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2011-06-28 00:00:31

Anthony Vodacek, a scientist specializing in remote sensing at Rochester Institute of Technology, is leading a two-year survey of the Lake Kivu system to collect scientific measurements for benchmarking hazards threatening the region's biodiversity. A $350,000 grant from the MacArthur Foundation is supporting the multidisciplinary effort. (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 Mountain gorillas and freshwater cichlids in the western branch of the East African rift valley depend on the same fragile...

2011-06-13 09:00:00

TORONTO, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX:BAA) (TSX:BAA) is pleased to announce that the Banro Foundation, a charity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"), has led the effort to raise $80,000 for the world-renowned Panzi Hospital in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"). A general referral hospital located in the city of Bukavu, the Panzi has earned a global reputation in the field of medical care...

2011-04-18 14:55:00

TORONTO, April 18 /PRNewswire/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX - "BAA"; TSX - "BAA") confirms that a document recently circulated purportedly from the Company regarding corporate activity was not prepared by and is not from the Company.  The Company has no knowledge of the source of this document.  While it is Banro's general policy not to comment on market activity or rumours, the Company is in preliminary discussions only.  The Company has not...

2010-12-06 07:00:00

TORONTO, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX - "BAA"; TSX - "BAA") is pleased to report that the Banro Foundation, a registered charity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"), has officially handed over to the community of Luhwindja in the South Kivu province of the DRC the new Chiburhi Primary School. The project was financed and built by the Banro Foundation using local contractors and labour. Luhwindja is located near Banro's...

2010-03-04 10:33:00

TORONTO, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX - "BAA"; TSX - "BAA") announces that the Banro Foundation, a registered charity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"), has officially handed over to the community of Lugushwa in South Kivu province of the DRC the new Kigumo Health Clinic. The inauguration of the Kigumo Health Clinic took place on Friday, February 26, 2010 in an Official Ceremony presided over by South Kivu Deputy...

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2009-11-16 15:17:36

RIT professor organizes workshop in Rwanda to grapple with the problem of Lake Kivu A dangerous level of carbon dioxide and methane gas haunts Lake Kivu, the freshwater lake system bordering Rwanda and the Republic of Congo. Scientists can't say for sure if the volatile mixture at the bottom of the lake will remain still for another 1,000 years or someday explode without warning. In a region prone to volcanic and seismic activity, the fragility of Lake Kivu is a serious matter. Compounding...

2009-10-14 09:25:00

TORONTO, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX - "BAA"; TSX - "BAA") is pleased to report that the Banro Foundation, a registered charity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"), has officially handed over to the community of Saramabila and the Kambambere territory in the DRC the new Saramabila Institute secondary school. The project was financed and built by the Banro Foundation using local contractors and labour. Saramabila is...

2009-08-11 08:49:00

TORONTO, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX - "BAA"; TSX - "BAA") is pleased to report that the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC") has ratified, with minor modification, the Fiscal Agreement reached between the government and the Company in February 2009. The Company continues to receive full cooperation and support from the DRC's central and provincial governments as it moves forward to develop its wholly-owned...

2009-06-01 08:00:00

TORONTO, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - At the request of Market Surveillance on behalf of the Toronto Stock Exchange, Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (TSX - "BAA"; NYSE AMEX - "BAA") is providing an update to investors on the recent trading activity in the Company's shares. There have been no material changes to report to explain the recent volatility in the Company's share price. The Company is currently optimizing the results of its Feasibility Study of its wholly-owned...

2009-05-11 12:45:00

TORONTO, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX - "BAA"; TSX - "BAA") is pleased to report that the Banro Foundation, a registered charity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"), has officially handed over to the community of Luhwindja in South Kivu province of the DRC the new Naluhwindja Institute secondary school and a potable water system. Both projects were financed and built by the Banro Foundation using local contractors and...


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