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2008-07-26 00:00:20

Research and Markets Laura Wood Senior Manager Fax from USA: 646-607-1907 Fax from rest of the world: +353-1-481-1716 press@researchandmarkets.com Logo: http://www.researchandmarkets.com Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ 3f3f78/sudan_telecoms_m) has announced the addition of the "Sudan - Telecoms Market Overview & Statistics" report to their offering. The third largest oil producer in sub-Saharan Africa and one of the biggest countries on...

2008-07-24 06:00:25

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 24 July 24 July 2008 (Al-Fashir) - The US charge d'affaires, Alberto Fernandez said he was "disappointed" with the speech of the Sudanese president Umar Hasan al-Bashir that he made in Darfur. Fernandez, who accompanied Al-Bashir in his tour of Darfur, was quoted by the daily Al-Hayat published in London as saying that he expected to hear "something new with regards to practical steps that will be taken...

2008-07-24 06:00:25

At 0930 gmt, Sudan TV shown footage of President Umar Hasan al- Bashir arriving in a gathering in Junaynah, Southern Darfur State. The TV was earlier showing a large number of people who had been waiting to receive President Al-Bashir. The TV is showing people holding up banners with words supporting President Al-Bashir. Music praising Sudan is being played at the venue. President Umar Hasan Al- Bashir arrived atop a pick-up truck. The crowd went cheering and chanting pro-Al-Bashir slogans as...

2008-07-20 03:00:17

Arab League foreign ministers issued a statement after an emergency meeting Saturday opposing war crimes charges against the president of Sudan. The meeting in Cairo was called after the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno Ocampo, asked the court to issue an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, the BBC reported. No warrant has yet been issued. The council decides solidarity with the Republic of Sudan in confronting schemes that undermine its...

2008-07-19 18:00:16

Text of report by state-owned Libyan TV on 19 July President of the Republic of Sudan Umar Hasan al-Bashir hold a telephone conversation this afternoon with the brother leader of the revolution [Col Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi]. President Al-Bashir informed the brother leader about the real reasons behind the International Criminal Court's indictment against him. He said the Sudanese people had opposed this ruling which contradicts the African Union [AU] resolutions. President Al-Bashir...

2008-07-18 12:00:48

Text of report by state-owned Sudanese radio on 18 July The joint UN-AU chief mediator for peace in Darfur, Djibrill Bassole. is due to arrive in the country today. During the meeting he will hold talks with government officials on the latest developments in Darfur as well as the request of the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor. Originally published by Republic of Sudan Radio, Omdurman, in Arabic 1400 18 Jul 08. (c) 2008 BBC Monitoring Middle East. Provided by ProQuest...

2008-07-18 09:00:29

By Elissa Gootman Russia and China voiced concerns about the pursuit of the president of Sudan by international prosecutors, raising the possibility that the UN Security Council could intervene to forestall the prosecution, diplomats said. In a closed session on Wednesday, the council began its first discussions on Sudan since prosecutors at the International Criminal Court requested an arrest warrant for Sudan's president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, on charges of genocide, war crimes and...

2008-07-16 15:00:19

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 14 July [Report by: "Darfur SLM Leader Hold Talks With US Officials"] The leader of a Darfur rebel group held talks today with senior US officials to discuss pushing forward the political process in the war ravaged region. Abd al-Wahid al-Nur, leader of Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) met with Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Jendayi Frazer and the US presidential envoy to Sudan Richard...

2008-07-16 15:00:19

Text of report by London-based newspaper Al-Hayat website on 16 July [Commentary by Abdallah Iskandar: "When the International Criminal Court Works Against its Objectives"] In the hours that followed the accusations against President Umar al-Bashir by the International Criminal Court's Prosecutor General, it appeared that the results produced were the opposite of what Luis Moreno-Ocampo sought. These grave accusations against a sitting head of state aim to pressure Khartoum within the...

2008-07-16 09:00:30

The United Nations urged its staff to stay home Tuesday as thousands of Sudanese prepared to protest war-crimes charges leveled against their president by an international prosecutor. The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor asked judges Monday to grant an arrest warrant for President Omar Hassan al- Bashir for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur. Protests so far have been staged by pro-government bodies, but even Sudanese who traditionally oppose Bashir...


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Nile Lechwe, Kobus megaceros
2012-09-10 17:01:29

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...

2012-06-14 11:34:58

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. –...

2012-06-18 03:59:53

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...

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2008-10-18 12:31:16

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...

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2008-10-18 12:24:29

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.

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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