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2009-06-08 15:35:00

MORRISVILLE, N.C., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliance One International, Inc.

2009-06-08 10:49:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rescuers have started evacuating a group of 60+ elephants persecuted by human-elephant conflict in the southern African country of Malawi, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) announced today. "A group of nine elephants, including three young calves, have been successfully darted and tranquilized and are en route from Phirilongwe, just south of Lake Malawi, to the protected Majete Wildlife Reserve," said...

2009-06-04 10:31:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --More than 60 endangered elephants under threat of certain death will be evacuated to safety in an epic rescue effort that begins in the southern African country of Malawi early next week. The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) has partnered with the government of Malawi to rescue animals and people from fierce human-elephant conflict in the Phirilongwe area, just south of Lake Malawi. "Some elephants have had...

2009-05-05 13:11:02

Malawi's residency requirement was the key point argued in Madonna's appeal of a court's denial of her petition to adopt a little girl. The recording artist, who is already the mother of two biological children and a son she previously adopted from Malawi, was told last month she could not adopt the girl, Mercy James, 4, because she didn't meet the southeast African nation's 18-month residency requirement.

2009-05-04 09:25:59


2009-04-20 10:42:49

A panel of three Supreme Court of Appeal judges in Malawi is scheduled next month to begin hearing Madonna's appeal in her bid to adopt a 3-year-old girl. The pop star was told earlier this month that she could not adopt little Mercy James because she didn't meet a southeast African nation's residency requirement.

2009-04-13 09:21:47

U.S. pop star Madonna says she hasn't given up hope she will be allowed to adopt 3-year-old Mercy James, despite a Malawian judge's rejection of her request. Justice E.J.

2009-04-06 06:50:00

US pop star Madonna has left the African country of Malawi and headed to London to celebrate Passover, People.com reported.

2009-04-04 10:23:45

A judge in Malawi was tempted to allow U.S. pop singer Madonna to adopt a second Malawian child, court records show. Justice E.J.

2009-04-03 07:37:09

Madonna's request to adopt a little girl from the African nation of Malawi has been denied, it was announced Friday. The child Madonna wants to adopt is named Chifundo Mercy James.

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Southern Reedbuck, Redunca arundinum
2012-10-12 11:24:59

The southern reedbuck (Redunca arundinum), also known as the common reedbuck or the rietbok, is a species of antelope that can be found in southern Africa. Its range extends from Tanzania and Gabon to South Africa, including Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Namibia, and Zambia, among other areas. It prefers a habitat within grasslands, woodlands, pastures, and valleys. This species uses reeds and other tall vegetation located near water to remain hidden from predators....

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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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