected to reach USD 202.96 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Aquaculture includes farming of aquatic organisms such as mollusks, fish,...

2014-07-03 08:24:22

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kitoko Food Farm [http://kitoko-food.com ] has showcased its innovative model for agriculture development in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the Africa Progress Panel [http://africaprogresspanel.org ] (APP). Chaired by Kofi Annan, the APP visited the DRC to discuss its recently released 2014 Progress Report Grain, Fish, Money....

2014-07-02 23:03:47

As July 4th celebrations often include fireworks, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute urges families to celebrate with caution this Fourth of July holiday. The dangers of consumer fireworks include blindness, as well as injuries to the head, face, and hands. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 As July 4th celebrations often include fireworks, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute urges families to celebrate with caution this Fourth of July holiday. The dangers of consumer fireworks include blindness, as...

2014-07-02 23:00:51

Discount-Dress.com, one of the most distinguished dress companies, has recently added a new range of classic prom dresses to its product category. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 With changing trends in the fashion industry, ladies are looking for more beautiful special occasion gowns in order to make better purchasing decisions. Keeping that in mind, Discount-Dress.com, one of the most distinguished dress companies, has recently added a new range of classic prom dresses to its product category....


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Afrikaner Cattle
2014-07-04 09:22:53

The Afrikaner is a hardy breed of cattle native to South Africa. It is also known as Afrikander and in Afrikaans it is known as the Afrikanerbees. It is part of the Sanga type cattle. In 1652, large herds of Sanga cattle were rounded up by the Khoikhoi of the Dutch Cape Colony. The Afrikaner were used by the colonists for meat and milk and Boers used them as draft animals to pull wagons on the Great Trek. They have been bred with other cattle types for their fertility, docility and...

Tolfetano Horse
2014-07-03 13:02:31

The Tolfetano is a breed of horse that originated in the Lazio region of Italy. The development of the breed was believed by some to be from crossing the Mongolian horse with native stock. Others believe it derived from crossing native horses with Barb and Spanish breeds. Originally, the breed was known as Maremmano, but when Thoroughbred blood was introduced, the Tolfetano became a separate breed. There are 15 breeds indigenous to Italy and the Tolfetano is one that is recognized by...

Soviet heavy draft horse
2014-06-25 14:10:37

The Soviet Heavy Draft is a breed of horse originating in Russia in the late 1800s and the modern breed established by the 1940s. The horse was developed by crossbreeding native mares with imported Belgian stallions. By 1936, three breeding centers were established, Pochinkovsk, Mordovian and Gavrilovo-Posad. Other breeding centers branched off of these and in 1952 the Soviet Heavy Draft was officially recognized as a heavy draft breed. The average height of the breed is 60.4 inches and...

Pleven Horse
2014-06-25 13:07:23

The Pleven is a breed of horse officially recognized in 1951. The breed was developed in the Klementina stud - the Georgi Dimitrov Agricultural Center - in Bulgaria. Arabian and Thoroughbred horses were crossbred to form the Pleven. It has mostly Anglo-Arab blood, but Gidran stallions were added into the development of today’s breed. It is bred throughout Bulgaria with efforts to increase its size to become an international sporting horse. The head has a straight profile and the neck is...

Basuto-Pony
2014-04-10 09:46:37

The Basuto Pony  is a breed from South Africa improved from the bloodline of Arabian and Persian horses. In 1653, four horses were imported to South Africa from the Dutch East India Trading Company. The exact breed of them is unknown, but may have been either Arabian or Persian. The original horse became the Cape Horse which could possibly also be the Basuto, but with the cross breeding of Arabian and other breeds the Basuto Pony remained small and the Cape grew larger. Because of the...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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