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LAGOS, Nigeria.-Tuesday 17 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Africa Finance Corporation ("AFC" or the “Corporation"), the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, announces a US$150 million strategic investment in Danakali Limited (“Danakali” or the “Company”).

The funds will be used for the development and construction of the Colluli Potash Project (“Colluli” or the “Project”) located in the Danakali region of Eritrea. The Project

is a late-stage, large, long-life and low-cost sulphate of potash (“SOP”) deposit, with estimated reserves of 1.254 Billion tonnes of potassium bearing salts. Colluli is planning to make a 52% potassium oxide product, which is a higher grade than most of its competitors’ products.

With a mine life of approximately 200 years, the Project will be of significant economic and financial benefit to the country, represen ... Read more »

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Tej Kohli Cornea Institute welcomed 56,083 outpatients in 2019 and completed 11,744 surgical procedures, largely at no cost

The Tej Kohli Foundation has committed another $14m of funding to end poverty blindness

This marks four-years of successful collaboration between the LV Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad and the London-based Tej Kohli Foundation

LONDON-Saturday 21 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On the fourth anniversary of the Tej Kohli Cornea Institute in Hyderabad, the Tej Kohli Foundation has renewed its commitment of $14m of funding from 2020. During 2019 5,736 individuals were cured of blindness or severe visual impairment at The Tej Kohli Cornea Institute, which is a collaboration between the Tej Kohli Foundation in London, and the LV Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad, a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre.

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Mary Kay Makeup Artists Created Spring/Summer 2020 Beauty Trends at 173 Fashion Shows in Five Countries

DALLAS-Saturday 21 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mary Kay Inc. continues to make its mark on the beauty industry through its ongoing partnerships with Ukrainian and Belarus Fashion Weeks, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, and Bratislava Fashion Days in Slovakia and Czech Republic.

“As an innovator of beau ... Read more »

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IRVINE, Calif. & LÜBECK, Germany.-Saturday 21 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) and Dräger (OTCMKTS: DRWKF) announced today that they have expanded their partnership, whereby Dräger will integrate additional Masimo measurement technologies into Dräger’s family of multi-parameter patient monitors, to help clinicians assess brain function, oxygenation, and ventilation status.

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After becoming the first patient monitoring company to integrate Masimo noninvasive, continuous rainbow SET® technologies, including total hemoglobin (SpHb®), in its patient monitors, Dräger will add Masimo SedLine® Brain Function Monitoring, O3® Regional Oximetry, and NomoLine® Capnography measurements to its already comprehensive suite of advanced measurement parameters, tailored for operating rooms ... Read more »

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PHOENIX-Tuesday 17 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Walton Global Holdings Ltd. and its affiliates (collectively Walton), a real estate investment and land asset company with US$3.8 billion under management and administration, has announced its first Builder Option Land Development fund (the BOLD Fund), with an investment objective of acquiring land for future sale to homebuilders throughout the United States.

The BOLD Fund offers investors the opportunity to participate in the current growth of the home building market in the U.S. The fund will acquire properties identified by large volume U.S. homebuilders for near term residential development projects through a predetermined exit strategy. The land is then expected to be sold to those same builders in phases with an adjustable takedown schedule and flexible payment options. BOLD Fund investors are anticipated to receive annual distributions as homes are developed and sold by the builders.

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The target will align Schlumberger with the goals of the Paris Agreement to reduce climate change

PARIS-Saturday 21 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger announced today its commitment to setting a science-based target to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Schlumberger’s commitment has been submitted to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and, in line with the defined criteria, Schlumberger will define its reduction target by 2021. This commitment is part of the company’s thought leadership and focus on environmental and social sustainability through its industry-leading Global Stewardship program.

Science-based targets in line with the latest climate science must meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, an agreement developed in 2016 by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that seeks to reduce GHG emissions. The Paris Agreement focuses on limiting global warming to well-below 2° ... Read more »

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