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2013-07-29 12:24:40

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers seeking a life-changing journey this winter, can explore MSC Opera and MSC Sinfonia's Grand Voyages to South Africa. Exclusive to MSC, two leisurely routes from Genoa to Cape Town offer the perfect complement of stunning destinations, unique enrichment and entertainment with the unparalleled opportunity to take life at one's own pace during multiple sea days. On October 25th, MSC Opera embarks on a 17-night Grand...

2013-07-22 16:21:23

TORONTO, July 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Eco Atlantic" or the "Company") (TSXV: EOG) (NSX: EOG) provides technical interpretation of Murombe-1 well drilled by HRT Participações em Petróleo S.A ("HRT") in the Walvis Basin, offshore Namibia. HRT announced on Friday July 18, 2013 that the Murombe-1 well, the second offshore well in their exploratory drilling campaign has been concluded and is considered as a dry hole. This well was targeting the Murombe...

2013-07-08 12:22:15

TORONTO, July 8, 2013 /CNW/ - ECO (ATLANTIC) OIL AND GAS LTD. (TSX-V: EOG, NSX: EOG) Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Eco Atlantic" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Government of Namibia Ministry of Mines and Energy has approved the request for a one year extension of the Initial Exploration Period on the Company's Guy (2111B & 2211A) and Sharon (2213A & 2213B) licenses located offshore Namibia, in the prospective Walvis Basin. The year extension of the...

2013-07-05 16:21:51

TORONTO, July 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Eco Atlantic" or the "Company") (TSX-V: EOG, NSX: EOG) is pleased to announce that it has received TSX Venture Exchange approval to extend the expiry date of 4,937,341 common share purchase warrants (the "Warrants") that were issued as part of a non-brokered private placement completed by the Company in January 2012. The expiry date of the Warrants has been extended for an additional twelve (12) months to 5:00 p.m....

2013-07-04 16:20:15

TORONTO, July 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Eco Atlantic" or the "Company") (TSX-V: EOG, NSX: EOG) announced today that it has applied to the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange") for approval to extend the expiry date of 4,937,341 common share purchase warrants (the "Warrants") that were issued as part of a non-brokered private placement completed by the Company in January 2012. The Warrants are exercisable for common shares of Eco Atlantic at a price of $1.00...

2013-06-19 23:16:52

One of the projects will supply power to one of the main iron ore mines in South Africa, with an annual production of 10 million tonnes. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The multinational company PROINSO, an international leader in the distribution of solar PV materials, in collaboration with African Solar Power, Proinso´s exclusive partner for South Africa, has recently supplied modules and inverters for two new self-consumption solar PV projects in Africa, with a total power of 145kW. The two...

2013-06-10 16:28:30

Working with NamPower, Soitec demonstrates value of its CPV technology and commitment to Namibia by supplying electricity to an isolated rural community BERNIN, France, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soitec (Euronext), a world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, has installed a concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) demonstration plant in the isolated rural village of Usib near Rehoboth in central...

2013-05-21 12:23:01

TORONTO, May 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Eco Atlantic" or the "Company") (TSX-V: EOG, NSX: EOG) provides technical interpretation of recent oil proven by HRT Participações em Petróleo S.A ("HRT") in the Walvis Basin and announces appointment of David Dudkiewicz as Corporate Secretary of the Company. HRT announced last night the results from drilling its Wingat-1 Prospect which confirmed that the well established two...

2013-02-05 16:22:23

WINDHOEK, Namibia, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The unveiling of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2013 will reveal Namibia as one of the featured international backdrops. Known as the 'Land of Endless Horizons,' this southern African destination's natural wonders provided a dramatic setting for SI Swimsuit models to be photographed in front of the world's tallest sand dunes in Namib-Naukluft National Park and the mysterious diamond mining ghost town of Kolmanskop. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2013...

2013-02-05 04:20:24

WINDHOEK, Namibia, February 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 19th Western Africa Oil, Gas & Energy Conference 2013, held in Windhoek With an interior domain across 27 countries, covering one half of the African land mass, and offshore potential from Morocco to the Cape, the Western Africa oil and gas exploration zone is one of the world's richest and most promising for ventures and new opportunities in the upstream market. The 19th Western Africa Oil, Gas & Energy...


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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