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Canada welcomed more than 400,000 new international students in 2019

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 17:53:48 +0000

Canada had yet another major year in international student recruitment as it approved 404,000 new study permits in 2019. A study permit is a document issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) that allows foreign nationals to study at a designated learning institution in Canada. The number of study permits issued is a different […]

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A quarter of Canada’s immigrants arrived from India in 2019

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:00:35 +0000

India was by far the main source country of new immigrants to Canada in 2019. China was the second leading source country, followed by the Philippines, Nigeria, the United States, Pakistan, Syria, Eritrea, South Korea, and Iran. Total New Immigrants in 2019 341,180 1. India 85,585 2. China 30,260 3. Philippines 27,815 4. Nigeria 12,595 […]

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Clean Cooking: Let The Data Speak For Itself

Credit to Author: The Beam| Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2019 10:00:31 +0000

Large-scale efforts and resources have been directed towards low- and middle-income countries to encourage individual households to adopt more efficient clean cooking solutions including improved cookstoves and cleaner fuels. While households initially express enthusiasm for their new stoves, they eventually abandon them

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Africa’s Oil Curse, the Example of Nigeria

Credit to Author: David Zarembka| Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2019 02:10:43 +0000

Pump-jack mining crude oil with the sunsetCleanTechnica has been running a number of articles on little noted negative aspects of gas/diesel vehicles. These include hundreds of US deaths annually from carbon monoxide poisoning, oil refinery explosions, 137 US oil spills last year, what to do with old oil tankers, and the 150 gas/diesel car fires daily in the US. A common concept in Africa that is not noticed in the United States or other parts of the world is what in Africa is called “Africa’s Oil Curse.”

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The Hidden Cost Of Shell Oil Spills In Niger Delta

Credit to Author: The Beam| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 19:15:53 +0000

Decades of oil spillage in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta and the incessant bickering over who should own up to the wanton environmental degradation has taken a toll on Nigeria’s economy, seeing it slid into recession with the delta being classified as one of the most polluted places on earth

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Nigeria Enlists Siemens to Help Shore Up Power Grid

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 04:00:00 +0000

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has an ambitious plan to rebuild the country’s power grid, as his government tries to jump-start the slow pace of growth in Africa’s largest economy. Buhari and Siemens

The post Nigeria Enlists Siemens to Help Shore Up Power Grid appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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‘Pirates’ kidnap 10 Turkish sailors off Nigeria coast

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:41:29 +0000

Ten Turkish sailors on a cargo ship were kidnapped by armed men off the coast of Nigeria, Turkish state media reported Tuesday.

The post ‘Pirates’ kidnap 10 Turkish sailors off Nigeria coast appeared first on Inquirer News.

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Beagles sniff out snails in luggage at Atlanta airport

Credit to Author: hmallorca| Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2019 12:20:22 +0000

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Two dogs, part of the United States Customs and Border Protection’s “beagle brigade,” sniffed out two snails in the luggage of a passenger.

The post Beagles sniff out snails in luggage at Atlanta airport appeared first on Inquirer News.

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