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2015-05-20 08:34:25

NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bella Wiener, a high school senior from Bend, OR, is preparing to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro June 17-27, 2015.

2015-05-16 08:21:19

LONDON, May 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaAfrica is proud to announce that despite the challenge of having to push back the recently completed Africa Pharmaceutical Summit

2015-05-04 04:20:27

LAGOS, Nigeria, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sahara Group has been inducted into the Private Sector Advisory Group of the Sustainable Development Goals Fund (SDG-F)

2015-05-02 04:20:05

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- May 3rd every year is a day set aside worldwide to appreciate the need for freedom of the press. "Let Journalism

2015-04-30 16:27:55

Access to water, better city sanitation are hallmarks of the modern city. MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The capital city of Equatorial Guinea,

2015-04-21 16:22:51

LUANDA, Angola, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic CBM Fuelling Hub for Africa Puma Energy, the globally integrated midstream

2015-04-14 08:22:54

LAGOS, Nigeria, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sahara Group's Upstream affiliate Enageed Resource Ltd said it is making good progress with activities in OPL 274 where Sahara

2015-04-09 20:21:12

TORONTO, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Random House Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada, has acquired world rights to the much anticipated book by the internationally renowned,

2015-04-06 12:31:30

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Personal Representative to fight sexual violence and the recruitment of children into armed groups in

2015-03-31 16:25:14

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea continues to heavily invest its oil revenues in the country's education and health sectors


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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