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2014-02-26 08:24:56

Chicago-based custom sign and plaque producer has ongoing relationship with nonprofit children's ministry in Zambia LA GRANGE, Ill., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tree of Life Children's Village, part of the Family Legacy ministry, has extended its warm appreciation to Impact Architectural Signs (http://familylegacy.com/news/thank-you-impact-signs/). For the past several years, the sign company has helped put a memorable finishing touch on each new home constructed at the...

2014-02-20 20:24:09

Helping Thousands of Small Businesses in Southern Africa to Cope with the Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Executive Service Corps (IESC) is celebrating the 10(th) anniversary of the successful BizAIDS program set up in Zambia in 2004 by IESC, through U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funding, to help small businesses and local communities mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS. BizAIDS continues today in Zambia under the...

2014-02-04 23:32:03

CMT’s inaugural Cassava World Africa opens in Lusaka, Zambia on 20-21 March 2014 to showcase the transformation of cassava from a staple food to a commercial crop used in production of flour, beer, feed, starch and as source for bioenergy. Lusaka, Zambia (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 His Excellency Honorable Robert K.K. Sichinga, MP & Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Zambia will inaugurate Cassava World Africa conference that will unveil opportunities and challenges in...

2014-01-28 23:34:02

On 18-19 March, 2014 CMT’s 6th Africa CemenTrade Summit in Lusaka, Zambia hosts top cement companies and senior government officials in a dialog on expansion plans, investment case study & challenges, plus upcoming opportunities in African cement industry, particularly – Zambia, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Angola. Lusaka, Zambia (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Riding on the surge in development and construction projects in the African continent, 6th Africa CemenTrade Summit...

2014-01-14 23:29:06

Emarketingrx of Tampa, Florida recently went to Zambia to finalize the implementation of a learning management system, trained lecturers at the Zambian college of open learning and provided, the tools for ZAMCOL to become the first university in Zambia to earn an Astria E-learning Certification. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Emarketingrx of Tampa, Florida just returned from Zambia after training lecturers at the Zambian College of Open Learning, giving the college the distinction of...

2014-01-09 08:29:10

Partnership reveals improved maternal health outcomes in Uganda and Zambia pilot districts WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of women dying during pregnancy and childbirth declined sharply over one year in eight pilot districts in Uganda and Zambia where Saving Mothers, Giving Life has deployed a battery of life-saving interventions, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-led public-private partnership announced today. The first annual report, a...

2014-01-07 12:29:16

LONDON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Southern African Cement Industry Production and Investment Forecasts Exploration of the Sub-region's Top 3 Country MarketsThis research service provides the production and investment forecasts for the cement industry within Southern Africa for the years 2009 to 2018. Three Southern African countries--South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe--were selected for in-depth analysis based on their...


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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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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