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2014-10-22 16:28:52

Building Professional Health Capacity through the Global Health Service Partnership BOSTON and NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Seed Global Health and Gradian Health Systems today announced a new partnership designed to improve the training of anesthesia providers in Uganda as part of their ongoing efforts to help tackle the dire shortage of health care professionals worldwide. By providing $30,000 for loan repayment, Gradian Health Systems will support...

2014-10-21 12:25:32

VANCOUVER, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - TANZANIA MINERALS CORP. (the "Company" or "TZM") (TSX-V: TZM.V) (FRANKFURT: TM0.F) is pleased to announce that it has acquired from Twigg Gold Ltd. ("Twigg") a 75% and 90% interest in the Igurubi and Msasa gold projects, respectively. Acquisition of Gold Assets TZM has acquired Twigg's 75% interest in the Igurubi Project and Twigg's 90% interest in the Msasa Project for a consideration of CAD $350,000 and 7 million common shares upon...

2014-10-07 12:23:51

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Energy Corporation, (OTCQB: CPPXF, the "Company"), an emerging international energy investment company, today announced that its Tanzanian affiliate, Ruaha River Power Company Ltd. ("Ruaha Power"), has commenced construction of the Phase-I development of its Malolo Mini-Grid and has begun signing up first subscribers from a waiting list of 400 customers. The Malolo Mini-Grid is the first of four separate, isolated...

2014-09-24 16:21:59

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Energy Corporation (OTCQB: CPPXF) (the "Company") an emerging international energy investment company, today announced that it has acquired a 42.5% equity interest in Ruaha River Power Company Limited, a renewable energy power developer based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Established in 2013, Ruaha River Power Company Ltd. ("Ruaha Power") develops small to mid-sized power projects with the intent of acting as an...

2014-09-03 08:24:27

Regional interconnections and oil discoveries to drive industry growth in the region CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, and East Africa represents the second-fastest growing region within Africa. However, East Africa's power sector is highly underdeveloped and has the lowest electricity access rate on the continent. Further, electricity demand is projected to grow faster than the expected expansion rate...

2014-09-02 23:09:11

After extensive work in west and southern Africa, Got Produce? ® has now expanded into East Africa and has signed their first Franchisee in Tanzania near the bustling port of Dar es Salaam. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Got Produce?® announces today their newest franchisee, Monitrac International, DBA Got Produce?® Tanzania. After extensive work in west and southern Africa, Got Produce? ® has now expanded into East Africa and has signed their first...

2014-08-27 20:20:55

TSX-V: ORC.A, ORC.B TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Orca Exploration Group Inc. ("Orca" or "the Company") announces its results for the quarter and six months ended 30 June 2014. Highlights -- The highest seasonal rainfall in several years allowed TANESCO to increase the use of hydro power in Tanzania and reduced nominations for the Company's Songo Songo gas production during the second quarter of 2014. Total field production averaged...

2014-08-14 23:04:54

DKT International Branches out through Social Marketing in Iran, Tanzania and Myanmar - Expanding Access to Contraception Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 DKT International announces the opening of offices in Iran, Tanzania and Myanmar to offer family planning, reproductive health products and services and HIV/AIDS prevention. The additional offices now bring DKT services to 22 countries worldwide. With a population of 44 million, Tanzania is the 6th most populous country in Africa...

2014-08-11 23:07:58

New York recording artist Masha Alexis leaves Monday on her fourth trip to Tanzania where she works to set up medical treatments for sick children and adults. Before leaving, she recorded her newest single inspired by the many children with which she's worked. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Singer, Masha Alexis never liked taking the easy road and next week is no exception. Right after emerging from recording at the legendary Quad Studios in New York City, with producer Chris...

2014-07-21 08:23:34

KIGALI, Rwanda, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ms Odette Bayagambe, 39, had always considered Tanzania her home, until the afternoon of August 9, 2013 when Tanzanian security operatives attacked her home and forced her to leave the country. "I had just taken goats to graze," she says. "As I stood in the middle of our banana plantation, four Tanzanian soldiers came to our home and shouted at me, 'Rudi Kwenu' [Kiswahili phrase meaning 'Go back home']". She was forced out of...


Latest Tanzania Reference Libraries

Southern Reedbuck, Redunca arundinum
2012-10-12 11:24:59

The southern reedbuck (Redunca arundinum), also known as the common reedbuck or the rietbok, is a species of antelope that can be found in southern Africa. Its range extends from Tanzania and Gabon to South Africa, including Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Namibia, and Zambia, among other areas. It prefers a habitat within grasslands, woodlands, pastures, and valleys. This species uses reeds and other tall vegetation located near water to remain hidden from predators....

Southern Tree Hyrax, Dendrohyrax arboreus
2012-10-01 17:39:50

The southern tree hyrax (Dendrohyrax arboreus), also known as the southern tree dassie, eastern tree hyrax, or eastern tree dassie, can be found in many areas including Angola, Kenya, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, and Tanzania. It prefers a habitat within topical or subtropical arid and moist lowland forests, as well as temperate forests and moist savannah or rocky areas. The southern tree hyrax differs from the rock hyrax in that is nocturnal and resides in trees,...

Grey-faced Sengi, Rhynchocyon udzungwensis
2012-06-17 19:50:17

The grey-faced Sengi (Rhynchocyon udzungwensis) is an elephant shrew that is native to south-central Tanzania, specifically the Udzungwa Mountains. It was found in 2005, in a small area of the Udzungwa Mountains, the Ndundulu Forest. This discovery was considered monumental, as there had been no discoveries of any new elephant shrew species for over a century. The grey-faced sengi occurs in two known populations, within a very small area of its habitat reaching 120 square miles. It resides...

Grant’s Gazelle, Nanger granti
2012-06-15 12:08:26

Grant’s gazelle (Nanger granti) is native to Africa. Its northern range of Tanzania extends south to Ethiopia and the Sudan, and from the coast of Kenya to Lake Victoria. It prefers habitats within shrub lands and grass plains, but can also be found in regions that are more arid. In Swahili, Grant’s gazelle is called Swala Granti. It was placed within the Nanger subgenus of the genus Gazella, before Nanger became a separate genus. Grant’s gazelle holds five recognized subspecies. The...

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2009-07-28 13:48:34

Elaphrosaurus or "lightweight lizard" is a genus of carnivorous dinosaur from the Late Jurassic Period. It lived in what is now the Kimmeridgian state of Tanzania. Its skeleton was found in the Tendaguru Beds of Tanzania. A related animal was found in the Morrison Formation of the western United States. Most fossils of theropods found have only been fragments, until the discovery of a single nearly complete skeleton of Elaphrosaurus. It did not contain the skull. Elaphrosaurus was about...

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