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"There are criminal elements in the forest which must be flushed out," Judi Wakhungu, Kenya's environment minister, told the Thomson Reuters Foundation. "The security operation has been designed to return the situation to normal, which is what is likely to happen soon." He said this two days after a man was killed campaigning for a halt to the EU's six-year 3.6 billion shilling ($35 million)
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Navdeep Bains, Canada’s minister of innovation, science and economic development at a meeting with law students at the University of Windsor, declared: “One of the issues I hear from people is, ‘Well, we just don’t have the people. We don’t have the talent. We don’t have the women. We don’t have the diversity in our corporation. We would love to promote diversity but we just can’t find the
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Last year was the second or third hottest year on record - after 2016 and on a par with 2015. The acting director of the UK Met Office, Prof Peter Stott, told BBC News: "It shows clearly that the biggest natural influence on the climate is being dwarfed by human activities – predominantly CO₂ emissions." The World Meteorological Organization Secretary-General Petteri Taalas said, “Arctic
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In 2006, Monica Kyotazala was diagnosed with cervical cancer, and her body shows the physical ravages of the condition. Painfully thin and with a faltering voice, she explains how she went without adequate medical treatment for close to two years, after Uganda's only radiotherapy machine broke down. After the machine failed, doctors prescribed two doses of chemotherapy for Ms Kyotazala. "I
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Five Canadians are as wealthy as 30% of the entire population. The new report from the Canadian Business estimates shows that Galen Weston is the richest man in Canada with US$10.04 billion; Uber co-founder Garret Camp with $6.78 billion; Brydson $6.56 billion; Alibaba vice-chairman Joseph Tsai $ 6.28 billion followed by David Thomson with $5.02 billion.
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