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2011-01-21 00:00:51

The Government of Zimbabwe's national program to eliminate pediatric HIV/AIDS has received a significant boost with an award by the London-based Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF). Harare, Zimbabwe (Vocus/PRWEB) January 20, 2011 The Government of Zimbabwe's national program to eliminate pediatric HIV/AIDS has received a significant boost with an award by the London-based Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) to...

2010-11-19 03:56:00

BEIJING, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/-- The launching ceremony for the "2010 China-Africa Brightness Action" was held at Deer Jet's fix base operation (FBO), Beijing Capital International Airport on November 18. The charitable initiative, co-organized by the China Association for Promoting Democracy (CAPD), the National Committee of Blindness Prevention (NCBP), China NGO Network for International Exchanges (CNIE), HNA Group, Anhui Foreign Economic Construction (Group) and Beijing...

2010-09-14 20:18:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 28, 2010 Something to Talk About will lead a coalition of international organizations - including Facebook, Family Violence Prevention Fund, The Women's International Perspective, Palindrome Advisors and Women Thrive Worldwide - in screening Michealene Cristini Risley's documentary Tapestries of Hope in more than 100 theaters through Screenvision, the leading innovator in cinema advertising. The nationwide event will raise awareness for...

2010-07-20 06:00:00

WHO, US Global AIDS Coordinator, and noted academic highlight ways to maximize impact of the life-saving intervention at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna VIENNA, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Eric Goosby and the World Health Organization's Director of HIV, TB, and Malaria, Africa Regional Office, Dr. David Okello, joined PSI (Population Services International) today in calling for greater efforts to rapidly and efficiently scale...

2010-07-06 12:53:00

Activist's Organization is Official Observer of Kimberly Process and Played Key Role in Investigating Abuses of Local People in Marange Diamond Fields NEW YORK, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amnesty International today called on the Zimbabwean government to release an activist who was detained after he exposed human rights violations in the country's Marange diamond fields. The organization said it considers Farai Maguwu a prisoner of conscience who is being persecuted for...

2010-04-29 03:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The mobile communications markets of Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe have all experienced subscriber growth over ten percent in the last five years. This has created a powerful network effect, which continues to drive market growth, albeit at lower levels. Value-added and data services are increasingly becoming revenue drivers, particularly in competitive markets such as Botswana and Namibia, which have high mobile penetration...

2009-12-10 13:31:00

Helps PSI, DFID and USAID highlight progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS HARARE, Zimbabwe, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emmy Award winning actress and PSI (Population Services International) Ambassador Debra Messing is in Zimbabwe celebrating organizations, donors and individuals who have contributed to the substantial decline in HIV prevalence rates in the country. Over the past six years Zimbabwe has seen a dramatic reduction in the adult HIV prevalence rate, from...

2009-11-17 12:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter Gabriel, Susan Sarandon, Cyndi Lauper, and Citizen Cope have signed a petition calling on Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, Morgan Tsvangirai, to help end politically motivated violence against women. Their actions were inspired by remarks made by Kuda Chitsike, Program Manager at the Research and Advocacy Unit in Zimbabwe and keynote speaker at the WITNESS Focus for Change Benefit Dinner and Concert in New York last week. (Logo:...

2009-11-06 12:19:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Magodonga Mahlangu and Jenni Williams, leaders of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) and recipients of the 2009 RFK Human Rights Award, will discuss Zimbabwe's growing instability and social problems at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9, in the Zenger Room, 13th floor, National Press Building, 529 14th St., N.W., Washington, DC. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) WOZA is a...

2009-10-30 08:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rescue of nine cruelly abused elephants from a commercial training facility in Zimbabwe will begin on Monday, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) has announced. The elephants were confiscated in April 2009 after an inspection by the Zimbabwe National Society for the Protection of Cruelty against Animals (ZNSPCA) found cruel and torturous methods were being used to "tame and train" them for the...


Latest Zimbabwe Reference Libraries

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2007-12-21 11:03:40

The Grey Rhebok or Grey Rhebuck (Pelea capreolus), is a species of antelope endemic to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Swaziland. They prefer grassy, mountainous habitat They are also known as the Vaal Rhebok or Vaalribbok. Rheboks carry a woolly grey coat to insulate them from the cold of their habitat. Only the males carry the straight horns. Males become extremely aggressive during the breeding season.

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2007-10-24 16:32:18

The Bokmakierie (Telophorus zeylonus), is a bushshrike and a passerine bird closely related to the true shrikes in the family Laniidae. This species is endemic to southern Africa, mainly in South Africa and Namibia, with an isolated population in the mountains of eastern Zimbabwe and western Mozambique. It is a species of open habitats, including karoo scrub, fynbos and parks and gardens in urban areas. The adult Bokmakierie is a 8.6-9.0 inch long bird with olive-green upperparts and a...

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2007-01-19 19:26:46

The yellow mongoose is a small mammal averaging about 1 lb (1/2 kg) in weight and about 20 in (500 mm) in length. A member of the mongoose family, it lives in open country. It resides from semi-desert scrubland to grasslands in Angola, Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. There are as many as twelve subspecies of yellow mongoose. In general, the yellow mongoose has lighter highlights on the underbelly and chin, a bushy tail. Southern yellow mongooses are larger. They have...

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2007-01-01 16:39:37

The yellow baboon (Papio cynocephalus) is a baboon from the Old World monkey family. It has a slim body with long arms and legs and a yellowish-brown hair. It resembles the chacma baboon but is smaller. Its muzzle is not as elongated. The hairless face is black, framed with white sideburns. Males can grow to about 33.07 in (84 cm), females to about 23.62 in (60 cm). It has a long tail that grows to be nearly as long as the body. The yellow baboon inhabits grasslands and light forests....

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.