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2013-09-12 12:39:43

Paleoclimate simulations reveal potential 'green corridors' across North Africa Three ancient river systems, now buried, may have created viable routes for human migration across the Sahara to the Mediterranean region about 100,000 years ago, according to research published September 11 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Tom Coulthard from the University of Hull, UK, and colleagues from other institutions. Simulating paleoclimates in the region, the researchers found quantitative...

2013-08-27 23:27:02

H.E. Kelebone Maope, Ambassador and Permanent Representative for the Kingdom of Lesotho to the UN christen the Spirit of Malabo that will help bring the UN Slave Memorial into fruition. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 With scenic East River as a backdrop and The United Nations International School (UNIS) as its nearest neighbor, the Skyport Marina located on 23rd Street and the Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive played host for the christening of the Spirit of Malabo on...

2013-08-09 09:56:09

Since 2011, the University of North Carolina has partnered with the government of Malawi to establish a pathology laboratory in the nation's capital, building on an existing decades-long collaboration. The laboratory has provided an invaluable service to patients and has also built capacity at a national teaching hospital, according to an analysis of the first 20 months of operation published (date) online by PLOS ONE. "A robust platform for cancer care and research now exists in a setting...

2013-08-01 23:04:45

Mining, Finance, Insurance, Agriculture, Travel and Tourism and the inevitable role of Technology are the focus of the Botswana 200 Business Assembly set to take place in Gaborone, Botswana this October. Gaborone, Botswana (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 The African network agency Brand Africa Global, is set to draw global attention to Southern Africa as it works towards the launch of its global African identity african.iam, nothing ordinary alongside its “200 Market” concept at the...

2013-08-01 23:04:16

African network agency Brand Africa Global is set to launch its global african.iam, nothing ordinary brand in Gaborone, Botswana this October. Gaborone, Botswana (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 The two-day occasion starts with the african.iam launch dinner on the evening of day one, October 28, 2013, followed by the african.iam inspired Botswana 200 Business Assembly on October 29, 2013. africani.iam is the identity of Africans, whoever and wherever they are. It is there to develop the capacity...


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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