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2014-09-03 08:34:11

DUBAI, UAE, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Legatum Foundation, the development arm of the Legatum Group, today announced a donation of $150,000 to the Ebola Crisis

2011-04-21 22:56:27

In the arid Namib Desert on the west coast of Africa, one type of beetle has found a distinctive way of surviving.

2010-12-07 11:13:00

NAIROBI, Kenya, December 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Five Additional Companies Recognized Amongst Field of 2,700 Entries Legatum, a privately owned international investment group and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, today announced that Craft Silicon Ltd.

2010-11-09 05:34:00

NAIROBI, Kenya, November 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Companies from Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda Compete for US $350,000 in Prize Funds to be Awarded to Africa's Most Innovative and Inspiring Entrepreneurs.

2010-10-13 14:12:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE) has been awarded the 2010 Curry Stone Design Prize for development of a locally-produced and distributed sanitary pad that enhances women's dignity and allows better access to education and occupation.

2010-02-10 07:56:00

LONDON, February 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Thursday 11 February 2010 - On the 31st anniversary of the Iranian Revolution, the Legatum Institute will lead an initiative to promote freedom for the people of Iran.

2010-01-14 08:00:00

WESTFORD, Mass., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sonus Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONS), providing network transformation through IP communications technology, today announced that Beatriz Infante was appointed to its Board of Directors, effective January 10, 2010.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.