Friday, June 20, 2008 joins the Nothing But Nets campaign

Nothing But Nets is a grassroots campaign to save lives by preventing malaria, a leading killer of children in Africa.

The UN Foundation has now partnered with groups as diverse as National Basketball Association's NBA Cares, The People of the United Methodist Church and Sports Illustrated to bring Nothing But Nets to the American public. These Founding Partners are joined by corporate, multi-media and financial partners to make a significant impact by raising awareness and funds to purchase and distribute bed nets and save lives.

Friday, June 06, 2008

Verizon buys Alltel in $28bn deal

Verizon Wireless has said that it is buying Alltel in a deal worth $28.1bn making it the largest mobile phone network in the US, overtaking AT&T.