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2014-09-02 08:23:58

KIGALI, Rwanda, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Paul Kagame on Saturday August 30 joined residents of Cyeru village, on the outskirts of Rwanda's capital Kigali, to dig a 16KM trench through which water will be extended to over 2000 people. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140902/141837 He rolled sleeves and dug into the mud with a hoe for an hour. After digging, he told the sweaty, but cheerful residents, that progress Rwanda has achieved is a result...

2014-09-01 16:24:49

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Precious Metals Mining in Botswana to 2020 - a Focus on the Diamond Industry https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2348800/Precious-Metals-Mining-in-Botswana-to-2020---a-Focus-on-the-Diamond-Industry.html Synopsis The 'Precious Metals Mining in Botswana to 2020 - a Focus on the Diamond Industry' report comprehensively covers the country's historical and forecast data on diamond production,...

2014-09-01 16:24:37

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Construction in Mexico - Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1634377/Construction-in-Mexico---Key-Trends-and-Opportunities-to-2018.html SynopsisThis report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights into the Mexican construction industry including:- Mexican construction industry's growth prospects by market, project type and type of...

2014-08-29 04:20:53

BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking out against recent allegations that it holds political prisoners, Azerbaijan has brought into the spotlight those countries and international organisations that are quick to accuse Baku of human rights violations, but seem indifferent to the 23-year occupation by Armenia of 20% of Azerbaijani territory. Elkhan Suleymanov, Member of the Azerbaijani Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe...

2014-08-28 23:14:54

The community is invited to attend a free fundraising event on September 30 in Seattle to learn how to help alleviate the impact of the Ebola crisis and learn about the work being done in Liberia by educational NPO. Event features live music, beverages, a silent auction and more. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Washington based nonprofit The Hope Project will host its biggest fundraiser yet on September 30, 2014 at Fremont Abbey Arts Center in Seattle from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Seattle...

2014-08-28 20:23:18

SHANGHAI, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporations ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) the largest and most advanced foundry in Mainland China, announced today, it was selected by Hong Kong Yazhou Zhoukan Limited in the Fourth Mainland Enterprises Listed in Hong Kong Ranking Award, and won the High-Tech Enterprise Award due to its exceptional business operations and outstanding performance. Yazhou Zhoukan Limited was founded in 1987 in Hong...

2014-08-28 08:23:33

RESSANO GARCIA, Mozambique, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Armando Guebuza, and the Mozambican Minister of Energy, Salvador Namburete, joined the chairman of the Mozambican state power utility, Electridade de Mozambique (EDM), Augusto Fernando de Sousa and the President and CEO of Sasol, David Constable, at the inauguration of Central Termica de Ressano Garcia (CTRG). The CTRG power plant, which is a...

2014-08-28 04:20:29

HAMILTON, Bermuda, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AziNam Ltd., ('the Company") the offshore Namibia focused exploration company, is pleased to announce that a new licence has been issued for Blocks 2312A&B and 2412A&B, now renamed as Blocks 2312 and 2412A (the Central Blocks), offshore Namibia, operated by Chariot Oil & Gas ("Chariot") (CHAR:LN). The newly awarded license has a three year Initial Exploration Phase which commenced on the 27th of August 2014,...

2014-08-28 00:20:20

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan held its inaugural New Zealand Excellence Awards on 28 August 2014 at Villa Maria, presenting a total of 18 awards to companies across the industries of Food, Energy and Power, Healthcare and Information Communication Technologies. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140828/140828 The New Zealand Excellence Awards will be an annual event to honour companies that have demonstrated outstanding...

2014-08-27 23:16:16

E. M. Elsheik explains biotic evolution, development through grand quantum biological revolution. Khartoum, Sudan (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 After decades of research, author and scholar E. M. Elsheik presents his answers to the question, “What is man?” in his philosophical new book, “Discovery of the Life-Organizing Principle: In Search of the Fundamental Laws of Life” (published by iUniverse). Since 1970, Elsheik has been searching – almost obsessively, he admits – to transform...


Latest Political geography Reference Libraries

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

Australia
2013-02-18 13:27:43

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country involving the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and a number of smaller islands. It’s the world’s sixth-largest country regarding to total area. Some of the neighboring countries include East Timor, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. For at least 40,000 years before European...

Masai Lion, Panthera leo nubica
2012-11-16 15:20:46

The Masai lion (Panthera leo nubica), also known as the East African Lion, is a subspecies of the African lion. It can be found in Eastern areas of Africa. Males reach an average body length between 8.2 and 9.8 feet, including the tail, with a weight between 320 and 440 pounds. Masai lions located in northeastern Africa are often classified with P. nubica, which include Tsavo lions (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsavo_lion), and these are known to produce males with no manes. The Masai lion...

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2008-08-07 10:35:10

The St. Helena Plover (Charadrius sanctaehelenae), locally known as the Wirebird due to its thin legs, is a small wader endemic to the island of Saint Helena. Kittlitz's Plover is the St. Helena bird's closest relative. The bird was first mentioned in 1638, and is the national bird of Saint Helena, featured on the island's coat of arms. This plover is resident all year on the open areas of Saint Helena, and it is thought that the widespread deforestation on the island, while generally harmful...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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