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2008-08-26 09:01:02

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 26, 2008) - Sunridge Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SGC) is pleased to announce recent gold assay results from 13 diamond drill holes that tested the gold oxide cap at the Emba Derho VMS deposit in Eritrea. The gold cap at Emba Derho extends from surface to a vertical depth of approximately 35 metres, overlying the main copper-zinc-gold deposit. The purpose of this drill program was to expand, further define and upgrade the surface gold zone from the...

2008-07-25 18:00:39

HOLLYWOOD actor Colin Firth, pictured, is among fellow thespians, writers and musicians who are today backing a charity drive to fight starvation in East Africa. Oxfam is appealing for funds to expand the emergency response in Ethiopia, Somalia, Eritrea and northern Kenya. (c) 2008 Evening Chronicle - Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-06-26 09:02:53

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 26, 2008) - Sunridge Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SGC) is pleased to announce recent assay results from diamond drill holes from the on-going drill program at the Emba Derho zinc-copper-gold VMS deposit in Eritrea. The current drill program which is intended to both expand and further delineate the current resource has successfully intersected large intervals of zinc and copper mineralization. Drill highlights: ED-202-D: 22.44 metres grading...

2008-06-19 09:00:46

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 19, 2008) - Sanu Resources Ltd. ("Sanu") (TSX VENTURE:SNU) is pleased to announce the discovery of a new gold and base metal anomalous massive sulfide gossan trend in the Koken area of its Kerkebet River exploration license (see attached map) in northeastern Eritrea. This discovery, 85 km north of Sanu's Hambok deposit, potentially marks the identification of an entirely new volcanic-hosted massive sulfide (VHMS) district in Eritrea. The gossan...

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2007-01-29 16:03:35

AFRICA is being torn apart. And as Ethiopia's rift valley grows slowly wider, an international team of scientists is taking a unique opportunity to plot the progress of continents on the move. The 28-strong team is led by University of Leeds geophysicist Dr Tim Wright, who has secured a £2.5 million grant from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to study the seismic events taking place in the remote Afar desert of Northern Ethiopia. It's here that two mighty shelves of...

2006-08-31 11:50:15

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Eritrea has arrested some United Nations staff working for a peacekeeping mission in Eritrea and Ethiopia on accusations that they tried to smuggle young people out of the country, the government's Web site said. "Members of the United Nations Mission in Eritrea and Ethiopia (UNMEE) were apprehended yesterday by Eritrean security forces while illegally trying to move property and youths out of the country by hiding them in their vehicles," the Web site for...

2006-08-31 09:35:47

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Eritrea has arrested some United Nations staff working for a peacekeeping mission in Eritrea and Ethiopia on accusations that they tried to smuggle young people out of the country, the government's Web site said. "Members of the United Nations Mission in Eritrea and Ethiopia (UNMEE) were apprehended yesterday by Eritrean security forces while illegally trying to move property and youths out of the country by hiding them in their vehicles," the Web site for...

2006-08-23 10:00:55

By Mohamed Ali Bile MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's powerful Islamist movement opened a militia training camp on Wednesday with trainers from Eritrea, Afghanistan and Pakistan, witnesses said. The presence of foreign trainers points to what many fear is a growing internationalization of a crisis that has split the Horn of Africa nation and threatened the slim authority of its interim government. The Islamists' hardline leader, Shiekh Hassan Dahir Aweys, attended the opening of the...

2006-08-23 09:12:47

By Mohamed Ali Bile MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's powerful Islamist movement opened a militia training camp on Wednesday with trainers from Eritrea, Afghanistan and Pakistan, witnesses said. The presence of foreign instructors points to what many fear is a growing internationalization of a crisis that has split the Horn of Africa nation and threatened the slim authority of its interim government. The Islamists' hardline leader, Shiekh Hassan Dahir Aweys, attended the opening of...

2006-08-11 04:19:32

By Tsegaye Tadesse ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia said on Friday its army had killed 13 rebels and caught other commanders of an eastern separatist movement after they crossed from Somalia. Separately, Kenya announced the capture of 45 members of a another Ethiopian rebel group operating in the south, while an Ethiopian general who defected to Eritrea was quoted as saying he plans to take up arms against Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. The captured members of the eastern Ogaden...


Latest Eritrea Reference Libraries

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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2007-01-02 11:34:00

The Savannah Monitor, varanus exanthematicus, is a lizard which habitat extends from Senegal as far as Eritrea and northern Zaire. The majority of lizard skin used in the leather trade is derived from this species. This is a robust creature, with powerful limbs used for digging. It grows to lengths in excess of 4 to 5 feet and in some instances can cause deep lacerations with its claws and tail, although these are usually unintentional traits. Its diet is wide-ranging, including giant...

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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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