The Daily Populous

Saturday September 26th, 2020 morning edition

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The ambitious Mbale tree planting scheme, which is funded by the Welsh Government’s Wales for Africa programme, plants trees in the heavily-deforested region of Mount Elgon region in eastern Uganda.

scheme, which plants 2 trees for every child born or adopted in Wales – one in Wales and one in Uganda.

Leah Namugerwa, 15, will plant the 10 millionth tree in a special ceremony in Uganda today.

At the same time, First Minister Mark Drakeford will plant a “twin tree” in Bute Park, Cardiff.

Today’s tree planting will take place as Wales and the world celebrate the United Nations’ International Day of the Girl Child.

Her work campaigning for tree planting and a ban on single use plastic has begun to have a significant impact across Uganda.

“The Mbale tree planting programme has been a great success, helping the most vulnerable Ugandan communities adapt to climate change. »

No smoking: CEO of Philip Morris, the company that makes Marlboro, says cigarette sales may end within 10-15 years

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PMI, which manufactures cigarette brands like Marlboro, has previously said that it is pushing towards “smoke-free” products that are a “much better choice than cigarette smoking”.

In fact, with the right regulatory encouragement and support from civil society, we believe cigarette sales can end within 10 to 15 years in many countries.

Yes, that’s right: an end to cigarettes within 10 to 15 years in many countries,” Calantzopoulos said. »

Attorney General Bill Barr Directly Implicated in Discarded Ballot Chaos Amplified by Trump and White House

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Trump and White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany amplified those claims.

During Thursday’s White House press briefing, McEnany also insinuated that the DOJ investigation substantiated Trump’s claims that Democrats were trying to steal the election.

“I can confirm for you that Trump ballots, ballots for the president were found in Pennsylvania,” McEnany said. »

You must remember this: Sultan Mohammed V protected the Jews of Casablanca

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The location of the film was no accident: Casablanca was a haven for those fleeing for their lives.

A series of international disputes between France and Germany led to the Treaty of Fez in 1912 and French control of Morocco.

Mohammed’s father, Moulay Yousef, replaced his older sibling on the throne when his brother abdicated because of the treaty. »