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Gum Arabic

A gum made from sap of the acacia tree. In the 19th century, it was a major export in parts of east Africa and Sudan. Gum arabic is used in painting and in textiles, as well as in some foodstuff and as a desert on its own.
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Facing a ban on exporting its ore, Acacia, and later Barrick, tried to negotiate with Magufuli's regime.
The acquisition of Acacia will allow us to build on the strength of our switching, routing and optical networking portfolio to address our customers' most demanding requirements.'
All forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of Acacia, which could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, the forward-looking statements contained in this report.
The situation was clearly unsustainable, and the mining analysts of the world weren't exactly winning any prizes for insight when they set out two possible paths Bristow could take - either he could divest Barrick of its troublesome Acacia shareholding, or he could take the whole thing in-house and deal with it directly.
On Wednesday the forestry department repeated the defence it made in March that the acacia trees has been bulldozed and burned correctly.
Odey, which owns 2.3% of Tanzania-focused gold miner Acacia, had previously indicated it would reject the 146p proposal, the Financial Times had reported earlier in July.
Barrick is pleased to confirm that, having so requested of the board of Acacia and following a subsequent request from Acacia to the UK Takeover Panel, the Panel has, under Rule 2.6 (c) of the Takeover Code, approved an extension of the deadline for the announcement of a firm intention to make a firm offer under Rule 2.7 of the Code to 5:00 p.m.
An existing Cisco supplier, Acacia designs and manufactures high-speed, optical interconnect technologies that allow webscale companies, service providers, and data center operators to meet the fast-growing consumer demands for data.
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Acacia Communications (NASDAQ: ACIA) today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Cisco has agreed to acquire Acacia.
To become effective, the proposal and those agreements must be approved by Acacia and the government of Tanzania.
Under the memorandum of understanding (MOU), Acacia began occupying the entirety of the property, paying a fixed nightly rate per room and covering a majority of operating expenses.
Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTG) has announced that it has entered into a Joint Venture and Services Agreement ("Joint Venture Agreement") with Bitzumi, Inc., a company developing macro opportunities in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industries, including a next generation decentralized exchange, the company said.