Kenya's Striking Teachers Given Ultimatum

Striking teachers have been given a take-it-or-leave-it ultimatum by government who endorsed a 13.5 billion shillings staggered pay deal for workers.

Photo: Capital FM

Kenya National Teachers Union issue fresh threats to government over pension.


Teachers say they will remain on strike until government gives them a salary increase.

  • Kenya:   Students Sent Home As Strike Enters Third Week

    The Star, 18 September 2012

    Kisii High School students were yesterday sent home as the teachers national strike entered its third week. Principal Casper Maina told the students that the school cannot keep… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Teachers Told to Brace for Prolonged Strike

    Capital FM, 18 September 2012

    Teachers have been urged to brace for tough times ahead after the government snubbed a meeting between their unions and a parliamentary committee on Tuesday. Read more »

  • Kenya:   Unions Accuse Leaders of Plot to Use Force

    The Star, 17 September 2012

    TRADE Unions representing university staff and lecturers in public universities are claiming that vice chancellors are plotting to mete out violence on their striking members. Read more »

  • Kenya:   Boarding Schools Send Students Home

    The Star, 17 September 2012

    Boarding secondary schools management in Kericho County have sent students home who reported to their respective schools in the beginning of this term until the on going teachers… Read more »


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