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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.

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 entered...

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

A dangerous level of carbon dioxide and methane gas haunts Lake Kivu, the freshwater lake system bordering Rwanda and the Republic of Congo.

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.

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.


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