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Author Of Darwin's Dreampond Has New Fish Species From Lake Victoria Named In Honor Of Him
2013-01-02 10:25:23

New species of cichlid fish from Lake Victoria named in honor of Tijs Goldschmidt, author of Darwin's Dreampond.

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2011-02-25 09:25:47

Extreme megadrought in Afro-Asian region likely had consequences for Paleolithic cultures.

2008-11-11 09:00:00

Roger A. Newell Ph.D., President and CEO of Lake Victoria Mining Company, Inc. (OTCBB: LVCA) is pleased to announce that the Company has acquired, subject to final payment, two exploration licenses (PL 2910, PL 3006) contiguous with the existing Kalemela License PL 2747.

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2008-10-02 12:40:00

Researchers said Wednesday that some colorful cichlid fish in Africa's Lake Victoria formed a new species by adapting their vision, showing that geographical isolation is not essential for divergence.

2008-09-03 06:00:13

Text of report by Angelo Izama and Zahra Abigaba entitled "Kampala residents caught between lake and the sewer" published by leading privately-owned Ugandan newspaper The Daily Monitor website on 3 September, subheadings inserted editorially Kampala is sitting on a sewerage system that has not expanded in over 40 years and now threatens to dangerously pollute Lake Victoria, a key source of the city's water supply, according to the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NW&SC).

2008-08-15 09:00:49

Vangold Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: VAN)("Vangold") have increased their land holdings in the West Nile District of Uganda (Kilo Moto) from 400 square kilometers to 1350 square kilometers.

2008-07-24 12:00:53

Lake Victoria Mining Company, Inc. (OTCBB: LVCA) announced today they will begin gold exploration at the Kalemela Project in Tanzania in which they have an 80% interest. Work will begin at the property some 125 kilometers East of Mwanza, Tanzania, over the next two weeks.

2008-07-08 12:00:56

Dr. Roger A. Newell M.Sc., Ph.D., the newly appointed President and CEO of Lake Victoria Mining Company, Inc. (OTCBB: LVCA) is pleased to announce the company is acquiring an 80% interest in the Kalemela Gold Project in northern Tanzania. While currently in Mwanza, Tanzania, Dr.

2006-04-28 01:47:22

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Tanzanian police said on Friday that a ferry had sunk in its waters on Lake Victoria, with an unknown number of passengers killed. "People have drowned, but I have no more information," Tanzanian police spokesman Juma Mtumwa said by telephone from Dar es Salaam.

2006-04-28 00:43:06

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Tanzanian police said on Friday that a ferry had sunk in its waters on Lake Victoria, with an unknown number of passengers killed. "People have drowned, but I have no more information," Tanzanian police spokesman Juma Mtumwa said by telephone from Dar es Salaam.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.