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Invasive Pests Not Impacting East African Honeybees For Now

Invasive Pests Not Impacting East African Honeybees For Now

By Sara LaJeunesse, Penn State Several parasites and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia and the United States are spreading across East Africa, but do not appear to be impacting native honeybee populations at this time,...

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2014-04-03 04:20:16

THE HAGUE, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Eastern Africa: The fast emerging oil and gas frontier region With a 35+ year track record in and on Africa, Global Pacific & Partners hosts this landmark meeting on Eastern Africa. Now in its 5th year, Global Pacific & Partners invites you to this annual event held in Nairobi, Kenya, providing unrivalled new insights into the upstream opportunities, open acreage, bid rounds, new ventures, oil/gas investments, key...

2014-03-24 12:22:48

Canada Fast-Start Financing supporting Kenya's national parks OTTAWA, March 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Parks Canada has provided its resource conservation expertise to Kenya through a project that will help Kenya's protected areas and people adapt to climate change. Funded under Canada's Fast-Start Financing, the project highlights the importance of protecting and preserving healthy ecosystems that help provide vital services like clean water and hydro-electricity for Kenya's...

2014-03-18 08:23:10

Along with Kenya and South Africa, the country is seeing rapid infrastructure developments that create demand for paints and coatings CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The increase in infrastructure and maintenance spending by the private and public sector in South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya is lending momentum to the industrial paints and coatings market in these countries. Nigeria presents the most opportunities due to the Government's success in stimulating...

2014-03-04 08:24:42

Market will mirror growth seen in the paints and coatings, construction chemicals and composites markets CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The frenzied pace of infrastructural developments in South Africa and Kenya is growing the market for thermoset resins in both countries. Significant government investment, especially in low-cost housing, road and other non-domestic structures, has given a boost to the paints and coatings, construction chemicals and composites...

2014-02-23 23:02:53

KeepCalling.com announces the launch of 21 new monthly plans for 12 different countries: Australia, Bangladesh, China, Germany, India, Kenya, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Poland, South Korea, and Thailand. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 Following the success of US Unlimited, its first monthly plan launched in December 2012, KeepCalling.com has added 21 new monthly plans for 12 destinations on five continents. These countries are: Australia, Bangladesh, China, Germany, India,...

2014-02-21 08:26:07

Tramuto and Dr. Milton Ochieng of Lwala Community Alliance to Speak on How mHealth Technology Improves Healthcare Quality in Resource-Limited Areas in Rural Kenya READING, Mass., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Donato Tramuto, the Chairman and CEO of Physicians Interactive (PI) and Founder of Health eVillages, will share his insights on the challenges in global healthcare at HIMSS 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/MM69228LOGO) Tramuto is speaking in two...

2014-02-20 23:22:06

Automated Tutoring System for Math to Be Put to the Test by “iHub Fellows,”Santa Clara County Teachers New York, NY (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 LearnBop is a winner of the first-ever “iHub Pitch Games” challenge in Silicon Valley. The competition, sponsored by the Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) and NewSchools Venture Fund, featured 10 companies that pitched their middle school math programs to a panel of sharp critics – educators and business leaders – who grilled...

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...

2014-01-28 23:34:02

On 18-19 March, 2014 CMT’s 6th Africa CemenTrade Summit in Lusaka, Zambia hosts top cement companies and senior government officials in a dialog on expansion plans, investment case study & challenges, plus upcoming opportunities in African cement industry, particularly – Zambia, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Angola. Lusaka, Zambia (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Riding on the surge in development and construction projects in the African continent, 6th Africa CemenTrade Summit...

2014-01-27 16:21:22

DUBLIN, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x4268l/a_profile_of_the) has announced the addition of the "A Profile of the African Paint Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x4268l/a_profile_of_the ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The author is pleased to present its updated Profile of the African Paint Industry, which represents...


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East African Oryx, Oryx beisa
2012-10-01 08:53:07

The East African oryx (Oryx beisa), or the beisa, is an antelope that can be found in east Africa, as its name suggests. This species prefers steppes and semi desert areas. This oryx holds two subspecies, which occur in different areas of its range. The fringe-eared oryx occurs in areas of Tanzania and southern Kenya, south of the Tana River, while the common beisa oryx in the Horn of Africa and north of the Tana River. It was previously thought that the East African Oryx was a subspecies of...

Gerenuk, Litocranius walleri
2012-09-10 12:02:13

The gerenuk (Litocranius walleri) is a species of antelope that is also called Waller's gazelle or the giraffe-necked antelope. It can be found in East Africa with a range stretching from eastern Ethiopia and Somalia, to eastern and northern areas of Kenya to northeastern Tanzania. It is the only member in its genus. This species holds two recognized subspecies. The gerenuk ranges in size between sexes, with males reaching an average weight of 99 pounds and a height of 41 inches, while...

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2012-06-14 08:23:36

Symbol: TRSE7 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Fabales Family   Fabaceae – Pea family Genus   Trifolium L. – clover...

Grant’s Gazelle, Nanger granti
2012-06-15 12:08:26

Grant’s gazelle (Nanger granti) is native to Africa. Its northern range of Tanzania extends south to Ethiopia and the Sudan, and from the coast of Kenya to Lake Victoria. It prefers habitats within shrub lands and grass plains, but can also be found in regions that are more arid. In Swahili, Grant’s gazelle is called Swala Granti. It was placed within the Nanger subgenus of the genus Gazella, before Nanger became a separate genus. Grant’s gazelle holds five recognized subspecies. The...

Grevy’s Zebra, Equus grevyi
2012-05-28 16:09:29

Grevy’s Zebra (Equus grevyi) is the largest wild equid in existence today. It is also known as the imperial zebra. It is the most endangered of all species of zebra. Named after Jules Grevy, this zebra can be found in Ethiopia, but mainly in Kenya. At one time, Grevy’s zebra roamed Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia, but its populations have dwindled and now reside in small areas in northern Kenya, and a few small areas in Ethiopia. In 1882, a French naturalist named Émile Oustalet...

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