• Cactus jam anyone?
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    Cactus jam anyone?

    Food technologist and entrepreneur Dr Evelyn Okoth has taken the humble cactus and positioned it as an up-and-coming cash crop. From the fruit, she makes a host of products such as yogurts, jams and wine. The BBC's Africa Business Report went along to her workplace in Nairobi, Kenya, to find out

  • Digitally preserving Africa's artefacts
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    Digitally preserving Africa's artefacts

    Preserving history and sharing cultural heritage has been the main objective for museums across the globe for years. And in an attempt to bridge the gap between history and the age of high technology, the National Museum of Kenya has started a new programme to digitally preserve African artefacts. The

  • Kenya's disputed election has hit growth
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    Kenya's disputed election has hit growth

    Kenya's election season is officially over and President Uhuru Kenyatta's second term in office begins with the task of economic recovery. The election, first held in August 2017 and repeated two months later - with the process being disputed both times - has prolonged uncertainty over the stability

  • The Mouse goes shopping
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    The Mouse goes shopping

    Jacqueline Hansen on Disney's purchase of much of 21st Century Fox

  • Memorial for Grenfell Tower fire victims
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    Memorial for Grenfell Tower fire victims

    A memorial was held on the six-month anniversary for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. Seventy-one people lost their lives when the London apartment complex went up in flames and hundreds more were left homeless. Among those in attendance at the service: first responders, survivors and dignitaries

  • Putin takes on rivals, links Canada to scandal at press conference
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    Putin takes on rivals, links Canada to scandal at press conference

    Russian President Vladimir Putin took on his rivals during a year-end press conference. It comes as he seeks a fourth term in Russia's upcoming election. Canada was also mentioned: Putin suggested Canada is linked to the Russian doping scandal that's impacting his country's athletes

  • Teens in Ontario drinking and smoking less, fentanyl use on the rise
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    Teens in Ontario drinking and smoking less, fentanyl use on the rise

    Teenagers in Ontario are drinking and smoking less, but a study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health has found that illicit fentanyl use is on the rise

  • Net neutrality ruling
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    Net neutrality ruling

    Renne Filippone on how an FCC vote to end net neutrality in the U.S. could have an impact in Canada

  • Dying woman denied transplant due to alcohol use
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    Dying woman denied transplant due to alcohol use

    A dying Labrador woman is being denied a liver transplant and those close to her say it's because of recent alcohol use. Delilah Saunders is an Indigenous activist; her sister was murdered in 2014, and those close to Saunders say the trauma she suffered is why she turned to alcohol

  • Survivors of plane crash recount near-death experience
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    Survivors of plane crash recount near-death experience

    Survivors of the plane crash in northern Saskatchewan are recounting their near-death experience and seeking answers about what happened. Twenty-five passengers and three crew members survived the crash and bitter cold; though several of them remain in hospital with serious injuries

  • Helicopter crash kills 4 people in Ontario
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    Helicopter crash kills 4 people in Ontario

    A helicopter crash has killed four people in Ontario near the town of Tweed, 190 kilometres southwest of Ottawa. All four people, including the pilot, worked for the province's electrical utility, Hydro One

  • The Roundup
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    The Roundup

    Joanne McNeish of Ryerson University on the lastest CREA numbers and some of the day's other top business stories

  • Timelapse shows meteor shower light up sky
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    Timelapse shows meteor shower light up sky

    Each December, the Gemenid meteor shower illuminates the night with a massive display of shooting stars. Cameras over China captured the peak of the show.

  • The Disney-Fox deal explained
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    The Disney-Fox deal explained

    Walt Disney has agreed to buy 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets for a total $52.4bn (£39bn).Andrew Neil tell us five things the tie-up could mean.

  • Grenfell memorial: Key moments
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    Grenfell memorial: Key moments

    Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire have attended a memorial service at St Paul's Cathedral, alongside members of the Royal Family.The fire, on 14 June, claimed 71 lives.

  • Roy Moore: 'The battle rages on'
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    Roy Moore: 'The battle rages on'

    Roy Moore, the Republican who lost the US Senate race in Alabama, still won't concede the election. And in a statement to his supporters he reminded Washington of what it will miss.

  • Getting dinged dining out
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    Getting dinged dining out

    Jacqueline Hansen reports that food prices at restaurants are forecast to rise in 2018

  • Using our immune system to fight cancer
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    Using our immune system to fight cancer

    Immunotherapy is a breakthrough technology that scientists hope will one day lead to cures for previously untreatable cancers.

  • Roy Moore is still refusing to concede defeat in the Alabama Senate election.
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    Roy Moore is still refusing to concede defeat in the Alabama Senate election.

    Moore released this statement on why he will not concede the election.

  • Royal Family attends Grenfell memorial
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    Royal Family attends Grenfell memorial

    Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire have gathered for a memorial at St Paul's Cathedral, which is being attended by members of the Royal Family and the prime minister.The Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry are at the service.

  • 'A lot of people will get some healing'
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    'A lot of people will get some healing'

    Clarrie Mendy, who asked for a national Grenfell memorial service, said families want to know that they're not alone.Her cousin Mary and Mary's daughter, Kadije Saye, died in the fire.

  • The path to curing devastating disease
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    The path to curing devastating disease

    Advances in medicine and technology mean our understanding of the human genome is advancing rapidly.Scientists, and increasingly businesses, are using this knowledge in the hope it will provide a wide range of medical solutions for some of the most devastating diseases.

  • Frothy business
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    Frothy business

    Aaron Saltzman on whether the booming craft beer business has reached its peak

  • Drugs-for-votes scheme reported in a Saskatchewan First Nation
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    Drugs-for-votes scheme reported in a Saskatchewan First Nation

    Cocaine, marijuana and cash used to bribe voters, says federal investigation

  • CRA frustrations driving people to tears
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    CRA frustrations driving people to tears

    The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is accused of targeting vulnerable people and failing to answer millions of phone calls