Posted in Press Releases

Sweegen Expands Sugar Reduction Portfolio With High-Intensity Sweetener Brazzein

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Oct. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sweegen is expanding its extensive sweetener portfolio in early 2022 with the zero-calorie, high-intensity sweetener brazzein.  The product was developed in collaboration with long-term innovation partner Conagen, which has scaled it to commercial production. Brazzein is a small, heat-stable protein, 500 to 2,000 times sweeter […]

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New Research in Kosovo Highlights Connection Between Children’s Poor Vision and Learning and Development

Study underscores link between uncorrected poor vision and children’s potential DALLAS, Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A new study, a collaboration of  the Vision Impact Institute, EdGuard Institute, and ESSILOR’s Vision for Life™ social impact fund, offers new insight into the correlation between uncorrected poor vision and children’s functional, learning, and behavioral capacities. The study, the […]

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Posted in Industry

Police Arrest Ethiopia Insider’s Founder

WASHINGTON — Journalist Tesfalem Waldyes, the founder and editor-in-chief of Ethiopia Insider, an Ethiopian news and analysis website, is in police custody, according to media reports.Tesfalem’s colleagues and friends said his whereabouts hadn’t been k…

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Posted in General

As Tutu Turns 90, S.Africa fetes, but Misses Anti-Apartheid Icon’s Voice

JOHANNESBURG — As Desmond Tutu turns 90 on Thursday, he remains indisputably the moral voice of South Africa. But age is catching up with him.The jovial emeritus archbishop retired in 2010 and rarely speaks in public, in a country that sometimes feels …

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Posted in Government Policy

Kenyan President One of Many World Leaders with Multi-Million Dollar Secret Offshore Accounts

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his family are among the world leaders said to have hidden away billions of dollars in secret offshore accounts.Records obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists show the Kenyatta family h…

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