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BBC: “Giants Club elephant summit: Kenya calls for end to ivory trade”

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya has urged an end to Africa’s illegal ivory trade, saying it means death for elephants and death for tourism.

He is hosting a summit of African leaders, business people and scientists in Nanyuki, central Kenya, to discuss how to save elephants from extinction.

Experts warn Africa’s elephants could be extinct within decades.

After the Giants Club summit ends on Saturday, Mr Kenyatta will help set fire to more than 100 tonnes of ivory.

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