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2014-09-29 16:27:13

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI) today announced its intention to enter the Ugandan Tobacco Leaf Market once all relevant governmental approvals and licenses including registration of its new Ugandan subsidiary, Alliance One Tobacco (Uganda) Limited ("AOU") are complete. AOU's core business plans to include providing agronomy services to tobacco growers through an Integrated Production System ("IPS") that supports...

2014-09-23 08:30:10

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announces that it has once again supported the Uganda Spine Surgery Mission organized by leading spine surgeon Dr. Isador Lieberman, from the...

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...

2014-08-11 20:24:00

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Insurance Industry in Uganda, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1120579/The-Insurance-Industry-in-Uganda-Key-Trends-and-Opportunities-to-2018.html SynopsisThe report provides in-depth industry analysis, information and insights of the insurance industry in Uganda, including:-- The Ugandan insurance industry's growth prospects by insurance segments...

2014-07-17 23:00:49

Nokero International, LLC today announced the launch of Uganda dealership, Onelamp, to provide solar light bulbs to Eastern Africa and combat a surge in East African illiteracy rates. Founded by Derrick Opio, Onelamp is illuminating the future of Ugandan education by providing a safe, sustainable, solar light to primary school children. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Nokero International, LLC today announced the launch of Uganda dealership, Onelamp, to provide solar light bulbs to...

2014-06-25 08:31:32

Building on the positive results from Phase 1, the public-private partnership outlines new strategy for Phase 2 expansion in Uganda and Zambia WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Saving Mothers, Giving Life (SMGL), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-led public-private partnership to accelerate the reduction of maternal and newborn mortality, announced plans to more than double its geographic presence in Uganda and Zambia, with an expanded...

2014-06-21 23:03:48

MobileRecharge.com offers 100% Bonus on any Mobile Recharge amount ordered by June 30, 2014 to anyone interested to send mobile credit to an MTN mobile in Uganda. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 For all those living outside Uganda, willing to support their family and friends back home with mobile credit, MobileRecharge.com offers 100% Bonus on all MTN international top ups. The offer is valid by the end of June, 2014 and mobile credit is sent instantly. Mobile Recharges can be...

2014-06-02 16:26:57

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since its creation in 2009, the Business Psychology bachelor's degree program at Palo Alto University has been producing confident, successful business people. We are now pleased to bring you news of recent graduate, Grancia Faith Nansembe who is using her skills, education and passion for her country to open a non-profit children's center in Uganda. Faith was born in Uganda but raised in Sweden before completing her studies...

2014-05-30 00:21:39

LONDON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ministries and NOCs from Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria, Mozambique, Tanzania, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Sri Lanka are due to present their local content case studies at the 10th Annual Global Local Content Summit this September. http://www.localcontentsummit.com/news The conference, hosted by Oil & Gas IQ - a division of global events company IQPC - will be a unique opportunity...

2014-05-12 08:38:04

New expanded list includes schools located in Japan, Uganda, Canada, and the Philippines RALEIGH, N.C., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online Christian college guide ChristianUniversitiesOnline.org has published a list of the 50 Most Beautiful Christian Colleges in the World (http://www.christianuniversitiesonline.org/most-beautiful-christian-universities-in-the-world/). Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia tops the list, followed by Tokyo, Japan's Aoyama Gakuin University and...

Latest Uganda Reference Libraries

Ugandan Red Colobus, Procolobus tephrosceles
2012-06-21 13:36:08

The Ugandan red colobus (Procolobus tephrosceles) is a primate native to Africa. It is an Old World monkey that was not classified as its own species until 2001. Its range includes five areas of Uganda and Tanzania that equal 621.3 miles. These areas include the edge of Lake Victoria in Tanzania and Kibale National Park in Uganda, where the largest population is thought to be located. The preferred habitat of this monkey depends on its location, and it some areas, sustainable habitat is...

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.

2007-01-01 15:46:44

The Grey-cheeked Mangabey (Lophocebus albigena) is an Old World monkey found in the forests of Central Africa. They range from Cameroon down to Gabon and across in western Uganda. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey is a dark monkey. It looks in shape overall like a small, hairy baboon. Its thick brown fur is almost black in its forest home. It has a slightly golden mane around the neck. The sexes are similar, with the males slightly larger than the females. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey lives in a...

2006-03-06 13:49:52

The Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus) is a member of the starling family of birds. It is commonly found in North East Africa - including Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

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Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'