Africa 54: Israeli Forces Battle Hamas In Southern Gaza, Father Of Israeli Hostage Speaks To VOA.
Israeli troops fought fierce battles with Hamas in southern Gaza on Wednesday after reaching the heart of the city of Khan Younis, forcing Palestinian civilians to seek refuge elsewhere as the number of safe areas decreases. Meanwhile, Israel said its forces had struck hundreds of targets, including a militant cell near a school in the north. Shai Wenkert father of a 22-year old son taken hostage by Hamas militants on October 7th, speaks to Africa 54 Host Esther Githui-Ewart, about his son’s battle with colitis disease and the impact this has had on his family. Technology Correspondent Paul Ndiho speaks with Kendra L. Gaither, President of the U.S.-Africa Business Center and Vice President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce..