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2011-08-26 07:00:00

Zambia Mission announced this week that their annual online auction is officially open. Zambia Mission is hosting the premier of the feature length film "NAWONA: The Way You See" on September 17th, 2011 as its annual fundraiser and the auction build up to the event and closes at on September 18th, 2011. All proceeds benefit Namwianga Mission near Kalomo Zambia. Abilene, TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Zambia Mission (ZambiaMission.org) has partnered with BiddingForGood.com to open its annual...

2011-08-24 07:00:00

Franchise Thinking is proud to join a growing list of sponsors promoting the premier of the feature length film "Nawona:Change the Way You See" at Zambia Mission's annual Tree of Mercy Benefit on September 17th, 2011 at the Historic Paramount Theatre in Abilene, Texas. The film features original music and a compelling and uplifting story. Abilene, TX (PRWEB) August 24, 2011 Zambia Mission presents "Nawona: The Way You See", a feature length cinematic presentation with original music and a...

2011-07-23 00:00:42

Findings Already Being Incorporated in National Guidelines of Uganda and Zambia to Eliminate Syphilis and Pediatric HIV Infections Rome, Italy (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 Study findings presented today at the 6th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention show that integrating rapid syphilis screening and HIV testing for pregnant women is feasible, cost-effective, and helps prevent both transmission of syphilis and HIV from mother-to-child. The...

2011-03-24 11:36:00

DUBAI, UAE, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Massive capital investment by logistics group Transnet will become a major driver of economic growth in South Africa, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Thursday. Gigaba, whose area of supervision also includes South African Airways, arms firm Denel, power utility Eskom, and nuclear power station Koeberg, said South Africa was well placed as a key player in southern and eastern Africa thanks to extensive fleet procurement by...

2011-03-11 10:00:00

LUSAKA, Zambia/>, March 11, 2011/> /PRNewswire/ -- His Excellency, Mr. Rupiah Banda, President of the Republic of Zambia/> has spoken ahead of Zambia's/> Youth Day tomorrow commending young people across the country for their energy and drive and highlighting his commitment to their future. President Banda urged all Zambians to join him in celebrating the achievements of young people in Zambia/> reminding them of the vital role of Zambia's/> youth in the development and...

2011-02-23 00:00:41

Pledge Guarantee for Health will help streamline the aid pipeline to get health supplies to countries in record time, saving lives, reducing costs and eliminating waste Washington, DC & Lusaka, Zambia (Vocus/PRWEB) February 21, 2011 Today, more than 800,000anti-malaria bed nets have arrived and been distributed in Zambia three months ahead of schedule and before the peak of the deadly rainy season, thanks to a deal reached by the Government of Zambia, the World Bank, UNICEF, Stanbic...

2011-02-17 08:34:00

LUSAKA, Zambia, February 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today His Excellency, Mr. Rupiah Banda, President of the Republic of Zambia, officially opened the National Nutrition Consultative Forum at a ceremony in Livingstone in the Southern Province. The meeting focused on national food security and highlighted President Banda's commitment to providing a better future for all Zambians, not based on tribal or regional allegiances but on genuine need. During President Banda's...

2011-02-04 05:18:00

LUSAKA, Republic of Zambia, February 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today His Excellency Mr Rupiah Banda, President of The Republic of Zambia, launched the Sixth National Development Plan (SNDP), outlining the Government's five year commitment to building a better future for all Zambians. Speaking at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka, the President said: "Today marks a time of renewal and recommitment to our national vision of being a middle-income country by 2030. We...

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...

2011-01-26 12:36:39

Most women in rural Zambia deliver their babies at home without skilled care because of the long distances involved in reaching emergency obstetric care, so it is crucial to address the geographic and quality barriers to health care use. These are the key findings from a study by Sabine Gabrysch from Ruprecht-Karls-Universität, Heidelberg, Germany and colleagues at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine published in this week's PLoS Medicine. In sub-Saharan Africa, a...


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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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