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2013-01-18 08:21:28

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SUMMIT ON THE SUMMIT (www.summitonthesummit.com) today proudly announced the successful ascent of Mt. Kilimanjaro, marking the second time in three years that a team of cultural influencers and clean water advocates has climbed the mountain to raise awareness of the global clean water crisis. The group of 17 climbers, including Grammy-nominated musician Kenna, musician Mark Foster of Foster the People, actors Justin Chatwin and Beau Garrett,...

2013-01-17 23:01:00

The Prospero Foundation, founded by Ulrik DeBo of DeBondo Capital, is proud to announce that a microloan donation has been made to Donald in Kitintale, in the Kampala South region of Uganda. Bach, Switzerland (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 The Prospero Foundation, founded by Ulrik DeBo of DeBondo Capital, is proud to announce that a microloan donation has been made to Donald in Kitintale, in the Kampala South region of Uganda. Donald is 30 years old, married with two school-aged children, and has...

2013-01-15 12:25:48

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Magic TV Box has announced it will carry the program Cairo Today on Demand and Live. The show will feature the return of Dr. Tawfik Okasha, who, on October 22, 2012, was convicted of insulting Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi. Okasha was sentenced to a four-month jail term and fined 100 Egyptian pounds ($16.39 USD). After the Egyptian government dropped all charges, Okasha announced his return to television. Cairo Today will air on Cairo...

2013-01-09 16:22:56

STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares is delivering emergency medical aid to Malawi in response to an urgent plea for help from President Joyce Banda. The first shipment, carrying $400,000 worth of antibiotics, intravenous fluids, cardiac medicines and diabetes medications, leaves the aid organization's Stamford, Conn., warehouse today destined for Lilongwe. The medicine will be delivered to the Ministry of Health for use in government-run hospitals all across...

2013-01-08 08:23:12

JOHANNESBURG, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- South Africa's Pilanesberg National Park is the perfect place for taking nature photos, but the lack of specific instructional material has caused many safari visitors to miss the perfect photo opportunities. Now an artfully designed e-book, "The Photographer's Guide to Pilanesberg National Park", is destined to help get nature-loving shutterbugs the photographs they came for. Organized as a field guide with photographic lessons interspersed...

2012-12-25 05:01:20

"Equatorial Guinea has become a strategic meeting place for discussions facing the global community today", said Lisa Samuels, communications officer for the Spirit of Malabo. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 24, 2012 New York City based South African Arts International, Ltd. is proud to announced that the Republic of Equatorial Guinea has been selected for the 2012 Convener of the Year. This newly awarded accolade is being bestowed to a country that has showed great skill, courage and...

2012-12-20 16:24:50

Malabo host of the Sub-regional Conference on Surgery in Central Africa MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea has opened the Sub-Regional Conference on Surgery in Central Africa, which is aimed at integrating the surgical societies of the Central Africa sub-region as part of the sub-region's efforts to integrate itself more effectively in the international scientific world. Surgical society members from Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon,...

2012-12-10 12:26:40

JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholders are advised that the integrated report for the year ended September 2012 will be dispatched to shareholders commencing on 19 December 2012. The integrated report will also be available online on 10 December 2012 on the Sappi website (www.sappi.com ). The audited annual financial statements included in the integrated report contain no material modifications to the reviewed preliminary results for the year ended September 2012 which were...

2012-12-10 08:23:05

Witwatersrand Consolidated Gold Resources Limited (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) Registration Number 2002/031365/06 JSE Code: WGR ISIN: ZAE000079703 TSX Code: WGR CUSIP Number: S98297104 ("Wits Gold") JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - In compliance with Rules 3.63 - 3.74 of the JSE Listings Requirements, Wits Gold wishes to disclose the following information: Wits Gold Company Director: AR Fleming Date of transaction:...

2012-12-10 04:20:08

TANGIER, Morocco, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) today announced its new automotive wiring plant is scheduled to open in 2013 in Morocco's Amer Saflia area and create approximately 700 jobs, expected to increase significantly over upcoming years based on the projected growth in Lear's Electrical Power Management Systems business. Lear currently operates three plants in Morocco, including two in Tangier for electrical wiring systems and automotive seating and one in...


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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