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2010-03-28 09:05:00

Sudan is looking to exploit the Saharan sun to power its underdeveloped regions and green its deserts.

2010-03-15 16:05:00

WASHINGTON, March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Outrageous rumors about Uganda's "Lords Resistance Army" (LRA) apparently relocating to South Darfur to establish a safe haven in the region have suddenly cropped up.

2010-01-19 09:49:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its Sudan policy review completed in mid-October 2009, the Obama administration indicated it would regularly assess the progress of peace in Sudan -- or lack thereof.

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2009-11-09 07:30:00

Today, over 800 student activists converged on Capitol Hill for the largest lobby day to prevent genocide in history.

2009-11-09 05:27:00

DUBAI, UAE, November 9 /PRNewswire/ -- flydubai, Dubai's first low cost airline, celebrated its eighth inaugural flight in less than six months last night when the airline's first flight to Sudan touched down at Khartoum International Airport. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091109/365838 ) FZ631 left Dubai International Airport's Terminal 2 at 1845hrs on Sunday, November 8, and arrived in the Sudanese capital at 2150hrs local time, where flydubai's CEO, Ghaith Al...

2009-10-30 06:50:00

EL FASHER, Sudan and BERKELEY, Calif., Oct.

2009-10-27 12:22:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert J.

2009-10-27 11:31:24

It is possible to simultaneously survey a number of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in the challenging environment of Southern Sudan, according to a new study published October 27 in the open-access journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases.

2009-10-20 05:45:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sudan Radio Project, a monthly program that explores historic political, economic, and social issues in Sudan, begins its third season of broadcasts this month.


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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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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.