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    World Australia is Set to Become the First Country to Eliminate Cervical Cancer – Vice

    In a world-first, Australia is on track to achieve a landmark medical breakthrough: the eradication of cervical cancer. The disease – which in 2018 recorded 930 cases among Australian women is set to become so rare in the next 20 years that it will no longer be considered … Read more via...
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    World Saudi Arabia Tells Trump No More Oil – Forbes

    Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman responded publicly to President Donald Trump’s recent spate of Tweets and statements concerning oil. While the President has been asking for Saudi Arabia to increase oil production to flood the market and keep prices down, the prince said no. This...
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    World Nigerians’ shops in Ghana still shut, says Nnaji – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    President of the Nigerian Union of Traders Association in Ghana, Chief Chukwuemeka Nnaji, has regretted the continued closure of shops owned by Nigerians in Ghana, in spite of that country’s government’s directives for the shops to be reopened ..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    World South Africa finance minister says Zuma sacked him over nuclear deal – BusinessDay

    South Africa’s finance minister says he was sacked by Jacob Zuma because he refused to approve a multibillion-dollar nuclear deal with Russia that could have crippled the South African economy. Nhlanhla Nene told a judicial inquiry on Wednesday that the refusal was behind his … Read more...
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    World Tech: Google CEO Sundar Pichai went hat in hand to the Pentagon to patch up its relationship with the military after an employee backlash - Pulse Ng

    Google's top brass has never tried to hide its willingness to work with the military, just not on weapons. The meeting was an effort to try to save Google's chances of inking contracts that don't violate its AI principles. Google CEO Sundar … Read more via pulse.ng – Nigeria’s entertainment...