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2013-08-14 23:27:57

Complexus to Grow Customer Base for InFlight Corporation’s Leading SharePoint ERP Integration Solution in South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa Easthampton, MA & Cape Town, South Africa (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 InFlight Corporation, a Microsoft ISV whose software enables clients to extend their Oracle applications to SharePoint and mobile devices, and Complexus, a SharePoint software distributor and consultancy, announced today their partnership to bring InFlight’s best-in-class...

2013-08-08 16:25:30

DDB New York and WATERisLIFE show how short life can be in the areas of sub-Saharan Africa where unsafe drinking water is a leading cause of death in children under five years old NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DDB New York and WATERisLIFE have launched an emotional campaign titled, "Kenya Bucket List," where a film crew travelled to Kenya to take a four-year-old Maasai boy named Nkaitole (pronounced Guytolie), who's never been out of his remote African village, on an...

2013-08-01 23:27:22

Complexus to grow customer base for Almond Labs’ leading SharePoint Identity Service Application in South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa. Arlington, VA and Cape Town, South Africa (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Almond Labs, a provider of external authentication solutions for SharePoint, and Complexus Software, a niche SharePoint software distributor and consultancy, announced today their partnership to bring Almond Labs Identity Service Application (ALISA) to South Africa and Sub-Saharan...

2013-07-15 12:24:59

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Books For Africa, a leading non-profit shipper of books, and Worldreader, a leading non-profit empowering the world's poorest people with e-readers and digital content, have formed a unique partnership to send both e-books and e-readers to schools and students across Africa in the coming months. The partnership draws on the strengths of Books For Africa's distribution network across the continent and Worldreader's strength as...

World Bank Report Poorest People Vulnerable Climate Change
2013-06-19 10:48:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The World Bank released a statement today warning that the disastrous effects of global warming could be felt “in our lifetime,” along with a new study projecting the damage to Africa and Asia in particular. "The scientists tell us that if the world warms by (3.6 degree Fahrenheit) — warming which may be reached in 20 to 30 years — that will cause widespread food shortages, unprecedented heat waves, and more...

2013-06-17 23:22:47

Two innovative women owned global businesses are teaming up to provide relief to 24 of Africa's poorest countries. This is a first step toward cutting the red tape and bureaucracy from saving women's and children's lives around the world. Providence, RI (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Maternova Research, a newly formed non-profit affiliate of the award winning Maternova, Inc., is partnering with Flight for Every Mother (FFEM) to amplify the voices of clinicians battling maternal mortality in 24...

2013-06-09 00:20:42

QINGDAO, China, June 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 6th, Hisense officially opened its new Home Appliances Industrial Park in Atlantis, a town in Western Cape, South Africa. The 100,000-square-meter industrial park located 40 kilometers from the port of Cape Town is the most important electronics and home appliance production base in South Africa. As a joint project between Hisense and the China-Africa Development Fund, the new park will have an annual production capacity of 400,000...

2013-05-24 23:15:21

The project addresses five pressing agricultural development challenges and the teams, comprising Southern Researchers and senior researchers from across the globe have produced policy research papers, policy briefs and documentaries, which showcase the ground realities of agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 The GDN project, Supporting Policy Research to Inform Agricultural Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, commissioned ten country research...

Climate Change Linked To Human Evolution
2013-05-22 08:55:55

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Surges in cultural innovation in early modern human populations were sparked by rapid climate changes between 80,000 and 40,000 years ago — during what was the Middle Stone Age. A new study conducted by a team of scientists from Cardiff University's School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, the Natural History Museum in London and the University of Barcelona examined a marine sediment core off the coast of South Africa to reconstruct...

2013-05-15 04:23:02

Mobile Connections in Sub-Saharan Africa Increase 20 Per Cent to 500 Million in 2013 and Are Expected to Increase by an Additional 50 Per Cent by 2018 NAIROBI, Kenya, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced that it has opened a permanent office in Nairobi, Kenya. The office will be based in the heart of Nairobi's Innovation Hub (iHub) for the technology community and will enable the GSMA to work even more closely with its members and other industry stakeholders to...


Latest sub-Saharan Africa Reference Libraries

Inspector, Chalcostephia flavifrons
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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