African Reserves

Letters: Tell us about sanctions

AS I would like to support those calling for the removal of the so-called illegal sanctions, can someone from Zanu PF or the government please educate some of us on the impact of these sanctions so that we understand how do they affect ordinary citizens? citizens. Some of us believe that Zimbabwe is not subject […]

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Stocks could fall 25% as Treasuries liquidity crunch threatens to spread to other markets, analyst says

Bond yields have seen wild swings as the lack of liquidity has widened price differentials between investors buying and selling Treasuries. This means that trades that previously did not move the market now create more volatility. Rate-sensitive growth stocks are particularly vulnerable, as borrowing costs are already rising with Fed rate hikes. In fact, Treasury […]

Lions And Zoos

Akron Zoo adds communication boards for non-verbal visitors learning English

The Akron Zoo is adding new augmentative and alternative communication, or AAC, boards for visitors who are nonverbal, low-speaking, or learning a language to use to communicate. The board was designed specifically for the Akron Zoo by Inspire Connections Therapy, a Twinsburg-based company that provides speech therapy services to pediatric clients. Visitors use the board […]

Animal Conservation

Do not be afraid of these animals; fear for them: conservancy

As Halloween approaches, Nature Conservancy Canada says spooky depictions ‘have contributed to negative and scary stereotypes’ of creatures PRESS RELEASENATURE CONSERVATION OF CANADA*************************Everywhere you look there are Halloween images. Along with them are images of bats, wolves, owls, crows, spiders, and other commonly feared animals. However, a national land conservation group says these images deter […]

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The Central Bank of Egypt announces a 2% hike in interest rates

In a statement released on Thursday morning, the CBE attributed its decision to strong global and domestic prices which should keep headline inflation above the MPC’s announced target of seven percent (±2 percent) on average. until the fourth quarter of 2022. The decision aims to maintain the CBE’s mandate to ensure price stability in the […]

Animal Conservation

Deal allows Lawton Animal Welfare to rehom animals for Walters

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) – An agreement approved by Lawton City Council at Tuesday’s meeting will see Lawton Animal Welfare continue to provide services to the town of Walters. Lawton previously provided euthanasia to Walters for animals that could not be adopted. This mutual contract will also allow Lawton to reinstate the animals. Lawton’s animal welfare […]

African Reserves

Senegal joins GECF ahead of Tortue LNG exports

Senegal will join the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) today as an observer, before becoming a full member next year with the start of LNG exports. The GECF is holding its 24th ministerial meeting today. The forum, sometimes referred to as “Gas OPEC,” was held in Cairo. Senegal has moved towards the GECF since 2019. […]

Lions And Zoos

OKC Zoo Announces New Marine Mammal Habitat Expansion | Culture & Leisure

OKLAHOMA CITY — A leader in animal care and welfare, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden has announced plans for a new marine mammal habitat. Construction of the habitat will begin in the spring of 2023, which will house California sea lions, harbor seals and potentially other zoo species. This additional space will provide […]

Animal Conservation

Ghost Orchid May Get Protection Under Endangered Species Act

To prevent the “ghost orchid” from being worshiped to death, federal wildlife officials said Tuesday that the stealthy, rare and beautiful flower could be added to the endangered species list by the end of the year. “The ghost orchid has suffered a long decline in South Florida and Cuba, in part because of its immense […]

African Reserves

Why some African countries are abandoning Paris to join Moscow – Kashmir Reader

As Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba was ousted by his own former military colleague, Captain Ibrahim Traoré, pro-coup crowds filled the streets. Some were burning French flags, others carried Russian flags. This scene alone represents the current struggle taking place across the African continent.A few years ago, the discussion of geopolitical changes in Africa was not […]

Lions And Zoos

The Utica Zoo invites you to meet the new baby, Zara.

