Gambia’s Jammeh refuses to step down as regional leaders pile on the pressure

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In tonight’s edition, Gambia’s Jammeh defiantly clings to power, Kenyan court orders striking medical staff back to work and African refugees fall prey to people smugglers.
Refusing to budge; Gambia’s defiant leader Yahya Jammeh is still not accepting his defeat in the country’s recent presidential vote, despite a West African mediation delegation pressing him to give up his 22-year grip on power.
A court in Kenya declares an ongoing strike by the country’s doctors and nurses illegal, ordering them off the picket line and back to work.
Plus, our correspondents look at the situation for Sudanese and Eritrean refugees sent away from Israel and who end up vulnerable targets for human traffickers in Rwanda and Uganda.

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