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World’s largest preserve forming in Africa

Five nations in Africa have come together to create the world’s largest conservation area for wildlife.

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Victoria Falls in Zambezi will be inside the conservation area. (Wikipedia Commons)

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World’s largest preserve forming in Africa

Story contains video Source: Discovery News, Sun April 08, 2012
Five nations in Africa have come together to create the world’s largest conservation area for wildlife.

Law on Domestic Violence a Step Forward for Women’s Rights

Source: IPS, Thu July 14, 2011
Domestically abused women who are financially dependent on their abusers can now report the crime with the assurance that they will be able to get financial and medical support from the state, thanks to the country’s new law on domestic violence.

New bid to halt polio in Angola

Source: BBC, Mon October 04, 2010
A mass polio immunisation campaign is starting in Angola in a bid to vaccinate all children under five.

Satellite Internet Accelerated Access For Africa And Middle East

Source: Lamit, Thu March 12, 2009
Romania - New satellite internet access for Africa is now available due to the new satellite capacities allocated by Lamit Company, to all kind of users along the entire continent.

Surf’s up in Angola now the war years are over

Source: Stuff, Sat December 06, 2008
Cabo Ledo, Angola - It used to be unthinkable for even the most daredevil surfers to venture south of Luanda toward the beach of Cabo Ledo during almost four decades of wars in the southwestern African nation of Angola.

Wind power can prevent climate change: study

Source: The Hindu, Mon November 03, 2008
Belgium, Brussels - Wind power could produce 12 per cent of the world's energy needs and prevent 10 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions within 12 years, according to a report.

Sahara Solar Scheme Could Power Poor West Africa

Source: Planet Ark, Sun September 28, 2008
Accra, Ghana - West African legislators worried by climate change and soaring energy costs want regional leaders to back plans to harness sun and wind energy that experts say could bring electricity to some of the poorest people on earth.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Refugees living in Zambia will receive continued assistance, UN official pledges

Source: United Nations News Centre, Wed August 22, 2007
Kala, Zambia - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres has assured refugees from several African countries living in Zambia that his agency will continue to assist them in their efforts to either return to their homes, or to settle in local communities.

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