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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...

2014-06-04 08:26:57

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As I prepare to head off to Rwanda, on the first stop of a 4-country tour of East Africa, I am impressed by how much broadcasting has changed in this region since I joined AFRICA24 MEDIA 3 years ago. The Kenyan market has become very competitive with new channels launching and grand plans for the digital migration. Tanzanian stations have started selling advertising and have been taking on very distinct personalities. In Rwanda...

2014-05-14 00:21:20

DUBAI, UAE and LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mawwell [https://www.mawwell.com ], a new international rewards-based crowdfunding destination for creative and innovative projects launches the first crowdfunding platform for the EMEA market. Mawwell [https://www.mawwell.com ], which means "fund" in Arabic, aims at giving the opportunity for project creators who may be too small for venture capital firms or too innovative for bankers, to attract the attention from...

2014-05-13 12:27:31

Index Provider Launches 14 New Equity Indices Covering Africa JOHANNESBURG, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI) announced today that it has launched the deepest and most extensive suite of African equity indices currently available to investors. Fourteen (14) new equity indices covering thirteen (13) African markets were launched today by SPDJI providing investors in Africa, as well as those outside, with a comprehensive offering of indices measuring the performance...

2014-05-02 23:08:33

BiasharaWorks to Offer NetSuite’s Cloud-Based Business Management Suite to Fast-Growing Companies in Africa Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 BiasharaWorks, a Mkenga Group Limited company and cloud-based ERP solutions provider, today announced that it has joined the NetSuite Solution Provider Program. This partnership with NetSuite, the industry’s leading provider of cloud-based financials/ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, enables BiasharaWorks to launch a new...

Native Honeybees Safe From Invasive Pests For Now
2014-04-18 10:57:01

By Sara LaJeunesse, Penn State Several parasites and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia and the United States are spreading across East Africa, but do not appear to be impacting native honeybee populations at this time, according to an international team of researchers. The invasive pests include including Nosema microsporidia and Varroa mites. "Our East African honeybees appear to be resilient to these invasive pests, which suggests to us that the chemicals used to...


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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  • 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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