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Stylish t-shirts designed by orphans in Africa to help feed orphans

Source: Ode, Sun May 17, 2009
How many t-shirts in your closet are feeding malnourished children?

Satellite Internet Accelerated Access For Africa And Middle East

Source: Lamit, Thu March 12, 2009
Romania - New satellite internet access for Africa is now available due to the new satellite capacities allocated by Lamit Company, to all kind of users along the entire continent.

Executive pledges $100M to hospital for AIDS research

Source: USA Today, Thu February 05, 2009
Boston, Massachusetts, USA - A businessman is pledging $100 million to create a new institute that will search for an AIDS vaccine.

South Africa to start wind power project: official

Source: AFP, Mon January 05, 2009
Johannesburg, South Africa - South Africa's state-run power utility Eskom plans to start operating wind turbines this year to boost the supply of electricity, a company spokesman said on Monday.

Renowned Swedish retailer donates proceeds from toy sales to UNICEF projects

Source: United Nations News Centre, Wed December 24, 2008
United Nations - This holiday season, scores of projects aimed at improving the education of school children around the world are set to profit from an IKEA initiative to the tune of €5 million (almost $7 million), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced today.

Rescued lions join African wildlife sanctuary

Source: Associated Press, Mon June 16, 2008
Bethlehem, South Africa - The wide-eyed lion cub inched slowly to the edge of the wooden crate and stared around him.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Trapped S.African miners rescued after underground ordeal

Story contains video Source: AFP, Thu October 04, 2007
Carletoonville, South Africa - Rescuers completed a marathon operation Thursday to bring 3,200 workers to the surface after they had been trapped more than a mile underground at a gold mine in South Africa.

Over 2,000 trapped miners rescued in South Africa

Source: XinhuaNet, Thu October 04, 2007
Carletonville, South Africa - Over 2,000 of some 3,200 miners trapped about 2,200 meters underground at a South African gold mine since Wednesday have been rescued, gold mining company Harmony Gold said on Thursday.

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