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Fearsome ‘warg-like’ ancient predator was bigger than a polar bear (PHOTOS)

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A truly awe-inspiring ancient predator has been discovered in Kenya which may have been one of the largest-ever carnivorous mammals to roam the planet, eclipsing even the largest modern bears, big cats and wolves. The Simbakubwa kutokaafrika fossils were stored at the the National Museums of Kenya having been excavated in the 1980s but were Read More

Out of a drawer and into your nightmares comes a vicious ancient beast

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Ohio University integrative biologist Nancy Stevens peered into a drawer in the wooden cabinets on the top floor of a Nairobi museum in 2010, she saw a chunk of rock containing massive teeth and knew she had come across something important. Simbakubwa kutokaafrika, a gigantic mammalian carnivore that lived 22 million Read More

Kenyan family files lawsuit against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash

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NAIROBI (Reuters) – A Kenyan family has filed a lawsuit in Chicago against American aviation giant Boeing over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people, lawyers and family members said on Tuesday. Siblings of 29-year-old engineer George Kabau said they wanted to force the company to release documents and emails relating to Read More

Ormat Technologies, Inc. to Host Conference Call Announcing First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

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RENO, Nev., April 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that it plans to announce its first quarter 2019 financial results in a press release that will be issued on Monday, May 6, 2019, after the market closes. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss the results at Read More

Home market still a dream for African carmakers

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NAIROBI (Reuters) – Since its launch in 2014, Mobius Motors, Kenya’s only home-grown automaker, has only produced around 50 test vehicles. The emblem of Kenyan car maker Mobius is seen on the grill of the Mobius II first generation SUV in the company’s showroom in Nairobi, Kenya March 6, 2019. Picture taken March 6, 2019. Read More

Africa’s Amazon ready to make market debut on New York Stock Exchange

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The largest e-commerce operator in Africa, Jumia, is expected to raise over $200 million at its initial public offering (IPO) this week. The IPO will become the first for e-commerce and tech businesses from Africa. Jumia, which will trade as “JMIA” on the New York Stock Exchange, has set a share price range of $13 Read More