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2014-07-23 04:21:13

NUREMBERG, Germany, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GfK has won a tender with Morocco's joint industry committee, CIAUMED, to deliver an electronic TV audience measurement (TAM) service in Morocco. Morocco is well known in the MEA region for its expertise in TAM and is the first country in North Africa, and the second in the whole continent, to operate an electronic TAM system. On top of this, GfK has also been awarded a 3-year extension on its current radio audience measure...

2014-07-10 00:20:43

CALGARY, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - PetroMaroc Corporation plc (formerly Longreach Oil and Gas Limited) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Thomas Feuchtwanger as the new President & Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Company. Feuchtwanger was selected following the completion of an international search for a new Chief Executive Officer over the past few months. "Thomas is a highly accomplished and experienced leader who has built a...

2014-06-20 08:23:10

IBM's Corporate Service Corps pro bono consulting teams complete engagements in Ghana, Kenya and Morocco ARMONK, N.Y., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teams of IBM (NYSE: IBM) experts completing month-long pro bono consulting assignments in Africa recommended strategies to the leadership of Ghana, Kenya and Morocco to help improve critical public health and workforce development efforts in those countries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO The 42 IBM specialists...

2014-06-17 16:24:09

1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, USA Today Gannett Headquarters. 7950 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This international event offers Moroccan and American journalists the opportunity to learn from one another and to discuss the ways the digital revolution is reshaping journalism throughout the world and the progress Morocco has made towards freedom for all media. -- Opportunities and Challenges of the Digital Revolution for Journalism --...

2014-06-17 04:20:26

Updated corporate presentation posted on new website www.petromaroc.co SAINT HELIER, Jersey, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Shareholders of LONGREACH OIL AND GAS LIMITED (TSX-V: LOI) (the "Company" or "Longreach") have approved changing the Company's name to PetroMaroc Corporation plc and have duly passed a series of resolutions at the Company's annual and special meeting held Monday, June 16, 2014 in St. Helier, Jersey. The new name is subject to the final approval of the TSXV...

2014-06-04 23:06:33

Fostering U.S. company participation in the growth of Morocco’s solar energy infrastructure. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is hosting a Business Briefing on June 10th, 2014 at the Fairmont Hotel, in San Francisco, CA to bring together Moroccan and U.S. solar stakeholders to forge partnerships for future solar project implementation in Morocco. The Kingdom of Morocco has ambitious plans to use solar power to achieve 6 GW of installed...

2014-05-30 04:21:02

Exploration programme and funding plans continue to advance Q1 2014 results published SAINT HELIER, Jersey, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - During the first quarter of 2014, LONGREACH OIL AND GAS LIMITED (TSXV: LOI) (the Company or Longreach) outlined detailed results of its first exploration well in Morocco, Koba-1, and commenced drilling of its second exploration well, Kamar-1, which subsequent to the quarter-end encountered two prospective natural gas zones in the Sidi Moktar...

2014-05-29 12:32:13

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: North Africa Telecommunications Report Q2 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/telecoms/misc_telecoms/north_africa_telecommunications_report_q2_2013.html Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI View:Other than in Libya, which continues to feel the effects of the 2011 civil war, there is strong competition in North Africa's mobile markets. While there remains growth potential across North Africa's...

2014-05-28 08:22:58

TORONTO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Compagnie Minière de Touissit ("CMT"), the second largest mining company operating in Morocco with significant current production of lead, silver and zinc, is pleased to announce the results of an independent reserves and resources report which demonstrates the substantial potential of the Tighza ore bodies. The report significantly extends Tighza's mine life, expands its existing reserves and resources base, and brings them into compliance...

2014-05-19 23:09:34

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Construction in Morocco – Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018” to its store. Order a purchase copy at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=177043. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The Moroccan construction industry registered a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.27% during the review period (2009-2013). This growth was supported by government reforms including the liberalization, modernization and privatization of previously...

Latest Morocco Reference Libraries

Aleppo pine, Pinus halepensis
2014-02-21 15:01:32

Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis) is an evergreen that is native to the Mediterranean, specifically from Morocco and Spain, north to southern France, Italy, and Croatia. The Aleppo pine can also be found in Greece, Malta, northern Tunisia, and Libya. This same tree is called the Jerusalem Pine in Israel. The Aleppo pine grows from sea level to 660 feet. In southern Spain the tree can grow at 3,300 feet, over 3,900 feet on Crete and in Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia it grows as high as 5,600...

2012-06-15 06:29:19

Symbol: IRTI Group: Monocot Family: Iridaceae Growth Habit: Forb/herb Synonyms:   XIFO2 Xiphion fontanesii Baker   XITI2 Xiphion tingitana (Boiss. & Reut.) Rodionenko Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons...

2008-11-29 19:27:30

The White-rumped Swift (Apus caffer), is a species of swift that is similar to a house martin, but is completely unrelated to that species. They are native to sub-Saharan Africa, and have expanded into Morocco and southern Spain. The wintering grounds of those that migrate is not well known. Only the tropical African populations are year-round residents. The White-rumped Swift is 5.5 to 6 inches long and has a short forked tail and long swept-back wings that resemble a boomerang or...

2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'