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2013-03-04 12:21:42

FIPAs to protect and promote Canadian mining investment in Zambia and Cameroon TORONTO, March 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) commends the federal government on the signing of two new Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements (FIPAs) with Zambia and Cameroon. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway at the 2013 PDAC Convention in Toronto. "Given the...

2013-02-15 00:20:19

PERTH, Western Australia, Feb. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS ("MD&A") PERIOD ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2012 (All figures are in US dollars unless otherwise indicated and the effective date of this MD&A is February 14, 2013) Introduction Management's discussion and analysis provides a review of the performance of the operations of Ratel Group Limited ("Ratel Group", "Company" or "the Group") and compares its performance with those of the preceding...

2013-01-18 08:23:45

KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet A/S announced today that now, in addition to being available in traditional white, Netprotect® bed nets are available in Zambia in decorative orange and green stripes. Which means that consumers can buy a mosquito bed net that is long lasting, strong, beautifully colored and contains an insecticide to kill mosquitoes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130118/PH44524 ) Netprotect® mosquito bed nets give consumers...

2013-01-08 08:38:47

LONDON, January 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroLink, a leading ISP in Zambia, selected DiViNetworks to expand its current Internet connectivity provided by Liquid Telecom, Gateway Communications and soon over EASSY through the Microlink-Gilat joint venture. The DiViCloud [http://www.divinetworks.com/divicloud?utm_source=PRN&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=Microlink ] service delivers additional capacity over the existing physical link, while improving QoE....

2012-12-12 04:20:23

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that the company has completed its first equipment financing transaction in the Republic of Zambia in Southern Africa. Doug Slais, Ecologic's Vice President of Capital Sourcing, said, "Ox Drilling Limited in Ndola needed a new drill rig for their expanding business for approximately US $500,000. Ox also wanted to use financing as a tool to align their monthly revenues from their drilling projects to their...

2012-11-06 12:22:45

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has been awarded the contract to supply two oxygen plants at the site of a copper smelter being built in Zambia by Kansanshi Mining Plc. The scope of the agreement includes Air Products supply of two 750 metric ton per day oxygen plants, and all air separation unit (ASU) related equipment and design. The construction of the facility will be undertaken by Kansanshi Mining Plc, with cooperation from...

2012-10-03 02:26:23

LONDON, October 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of lawyers representing various opposition parties in Zambia have announced the formation of The Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR), an organization which will work within both local and international legal structures to halt the violation of civil rights currently taking place under the Patriotic Front administration of President Michael Sata. In a statement circulated to Lusaka media outlets, the CDDR...

2012-08-08 06:24:08

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifteen-year-old Chengo Chewe from Lusaka, Zambia, has turned his life around through the Children International Youth Program. Raised in an extremely volatile community, he lost his father at a young age; few expected him to escape this terrible cycle of poverty and violence. Yet, in 2009, 12-year-old Chengo participated in the United Nations International Youth Day in New York City. Today, Chengo is in high school and plans to study political...

2012-07-04 06:20:25

LUSAKA, Zambia, July 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- During a visit to the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka today, President George W. Bush, Mrs. Laura Bush, First Lady of Zambia Dr. Christine Kaseba, Zambian Minister of Health Dr. J Kasonde and United States Ambassador to Zambia Mark Storella dedicated the African Center of Excellence for Women's Cancer Control. President Bush also announced the donation of a new electronic hub (e-Hub) at the Center of Excellence, on behalf of all Pink Ribbon...

2012-05-30 02:26:40

LUSAKA, Zambia, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- African tobacco farmers from a cross-section of countries concluded the two-day International Tobacco Growers Association Africa Regional Meeting today by issuing a declaration of opposition to the proposals that threaten the region's jobs and local economies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120530/535650 ) The declaration from agricultural leaders from Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and...


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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