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2014-11-10 16:21:52

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Patricia Haslach, and U.S.

2014-11-10 08:21:11

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2014-11-04 16:22:16

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Nov.

2014-10-29 23:11:50

The World Olympians Association [WOA], the representative body for Olympians worldwide, has launched the #TargetEbola campaign to help combat Ebola in Sierra Leone and other areas in West Africa.

2014-10-24 12:22:01

Government contract will fund two standard gauge locomotives ABUJA, Nigeria, Oct.

2014-10-07 08:28:22

KISANGANI, Democratic Republic of the Congo, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - One hundred albino children received free photochromic eyeglasses from Hopital du Cinquantenaire

2014-10-01 23:05:41

As part of the Covers & Others series, SJ's new cover video shows the effects of climate change to some of the world's last equatorial glaciers.

2014-09-24 16:21:59

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Sept.

2014-09-23 16:20:47

CHICAGO, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World's largest commercial aviation event heads to Africa for the first time in 2015 As a record-breaking World


Latest Geography of Africa Reference Libraries

Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

Africa
2013-02-18 11:10:17

As the world’s second-largest and second most populous continent, Africa is about 11.7 sq. miles including adjacent islands. It covers 6 percent of the Earth’s total surface area and 20.4 percent of the total land area. With 1 billion people, it accounts for about 15 percent of the world’s human population. It is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, both the Suez Canal and the Red Sea along the Sinai Peninsula to the northeast, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Indian...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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