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2014-09-05 23:05:58

Both Can Still Be Rescued but Requires Research, Education and Strong Action, Reports Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 As the worst and longest drought in California history deepens, residents may wonder, is California destined to become another Somalia or Kenya? Both East African nations have experienced drought that has destroyed much of the economic base and killed thousands of people through dehydration and famine. According to...

2014-09-03 08:24:27

Regional interconnections and oil discoveries to drive industry growth in the region CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, and East Africa represents the second-fastest growing region within Africa. However, East Africa's power sector is highly underdeveloped and has the lowest electricity access rate on the continent. Further, electricity demand is projected to grow faster than the expected expansion rate...

2014-09-03 04:22:46

Frost & Sullivan believes that the DjIX will strengthen the DDC's leading position in the East African data center market CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the data centre market, Frost & Sullivan recognises the Djibouti Data Center (DDC) with the 2014 East Africa Frost & Sullivan Award for Enabling Technology Leadership. The DDC is the first and only data centre facility in East Africa with access to all major international fibre...

2014-09-02 23:09:11

After extensive work in west and southern Africa, Got Produce? ® has now expanded into East Africa and has signed their first Franchisee in Tanzania near the bustling port of Dar es Salaam. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Got Produce?® announces today their newest franchisee, Monitrac International, DBA Got Produce?® Tanzania. After extensive work in west and southern Africa, Got Produce? ® has now expanded into East Africa and has signed their first...

2014-08-14 23:00:13

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" Oil and Gas Boom across East Africa at Risk" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Ten years ago, East Africa was not a major oil and gas exploration basin despite drilling activity dating back to at least 1960. Now, Uganda and Kenya are estimated to have commercial recoverable reserves of 1 billion barrels of crude oil and Tanzania and Mozambique to have 130 trillion cubic feet of...

2014-07-28 20:25:49

ORLANDO, Fla., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TSM Corporation and Galileo Group, Inc. announced today that they are initiating operations in Kenya and East Africa to provide advanced airborne remote sensing services and completed all-digital informatics products to regional, commercial, and government customers. Initial focus is on providing hyperspectral imaging for agricultural planning; oil, gas, and minerals detection for exploration; and infrastructure development programs. The...

2014-07-02 08:24:29

The Machine Gun Preacher Documentary will be released on July 1, 2014 by Vision Films, Inc. LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vision Films, Inc. is proud to announce the release of The Machine Gun Preacher Documentary, directed by Kevin Evans and Zac Simpson and produced by Angels of East Africa. The Machine Gun Preacher Documentary will debut on local cable satellite and Telco VOD providers through iNDemand (Comcast, Time Warner, Cox and Brighthouse); Vubiquity...

2014-06-23 08:24:08

DUBAI, UAE, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WTS Energy has expanded its horizon in Europe and Africa by opening offices in Belgrade, Serbia and in Maputo and Pemba, Mozambique. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/693412 ) Frederik Rengers, CEO of WTS Energy says: "With investments by Gazprom and other companies in many exploration and production projects in and around Serbia, there is a huge potential for Serbia transforming into a massive energy...

2014-06-20 23:06:32

New Goway Africa discounts offer a safari adventure for every budget. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The Africa Experts at Goway Travel are offering hefty discounts on one of their most popular air-inclusive South Africa adventures. Meanwhile, those really wanting to get out there will save up to $1000 per person on the company’s East Africa Safari. A prime destination for any traveller’s first safari tour, South Africa is a well-developed, progressive country with solid tourist...

2014-06-19 16:25:45

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advancing an imperative global discussion on pharma development in the Middle East and North Africa, Marwan Abdulaziz Janahi, Executive Director of TECOM Investments' Science Cluster in Dubai will participate in a panel discussion at The BIO International Convention (BIO 2014). Titled "Healthcare Competitiveness and New Opportunities for R&D in the Middle East and North Africa", the panel will be held on Wednesday, June 25, 2014...


Latest east Africa Reference Libraries

Orbiculate Cardinalfish, Sphaeramia orbicularis
2009-06-18 17:44:13

The Orbiculate Cardinalfish (Sphaeramia orbicularis) is a cardinalfish that belongs to the family of Apogondiae. This fish grows to be 10 inches in length. The Orbiculate Cardinalfish has a thick, dark, vertical "waistband" that is sprinkled with dark spots heading toward the tail of the fish. This fish is found in coastal areas across the Indo-Pacific, along with East Africa, the Ryukyu Islands, New Caledonia, eastern Caroline, Kiribati, Belau, and the Mariana Islands. The male Orbiculate...

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2007-12-18 14:34:45

The Silver Moony (Monodactylus argenteus), is a perciform fish found in the Red Sea and East Africa to Samoa, North to the Yaeyamas, south to New Caledonia and Australia. This fish is often kept in brackish water aquaria. Silver moony has a silver body in a triangular shape. They have big eyes and crossed with a dark ray. Its fins are silver with yellow reflection.

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2007-10-23 15:32:51

Gerenuks (Litocranius walleri), are a type of antelope or gazelle with remarkably long necks that are found in East Africa. It is also known as Waller's Gazelle. The word gerenuk comes from the Somali language, meaning "Giraffe-necked". Gerenuks eat leaves and shoots from trees and tall bushes by standing on their hind legs and stretching out their long necks. They will also eat buds, flowers, and fruits. Gerenuks have a small head for their body, but their eyes and ears are big. Unlike...

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2007-08-23 05:16:34

The Klipspringer (Oreotragus oreotragus), is a small African antelope that is found from the Cape of Good Hope all the way up East Africa and into Ethiopia. Its name means "˜rock jumper' in Afrikaans. It is also known informally as a myundla, which in Xhosa, means "˜rabbit'. Reaching approximately 22 inches at the shoulder, Klipspringers are relatively small compared to their relative antelopes cousins. Only males have horns that are about 4 to 6 inches long. They stand on the tips of...

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2007-07-16 16:39:36

The Lesser Kudu (Tragelaphus imberbis), is a forest antelops found in East Africa and possibly the southern Arabian Peninsula. Lesser Kudu live in dry thorn bush and forest and eat mainly leaves. Lesser Kudu are nocturnal. They live in groups of two to five ranging up to twenty-four on rare occasions these have about equal numbers of males and females. Lesser Kudu stand about a 40 at the shoulder and weigh 110 - 220 pounds, males are larger than females. Males are grey-brown while females...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'