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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...

2013-05-09 16:28:00

President Sirleaf to discuss Liberia's continuing journey from poverty to prosperity WASHINGTON, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At a Thomson Reuters Newsmaker to be held on Friday, May 17, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first female head of state for an African nation and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, will discuss her administration's development goals and the challenging road moving from civil conflict to sustained peace and prosperity. Journalists interested in attending the...

2013-05-02 08:28:14

TSX-V Ticker: SWASWA.WT VANCOUVER, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Limited ("Sarama" or the "Company") is pleased to report that it has been granted a new Mineral Reconnaissance Licence, covering ground immediately along strike from a 9km-long, high-tenor gold-in-soil anomaly at its existing Cape Mount exploration property in Liberia.  The Company has also been successful in having the terms for two of its other Liberian Mineral Exploration Licences extended....

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...

2013-04-25 16:22:32

GREENVILLE, Liberia, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberia's President, Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf today visited oil palm farms in Sinoe County. Travelling with members of the press, President Johnson Sirleaf made visits to Golden Veroleum Liberia's (GVL) oil palm development sites in Butaw and Numapoh Kpanyan, where, in the last two years, GVL has created over 2,700 new jobs. In a successful repeat visit the President wished to see for herself the oil palm...

2013-04-23 04:21:51

MONROVIA, Liberia, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Expected benefits of the IGMS Telecom Monitoring System include: increased revenue for the State and the operators, quality of service improvement, fraud mitigation, and jobs creation Global Voice Group (GVG) is proud to announce that the International Gateway Management System (IGMS), commissioned by the Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA), is now fully operational. The IGMS has been officially inaugurated...

2013-02-21 23:04:07

Model will integrate with current health and nutrition program for women and children MONROVIA, LIBERIA (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 PCI (Project Concern International) has been awarded a Program Improvement Award of $100,000 by the Technical and Operational Performance Support (TOPS) program. TOPS is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food for Peace (FFP). The award is to enhance health and nutrition behavior and the overall effectiveness and...

2013-01-31 08:24:27

TSX-V Ticker:  SWA SWA.WT VANCOUVER, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Ltd. ("Sarama" or the "Company") is pleased to report that a 11km-long gold-in-soil anomaly has been defined by geochemical surveys at the Company's Gbarpolu exploration property in western Liberia.  Sarama has also increased its interest in the Pedsam Mining Limited ("PedSam") properties in Liberia to 65% after achieving the required earn-in milestones. Highlights -- An...

2012-12-03 16:23:13

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) has received the Outstanding Achievement Award in Community Service from the Checago Bright Foundation, Inc. "We are honored to receive this award from the Checago Bright Foundation, and extremely grateful for the amazing work of the organization and its founder. Checago Bright-Sawo is a refugee entrepreneur who is giving back to others in so many ways," said Linda Hartke, President and CEO of...

2012-09-14 10:22:08

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today extended its congratulations to the members of the United Workers Union of Liberia (UWUL) who after years of organizing have achieved the first collective bargaining agreement with a mining company since Liberia's civil war forced the shutdown of the iron ore mines in the mid-1990s. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) In an August 30th signing ceremony in Monrovia,...


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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