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2014-08-06 08:22:58

An active quarter highlighted by first production and sales CALGARY, Aug.

2014-08-05 12:36:30

Fast-growing bank inks 5-year deal with IBM for IT management services in West Africa ACCRA, Ghana and WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the U.S.

2014-07-17 08:22:57

- Record revenue of $5.9 billion for the quarter, up 8% year over year HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today results for

ebola outbreak
2014-06-28 05:54:58

“Drastic action is needed” in order to stop a deadly Ebola virus outbreak that has caused widespread infection and killed hundreds of people throughout West Africa, World Health Organization officials said on Friday.

2014-05-27 12:23:55

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NEAH GES is pleased to announce the lead sponsorship for the West Africa Oil & Gas Security 2014 Summit to be held in Lagos Oriental

2014-05-15 16:23:05

BURLINGAME, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Chemical Corporation (ECC) today announced plans to join U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on a U.S.

2014-05-13 12:27:31

Index Provider Launches 14 New Equity Indices Covering Africa JOHANNESBURG, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI) announced today that it has launched the deepest and

2014-05-12 16:24:04

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SEWW Energy Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been selected to accompany U.S.

2014-05-07 08:25:10

An active quarter with successful drilling and substantial progress to first production CALGARY, May 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or

2014-04-24 20:21:25

TORONTO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Roxgold Inc.


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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Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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