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2011-03-30 06:03:00

VENICE, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zambezi, an independent, full-service ad agency located in the heart of Venice Beach, announced today that it has been retained by two new clients: Champs Sports(TM) and popchips(TM). As Creative Agency of Record for Champs Sports, Zambezi will be developing new positioning and a fully integrated campaign to capture the essence of the brand as a sport-inspired lifestyle retailer. Work is expected to break in early summer. "The Zambezi team...

2011-01-28 08:00:00

LUSAKA, Zambia, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tourism Board of the central African nation of ZAMBIA is launching a world-wide contest for a new motto and a new logo that will brand Zambia as a must-see tourist destination. The contest is open to anyone on the planet over 18 years old*. Just come up with a snappy slogan (in English) or a great logo design for Zambia Tourism. Prize for each winner is a 15-day, $30,000 trip for two to Zambia. Responding to market research, the Board...

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2009-03-20 10:11:25

Southern Africa potentially faces detrimental losses to many of its native species of freshwater fish, shellfish and insects due to water extraction and habitat loss, according to a Thursday report from the world's top conservation agency, the Associated Free Press reported.  There is a serious risk of extinction in 7 percent of the freshwater species in Southern Africa, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) announced at the World Water Forum in Istanbul.  A...

2009-01-22 06:00:00

Zambia Is New York Times' Top Safari Pick In 2009 New York Times Validates By Recommending Zambia As Top 44 Places To Go In 2009 ALLENTOWN, Pa., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- AfricanMecca, Africa's top specialist safari and tour operator, announced the addition of a comprehensive Zambia safari and Victoria Falls travel programs to its portfolio, designed using Safari Tier(TM) Ratings to appeal to three distinct Africa travel market segments of varying budgets and travel preferences. This is...

2008-07-15 09:01:05

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Riversdale Mining Limited (ASX:RIV) (Sydney, Australia) is planning to build a 500-megawatt coal-fired power station in Mozambique. The $2 billion power project will obtain its coal feed from a major coal-mining development being planned in the region by Riversdale. India's Tata Steel (BOM:500470) (Bombay) is a 35% partner in the project, which will be funded by foreign banks and international financial institutions. Riversdale...

2008-06-17 00:00:15

Paignton Probus Club met at the Redcliffe Hotel to see a film of the five-year operation to save game and wildlife from the advancing waters of Lake Kariba. In the late 1950s, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) became home to the world's largest man-made dam, a hydroelectric power station built across the Zambezi River, about 400km from Victoria Falls. It would provide power for most of the country, but in the process form Lake Kariba and flood the Zambezi Valley, home to thousands of native animals....

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2007-08-03 15:40:19

Zambian water authorities are integrating information based on satellite imagery to alleviate water shortages. With inadequate information causing many water-related problems, an ESA project has generated a variety of environmental maps to provide local policy makers with the necessary tools for effective water resource management. As part of the IWAREMA (Integrated Water Resource management for Zambia) project, funded through ESA's Data User Element, data from ESA's multispectral MERIS...

2006-07-25 11:40:00

FOZ DO IGUACU, Brazil (Reuters) - The worst drought in 20 years has reduced South America's Iguazu falls to a trickle and tourists may have to wait until October to see water gushing over the cliffs again, officials said. Considered one of the world's natural wonders, the huge thundering Iguazu Falls dwarf North America's Niagara Falls and rival in size Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River in southern Africa. But the river feeding the falls is parched. Only about 80,000 U.S. gallons per second...

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2005-09-07 07:20:00

JOHANNESBURG -- It has spiced up many a meal but now the fiery chili pepper is being used to cool an ancient feud between farmers and wild elephants in Africa. In the Zambezi valley in southern Zambia, small-scale farmers are growing chili peppers as a deterrent against elephants that raid their crops -- and marketing the end result as an eco-friendly product. "Elephants simply don't like the smell of chili," said Nina Gibson, project coordinator for the Elephant Pepper Development Trust. The...


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