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2014-07-31 12:23:58

KASENYI, Democratic Republic of the Congo, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access to basic healthcare services remains a significant challenge in towns and villages in eastern

Earlier Stone Age Artifacts Discovered In Northern Cape Of South Africa
2014-07-28 03:31:41

Excavations at an archaeological site at Kathu in the Northern Cape province of South Africa have produced tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools.

Study Shows Meerkats' Darker Side Is Secret To Their Success
2014-07-24 03:48:59

The darker side of meerkats – which sees them prevent their daughters from breeding, and kill their grandchildren – is explained in a new study.

2014-07-23 12:32:26

WATCHUNG, N.J., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Segal Family Foundation (SFF) Annual Meeting concluded in

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

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.

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.

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

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'

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


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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