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Planting seeds of regime change

How GMO seeds and Monsanto are driving US policy in Venezuela | Whitney Webb | As the political crisis in Venezuela has unfolded, much has been said about the Trump administration’s clear interest in the privatisation and exploitation of Venezuela’s oil reserves, the largest in the world, by American oil …

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Nigeria’s ‘Computer Village’

And lessons on what it takes to help small firms thrive | Oluseye Jegede | Nigeria’s Otigba Computer Village is arguably the biggest information, communications technology (ICT) market in Africa. It started off as a one-man business on a street called “Otigba” in Ikeja, the capital of Lagos State. Within …

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Breast cancer screening

3-D mammograms are popular, but are they better than 2-D?  In recent years, women getting a mammogram have had a new decision to make: 2-D or 3-D? Some breast-care centers have touted the newer 3-D mammography technology as more accurate. But while initial research suggests that it may be a …

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