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2011-11-15 20:57:35

A study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute and their Zambian colleagues detected contrasting patterns of drug resistance in malaria-causing parasites taken from both humans and mosquitoes in rural Zambia.

2011-09-11 07:00:00

Zambia Mission Fund named Klay Bartee of Searcy Arkansas as acting board chairman today during the semi-annual board meeting held on the campus of Harding

2011-09-09 07:00:00

Zambia Mission announced today that they are giving away up to 1300 "Bana" bags during their Tree of Mercy Benefit event.

2011-08-27 07:00:00

Zambia Mission (ZambiaMission.org) adopted a new logo this week in advance of the annual Tree of Mercy Benefit event.

2011-08-26 07:00:00

Zambia Mission announced this week that their annual online auction is officially open.

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

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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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