African Politicians Seeking Medical Help Abroad Is 'Shameful'
Medical tourism among Africa's political elite is a completely different kettle of fish and a big cause for concern, because they are responsible for the development of proper health care for the citizens of their countries, writes Tahiru Azaaviele Liedong for The Conversation Africa.
The Conversation Africa, 24 August 2017
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Top-left: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. Top-right: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. Bottom-left: Former Ethiopian prime minister Meles Zenawi. Bottom-right: Former president of Zamiba Levy Mwanawasa.
Vanguard, 14 August 2017
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