If you’re heading to the Spooktacular at the Utica Zoo this weekend, be sure to stop by and see the latest addition to the animal family. Zara the baby zebra, called foal, was born at the Utica Zoo on July 30. said. Andria Health of the Utica Zoo told WIBX 950 that when Zecora arrived […]

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WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX- Ghana and Nigeria currencies weaken, others strengthen

NAIROBI, October 20 (Reuters) – Units from Ghana and Nigeria will weaken against the dollar in the week to Thursday, while the Ugandan and Tanzanian currencies will strengthen and the Zambian kwacha will be stable, traders said. GHANA Ghana cedi GHS= is expected to weaken further in the coming days as speculative trading intensifies, following […]

Animal Conservation

Winnipeg Humane Society wants animal welfare issues on election agenda

The Winnipeg Humane Society (WHS) is calling on voters to raise their animal welfare concerns with their future councilors and mayors ahead of next Wednesday’s municipal election so concerns can be addressed at City Hall. The WHS sent out a survey to people on its mailing list and through its social media channels in August, […]

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VAALCO Energy Announces Successful Completion of FSO Field Installation and Reconfiguration Project at Etame and Strong Production and Sales Volumes for Q3 2022

VAALCO Energy, Inc. HOUSTON, Oct. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VAALCO Energy Inc. (NYSE: EGY; LSE: EGY) (“VAALCO“or the”Company“) today announced the successful completion of the Floating Storage and Offloading Vessel (“FSO”) installation and field reconfiguration at Etame. Additionally, the company reported strong production in the third quarter of 2022, above the high end of […]

Lions And Zoos

Lions and tigers and pumpkins, oh my! Boo at the zoo returns – Metro Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Zoo‘s annual Halloween pageant is back this spooky season and will once again offer plenty of treats. Gather your ghost and goblins and enjoy festive fall offerings, educational children’s activities, seasonal decor and photo opportunities, while discovering the zoo’s 42-acre gardens. Philadelphia Zoo “The fall season at the Zoo is more than special,” […]

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Wells Fargo grant will help nonprofits in Philadelphia create 5,000 new black and brown homeowners

LaTanya Whitehead tried to buy her first home a few years ago. But she couldn’t afford it, partly because she didn’t have enough cash, even though she had saved up. “I had no idea how much it would cost with closing costs and everything,” said Whitehead, who has worked since she was 14 and is […]

Lions And Zoos

Pygmy Hippo Latest Animal Unveiled at SF Zoo – NBC Bay Area

The San Francisco Zoo and Gardens announced Friday the arrival of a pygmy hippopotamus, the first of its endangered species at the zoo since 2004. The male hippopotamus named Udo, which translates to ‘peace’ in the West African Igbo language, is 2 years old and hails from the countries of Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and […]

Animal Conservation

The Superintendent of Yellowstone reflects on the park’s past, present and future.

In 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant signed into law the Yellowstone National Park Protection Act. He created the first national park to protect over two million acres of land for the benefit and enjoyment of people. Over the past 150 years, there have been many successes and mistakes. Kamila Kudelska of Wyoming Public Radio interviewed […]

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Nigeria and four other West African countries secure $250m from ECOWAS Development Bank – Arise News

The Board of Directors of the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) has approved a total of $250 million for five member states of Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Senegal and Sierra Leone to strengthen their energy, road and agricultural sectors. According to a statement released by the bank on Thursday, the approvals are part […]

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interview with Fetterman; crime trends; Cougar Legends: Good Morning, Pennsylvania

What you need to know: Thursday, October 13, 2022 High: 67; Low: 45. Rain. Photo of the day The Harrisburg boys’ football team rally during their game against East Pennsboro. Harrisburg defeated East Pennsboro with a 5-0 victory. (Photo by Sean Simmers, PennLive.com) “Elephant in the Room”: In an endorsing interview with PennLive’s editorial board, […]

Animal Conservation

Pup helps raise animal welfare awareness in Oklahoma City

A dog with a huge following on social media is raising awareness of the importance of adopting animals in Oklahoma City. Anna, a pit bull mix, has around 160,000 followers on TikTok and amassed 10.2 million likes. Her mother, Ava, adopted Anna from Oklahoma City Animal Welfare in February after initially fostering her. Ava said […]

African Reserves

IMF says Malawi seeks emergency financial support under ‘food shock window’

The IMF said it had discussions last week with Malawian authorities over their request for financial support under its new “Food Shock Window” – which aims to help countries with balance-of-payments problems cope with food shortages and rising costs – and for a staff-monitored program. He did not say how much money Malawi had requested. […]

Lions And Zoos

Safari Park: Bengal freed four cubs from Sheila Bivan in safari, lions will also take them awayNews WAALI

