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2014-07-23 12:32:26

WATCHUNG, N.J., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Segal Family Foundation (SFF) Annual Meeting concluded in mid-July with more than 300 leaders of African and international nongovernmental organizations inspired to go back to their local communities to address some of Africa's most difficult development challenges. The Annual Meeting, held July 9-11 in Arusha, Tanzania, provided top leadership of African NGOs an opportunity to network, build relationships and gain new learning...

2014-07-21 16:20:31

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Limited Edition [http://www.virginlimitededition.com ], Sir Richard Branson's luxury collection of award-winning retreats is offering a special complimentary night stay to celebrate the opening of the beautiful Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in Franschhoek, South Africa from 1st of September 2014. Discover the delights of Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard with a free night when you book to stay for a minimum of...

2014-07-17 23:00:49

Nokero International, LLC today announced the launch of Uganda dealership, Onelamp, to provide solar light bulbs to Eastern Africa and combat a surge in East African illiteracy rates. Founded by Derrick Opio, Onelamp is illuminating the future of Ugandan education by providing a safe, sustainable, solar light to primary school children. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Nokero International, LLC today announced the launch of Uganda dealership, Onelamp, to provide solar light bulbs to...

2014-07-16 16:22:58

DETROIT, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The WORD Network is now available to an additional 70 million viewers throughout Central and Southern Africa. This is due to a new working agreement with ViewSat to launch on IntelSat20. The WORD Network position is on a selection of Free To Air Networks available to all residents living in Central and Southern African countries. "We are ecstatic to be working with ViewSat and being able to get our message out to people throughout Africa. With...

2014-07-15 16:26:03

Good Luck Charlie Star to Perform During Tanger Outlets' KidSTYLE Tour and Fashion Camp GREENSBORO, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.'s (NYSE: SKT) Tanger Outlets is kicking off the back to school shopping season in style by partnering with Disney Channel's Bridgit Mendler. Select Tanger Outlet centers will feature the Good Luck Charlie star performing her hit songs, signing autographs and hosting a Q&A with fans. The performance is part of Tanger's...

2014-07-15 08:29:14

~ KT Press reports on how the country is vigorously fighting maternal mortality KIGALI, Rwanda, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Nyamata, a rural town of Bugesera district, a 30 minutes' drive south of Rwanda's Capital - Kigali, Jeanne Musabende's husband is hanging out with neighbors when labour pains start grinding her. She needs maternity care immediately. And thanks to a range of programs Rwanda has put in place over past 14 years, Musabende does not have to worry about her...

2014-07-08 12:25:54

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Justin Masterson, Major League Baseball pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, and his wife Meryl have partnered with Bright Hope, and WCRF Moody Radio Cleveland in an effort to bring Hope to children in the Mathare Valley slum in Nairobi, Kenya. The Feed Their Future campaign continues through Labor Day to raise awareness of the plight of the extreme poor in Mathare and $250,000. Funds from...

2014-07-04 04:21:08

LONDON, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Second edition of Summit takes place alongside 1st PHARMATECH AFRICA Exhibition in Accra, Ghana, Sept. 10-12, 2014. PharmaAfrica is pleased to announce their new partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), a specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development, in producing the 2nd AFRICA PHARMACEUTICAL SUMMIT (APS), a conference that brings together executives from...

2014-07-03 23:04:09

The World Vision Experience "Kisongo Trek" Tour is an interactive exhibit that gives visitors a true day-in-the-life experience of one child in the Maasai community of Tanzania. The exhibit won first place at the 2014 PRO Awards for "Best Vehicle-Based Campaign." Madison Heights, MI (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The World Vision Experience “Kisongo Trek” mobile tour was named the Gold winner in the category of Best Vehicle-Based Campaign at the 2014 PRO Awards Gala on June...

2014-07-03 08:24:22

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kitoko Food Farm [http://kitoko-food.com ] has showcased its innovative model for agriculture development in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the Africa Progress Panel [http://africaprogresspanel.org ] (APP). Chaired by Kofi Annan, the APP visited the DRC to discuss its recently released 2014 Progress Report Grain, Fish, Money....


Latest Geography of Africa Reference Libraries

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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