Latest Geography of Africa Stories

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...

2013-12-30 12:21:57

Grant to the Real Medicine Foundation funds much needed medical supplies SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the instability and violence in South Sudan continues for a second week, Humanity United today announced a grant of $50,000 to the Real Medicine Foundation to provide supplies, medicine and support to the Juba Teaching Hospital during the current crisis. According to Dr. Martina Fuchs, founder and CEO of the Real Medicine Foundation, Juba Teaching Hospital is one...

2013-12-13 23:03:30

Help The Kevin Turner Foundation raise $100,000 for ALS and concussion research. The "Climb For Kevin" expedition departs March 18, 2014, for a two-week climb up Africa's legendary Mt. Kilimanjaro. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The Kevin Turner Foundation has announced Climb For Kevin, a fundraising expedition to the summit of Africa’s legendary Mt. Kilimanjaro to generate awareness and funding for ALS and concussion research. The Climb For Kevin campaign aims...

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...

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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