Siliguri: The winter season is ahead. And winter means crowds of tourists at Bengal Safari. To make the Bengal safari more appealing to tourists, four royal bear cubs have been released. The poem will be delivered soon. In other words, the arrival of a group of new guests at Bengal Safari Park in Siliguri. – […]

Animal Conservation

Mobile app enables Kenyans to become actors in wildlife conservation

The National Museums of Kenya has launched an app to help the country’s wildlife authorities track and record rare and common mammals and record whether the species and their habitat are thriving. At the Soysambu Conservancy in Nakuru, southern Kenya, tourists come to experience the rich biodiversity. When camel safari owner John Perret pulls out […]

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African religious leaders call for cancellation of punitive foreign debts

NAIROBI, Kenya – Catholic leaders in Africa have called for the removal of unpaid debts, saying the burdens are driving their countries deeper into poverty. They said the continent was grappling with an unprecedented confluence of crises and urged international leaders to prioritize actions that enable Africa’s recovery. The religious leaders wrote an open letter […]

Lions And Zoos

Oklahoma City Zoo welcomes four lion cubs

CNN — The Oklahoma City Zoo has welcomed four new residents: a litter of tiny newborn lion cubs. The cubs were born on September 26, according to a press release from the zoo. First mother Dunia, a 7-year-old African lioness, gave birth around 7:15 a.m., the statement said. Three of the cubs are female and […]

Animal Conservation

Hundreds of sea turtles wash up on Florida beach after Ian

As so many of us in Central Florida continue our recovery from Hurricane Ian, the impact on our wildlife is also profound. Brevard Zoo is now caring for over 200 rescued sea turtles. Most of them are green sea turtles, as well as loggerheads, but all were rescued after being swept away by Hurricane Ian. […]

African Reserves

Ndaba Mandela and Clarence Seedorf will host a BIF – thought-provoking roundtable during Africa Energy Week 2022

Black Impact Foundation Africa has an estimated 125.3 billion barrels of crude oil and 620 trillion cubic feet of gas reserves untapped human and natural resources NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman of African Energy Week (AEW), said: “I am proud of AC Milan and Real Madrid legend Clarence Seedorf and Ndaba Mandela will lead discussions that […]

Lions And Zoos

A pride of life-size bronze lions on display in Edinburgh

Twenty-five life-size bronze lions have been put on display in Edinburgh to raise awareness of the plight of the animal’s population in the wild. Each of the feline sculptures depicts the story of a real-life lion, from Christian, the cub bought from Harrods department store in London and successfully returned to the wild in Kenya, […]

Animal Conservation

Stunning wildcat named after Cornell

It was supposed to be a birding trip, organized by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. But the most jaw-dropping sight for a group of alumni, staff and supporters came four days into their journey and was no bird at all. They were treated to a close-up view of a magnificent jaguar – the largest wildcat […]

African Reserves

REUTERS IMPACT Billionaire Ibrahim denounces the double standard in the West in search of gas from Africa

LONDON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Sudanese-British billionaire businessman Mo Ibrahim has accused developed countries of hypocrisy in warning Africans against developing natural gas reserves while considering such investments in response to the energy crisis in Europe. Speaking at the Reuters IMPACT climate conference in London, Ibrahim, who made his fortune in African telecommunications, criticized Northern […]

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Plainfield resident wins grand prize in contest with photo taken at Brookfield Zoo – Shaw Local

A close-up image of a crocodile’s eye also caught the eye of professional photographers judging the Chicago Zoological Society’s 2022 photo contest. This shot earned Plainfield’s Hayley Pendergast the grand prize of the contest. Pendergast said she took the photo of the crocodile at Brookfield Zoo while she was on her stomach to get the […]

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Staff of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) conclude their visit to Burundi

Burundi’s economy remains resilient, although it faces headwinds from the effects of the war in Ukraine. Real GDP is expected to continue growing in 2022 and beyond. Inflationary pressures remain high, driven by rising food and energy prices; The current account deficit is expected to widen in 2022, mainly due to a higher import bill […]

Animal Conservation

Creations for Conservation Art Show Benefits Animal Care at Pueblo Zoo

(PUEBLO, Colo.) – The Southern Colorado Chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers will partner with the Pueblo Zoo for a conservation art exhibit with proceeds benefiting the Turtle Survival Alliance and animal care at the Pueblo Zoo. The Creations for Conservation Art Show will take place on Saturday, October 15 from 9 a.m. to […]