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2014-07-09 12:30:39

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Africa Printer Market (Laser, Inkjet and Dot-matrix) - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2227078/Africa-Printer-Market-Laser-Inkjet-and-Dot-matrix---Industry-Analysis-Size-Share-Growth-Trends-and-Forecast-2013---2019.htmlMajor printer technologies include inkjet, laser and dot-matrix printers. The African economy is...

2014-07-03 12:22:19

VANCOUVER, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Midnight Sun Mining Corp. (the "Company" or "Midnight Sun") (TSX-V: MMA) announces the results for the recently completed core drilling program on the Solwezi copper property in northwest Zambia. The drill program was undertaken in April and May 2014 and consisted of 739 metres HQ core drilled in 12 holes. Highlights of significant, near surface copper mineralization include the following: -- 5.71% copper over 14.2 metres, including...

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...

2014-06-16 23:00:13

All Kids Can Learn International adds board member to enhance efforts to rescue 1,000,000 orphans in Zambia. Adrienne Shiflett, the recently added AKCLI Board Member, has first hand legal experience within Zambia and a passion for orphaned and vulnerable children. Havre de Grace, MD (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Adrienne Shiflett, a Virginia Attorney has become a member of the All Kids Can Learn International, Inc. Board of Directors. All Kids Can Learn International is a Maryland based...

2014-06-12 08:35:17

First series of training sessions are scheduled for South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe JOHANNESBURG, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ICT Africa announced that they are collaborating with The Fibre Lab to host fiber optic training workshops in the African continent. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140611/117235 Initial two two-day, BICSI accredited, training workshops on fiber optic communications have been scheduled for South Africa and Zambia and it is expected...

2014-06-05 16:30:10

MORRISVILLE, N.C., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI) today announced operating results for its fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. Highlights -- Sales and other operating revenues improved compared to last year 5.0% to $2,354.9 million driven primarily by increased green tobacco costs that were partially reflected in prices paid by customers. -- Selling, general and administrative expenses decreased 8.0% to $134.1...

2014-06-02 23:00:11

All Kids Can Learn International has added Dr. Chipepo Chibesakunda to serve as the Director of Medical Services at the Village of Hope in Zambia and the School of Hope. One of Dr. Chibesakunda’s high priorities is to work with rural Zambian girls to break through the cultural stereotypes that limit their dreams and aspirations as women. Havre de Grace, MD (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Dr. Chibesakunda is a Zambian national who received her Medical Degree at the University of Havana in 2005....

2014-05-09 08:25:59

WARRENVILLE, Ill., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What if by 18, you had lost your parents and siblings to AIDS, then contracted the disease yourself and told you had six months to live? Would you have the strength and courage to dedicate the rest of your life to philanthropic efforts? Princess (given name, not title) Kasune Zulu did just that - and Phonak, in partnership with audiologists Ken and Nora Stewart, are pleased to team up and lend their support for her latest effort. This...

2014-04-25 08:27:38

WALTHAM, Mass., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in empowering individuals to take greater control of their health at home by connecting innovative diagnostics in the hands of patients to their healthcare providers, announced today that it is completing the delivery of one million rapid malaria tests in Zambia. The donated tests are part of an ongoing collaboration with Malaria No More, a global non-profit determined to end malaria deaths, on its...

2014-03-07 23:24:32

MobileRecharge.com facilitates international mobile recharges to South Pacific countries, Panama, Zambia and Moldova in Eastern Europe, by adding new top up operators available in these countries: Digicel, Africell, Zamtel, +Movil. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 MobileRecharge.com announces easier access to its international top up service due to the new countries and operators now available. MobileRecharge.com added new mobile recharge operators for 8 different countries on 4...


Latest Zambia 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....

Potamogale_chaillu
2012-04-02 13:26:18

The Giant Otter Shrew, (Potamogale velox), is a species of carnivorous tenrec. It is found in the main rainforest regions of Central Africa from Biafra to Zambia. A few isolated populations also occur in Kenya and Uganda. Its habitat is streams, wetlands, and slowly flowing large rivers. It is the only member of the genus Potamogale. This animal is similar in appearance to an otter, although it has no relation with it. It has a long, flat tail, which is used for swimming by sideways...

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2007-10-23 13:55:53

The Sitatunga or Marshbuck (Tragelaphus spekeii), is a swamp-dwelling antelope found throughout Central Africa centering on the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Botswana and in Zambia. Sitatunga live in papyrus swamps and are very good swimmers. They may take to the water to evade predators such as leopards or wild dogs, lying submerged in pools with only their nostrils above the surface. The Sitatunga stands about 59 inches at the shoulder. They have a water-proof coat which is dark...

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2007-10-23 13:48:48

The Lechwe (Kobus leche), is a species of antelope found in Okavango Delta of Botswana, the Kafue Flats and Bangweulu Swamps of Zambia, and the very southeast of Democratic Republic of the Congo. Lechwe are found in marshy areas where they eat aquatic plants. They use the knee-deep water as protection from predators. Their legs are covered with water repelling substance allowing them to run quite fast in the knee-deep water. Lechwe stand 35.5 to 39.5 inches at the shoulder and weigh from...

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2007-08-23 05:41:04

The Puku (Kobus vardonii), is a species of antelope found in southern Democratic Republic of Congo and in Zambia. Pukus are found mostly in wet, marshy grassland where they eat the grass. Pukus are active in the early mornings and late afternoons. The Puku stands about 31.5 inches at the shoulder and weighs from 154 to 176 pounds. They are sandy brown in color and the underbelly is a slightly lighter brown. The male has nearly 20 inch long ridge structured horns which are very vaguely...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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