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Kenyan government orders striking doctors to resume work

NAIROBI: The Kenyan government on Tuesday ordered striking medical staff to return to work and said it had withdrawn an offer of a 50 percent pay hike after the workers’ union became inflexible in their negotiations. It had offered the increase on condition the union called off the strike. “Consequently for failure to call off… Read More »

Egyptian court hands nine policemen jail terms for assaulting doctors

CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced nine policemen to three months in prison on Tuesday for physically and verbally assaulting two doctors at a Cairo hospital in January, an incident that prompted strikes and a protest demanding justice. The verdict can be appealed and the court ordered bail of 2,000 Egyptian pounds (173 British pounds). The… Read More »