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African swine fever

n.
A highly infectious, usually fatal viral disease of swine, characterized by fever, loss of appetite, and diarrhea. It occurs in sub-Saharan Africa, the Iberian Peninsula, and Sardinia.
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It is essential that there should be a school dedicated to the teaching of African music and dance due to many reasons that range from the preservation of African culture and traditions.
Most central in Clarke's development as an intellect, Swanston writes, stood the Afro-Puerto Rican bibliophile and historian, Arthur Alfonso Schomburg, whose huge collection of books, pamphlets, and art work regarding African (Black) people worldwide laid the foundation for the world-famous Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York.
In the wake of a tough century for South African winemaking that ended with a period of massive overproduction and its attendant hardships, Charles Kohler created the Ko-operatieve Wijnbouwers Vereniging van Zuid-Afrika Beperkt (KWV) in order to stabilize the industry and end overproduction.
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In our effort to measure marketing diversity, we wanted to examine which companies are actually hiring African Americans and other ethnic minorities to craft brand images, create messages, and deliver those messages and images to the consumers who are vitally important to their survival and growth.
Rooks focuses on three magazines published, edited, and written by African American women: Ringwood's Afro-American Journal of Fashion (1891-1894), Half-Century Magazine for the Colored Home and Homemaker (1916-1925), and Tan Confessions (1950-1952).
* the average income of African Canadian women was $20,029, while the average income of all Canadians was $29,769.
Harlequins single-title fiction offerings "will feature novels written by and about real African American women dealing with relationships and careers, while facing life's everyday challenges," says Senior Editor Mavis Allen, who will head the line.
Several research studies have suggested that the extent to which African American students employ motivational and cognitive processes in academic situations may relate to the manner in which Black students perceive their ethnicity (Franklin & Boyd-Franklin, 2000).
* Ethiopia was the only African country to rebuff European colonization, repulsing Italian invaders in 1806.
"From my own American experience, if he got up there and said those things, people would have walked out and gone to another parish." After nearly a decade "on mission" here in the U.S., Okoye has had an uncommon opportunity to compare Catholicism in its American and African contexts, as well as to explore the gifts each church can offer the other.

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