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2014-03-04 12:20:10

CHICAGO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) today announced that its JBT AeroTech business has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $5 million for the supply of gate equipment to O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. The contract with Airports Company South Africa includes the supply of Jetway® passenger boarding bridges as part of the airport's ongoing terminal infrastructure updates. "We believe the awarding of this...

2014-02-25 23:25:40

Nokero International, Voice Giving, Awen Productions and Bold Leaders see tremendous opportunity to engage youth in entrepreneurial activities and alleviate unemployment through the sale of solar light bulbs. Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Youth account for more than 60% of unemployed in Africa, according to the World Bank. Lack of employment can undermine social cohesion and create political instability. Nokero International, Voice Giving, Awen Productions and Bold Leaders see...

2014-02-24 00:20:49

LONDON, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is currently a significant opportunity for Nigerians as a result of the massive investments being made in the power sector, and that is human-capacity building within the sector itself. Engineers head many of the major public and private sector organisations across Africa, and in Nigeria it is no different. "It is an exceptional time in Nigeria for business leaders, but equally for the business leaders of tomorrow. With...

Proconsul
2014-02-20 07:52:49

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Definitive evidence of the environment where the early ape Proconsul lived on Rusinga Island, Kenya, has been discovered by an international team of scientists led by Baylor University. This discovery will provide new data to help researchers understand and interpret the connection between habitat preferences and the early diversification of the ape-human lineage. The groundbreaking findings, published in Nature Communications,...

2014-02-18 16:23:04

A Back-Stage Pass to South America's Legendary Dakar Rally TORONTO and SAN JUAN DE PIRQUE, Chile, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2012 David Mills joined a Chilean team competing in South America's legendary Dakar Rally. For three grueling weeks he lived with the tight-knit Dakar community as they battled the most brutal conditions imaginable in what is the ultimate in long-distance off-road competition. Racing 9,000 kilometers across unmarked mountain valleys and shifting desert...

2014-02-17 08:23:54

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" or the "Company") JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Further to the cautionary announcements by the Company released on SENS and filed on SEDAR dated Monday, 6 January 2014, Tuesday, 12 November 2013, Tuesday, 1 October 2013, Monday, 19 August 2013, Friday, 5 July...

2014-02-12 12:23:04

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" or the "Company") JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - 1. INTRODUCTION Wits Gold Shareholders are referred to the Firm Intention Announcement dated 11 December 2013, as well as the further announcement by the Company dated 13 December 2013, released on SENS and filed on SEDAR, and...

2014-02-06 23:04:30

Prices Begin At Only $2,456 Per Person for a 6-Night Stay Including Airfare and Taxes, Transfers, Hotels, Guided Sightseeing, and Breakfast Daily Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Continuing on its quest to bring travelers affordably priced vacation packages to the world's most compelling destinations, GreatValueVacations has just launched destination South Africa! Today, the company introduced 10 new South Africa vacation packages on its website with prices starting at...

2014-02-04 23:04:50

Denver Sister Cities International (DSCI), Nokero International, Ltd., and Denver City Councilman Albus Brooks celebrate a trilateral city relationship between Nairobi, Denver, and Kunming. The Sister Cities sponsored the reconstruction of the Madaraka Primary School. Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 On January 20, 2014, Denver Sister Cities International (DSCI) and Nokero International, Ltd. celebrated the inauguration of a sustainable water system and the use of solar light bulbs in...

2014-01-06 08:22:02

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" or the "Company") JOHANNESBURG, Jan. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Further to the cautionary announcements by the Company released on SENS and filed on SEDAR dated Friday, 21 June 2013, Friday, 5 July 2013, Monday, 19 August 2013, Tuesday, 1 October 2013 and Tuesday, 12 November...


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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