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2011-07-22 00:01:00

The world's largest independent financial consultancy, The deVere Group, has proudly sponsored Mozambique's biggest annual golf tournament held at Maputo Golf Course on Saturday 18th June. (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 The world's largest independent financial consultancy, The deVere Group, has proudly sponsored Mozambique's biggest annual golf tournament held at Maputo Golf Course on Saturday 18th June. A field of 86 golfers took part in what turned out to be a fantastic day and great networking...

2011-06-22 05:18:00

BIRKIRKARA, Malta, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A field of 86 golfers took part in what turned out to be a fantastic day and great networking opportunity. The Mozambique office of The deVere Group sponsored the event by inviting Brazilian Tour Professional Mr Adilson Da Silva, to coach and offer golfing workshops. Compliments of deVere Mozambique, golfers were thus also able to hone their skills with help of Adilson. The Area Manager of deVere Mozambique, Gareth Davies, commented: "This...

2011-04-25 10:33:00

NetGuarantee's Inaugural Transaction to Help Save Lives from Malaria NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NetGuarantee, a new innovative finance facility, announces its first transaction with Zurich in North America, part of the Zurich Financial Services Group, to celebrate World Malaria Day today, April 25. This collaboration will help accelerate access to and advance the delivery of vital malaria prevention tools in Africa by six to 10 months, and shows how core business...

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2011-03-27 10:25:40

Study by Wildlife Conservation Society, AMNH, on dolphins finds invisible oceanographic factors that keep populations separateConservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the American Museum of Natural History, and other conservation and research groups have discovered that groups of dolphins in the western Indian Ocean do not mix freely with one another. In fact, dolphin populations are kept separate by currents and other unseen factors.Specifically, the researchers have found...

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2011-02-07 11:35:00

A new study has found that whale sharks could be even bigger than previously recorded. Scientists working in Mozambique have developed a new method of measurement using a camera mounted with lasers. Previous estimates put the world's largest fish at up to 60 feet in length, but accurate details of the fish have been difficult to obtain in the past. Researchers believe regular measurements will reveal more about the lifecycles of the whale sharks. The scientists' findings are published in...

2010-07-27 06:00:00

New funding appeal targets $4 million to support six-year program Charity evaluator GiveWell continues to rate VillageReach its #1 charity SEATTLE, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VillageReach, the Seattle-based social enterprise that increases access to healthcare for remote, last mile communities in low-income countries, today announced a $5.6 million program to strengthen the national health system in Mozambique. Contributions for the six-year program total $1.2 million to date....

2010-06-15 00:31:44

New study examines impact of cross-border initiatives While South Africa comes under the world's spotlight for the World Cup, it is being scrutinised by a University of Leicester researcher because of an innovative policy initiative. Rachel Tate, a PhD research student in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester, is focussing on the Maputo Development Corridor, a cross-border spatial development initiative. This mega-project is held up as the...

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2009-12-17 14:30:00

University of Calgary archaeologist unearths earliest evidence of modern humans using wild grains and tubers for food The consumption of wild cereals among prehistoric hunters and gatherers appears to be far more ancient than previously thought, according to a University of Calgary archaeologist who has found the oldest example of extensive reliance on cereal and root staples in the diet of early Homo sapiens more than 100,000 years ago. Julio Mercader, holder of the Canada Research Chair in...

2009-10-13 03:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to poor planning, decades of under-investment and deteriorating infrastructure, the provision of electricity in Mozambique has been deficient. However, outstanding economic growth and the government rural electrification programme are galvanising the electricity industry in the country. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.energy.frost.com), Strategic...

2009-10-06 06:14:00

GENEVA, October 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Foris Telecom, the leading WiMAX operator in developing countries, and Runcom Technologies, the ODFMA pioneer, announced today at the ITU TELECOM WORD 2009 in Geneva that they will enhance their collaboration in Mozambique, Africa, by substantially deploying additional quantities of Base Stations and User Terminals. The Foris WiMAX Network in Maputo was recently connected to the SEACOM Fiber Cable system that substantially increases the capacity...


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2007-10-24 16:32:18

The Bokmakierie (Telophorus zeylonus), is a bushshrike and a passerine bird closely related to the true shrikes in the family Laniidae. This species is endemic to southern Africa, mainly in South Africa and Namibia, with an isolated population in the mountains of eastern Zimbabwe and western Mozambique. It is a species of open habitats, including karoo scrub, fynbos and parks and gardens in urban areas. The adult Bokmakierie is a 8.6-9.0 inch long bird with olive-green upperparts and a...

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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.