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BASTROP, Texas, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A Senior delegation from the government of Southern Sudan arrived in Texas on Sunday for a weeklong program of discussions with public and private sector companies.
U.S. actress Mia Farrow says she plans to go on a hunger strike to protest the Sudanese government's decision to expel foreign aid agencies from Darfur. Farrow has long campaigned on behalf of the people in the war-ravaged region.
Some countries still harbor wild poliovirus, so all polio-free countries need to maintain sensitive surveillance systems, U.S. health officials said.
NEW YORK, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is gravely distressed by the lavish welcome afforded to Sudanese President Omar El-Bashir, whose arrest on charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes is sought by the International Criminal Court, at the Arab League summit in Qatar. "Welcoming an accused mass murderer with a kiss on the red carpet is morally repugnant," said AJC Executive Director David Harris.
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drawings created by refugee children who escaped the violence in Darfur are on exhibit at Boston College's Gargan Hall through March 27.
Government Efforts to Abolish Slavery in Sudan Falter WASHINGTON and AWEIL, Sudan, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 267 African Sudanese slaves were freed from captivity in a CSI-sponsored liberation action spanning the end of February and first days of March. All 267 liberated slaves were Southern Sudanese victims of government-sponsored war crimes.
WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Counselor Lisa Chiles administered the oath of office to William Hammink as the agency's new director in Sudan. Sudan is facing a critical time in its development, and the U.S.
In letter leaders commend U.N.
HARBIN, China, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc.
The Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros), a species of antelope, is also known as Mrs Gray's lechwe, the waterbuck, or the wasserbock. It can be found in Ethiopia and Sudan, where it prefers a habitat within grasslands, steppes, wetlands, coastal areas, or swamplands with water reaching a depth between 3.9 and 16 inches. Leopold Fitzinger first described this antelope in 1855. The Nile lechwe varies in size depending on sex, with males typically reaching a weight of up to 260 pounds and females...
Symbol: RASU8 Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass Arecidae Order Arecales Family Arecaceae – Palm family Genus Raphia P. Beauv. –...
Symbol: DAGE Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48 I Distribution: DactylocteniumgerminatumHack. distribution:USA(MD) Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons...
The Taita Fiscal (Lanius dorsalis) is a member of the shrike family. This is an African species. It is found from southeastern Sudan and southern Ethiopia to northeastern Tanzania. Its habitat is dry open thornbush and acacia and other dry open woodland. The Taita Fiscal is 8.25 inches in length and is fairly unique. It has white underparts and a black crown, hind neck and wings. The back is gray, the rump is white, and there is a characteristic white V-shape on the back. The tail is...
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.