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2013-12-19 16:29:37

Bonne Nouvelle wine release helps Montesquieu and Wine To Water reach over 10,000 Ethiopians with clean water since 2012 NAPA, Calif., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to a little bit of effort and one very special wine -- Michel Rolland's 2003 Bonne Nouvelle -- 1,800 more people are set to receive the thing they need most: a source for clean water. With the holidays in full swing, Montesquieu Winery wanted to harness the spirit of giving to bring good news to those who need...

2013-12-19 12:26:46

NAIROBI, Kenya, December 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A24 MEDIA would like to wish all of our friends, colleagues and partners a Happy Holiday season. As we look back on 2013 we proudly reflect on the 50th anniversary of our parent company Camerapix, the 50th year of Kenyan independence and our 50th original African documentary. We also congratulate our Chairman, Salim Amin, on the various awards and recognitions he has received in the past year. From being named one of the 50...

2013-12-11 23:21:13

The Population Council’s Studies in Family Planning (December 2013) credits the contraceptive social marketing and behavior change communication implemented by DKT Ethiopia as contributing factors to "an emerging family planning success story." Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 A new article published in the Population Council’s Studies in Family Planning (December 2013) calls Ethiopia, which was the site of the 2013 International Conference on Family Planning,...

2013-12-10 23:20:42

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Africa - Mobile Voice Market and Major Network Operators. London (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Market penetration to reach 60% among Africas one billion people in 2012 Mobile phones represent more than 90% of all telephone lines in Africa. Market penetration passed the 50% mark in 2010 and is expected to reach 60% in 2012. Subscriber growth across the continent has slowed to around 17% p.a, but several individual markets are still...

2013-11-29 16:21:02

DALLAS, Nov. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Global Pasta Market to 2017 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Over 60 Countries", "Global Cheese Market to 2017 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Over 80 Countries", "Global Coffee Market to 2017 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Over 70 Countries", "Global Sugar Market to 2017 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Over 60 Countries", "Global Yeast Market to 2017 - Market Size, Growth, and...

2013-11-28 16:21:45

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Nov. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Trade Development Consulting and its Project Development Partner, Energy Ventures, both Maryland Companies, announced that they have been awarded the contract by the Ethiopian Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy and the Board of Directors of the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation to build, operate, and transfer three 100-MW solar farms in Eastern Ethiopia. Solar PV Electricity generating systems are emerging renewable...

2013-11-22 23:33:21

Exotic Origins Coffee and Common River.Org come together in collaboration for Ethiopia’s Aleta Wondo coffee growing community. Marin County, California (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Exotic Origins Coffee began in origin around the globe, tracing and sourcing extraordinary, rare 88+ rated and above single limited harvests in order to offer a “deeper experience for the adventurous palate” . Common River.Org is a multi-faceted development organization improving lives of women and children...

2013-11-19 20:21:56

WELLESLEY, Mass., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is in the midst of an entrepreneurial revolution that is invigorating the region with new opportunities, increased employment and a robust rise in gross domestic product to one of the highest in the world, according to the 2012 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Sub-Saharan African Regional Report launched this week in Lusaka, Zambia. Africa's real GDP rose by 4,9 percent from 2000 to 2008, more...

2013-11-07 20:21:08

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Trade and Development Consulting together with its Project Development Partner, Energy Ventures, both Maryland-based companies, today announced that they have been awarded the contract by the Ethiopian Ministry of Water and Energy and the Board of Directors of the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation to build, operate, and transfer three (3), one hundred (100) megawatt solar sites, in the eastern region of Ethiopia. The site...

2013-09-20 04:20:42

TOKYO, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An international symposium on ending discrimination related to leprosy was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on September 18. Sponsored by The Nippon Foundation, the symposium brought together some 200 people affected by leprosy, human rights experts, and representatives of NGOs and international bodies from 13 countries, including eight African nations. At an opening ceremony, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced that the...


Latest Ethiopia Reference Libraries

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...

Somalirhynchia africana
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Somalirhynchia africana is a species of brachiopod in the Tetrarhynchiidae family. This marine rhynchonellate lampshell lived during the Late Jurassic Period in the Ethiopian Faunal Province, which today consists of Ethiopia, Somalia, Jordan, Yemen, Kenya, Madagascar, Saudi Arabia, and Tunisia. This species also occurred in India. During the Upper Jurassic, this species would have been found in tropical, shallow, coral seas, where it lived as a stationary epifaunal suspension feeder. S....

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