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2014-05-09 12:26:44

Luxottica, Essilor, DHL and other industry leaders unite to provide services and expertise to equip and empower Gambians with local infrastructure to provide vision care access for entire country by 2015 BANJUL, Gambia, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OneSight, an independent nonprofit providing access to quality vision care and eyewear in underserved communities worldwide, is expanding its sustainable development work in The Gambia, a country in West Africa which previously...

2014-05-05 08:31:26

- Company Addresses Challenges in New Third-Party Assessments DEERFIELD, Ill., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondelez International has unveiled plans to help advance the rights of female cocoa farmers in two of the world's largest cocoa-growing countries, Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire. The action plans respond to new third-party assessments by Harvard University and CARE International, which revealed striking gaps in income and opportunities for female cocoa farmers. In Ghana, female cocoa...

2014-02-19 08:23:08

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Leone Asset Management, Inc., (Pink Sheets: LEON) announced it has signed an MOU to acquire the lease, operational and managerial control of a second granite quarry in Sierra Leone. Leone Asset intends to complete all final due diligence and complete the acquisition within 15 days. Tony Khodadad, President of Leone Asset stated, "Last month we announced that we had signed an MOU for the operational rights to a 89.4-acre granite...

2014-02-14 23:01:17

Futty Danso, Portland Timbers Defender, and Avamere Rehabilitation of Oregon City will host a benefit on behalf of The Brikama Society on February 20, 2014 from 5 PM to 7 PM. All proceeds raised from the BBQ and items donated will go to benefit The Brikama Hospital in The Gambia. Oregon City, OR (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The Heart of Caring is strong at Avamere Rehabilitation of Oregon City according to the skilled nursing campus’s administrator, Nate Dawson. “I’m inspired by the...

2014-01-17 23:20:46

Ticket Down (http://www.ticketdown.com) has rolled back pricing on tickets for the epic matchup of two amazing soccer teams, Mexico and Nigeria at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on 3/5/14. This well known secondary ticket exchange is also offering their customer appreciation promo code DISCOUNT for added savings. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Ticket Down has slashed prices on tickets for the upcoming exhibition game between Mexico and Nigeria at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. This...

2014-01-14 08:22:48

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Leone Asset Management, Inc., (Pink Sheets: LEON) announced it has signed an MOU to acquire the managerial and operational control of an operating 89.4 acre Granite Quarry in Sierra Leone. Leone Asset intends to complete all final due diligence and complete the acquisition within 10 days. At the time of completion, Leone Assets subsidiary, The Tosh Group, Ltd., will gain operational control of the Government appraised asset of over...

2013-12-25 23:03:13

Fanfi Worldwide Ventures, Inc, a Texas corporation voted ‘most-liked business’ in West Texas in the CHASE Main Street grant competition is on track to create 2,000 new jobs in Nigeria starting February 2014. (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 FANAFI (Find A Need And Fill It), is a people-centered corporation driven by finding human needs worldwide, and filling them as part of its social responsibilities to fellow humans, in the course of doing business. According to Fanafi President and CEO,...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.