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2014-10-13 23:02:01

Ticket Down announces that last minute tickets for the international soccer exhibition matches featuring Ecuador vs. El Salvador and Colombia vs. Canada at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ are available at discounted prices. This popular ticket reseller encourages diehard soccer fans to add promo code CHEAP for added savings on their already low soccer ticket prices. Harrison, NJ (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Ticket Down is a reputable source for cheap Colombia vs. Canada and Ecuador vs. El...

2014-10-13 08:23:01

KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to KT Press, it has been operating as a pilot project for the last two years during which more than 950 proposals have been received - all aimed at countering the devastating impact of climate change. Rwanda decided to keep it permanent, and the Fund for Environment and Climate change {FONERWA} was born October 9 in Kigali, the capital. The biggest of its kind in Africa, government and financiers say the fund should guide...

2014-10-13 08:21:29

KAMPALA, Uganda, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Chinese construction company, China Harbor Engineering, has been contracted to build a $13.5b railway to offload the region with costly and slower transport. The standard gauge railway line that will stretch from Kenya to Kampala, Uganda's capital, is expected to bring down journeys to only two days, from the current eight. The line will also be extended to Rwanda. Studies on Kampala-Kigali segment started in July - to be complete by...

2014-10-12 12:20:42

ABUJA, Nigeria, Oct. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan congratulates the joint-recipients of this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Pakistani girl-child education activist, Malala Yousafzai and Indian children's rights campaigner, Kailash Satyarthi. President Jonathan believes that Malala and her co-winner are very worthy recipients of the Noble Peace Prize in view of their globally-acclaimed and very courageous advocacy against bigotry, discrimination, oppression...

2014-10-11 23:03:35

Bruce Riedel describes Pakistan as “one of the most important countries in the world” at Washington DC conference seeking solutions for the country's education crisis. In a speech that can be viewed on a video posted on the Wilson Center website, Mr. Riedel, senior adviser on South Asia and the Middle East to the last four presidents in the staff of the National Security Council, tells the audience that Mr. Obama has put Pakistan "on the back burner." Washington, DC...

2014-10-11 23:03:28

TCF Chairman and founder Mushtaq Chhapra tells audience at Education Reform Conference at Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C. that the Pakistan-based non-profit is reaching out to help public and private educators. First in series of TCF-hosted conferences seeking concrete solutions to Pakistan's education crisis. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 The Citizens Foundation (TCF) has passed its historic milestone of opening 1,000 schools for...

2014-10-10 16:22:14

(TSX-V | OYL) TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - CGX Energy Inc. (TSX-V - OYL) ("CGX Energy" or the "Company") announced today it entered into a bridge loan agreement (the "Bridge Loan") with Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. ("Pacific Rubiales") in the aggregate principal amount of Cdn.$7.5 million and provided an operational update on its activities in Guyana. Bridge Loan Dewi Jones, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, commented: "The Bridge Loan allows CGX Energy to continue...

2014-10-10 12:26:52

KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The deadline set by Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan for Telecom companies to cut down calling rates has expired, but some firms have not yet adhered to the call. The harmonized calling rates agreed upon by Information Communication Technology ministers of the named countries are aimed at implementing the 'One Network Area' initiative of ensuring affordable communication services to accelerate trade and investment across the region....

2014-10-09 23:03:40

Ticket Down announces that they are just lowered their prices again on tickets for Colombia vs. El Salvador, Ecuador vs. El Salvador and Colombia vs. Canada at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. This popular ticket reseller encourages diehard soccer fans to add promo code CHEAP for added savings on their already low soccer ticket prices. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Ticket Down has cut ticket prices across the board on Colombia vs. El Salvador tickets along with tickets for the...

2014-10-09 20:21:30

South African Tourism Joins Carnegie Hall in Month-Long Tribute to South Africa's 20th Anniversary of Freedom & Democracy NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The unique sounds of South Africa reverberated through the streets of Manhattan earlier today during a free mobile pop-up concert hosted by South African Tourism honoring South Africa's 20(th) anniversary of freedom and democracy. Featuring performances by two of South Africa's most renowned Grammy-nominated musical icons,...


Latest Political geography Reference Libraries

Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.