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Let MPs investigate themselves

It is commendable that the Speaker of the National Assembly has pronounced himself on this unfortunate matter which has brought the House into disrepute. The institutional integrity of Parliament has been challenged in a manner that is extremely difficult to recover. The bribery has lowered the standing of Parliament and …

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E-cigarettes harmful to vital immune system cells – study

Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggests. Researchers found e-cigarette vapour disabled important immune cells in the lung and boosted inflammation. The researchers “caution against the widely held opinion that e-cigarettes are safe”. However, Public Health England advises they …

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Palm oil: A new threat to Africa's monkeys and apes?

Endangered monkeys and apes will almost certainly face new risks if Africa becomes a big player in the palm oil industry. That is the message of a study looking at how large-scale expansion of the oil crop in Africa might affect the continent’s rich diversity of wildlife. Most areas suitable …

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