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2015-05-21 23:08:16

2015 Global Food Security Index (GFSI) annual update reveals progress in structural investment; impressive gains in Quality & Safety, says DuPont JOHANNESBURG

2015-05-15 16:28:01

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senate last night passed the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), which could potentially support small businesses and smallholder

2015-05-11 08:31:13

Expanded Policy will Increase Access for Darunavir Pediatric Formulations in 128 Resource-Limited Countries RARITAN, N.J., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson today

2015-05-06 23:08:55

3 Ways to Enter @ ONEWELLATATIME.COM for Opportunity to Experience Local Culture and Dedicate Newest Water Project in Swaziland. NYC (PRWEB) May 06, 2015

2015-04-02 20:20:33

Journey to The Kingdom of Swaziland in Africa to Experience Local Culture and Dedicate New Water Project. NEW YORK, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Did you know roughly 325 million

2015-03-18 12:25:10

Acclaimed Singer/Songwriter and Philanthropist Jewel to be Featured Program Judge NEW YORK, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VOSS Water of Norway has long understood the challenges

2015-03-16 16:24:35

Infrastructure for Online Retail Improves in Sub-Saharan Africa LONDON, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- South Africa and Nigeria are the regional leaders in online retail development.

2015-03-09 08:29:38

JOHANNESBURG, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Voices Global Partnership and Bank of America today launched a weeklong initiative in Johannesburg, South Africa, connecting women leaders from sub-Saharan

2015-02-27 23:12:55

Imagine a day without access to clean, drinkable water and there were no showers or proper baths and there was no one to help.

2015-02-26 04:21:18

Includes 40MW contract term extension in Angola JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb.


Latest sub-Saharan Africa Reference Libraries

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2013-07-16 10:56:07

The inspector (Chalcostephia flavifrons), also known as the yellowface, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Africa. Its range includes Angola, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Guinea, Nigeria, South Africa, and Zambia, among many other areas of sub-Saharan Africa. It prefers a habit in tropical and subtropical areas near lakes, marshes, wetlands, swamps, and springs. The total population number and population trends of this species are unknown and it is threatened by habitat loss due to...

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2009-02-27 15:34:28

The African Wattled Lapwing or Senegal Wattled Plover (Vanellus senegallus) is a species of wading bird of the family Charadriidae. It is found in most of sub-Saharan Africa outside the rainforests. Although it is mostly a resident species, it does show seasonal movements. Its thrives in wet lowlands and damp grassland. It is a readily noticeable and unmistakable bird. It is brown with a black crown, white forehead and large yellow facial wattles. The tail is white and tipped black. The...

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2009-01-17 15:45:21

The Swallow-tailed Bee-eater (Merops hirundineus) is a species of bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae. It is found in savannah woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa. It prefers more wooded country than most bee-eaters. It is somewhat migratory depending on rainfall patterns. This is a richly colored, slender bird, like other bee-eater species. Its colors and easily seen forked tail make this species unique. It is mostly green with a yellow throat and black eye stripe and beak. It is about...

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2008-11-29 19:27:30

The White-rumped Swift (Apus caffer), is a species of swift that is similar to a house martin, but is completely unrelated to that species. They are native to sub-Saharan Africa, and have expanded into Morocco and southern Spain. The wintering grounds of those that migrate is not well known. Only the tropical African populations are year-round residents. The White-rumped Swift is 5.5 to 6 inches long and has a short forked tail and long swept-back wings that resemble a boomerang or...

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2008-10-18 12:34:12

The Common Fiscal (Lanius collaris) also known as the Fiscal Shrike, or "Jacky Hanger", is a member of the shrike family found through most of Sub-Saharan Africa. It has a wide range of habitats from grassland to acacia or woodland. It avoids very dense areas where it is impaired by hunting. This is a unique 8.25 to 9 inch passerine with white underparts and black upperparts that extend from the top of the head down to the tail. It has a white V-shape on its back and a long black tail with...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).