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2008-08-22 15:00:34

A FAMILY of Kalahari Bushmen are to give a special performance of traditional trance music and dance in a bid to raise awareness of threats to their culture. The !Gubi family from Namibia will perform alongside Ocean Terminal on Tuesday as part of the Mela festival. Their music is usually played through the night to bring players into an altered state of consciousness, when they perform healing rituals on other members of their tribe. The family of six, from Namibia, are touring the...

2008-08-21 18:00:41

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 21, 2008) - Xemplar Energy Corp. (TSX VENTURE:XE)(FRANKFURT:E7R)(NAMIBIA:XEM) ("Xemplar" or "the Company") is pleased to provide further drill hole assay results from its ongoing Warmbad uranium exploration project in Namibia. The Company has expanded its drilling program to continue the systematic evaluation of all of these alaskitic bodies on the Warmbad project. There are currently 8 drills at work. The assay results of significance from 13...

2008-08-21 12:01:12

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 21, 2008) - Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation ("Afri-Can") (TSX VENTURE:AFA) (FRANKFURT:AJF) and Deep South Mining (PTY) Ltd. ("Deep South") announce that the option and joint venture agreement ("Agreement") with Teck Cominco Namibia Ltd. ("Teck Cominco") (previously announced on July 2, 2008), has been approved by the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Namibia. The Agreement is effective on July 28, 2008. The Haib Copper Project in southern Namibia is...

2008-08-21 09:00:56

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 21, 2008) - Further to the news release dated June 17 2008, Forsys Metals Corp. ("Forsys" or the "Company") (TSX:FSY)(FRANKFURT:F2T)(NSX:FSY) is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Mines and Energy, Republic of Namibia, has granted the 25 year Mining Licence No.149 to Valencia Uranium (Pty) Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Forsys, allowing full scale development of the Valencia Uranium mining operation to proceed. Duane Parnham, President and CEO...

2008-08-01 12:00:54

PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 1, 2008) - Bannerman Resources Ltd (TSX:BAN)(ASX:BMN) ("Bannerman" or the "Company"), an Australian-based uranium exploration and mine development company, is pleased to present a summary of corporate and project activity for the second quarter of 2008. Please see Bannerman's "Mining exploration entity quarterly report (Appendix Form 5B)" and "Quarterly Activities Report" filed on SEDAR and available on the Company's website, www.bannermanresources.com....

2008-07-14 09:00:05

By Ian Johnston From the hordes of paparazzi, camera crews and satellite trucks - and the security guards hired to contain them - it was obvious that a matter of great international importance was lurking within Nice's Lenval hospital. But this was no medical breakthrough, no cure for cancer. The reason for the commotion? The birth of twins to one Angelina Jolie and her partner, Brad Pitt. Called the world's most famous children even before they were born, Vivienne Marcheline and her...

2008-07-10 06:00:26

Text of report by Namibian news agency Nampa website [Unidentified Reporter: "Ministers Committed To Stop Illegal Fishing in SADC"] WINDHOEK, 9 July: Southern African Development Community (SADC) Ministers responsible for Marine Fisheries vowed to close their ports to all illegal vessels as part of their commitment to stop illegal fishing in the region. A statement of commitment to get tough on illegal fishing was signed in Windhoek last week by the Ministers after a week-long...

2008-07-02 12:00:56

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 2, 2008) - Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation ("Afri-Can") (TSX VENTURE:AFA)(FRANKFURT:AJF) announces that Afri-Can and Deep South Mining (PTY) Ltd. ("Deep South") have signed an option and joint venture agreement ("Agreement") with Teck Cominco Namibia Ltd. ("Teck Cominco") whereby Teck Cominco will have an option to earn a 70% undivided interest in the Haib Copper Project in southern Namibia. The project is comprised of one prospecting license...

2008-07-01 06:00:43

Increasing demand for power in Namibia has presented substantial and lucrative investment opportunities for both international and local power industry participants. The donor community and various financial institutions are set to enter the market soon, as there is room for investment in generation, transmission and distribution. These efforts will improve the capacity and efficiency of the power sector in meeting current and future demand. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan...

2008-06-24 12:00:00

PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - June 24, 2008) - Bannerman Resources Ltd. (TSX:BAN)(ASX:BMN) ("Bannerman" or the "Company"), a uranium exploration and mine development company focused on projects in Namibia, is pleased to report that resource drilling has now been completed at Goanikontes' Anomaly A and that senior geological staff have mobilised to the Perth Company office to begin final resource estimation work. Drill rigs have now been mobilised to explore prospects which have been...


Latest Namibia Reference Libraries

Angolan Slender Mongoose, Galerella flavescens
2012-11-01 07:38:15

The Angolan slender mongoose (Galerella flavescens) is native to southern Africa, specifically in Namibia and Angola. It prefers a habitat within arid savannahs in Namibia, preferring areas with little vegetation, but its preferred habitat in Angola is unknown. It is thought that population numbers are high within its range, although little is known about the species’ habits. This species is slender in appearance and has 38 teeth. These teeth grow in at about twenty-four weeks of age. Young...

Cape Ground Squirrel, Xerus inauris
2012-06-18 16:30:51

The Cape ground squirrel (Xerus inauris) is native to southern areas of Africa. Its range includes South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia, although it does not occur in coastal areas of this region. In Botswana, it occurs in southwestern Kalahari, and in South Africa, it occurs in south and south central areas. The name of the Cape ground squirrel is misleading, as its range is much larger than the name suggests. It is thought that the name was used in order to distinguish the species from the...

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2008-06-16 16:02:21

The Scrub Hare (Lepus saxatilis), is a species of hare found in South Africa, parts of central Africa, and Namibia. It is found at about 3200 to 6500 feet above sea level. Its dorsal fur is gray and black, while its ventral fur is white. It has a black and white tail, while it has lighter fur around its face. Its length varies from 17.5 to 25 inches, and it weighs 3.5 to 10 pounds. Females are typically larger than males. The average mass at birth is 4 ounces. Parental care is low and...

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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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2007-10-24 13:46:19

The White-chinned Petrel (Procellaria aequinoctialis), is a large seabird in the family Procellariidae. It ranges around the Southern Ocean as far north as South Australia, Peru and Namibia, and breeds colonially on scattered islands; South Georgia, Prince Edward Islands, Crozet Islands, Kerguelen Islands, Auckland Island, Campbell Island and Antipodes Islands. The diet of the White-chinned Petrel is composed mainly of krill, followed by fish. White-chinned Petrels feed by surface...

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This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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