Rukwa

Rukwa

 

a shallow saltwater lake in East Africa, in southwestern Tanzania. The lake, which does not have an outlet, lies in a tectonic basin at an elevation of 792 m. During wet seasons the length of the Rukwa reaches 150 km, and the width 25–30 km. In dry years the lake sometimes dries up almost completely.

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During his two day working visit in Rukwa region, the Deputy Minister for Works, Transport and Communication, Engineer Atashasta Niditiye, recently toured and inspected the airport.
Speaking during a public rally at Zimba Village in Sumbawanga District, Rukwa Region, several men said they were direct victims of the problem.
Part of the Shingopana skeleton was excavated in 2002 by scientists affiliated with the Rukwa Rift Basin Project, an international effort led by Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine researchers Patrick O'Connor and Nancy Stevens.
Edenville Energy of the UK has signed an agreement with China's Sinohydro to develop the Rukwa Coal to Power Project in the southwest of the country.
Helium One's Rukwa Project in Tanzania has independently estimated by Netherland, Sewell and Associates Inc.
The Fipa are an ethnic and linguistic group based in the Sumbawanga district of Rukwa region in southwestern Tanzania.
Similar observations were made in the Lake Rukwa basin southern Tanzania which is an indication of the diverse nature of miombo ecosystems and the associated high species diversity (Munishi et al.
Rukwa Region: Lake Tanganyika, Karema, 6[degrees]49.
The new fossils, from Tanzania's Rukwa Rift Basin, suggest that the evolutionary split between these primate lines must have occurred close to 30 million years ago, or perhaps even earlier, anthropologist Nancy Stevens of Ohio University in Athens and her colleagues conclude May 15 in Nature.
Both primates are new to science, and were collected from a single fossil site in the Rukwa Rift Basin of Tanzania.
In October 2011, the disease spread to the Sumbawanga District of the Rukwa region through feeding of swill and illegal movement of animals.
taeniopygus from the Wembere, Malagarasi, and Bubu River basins and the Lakes Victoria and Rukwa drainages systems; and at least two undescribed species: N.