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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...

2009-09-18 00:00:00

PARIS, September 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mnazi Bay, Tanzania: Maurel & Prom will farm in to a 38.22% participating interest in the Mnazi Bay permit, with a 47.775% participating interest for Exploration Operations (the difference being due to Tanzanian Petroleum Development Corporation's (TPDC) 20% participating interest in all but Exploration Operations). Maurel & Prom will assume operatorship of all Petroleum Operations under the PSA (Production Sharing...

2009-09-01 06:00:00

VidaGas propane energy company secures $1.4M investment from Oasis Fund SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VillageReach, the Seattle-based social enterprise that increases access to healthcare for remote last mile communities, and the Foundation for Community Development (FDC), a Mozambique non profit that strengthens the capacities of underprivileged communities, today announced that the Oasis Fund, a European commercial investment fund specializing in social...

2009-08-27 12:39:00

PARIS, August 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a complex and deteriorated economic, financial and oil environment, Maurel & Prom has guaranteed to its shareholders the pursuit of its strategic objectives: - Reinforcement of the financial structure - Sale of Hocol Colombia for US$742m (and earn-out of US$115m as a maximum) - Issuance of a new convertible bond : Oceane 2014 for EUR298m - Reimbursement of a part of the Oceane 2010 for EUR200m - Signature of an...

2009-08-20 13:42:31

Impoverished fishermen along the coast of tropical African countries like Mozambique and Madagascar may have only a few more years to eke out a profit from one of their nations' biggest agricultural exports. Within a few decades, they may no longer have a livelihood at all.That's because swampy mangrove forests "“ essential breeding grounds for fish and shellfish in these countries "“ are being destroyed by worsening pollution, encroaching real estate development, and...

2009-06-30 03:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Angola and Mozambique are amongst the most promising telecommunications markets in Africa and have high potential for growth. Both are emerging from decades of civil war into boom periods of reconstruction. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) "Both of these countries have become hot spots for global investors and there are plenty of opportunities in the mobile communications sector," says Frost & Sullivan ICT...

2009-06-27 12:35:23

Mozambique has agreed to keep commercial interests out of a newly discovered pristine rain forest, environmentalists say. Representatives from the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, the Mulanje Mountain Conservation Trust and other groups hoping to protect the rain forest of Mount Mabu say government ministers will preserve the area after new snake, butterfly and chameleon species were found there, The Guardian reported Saturday. The three messages we conveyed were that there is rich biodiversity in...

2009-05-12 03:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Revenues in the Angolan mobile communications market are set to triple by 2015. While growth in Mozambique may be slightly lower, the high demand for services in both countries is creating lucrative investment opportunities. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) "Mozambique and Angola are both emerging from long civil wars," notes Frost & Sullivan (http://www.ict.frost.com) research analyst Silvia Hirano Venter....


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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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