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2014-06-20 23:08:17

Ethiopian Prince from the Imperial Royal House of David Speaks at the DuSable Museum of African-American History Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 As movies such as “12 Years a Slave” are praised and popularized for their depiction of black history beginning with slavery in America, the Queen of Sheba Historical Research Foundation, Inc. in Chicago believes that a new narrative on black history needs to be written which goes beyond the painful legacy of slavery. The constant...

2014-06-12 12:22:15

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea participated in the U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial (AEM) hosted by the governments of Ethiopia and the United States to provide a forum for major announcements and commitments that support energy development throughout Africa. Under the theme "Catalyzing Sustainable Energy Growth in Africa," AEM brought together energy leaders from Africa and the United States to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on June 3-4,...

2014-06-10 12:29:40

100 Wells for Ethiopia Receives Cause Marketing Halo Award as a Top 2013 Campaign CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Dental Services (PDS®), The Smile Generation & charity: water were honored with a GOLD Cause Marketing Halo Award in the Best Message - Focused Category at the 12(th) Annual Cause Marketing Forum Conference on May 29 in Chicago. A total of 18 awards were given out to programs judged to be the best at doing well by doing good in 2013....

2014-05-29 08:28:48

Global conference June 2 - 6 aims to ensure all people have the micronutrients they need for survival and best health ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's leading nutrition, food security, global health and sustainable agriculture experts and practitioners are gathering in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia next week to address micronutrient malnutrition, which affects one in three people in the world - most of them poor women and children in developing countries. Photo:...

2014-05-14 08:37:29

The renowned science foundation advances AI in the capital of Ethiopia. NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to Sub-Saharan Africa, the media always focuses on war, famine and disease. Little is known about the innovation and positive attributes stemming from the region. One such attribute, is the growth of computer science and artificial intelligence. Indeed, the field of AI has skyrocketed in developing nations with the advent of the home computer, but has recently...

2014-05-12 12:25:56

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Myisha Brooks has been named Vice President of Creative Relations and Marketing for Motown Records, it was announced today by company president, Ethiopia Habtemariam, to whom Brooks will report. In this newly created position, Brooks' responsibilities will encompass marketing, artist development and public relations, as she facilitates strategic initiatives for recently signed artists in addition to constructing, initiating, and...

2014-04-29 23:15:42

Experts remark that the Ethiopian coffee tastes like “Cirque du Soleil in a Cup”. La Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Industry coffee report, Coffee Review, recently ranked Bird Rock Coffee Roasters’ Ethiopia: Guji Zone coffee at 95 points. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters is the only roaster in San Diego to receive a score of 95 or higher, and out of 96 coffees reviewed nationwide, only nine received a score of 95 or above. Coffee Review conducts blind cuppings and ranks coffees on...

2014-04-15 23:06:39

100 Wells for Ethiopia Marketing Campaign Raises $1.3 Million, Helping Nearly 33,000 People Irvine,CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Pacific Dental Services (PDS®)and Smile Generation-trusted offices today announced they are a finalist in the 2014 Cause Marketing Halo Awards for their “100 Wells for Ethiopia” marketing campaign. “We are thrilled to be named a finalist for a Cause Marketing Halo Award,” said We Serve Manager Kyle Guerin. “This truly was a team effort across our...

2014-04-11 12:23:30

BANGALORE, India, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Organises a screening camp for patients with CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE Prevalence of kidney diseases in Ethiopia: In developing countries such as Ethiopia, chronic kidney disease is a growing problem. The incidence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is rising due to increase in risk factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes mellitus. In Africa, End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) has poor...

2014-03-12 12:29:11

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and Ethio-American Doctors Group, Inc. ("EADG") have signed a Memorandum of Understanding agreeing to locate the Regional Cancer Center of Excellence ("RCCE") at the hospital and medical village complex being built by EADG in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140312/MN81586) Globally, cancer causes more death than TB, HIV/AIDS and Malaria combined...


Latest Ethiopia Reference Libraries

African Wild Ass, Equus africanus
2014-04-30 11:15:27

The African wild ass (Equus africanus) is a species within the Equidae family that is thought to be that ancestor of the domestic donkey. This species resides in arid habitats in a range that includes the Horn of Africa, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. This species hold four subspecies, including the Somali wild ass and the Nubian wild ass. The African wild ass reaches an average body length of 6.6 feet, a height between 12.1 and 14.1 hands at the shoulders, and a weight between 510 and...

Nile Lechwe, Kobus megaceros
2012-09-10 17:01:29

The Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros), a species of antelope, is also known as Mrs Gray's lechwe, the waterbuck, or the wasserbock. It can be found in Ethiopia and Sudan, where it prefers a habitat within grasslands, steppes, wetlands, coastal areas, or swamplands with water reaching a depth between 3.9 and 16 inches. Leopold Fitzinger first described this antelope in 1855. The Nile lechwe varies in size depending on sex, with males typically reaching a weight of up to 260 pounds and females...

Walia Ibex, Capra walie
2012-08-29 12:21:36

The walia ibex (Capra walie), sometimes considered to be a subspecies of the Alpine ibex, and can be found in a highly restricted range in the Semien Mountains in Ethiopia. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas, subalpine grasslands, scrubs, and mountain forests at an elevation between 8,200 and 14,800 feet. This ibex is also known as the Abyssinian ibex. The walia ibex is typical dark brown to red brown in color, with a grey brown muzzle and lighter grey legs. The underbelly and insides...

Dromedary Camel, Camelus dromedarius
2012-08-24 14:19:35

The dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius), also known as the Arabian camel, is a completely domesticated species that appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Domesticated”. It is thought that when wild, its native range was mainly in the Arabian Peninsula. It can now be found in South Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. The only dromedary camels that display wild behaviors are the population of feral camels in Australia, which were introduced in 1840. It prefers a...

Dibatag, Ammodorcas clarkei
2012-08-05 21:14:48

The dibatag (Ammodorcas clarkei), also known as Clarke's gazelle, is native to Somalia and Ethiopia. Its range is significantly smaller than it once was, and in many areas, populations are fragmented. In the region of Ogaden, where it was once abundant, the northern populations have dwindled due to human civilizations taking over. In southern Ogaden, it is still present in acceptable numbers, most likely due to the natural vegetation and habitat required to sustain it. It prefers a habitat...

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