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NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Orion Air Group (OAG), through their sister corporation Tempus Jets, announced an agreement with the Government of Rwanda to establish a stronger and more robust private aviation presence in the region. Initial plans include the establishment of traditional Fixed Base Operation (FBO) services and also the positioning of a number of turbine powered aircraft that will be available for on-demand charter to support humanitarian service groups...
Anthony Vodacek, a scientist specializing in remote sensing at Rochester Institute of Technology, is leading a two-year survey of the Lake Kivu system to collect scientific measurements for benchmarking hazards threatening the regionâ€™s biodiversity.
NEW YORK, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Left without the legal protection of husbands after the ugly bloodletting of 1994, fifty women stood together in Rwanda to form AVEGA Agahozo, the Association of Widows of the Genocide, and 17 years later they are still helping one another and thousands of other survivors to get on with the business of living. For their work, the group will receive the 2011 Women's Rights Prize of The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation, a $500,000 unrestricted cash...
KIGALI, Rwanda, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "There is an emerging dynamism on the African continent.
NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ContourGlobal announced today that the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) has issued an investment guarantee supporting the company's $142 million KivuWatt project, an integrated methane gas extraction and production facility and associated 25 MW power plant located on Lake Kivu in Kibuye, Rwanda.
CHICAGO, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a joint proposal, Harold Washington College (HWC), one of the City Colleges of Chicago, and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology have brought a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence to Chicago to join an interdisciplinary team from the two institutions.
Rwandan media reported on Monday that a mountain gorilla in northern Rwanda gave birth to twins, which is a rare occurrence for an endangered species with a population less than 800 individuals.
NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Health Corps is expanding this year to support 70 emerging leaders in their 2011-2012 fellowship class. Applications for placements in Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda and the USA are now open at www.apply.ghcorps.org.
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Hong Kong still tops Heritage/Wall Street Journal Index, but Singapore closes in; Rwanda earns "Most Improved" WASHINGTON, Jan.
Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...
The Gray-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.
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