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2013-12-09 16:22:14

FIPAs will help protect and promote Canadian mining investment in Tanzania and Guinea OTTAWA, Dec. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) commends the federal government on the signing of two new Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements (FIPAs) with Tanzania and Guinea. The FIPA with Tanzania came into force earlier today, while the negotiations with Guinea concluded on December 5, 2013. "Given the global nature of our sector, the Canadian mining...

2013-12-09 08:22:11

LONDON, December 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International investors will join local power developers and gas companies operating in Tanzania in January to discuss the drivers that will facilitate industrial development and increased electrification across the country, encouraging productive and long-term dialogue between public, private, local and international energy partners. Supported by the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, the state utility TANESCO and regulator EWURA,...

2013-12-06 23:26:00

A human ancestor characterized by "robust" jaw and skull bones was a muscular creature with a gorilla-like upper body and more adaptive to its environment than previously thought, scientists have discovered. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 A human ancestor characterized by "robust" jaw and skull bones was a muscular creature with a gorilla-like upper body and more adaptive to its environment than previously thought, scientists have discovered. Researchers...

Partial Skeleton Discovery Suggests Ruggedly Built, Tree-climbing Human Ancestor
2013-12-06 06:35:35

University of Colorado Denver A human ancestor characterized by "robust" jaw and skull bones was a muscular creature with a gorilla-like upper body and more adaptive to its environment than previously thought, scientists have discovered. Researchers found a partial skeleton -- including arm, hand, leg and foot fragments -- dated to 1.34 million years old and belonging to Paranthropus boisei at the Olduvai Gorge World Heritage fossil site in Tanzania. The find, published in the latest...

2013-11-28 00:20:14

TSX-V: ORC.A, ORC.B TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Orca Exploration Group Inc. ("Orca" or "the Company") announces its results for the third quarter ended 30(th) September 2013. Highlights -- US$16.4 million was received from TANESCO during Q3 and a subsequent payment of US$7.2 million. -- At 30 September 2013, TANESCO owed the Company US$53.0 million including arrears of US$44.5 million (30 June 2013:...

2013-11-15 23:24:06

Liquidation Channel (LC) will donate $1 of every purchase to the children of Tanzania and Masai Ladies during this weekend’s Tanzanite Smackdown. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 LC kicks off this weekend with the return of the Tanzanite Smackdown, beginning Friday, Nov. 15th at 11 p.m.(cst) and ending 2 a.m.(cst) on Sunday, November 17th. This highly anticipated, 27-hour, coast-to-coast extravaganza is a special event that will donate $1 for every item purchased, in support of...

2013-11-11 08:31:57

Vodacom releases interim financial results CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vodacom and MTN, the country's two largest mobile operators, have faced challenges over the last few periods, which they have not had to endure over the last five or six years. The local mobile market is rapidly approaching saturation; with Cell C and Telkom Mobile offering greater competition and the regulator playing a bigger role in driving prices down. This pressure is being...

2013-11-05 12:24:50

Azam TV to launch in Tanzania via EUTELSAT 7A on November 29 DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania and PARIS, November 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and Azam Media Ltd. today announced the signature of a long-term contract for capacity on the EUTELSAT 7A satellite. Azam Media will use 108 MHz of capacity connected to the satellite's African footprint as the platform to broadcast its new TV venture, AzamTV, into sub-Saharan Africa, starting in East...

2013-11-04 23:27:47

AED.com recently donated a Zoll AED Plus to the Foundation for African Medicine and Education (FAME) Health Center in Karatu, Tanzania. Dr. Reed Shnider personally delivered the AED to the Health Center on his trip to Tanzania. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 AED.com, a leading distributor of new and recertified automated external defibrillators, recently donated a Zoll AED Plus to the FAME Health Center in Karatu, Tanzania. FAME, or Foundation for African Medicine and Education,...

2013-11-01 08:24:51

Fundraising Partnership with Kilimanjaro Education Foundation Successful FRANKLIN PARK, Pa., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When Franklin Elementary School Principal Jeff Anderchak had Kilimanjaro Education Foundation Founder Todd Grossman in for a meeting four years ago, the two talked about building a library in Tanzania with funds raised through various programs at Franklin, an elementary school in the North Allegheny School District, located in the Pittsburgh suburbs. KEF is a...


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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