Nigerian doctors end strike to tend to COVID 19 patients

Nigerian doctors have ended a week-long strike because of the COVID 19 pandemic raging across the world. They say the Abuja government has committed tom meet their demands. ends intro The doctors say they won’t hesitate to down stethoscopes if the authorities victimize any of their members for taking industrial action. Spokesman Dr Saidu Alhassan […]

Violence and boycott mar Guinea election and referendum

Violence has marred parliamentary elections and a constitutional referendum in Guinea. A 20 year-old man was shot dead by security forces. The violence in the capital Conakry and across the country follows an opposition call for a boycott of the poll because of the COVID 19 pandemic. Three polling stations were stormed, Electoral officials were […]

At least ten dead in Guinea election violence

The death toll in Guinea’s deeply disputed referendum and parliamentary elections has risen to at least 10. Opposition activists say security forces fired blindly into protestors during yesterday’s voting. There’s no official confirmation of the number of deaths as security forces responded to attacks on polling stations and the stoning of electoral officials. Guinean opposition […]