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KENYA: Joho fires 86 doctors, including KMPDU boss Mwachonda

January 2021 BusinessDaily; Mombasa county government has sacked 86 doctors, including KMPDU boss Chibanzi Mwachonda and senior specialists for refusing to return to work. In a letter signed by county secretary Jeizan Faruk, Governor Hassan Joho’s administration dismissed the 86 striking workers for boycotting duty. “Following the correspondence shared between …

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KENYA: The plastic threat to your health

January 2021 thestandard; You may soon be confronted with graphic health warnings on your pizza box or candy wrapper of possible cancer risk. Why, because the plastics contain components known as endocrine disrupting chemicals that are causing great harm to health. Similar restrictions are also being contemplated on a host …

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Vaccine Rollout – Here Is Where South Africa Stands

December 2020 GroundUp; Johnson & Johnson is trying to get approval for a vaccine against Covid-19 that only requires one shot. Details of the vaccine’s trial are expected to be released in January. Only a massive global rollout of an effective vaccine can end the Covid-19 pandemic in the short …

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