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2013-09-19 23:18:12

Innovest Systems, a financial technology firm specializing in trust accounting and wealth management solutions, today announced its charitable partnership with Impact Network. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Innovest Systems, a financial technology firm specializing in trust accounting and wealth management solutions, today announced its charitable partnership with Impact Network. Impact Network, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 2009, is transforming education in...

2013-08-30 23:17:28

Ruffalo joined key Zambian government officials and business and tribal leaders at an official ribbon cutting ceremony. Sioma, Zambia (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo, who recently played "The Hulk" (The Avengers, 2012) joined key Zambian government officials and business and tribal leaders today at an official ribbon cutting ceremony for the first solar-powered micro-grid at a Zambian school. More than 100 people attended the event, including the...

2013-07-09 23:21:38

For third straight year, Ingenious Med employees accompany Zambia Medical Mission to provide medical assistance to the underprivileged. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Employees at Ingenious Med, the nation’s largest multispecialty charge capture and physician rounding platform, are making a trip to the African nation of Zambia as part of the Zambia Medical Mission. For the third consecutive year, several employees at Ingenious Med are accompanying the Mission to Zambia’s southern...

2013-06-06 11:27:49

Sub-Saharan Africa has foreign investors flocking to buy its fertile land. Sometimes referred to as "land grabbing," the large-scale buying or leasing of large tracts of land in developing countries shifts indigenous, or customary, land rights from chiefs and local communities to investors or national governments, often stripping native people of a source of income. Looking at 34 case studies examining the policy and practice of land acquisition and investment in Ghana, Mozambique,...

2013-05-10 23:03:22

With only a few hours left before Mother's Day, Zambia Mission Fund is providing a way to share an instant gift with mothers. People may choose to donate to purchase Clean Delivery Kits for expectant mothers in Zambia and instantly obtain an image that may be shared via Facebook or email with the person they are honoring. Abilene, TX (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 With only a few hours left before Mother's Day, Zambia Mission Fund is providing a way to share an instant gift with mothers. People may...


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....

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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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