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2010-03-11 09:36:00

JOHANNESBURG, March 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Highlights - Group subscribers up 28% to 116,0 million - Revenue up 9,2% to R111,9 billion - EBITDA up 6,7% to R46,1 billion - Adjusted Headline EPS down 16.6% to 754,3 cents - Adjusted Headline EPS, excluding the impact of functional currency losses, up 8,5% to 878,9 cents - Dividend per share of 192 cents Overview MTN Group revenues increased by 9,2% to R111,9 billion and earnings...

2010-02-22 14:56:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- To honor the resilience of millions of women survivors of war around the world, Women for Women International is hosting a global campaign called, "Join Me on the Bridge." This unprecedented call to action, on the 99th anniversary of International Women's Day, March 8th 2010, will highlight the fact the women are 70% of the world's poor; 75% of the civilians killed in war [along with their children], and earn only 10% of the world income, despite doing 66%...

2010-02-11 07:00:00

LONDON, February 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- De La Rue Identity Systems, a world expert in secure e-government identity solutions, today announced that it will design and roll-out East Africa's first national eID project for the Government of Rwanda, as part of the ongoing Rwandan National ID project (NID). The plans for systems integration, to combine data from the current ID card, passport and driver's licence, are already underway. The first eID documents are expected to be...

2010-01-19 21:19:57

Circumcising newborn boys as a way to prevent HIV infection in later life is more cost-effective than circumcising adult males, finds a new Rwandan study in this week's PLoS Medicine. It has already been conclusively shown, from three randomized clinical trials in Uganda, Kenya, and South Africa, that adult male circumcision (MC) roughly halves the HIV transmission rate from women to men. Many African countries hit hard by HIV are therefore offering men the procedure as way to control the...

2010-01-19 17:10:18

A thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that cooperative organizations play an important role in the peace-building efforts undertaken in the wake of the Rwanda genocide. The 1994 genocide in Rwanda tore apart and destroyed large parts of the country's socio-economic and institutional foundations, and its severe consequences are still evident. As part of the recovery process, there is a desperate need to restore relations between genocide survivors and former perpetrators...

2009-12-14 09:47:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Enough, the anti-genocide project at the Center for American Progress, released the following statement today concerning Niotan Inc.: In a December 7 statement, Nevada-based Niotan Inc. claimed that it "does not source tantalum from the Democratic Republic of the Congo" and denied reports suggesting that it is linked to conflict minerals originating in eastern Congo. The Report of the UN Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of Congo,...

2009-11-23 15:28:12

The goal of the new settlement policy for refugees and survivors of the genocide in Rwanda in 1994 was to provide new accommodation for all who needed it. However, even though people were housed, a new thesis from the University of Gothenburg reveals that living conditions in the countryside did not improve. The thesis analyses the new settlement policy that was put in place to deal with the major problems that arose out of the genocide in 1994. Rwanda has an area that is equivalent to the...

2009-11-23 11:31:00

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco Bay Area - based Eco-Fuel Global this week entered a groundbreaking agreement with the Government of Rwanda estimated to be worth in excess of $250m; to produce bio-fuels from Jatropha Curcas. In the run up to the Copenhagen climate talks, this deal will see the replacement of up to 20% of the Rwandan fossil fuel requirement with low emission bio-fuels. Mark O'Brien, CEO of Eco-Fuel Global, said on behalf of the investors: "This...

2009-10-26 13:48:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Global Specialty Tourism Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0155844/Reportlinker-Adds-Global-Specialty-Tourism-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The global outlook series on Specialty Tourism provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research...

2009-10-13 10:40:00

Press release from PLoS Medicine Given sufficient training and support, nurses can safely and effectively prescribe antiretroviral therapy (ART) to patients with HIV, according to a Rwandan study published in this week's PLoS Medicine. As in many other African countries, Rwanda has a shortage of doctors, which implies that many patients with HIV aren't receiving the treatment they need. To tackle this crisis, the World Health Organization recommends "task shifting""”whereby the task of...


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2008-10-18 12:24:29

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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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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