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2012-08-24 23:02:42

After news was recently released announcing a potential hike in cocoa bean costs due to decreased production in West Africa, Massage School San Diego has released its top 5 health benefits of raw chocolate, in hopes it will encourage growth of the raw chocolate industry despite the increase in cocoa prices. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 The announcement that the world may soon see an increase in cocoa prices due to a hindered crop production in Africa was released earlier this week....

2012-08-22 10:21:31

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the worst drought in 15 years continues to devastate communities and increase malnutrition among the most vulnerable people in West Africa, the nonprofit Counterpart International is asking companies, their employees and individuals to donate to the relief efforts. (www.Counterpart.org) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110818/DC54764LOGO) "Counterpart is taking on this crisis one village at a time," says Joan Parker,...

2012-08-21 06:21:11

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunergy, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCQB:SNEY -News) is pleased to announce its newly appointed Advisory Board and existing on ground Management in Sierra Leone and Ghana. Our management team including our Directors, Advisory Board members and on ground management teams have more than 150 years of mining industry experience with junior and mid-tier companies involved in exploration, development and production of precious metals worldwide. On...

2012-08-06 10:21:06

HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE:BRS) today reported net income for the June 2012 quarter of $23.7 million, or $0.65 per diluted share, compared to net income of $21.0 million, or $0.57 per diluted share, in the same period a year ago. Adjusted net income, which excludes asset dispositions and a special item, was $29.6 million, or $0.81 per diluted share, for the June 2012 quarter, an increase of $9.7 million, or $0.27 per diluted share, over the June 2011...

2012-07-30 02:28:06

VANCOUVER, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Plains Creek Phosphate Corporation ("Plains Creek", the "Company") (TSX V: PCP) is pleased to announce the results of a Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") for the Direct Shipping Option ("DSO") Project, the first step in the development of the GB Minerals AG Farim Phosphate Project located in Guinea Bissau, West Africa. The PEA was prepared by GBM Minerals Engineering Consultants Limited ("GBMMEC") in conjunction with Golder Associates...

2012-07-11 06:22:42

LONDON, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading energy and commodities price reporting organisation Argus has launched the LNG industry's first west Africa fob (free-on-board) spot price assessment, called the AWAF price. Spot LNG volumes in west Africa are increasing and will soon be augmented by exports from Angola's new LNG facility, which should enable a further expansion of the region's spot market. The new Argus west Africa fob (AWAF) price assessment is designed to capture LNG...

2012-07-04 02:20:25

TSX-V Ticker: SWASWA.WT PERTH, Western Australia, July 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Limited ("Sarama" or the "Company") is pleased to report that it has concluded its planned, and significantly expanded, drill programs in Burkina Faso, West Africa. The bulk of the drilling was undertaken in the first half of 2012 and was focussed on the Company's South Houndé Project in the south-west of Burkina Faso where it holds exploration rights to approximately...

2012-05-23 10:21:46

HOUSTON, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) today reported net income for the March 2012 quarter of $14.2 million, or $0.39 per diluted share, compared to net income of $30.9 million, or $0.84 per diluted share, in the same period a year ago. Adjusted net income, which excludes special items and asset disposition effects, was $44.6 million, or $1.22 per diluted share, for the March 2012 quarter, an increase of $12.8 million, or $0.36 per diluted share, over the March...

2012-05-16 06:20:59

LONDON, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nigerian-born international businessman Kola Aluko [http://twitter.com/kolaaluko ] has commented on the growing demand for private aviation in West Africa, predicting further growth in the regional market. Citing several factors including the continued expansion of the oil, gas and telecoms sectors, Mr Aluko said the swelling ranks of highly successful West African entrepreneurs and business leaders will translate into more...

2012-04-27 02:26:31

More than 150,000 Teens Nationwide Expected To Fast from Food MOTHERS BURYING THEIR CHILDREN IN THE WEST AFRICAN DESERT; "THESE ARE DECISIONS NO ONE SHOULD BE FORCED TO MAKE" World Vision's 30 Hour Famine, April 27th- 28th SEATTLE, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While drought conditions persist in West Africa, putting millions in peril, more than 150,000 teens across America will sacrifice this weekend to take part in World Vision's 30 Hour Famine, the world's largest teen...


Latest West Africa Reference Libraries

Zebra Tilapia, Tilapia buttikoferi
2009-07-04 15:57:53

The Zebra tilapia (Tilapia buttikoferi) is a fish inhabitant to West Africa, specifically Liberia. This fish is an African tilapiine cichlid. The Zebra tilapia is a freshwater fish that is inclined to streams and rivers. For both aquatic and nutritious reasons, this fish has been imported and bred all over the world. The Zebra tilapia is a stunning cichlid. It is usually white or yellow with black stripes. This fish varies from light to black based on its mood. The stripes seem to fade...

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2009-04-07 15:38:01

The Bearded Barbet (Lybius dubius) is a species of bird that is found in tropical west Africa. It is found mostly in trees around wooded country and also gardens. The barbets get their name from the bristles which fringe their heavy bills. The adult is 10.25 inches in length. It is fairly plump, has a short neck and a large head. The tail is somewhat short. It has a black crown, back, tail and breast band. The throat and belly are red and the rump is white. There is a yellow eye patch....

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2008-05-01 00:06:09

The Reedfish (Erpetoichthys calabaricus), also known as the ropefish or snakefish is a species of freshwater fish in the bichir family and order. It is the only member of the genus Erpetoichthys. It is native to West Africa, with its natural habitat stretching from Nigeria to the Congo. The Reedfish has a maximum total length of 36 inches. It lives in slow-moving, brackish, warm water, and it can breathe air using a modified swimbladder which it uses like a pair of lungs. This organ means...

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2007-03-30 00:39:53

Tilapia buttikoferi is an African tilapiine cichlid fish that can be found mainly in West Africa, more specifically Liberia. They are freshwater fish that tend to live in rivers and streams. People have imported and bred these fish throughout the world for both aquatic and nutritious purposes. One spawn can supply an entire city, so breeding these fish is an easy process. The tilapia is a beautiful specimen. The fish is typically yellow or white with black stripes and can vary from very...

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2007-03-30 00:34:17

Steatocranus (Boulenger, 1899) is a small genus of rheophilic cichlid fish endemic to the Congo River, although one species, Steatocranus irevinei, occurs in West Africa. The genus currently includes 9 species, all of which have relatively reduced swim bladder function. The name Steatocranus refers to the fatty deposit on the forehead of most species. Two species, Steatocranus casuarius (also known as the Lionhead, Blockhead or Humphead) and Steatocranus tinanti are relatively common in the...

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