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Latest sub-Saharan Africa Stories

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

2013-05-08 13:26:42

The number of adults living into older age in sub-Saharan Africa is rapidly growing yet many older men and women will have an illness or disability that limits their ability to function.

2013-04-30 23:04:08

Lack of autoclave use and proper sanitary practices lead to rampant transmission of the AIDS virus in Africa.


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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