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2012-08-28 18:20:20

TSX-V: ORC.A, ORC.B TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Aug. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Orca Exploration Group Inc ("Orca Exploration" or the "Company") announces its results for the quarter ended 30 June 2012. Highlights -- Additional Gas sales continued at system capacity up 4% over Q1 to 54.9 MMcfd being an increase of 37% over the prior year (Q2 2011: 40.2 MMcfd). This resulted in operating revenue of US$16.9 million (Q2 2011: US$8.3...

50 Years After The Leakeys, Dawn Of Humanity Illuminated In Special Journal Edition
2012-08-21 10:16:51

Wits' scientists are part of the most comprehensive research to come out of Olduvai in East Africa since the early 1980s The first systematic, multidisciplinary results to come out of research conducted on the edge of the Serengeti at the rich palaeoanthropological site in the Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania since that produced by Louis and Mary Leakey's team, have recently been published in a special issue of the prestigious Journal of Human Evolution. Professor Marion Bamford, deputy...

2012-08-16 10:22:50

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the heart of Africa's "Harbor of Peace," world evangelist Andrew Palau and 700 Tanzanian churches fostered unity, love, and humanitarian outreach through the Love Tanzania Festival. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120816/DC58817) The evangelistic event August 11-12 at Jangwani Grounds attracted more than 125,000 attendees and led several thousand individuals in public commitments to Jesus Christ. Palau's...

2012-07-27 14:04:53

Tanzania is one developing country that could actually benefit from climate change by increasing exports of corn to the U.S. and other nations, according to a study by researchers at Stanford University, the World Bank and Purdue University. The study, published in the Review of Development Economics, shows the African country better known for safaris and Mt. Kilimanjaro has the potential to substantially increase its maize exports and take advantage of higher commodity prices with a...

2012-07-23 14:20:43

NEW YORK, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruby Creek Resources, Inc. (OTCQB:RBYC), a gold exploration and mining company with operations in Tanzania, hereby provides an operations update. Ruby Creek test mining on its GS1 mining license area during the quarter ended May 31, 2012 yielded recovered grades which we estimate varied from 0.16 to 0.86 g/lcm (loose cubic meter) and approximately 14 ounces of gold. As set forth in its Quarterly Report for the period ended May 31, 2012 on Form 10-Q,...

2012-07-18 06:23:29

WILSONVILLE, Ore., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 19, Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) students will join their professor, Dr. Slobodan Petrovic, in Tanzania, where they will install solar energy systems for schools and hospitals. The trip is part of Oregon Tech's BS in Renewable Energy Engineering (BSREE) degree program, the only ABET-accredited energy engineering program in North America. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2012-07-12 10:21:38

TSX-V: ORC.A, ORC.B TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, July 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Orca Exploration Group Inc. ("Orca" or "the Company") and its operating subsidiary PanAfrican Energy Tanzania Limited ("PAT" or "PanAfrican") jointly announce their commitment to successfully conclude ongoing discussions with the Tanzania Government Negotiating Team. W. David Lyons, Orca's Chairman and CEO met with Mr. Eliakim Maswi, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals of the...

2012-07-12 02:21:16

NEW YORK, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), the company that operates the world's largest electronic marketplace for OTC-traded equities, today announced that Tembo Gold Corp (OTCQX: TBGPF; TSX.V: TEM), a mineral exploration company focused on the exploration and development of gold projects in Tanzania, is now trading on the highest tier of the OTC market, OTCQX®. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/MM31963LOGO ) Tembo Gold began...

2012-07-04 06:20:34

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, July 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today signed a collaboration agreement with the Tanzanian Ministry of Communication, Science and Technology to help accelerate the adoption of technology as part of Tanzania's ongoing development and strategy to increase its competitiveness in East Africa. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) IBM will work with the Tanzanian Government to help achieve its vision of becoming a hub for trade in the...

2012-07-04 02:20:19

TSX-V: ORC.A, ORC.B TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, July 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Orca Exploration Group Inc. ("Orca" or the "Company") announces the successful completion of its SS-11 development well in Tanzania, provides an update on the Company's operations and announces a bridge loan facility. SS-11 successfully completed On the 30 May 2012, the SS-11 development well in the Songo Songo field was successfully completed. Orca estimates that the well will be tied in and on stream...


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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