Fresh Bid to End Doctors’ Strike Collapses

[Nation] The Ministry of Health believes the doctors’ strike has dragged on for 52 days today because the negotiating team from the doctors union does not “have the mandate to make the final decision.”

[Nation] The Ministry of Health believes the doctors' strike has dragged on for 52 days today because the negotiating team from the doctors union does not "have the mandate to make the final decision."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kudos for Pretoria Doctors Who Separated Twins

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the medical team and the management of Unitas Hospital in Centurion, Pretoria, for successfully separating three-week old conjoined twin girls.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the medical team and the management of Unitas Hospital in Centurion, Pretoria, for successfully separating three-week old conjoined twin girls.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

EFF Reaffirms Its Position On Mugabe Presidency Despite Zanu-PF Anger

[News24Wire] The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has insisted that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe must step down for failing to run the affairs of the southern African country.

[News24Wire] The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has insisted that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe must step down for failing to run the affairs of the southern African country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Gambia’s Timeline – Dawn of a New Era

[Africa In Fact] · December 6: The electoral commission says that Barrow has won the election more narrowly than originally thought, and with a lower turnout. He garnered 43.2% and Jammeh 39.6% of the vote. Voter turnout at 59%.

[Africa In Fact] · December 6: The electoral commission says that Barrow has won the election more narrowly than originally thought, and with a lower turnout. He garnered 43.2% and Jammeh 39.6% of the vote. Voter turnout at 59%.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Adama Barrow Names Fatoumata Tambajang As VP

[Al Jazeera] The Gambia’s president, Adama Barrow, has named senior politician Fatoumata Tambajang as deputy leader, as regional troops continued security sweeps to prepare for his return to the country from neighbouring Senegal.

[Al Jazeera] The Gambia's president, Adama Barrow, has named senior politician Fatoumata Tambajang as deputy leader, as regional troops continued security sweeps to prepare for his return to the country from neighbouring Senegal.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

28th AU Summit – Alarm Bells Beyond the Gambia

[ISS] The crisis started after former president Yahya Jammeh refused to accept the results of the Gambia’s December 2016 elections. Last week, on 21 January, Jammeh finally agreed to step down and go into exile. This averted a possible military confron…

[ISS] The crisis started after former president Yahya Jammeh refused to accept the results of the Gambia's December 2016 elections. Last week, on 21 January, Jammeh finally agreed to step down and go into exile. This averted a possible military confrontation between the former president's forces and ECOWAS.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia