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2011-02-10 05:00:00

BERNARDSVILLE, N.J. and DAKAR, Senegal, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecole Sinthiou Mbadane1 lies off the electric grid. Yet this rural Senegalese elementary school is providing students with a unique learning opportunity with the help of a groundbreaking solar-powered interactive whiteboard, part of CyberSmart's affordable solution to bring 21st century learning to even the poorest schools in the world. Recently, CyberSmart received a grant from the US Agency for International...

2011-02-09 13:00:00

DAKAR, Senegal, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Customs Directorate of Senegal's Ministry of Finance has turned to IBM (NYSE: IBM) and CFAO Technologies, an IBM Business Partner in West Africa, to help modernize Senegal's import and export processes. The new system, based on two IBM z10 mainframe computers, will give customs officers and their partners on-line access to real-time information across all of the country's 30 border checkpoints. (Logo:...

2010-12-15 12:50:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A delegation from the National Association of Black Journalists is among black artists, writers, filmmakers, academics, scientists, and other leaders in Africa for the historic World Festival of Black Arts and Cultures. The Festival, under the auspices of President Abdoulaye Wade of Senegal and other African leaders, started Dec. 10 in Dakar, Senegal, and continues through Dec. 31. For only the third time in 50 years, a U.S. delegation of more than...

2010-12-11 00:00:58

Weston United's Gallery M opens new show of work by artists Willie Torbert and Mahamadou Savane New York, NY (PRWEB) December 9, 2010 Gallery M, a contemporary arts gallery based in Harlem, announces the opening of a new exhibit by American artist Wilie Torbert and Mahamadou Savane, who was born in Senegal. The gallery, located on West 125th Street, not only shows the work of established and emerging artists, but it is also a space where the work of Weston's consumers can be...

2010-12-03 21:15:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from IMF at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=26397532-5cd5-4e5e-8a36-2a9a1d155bea# The IMF extended its support for Senegal's economic and financial policies by approving a new Policy Support Instrument to back the West African country's economic program. The policies endorsed by the IMF focus on accelerating economic growth and improving resilience to shocks to help Senegal meet its development objectives....

2010-11-19 04:00:00

DAKAR, Senegal, November 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The African Press Organization (http://www.apo-opa.org ) announced today an alliance with Comtex News Network, Inc. (http://www.comtex.com ) for the distribution of its Africa-related wire services via Comtex.com. Through an agreement with Comtex, the leading provider of real-time content for investors, news releases issued by enterprises, governments, political and economical organizations, NGOs and United Nations duty stations...

2010-11-16 05:30:00

DAKAR, Senegal, November 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The African Press Organization (APO) announced today an alliance with Afribiz.info for the distribution of its economic and business-related wire service via http://www.afribiz.info. Through an agreement with Afribiz.info, the communication and community portal dedicated to Africa's economy, news issued by enterprises, governments, NGOs, political organizations and United Nations duty stations across Africa, concerning the continent's...

2010-11-09 12:03:00

Malaria No More, Lalela Project, and Youssou NDour Kick off Senegal Media Campaign to Fight Malaria NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Malaria No More and the Lalela Project announced today their new joint effort in Senegal, NightWatch. Senegalese singer Youssou NDour and other international celebrities are taking to the African airwaves to leverage the power of celebrity voices and deliver an important nightly message about malaria. NightWatch is an interactive media...

2010-10-18 16:05:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, announced a 72-hour fare sale, with flights from New York JFK or Washington, D.C. to Johannesburg, South Africa, and Dakar, Senegal, available for only $879* round trip including fuel surcharges, for travel from Nov. 1-30, 2010. Passengers should book their trips to South Africa at this low fare before it's too late, since the sale ends at 11:59 p.m. eastern standard time on...

2010-09-27 15:23:50

At the World Cowpea Research Conference, crop experts embrace one of agriculture's oldest legumes -- prized for protein and resilience to hot, dry climates -- as food for people, livestock and astronauts A long neglected crop with the potential to halt hunger for millions in Africa, sustain the livestock revolution underway in developing countries, rejuvenate nutrient-sapped soils, and even feed astronauts on extended space missions, is attracting scientists from around the world to Senegal...


Latest Senegal Reference Libraries

Working horse
2014-06-14 10:44:57

The Fouta is a breed of horse originating from Senegal, West Africa. Also known as the Foutanke, the horse was developed from crossing the Fleuve and M’Bayer breeds resulting in a light work horse. The Fleuve horse is also found in Senegal, West Africa. This light horse was bred from crossing Barb horses with local ponies. The M’Bayer also evolved from the Barb horse and originated in the Baol region of Senegal. This breed is usually bay or chestnut. The average horse in Senegal is...

African Manatee, Trichechus senegalensis
2012-06-19 13:45:47

The African manatee (Trichechus senegalensis) is thought to be similar to the West Indian manatee. Its other common names include the seacow and the West African manatee. It is native to Africa, specifically Senegal to Angola and West Africa. Its range also includes Mali, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Ghana, among other regions. They can live in many water habitats including freshwater, oceans, brackish water, and lagoons. However, they will not live anywhere with a temperature...

2012-06-14 13:15:54

Symbol: PHRE Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 06:09:38

Symbol: KHSE2 Group: Dicot Family: Meliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    I PR    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-18 09:02:25

Symbol: BOSE4 Group: Dicot Family: Capparaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Capparales Family   Capparaceae – Caper family Genus   Boscia Lam....

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