Striking Sudan Medical Professionals Raise Concerns

Sudanese doctors are taking a stand in protest against the deteriorating conditions and low wages at government-run hospitals. An independent doctors union known as the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors (CCSD), said that only emergency cases would be seen by medics within government hospitals. Some privately-run hospitals are remaining open.   What Happened? Approximately 95%…

Somalia’s Security Agency Briefly Detains Al Jazeera Reporter

  The Al Jazeera news agency reported recently that Somali security forces had arrested U.K. journalist Hamza Muhamed and several colleagues on October 18th, 2016. The authorities released the British reporter by Thursday. Mr. Muhamed, an experienced newsman, has covered developments in the tense East African nation on several occasions for Al Jazeera during the past few…