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AFRICA'S FIGHT FOR EQUALITY

Ruling on a lawsuit lodged against the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), the Nairobi Industrial Court agreed that six Kenyan doctors in an international research partnership had been systematically passed over for promotion and training, whereas their European colleagues had flourished. It was a landmark case and was also perhaps the first time that African researchers had so strongly and so publicly voiced resentment of their perceived second-class status in partnerships with foreign colleagues.

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