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2012-12-06 08:21:05

LONDON, December 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Airport Cities World Conference and Exhibition (ACE) 2013 is to take place on African soil for the first time in its 11-year history. London-based event organiser UBM Live has announced that the milestone event will take place in the City of Ekurhuleni, South Africa, from April 24-26, 2013. The City of Ekurhuleni was chosen to host the event as it is home to OR Tambo International Airport - the busiest gateway in Africa...

2012-12-04 05:03:40

Paradise 4 Africa, a Non Governmental Organization in The US, with volunteers from Australia, United Kingdom and America have announced they will be donating new Windows RT Tablets and Laptops to the Sierra Leone beneficiary of Paradise 4 Africa. (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 President of the US Paradise 4 Kids charitable organisation Gigi Souritzidis explained "so far we in the US have sent 6 Toshiba laptops with another 30 new Windows 8 tablets destined for Freetown the capital of Sierra...

2012-11-29 12:30:45

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE:SKT) and Peterson Companies hosted an official Ground Breaking Ceremony today to announce that construction has commenced on Tanger Outlets National Harbor. The center is located at National Harbor, the Washington, DC area's premier waterfront resort destination which includes fine restaurants, distinctive retail, office and residences, and a number of world-class hotels including the Gaylord National...

2012-11-28 04:22:13

JOHANNESBURG, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL) today opened its third annual China Sourcing Fairs in Johannesburg. The Fairs are the largest exhibitions of their kind in Africa to feature manufacturers of China-made consumer goods. Showcasing over 800 exhibitor booths, the co-located exhibitions are being held from Nov. 28 to 30, 2012, at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Gallagher Estate, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. (Logo:...

2012-11-15 08:24:14

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, Nov. 15, 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:...

2012-11-14 08:21:29

CHESTER, England, November 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest revelation from Egypt's minister for tourism shows there is certainly plenty of optimism when it comes to the number of visitors expected to make the country their chosen holiday destination over the coming year. Hisham Zaazou has explained that while 8.8 million people have already visited Egypt within the first nine months of 2012, it has been estimated that this will rise to 12 million by the end of the...

2012-10-24 11:25:32

PHOENIX, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Murder on Kilimanjaro is the seventh and final book in the Summit Murder Mystery series. In the midst of his re-election bid, the U.S. president sets out to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. He is joined by the African born son no one knew existed until now. Scott Devlon is summoned to help guide and accompany his entourage. The intrigue and mystery that has been an integral part of every Summit Murder Mystery reaches crescendo as true characters and...

2012-10-16 07:27:57

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE) is pleased to announce its renowned panel of thought leaders at the prestigious annual Galien Forum being held today at the Alexandria Center for Life Science - New York City. In association with the Galien Foundation, an international organization that recognizes and rewards excellence in scientific innovation, Alexandria will bring together a highly distinguished panel to focus on the topic of...

2012-10-09 11:21:32

Ceiba Intercontinental Adds Malabo - Madrid Route MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's national airline, Ceiba Intercontinental, made its historic first intercontinental flight on October 4 from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to Madrid. Ceiba will service the route with a newly acquired Boeing 777 aircraft. The Ministry of Civil Aviation of Equatorial Guinea purchased the aircraft as the first step in the government's efforts to meet the...

2012-10-08 07:21:10

LONDON, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - ODYE Limited ("ODYE" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Sierra Leone Government has awarded ODYE's subsidiary, ODYE (SL) Limited, a participating interest in two offshore deepwater exploration blocks, SL 8A-10 and SL 8B-10, along with its partners, Chevron and Noble Energy. ODYE's 100% owned subsidiary, ODYE (SL) Limited, has signed a petroleum license with Sierra Leone's Minister of Finance on 21 September 2012 which was ratified by...


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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