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2013-10-22 23:21:56

Africare becomes a TOMS Shoe Giving Partner to boost livelihood and academic engagement for African youth. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Africare, a non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of people in Africa, announced today its multi-year giving partnership with TOMS to provide primary school children in Liberia and Malawi with new shoes to help prevent illnesses and improve their quality of life. “In countries like Liberia and Malawi, we see the adverse...

2013-08-22 23:25:32

ADG's School Project Collects Funds To Combat Poor Education in War-Ravaged Liberia Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Liberian parents hoping to send their children to school need to be able to pay $250 to $350 per child per year. For most Liberians, this is impossible. The Africa Development Group has committed to raising $100,000 this year to support critical change for the people of Liberia, West Africa. One of the major projects these donations will fund is a new...

2013-06-06 23:01:47

Festival to focus on Liberian, Senegalese and Yoruba cultures. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The organizers of the ODUNDE African and African-American Festival, an annual cultural event whose programs reach audiences of up to 500,000 persons, today announced the remaining schedule of events, in celebration of its 38th Anniversary. Major highlights in the scheduled programs will be the African Business Roundtable, which will feature presentations from ambassadors and representatives...

2013-05-10 23:26:56

The Africa Development Group's Ad Program allows businesses and entrepreneurs to advertise their products and services wile promoting their business. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 "We want to make it easier for businesses to make a contribution," says ADG director Kojo Darden. Now businesses don't have to choose between putting their money back to into the business and supporting change in Liberia. With the Africa Development Group's Ad Program, businesses who donate can promote their...

2013-04-27 23:02:26

A new Michigan non-profit is focused on funding health, education and sustainability initiatives in Liberia, West Africa. Africa Development Group sets a goal of raising $100,000 by the end of 2013. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 The Detroit-based Africa Development Group has committed to raising $100,000 this year to support critical change for the people of Liberia, West Africa. "Our sisters and brothers in Liberia, West Africa are survivors of a 14-year civil war, which left them...


Latest Liberia Reference Libraries

Pygmy Hippopotamus, Choeropsis liberiensis or Hexaprotodon liberiensis
2012-09-05 10:16:33

The pygmy hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis or Hexaprotodon liberiensis), also known as the pygmy hippo, is native to western areas of Africa. Its range includes Liberia, with smaller populations occurring in Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. It prefers a habitat in swamps and forests, where a body of water is available to keep its skin moisturized. It is a semi-aquatic creature, and can perform tasks such as breeding or giving birth in the water or on land. The pygmy hippo is...

Zebra Tilapia, Tilapia buttikoferi
2009-07-04 15:57:53

The Zebra tilapia (Tilapia buttikoferi) is a fish inhabitant to West Africa, specifically Liberia. This fish is an African tilapiine cichlid. The Zebra tilapia is a freshwater fish that is inclined to streams and rivers. For both aquatic and nutritious reasons, this fish has been imported and bred all over the world. The Zebra tilapia is a stunning cichlid. It is usually white or yellow with black stripes. This fish varies from light to black based on its mood. The stripes seem to fade...

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2007-03-30 00:39:53

Tilapia buttikoferi is an African tilapiine cichlid fish that can be found mainly in West Africa, more specifically Liberia. They are freshwater fish that tend to live in rivers and streams. People have imported and bred these fish throughout the world for both aquatic and nutritious purposes. One spawn can supply an entire city, so breeding these fish is an easy process. The tilapia is a beautiful specimen. The fish is typically yellow or white with black stripes and can vary from very...

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2007-03-26 18:06:20

Anomalochromis thomasi is a species of fish in the family Cichlidae, the only species in the genus Anomalochromis. It is a small cichlid growing to a length of 2.36 to 3.15 in (6 to 8 cm). The natural habitat of A. thomasi is Sierra Leone and Liberia, mainly in smaller streams. The fish are typically found in slightly acidic, oxygen rich water with other West African cichlid genera such as Hemichromis and Pelvicachromis.

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2007-01-19 19:21:25

Long-nosed cusimanse or common cusimanse (Crossarchus obscurus) is a small, diurnal member of the mongoose family. It is sometimes referred to as a dwarf mongoose. Description The long-nosed cusimanse has a vaguely weasel-shaped body with dark brown fur that is thick. It has a wiry texture down the back, and is fine and soft on the underside. It has short legs. It has a short, relatively stiff tail, long claws, small ears, small, dark colored eyes, and an elongated nose. Adult size...

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