Namibian Teachers Reject Pay Deal

Striking educators have rejected an 8 percent wage increase offered by the government.

  • Namibia:   Teachers Reject Pay Deal

    Namibian, 9 November 2012

    SECRETARY to Cabinet Frans Kapofi has warned civil servants and teachers refusing to accept a salary hike offer not to “doubt the government’s resolve to restore… Read more »

Photo: New Vision

The teachers are striking over overdue salary increases and a lack of communication from their union leaders, who are engaged in the protracted wage negotiations with the government.(File Photo)

  • Namibia:   Govt Offers Teachers Eight Percent Salary Increase

    New Era, 9 November 2012

    Government has warned striking teachers who have rejected the 8 percent salary increment that "working for the State is not a right but a privilege." Read more »

  • Namibia:   Nanso Rallies Behind Teachers

    New Era, 7 November 2012

    Consultative meetings with student representatives from the Khomas Region and the leadership of the Namibia National Student Organisation (Nanso) resulted in a decision by the… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Govt Warns Striking Teachers

    New Era, 7 November 2012

    The Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa, yesterday warned striking teachers they could face unspecified action. Read more »

  • Namibia:   Walvis Bay Teachers Remain Defiant

    New Era, 7 November 2012

    Teachers at Walvis Bay, who like their counterparts in the Khomas Region and elsewhere, are continuing their protest over better wages and conditions of service and want the… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Nurses Join Teachers' Strike

    New Era, 7 November 2012

    Striking teachers have started soliciting the support of parents and want them to rally behind them if they are interested in the education of their children. Read more »

  • Namibia:   'Govt Cares,' Says Angula

    New Era, 7 November 2012

    Prime Minister Nahas Angula said the public has a partial understanding of what is going on with the negotiations for salary adjustments for teachers, but government does care. Read more »

  • Namibia:   Caprivi Teachers Plan Solidarity Strike

    New Era, 6 November 2012

    Despite an interdict by the High Court last Friday that declared the nationwide teachers' strike as illegal, teachers in the Caprivi Region now intend to go on strike as of… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Teachers Digging in Their Heels

    Namibian, 6 November 2012

    The fired secretary general of the National Union of Namibian Workers, Evilastus Kaaronda, was the guest speaker yesterday at a public meeting organised by the Namibia Financial… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Govt Calls On Teachers to Return to Classes

    Namibian, 31 October 2012

    TEACHERS who have embarked on an illegal strike will not be paid during their absence from school, the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Joel Kaapanda, said… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Erongo Teachers Join Strike

    New Era, 30 October 2012

    Teachers in Walvis Bay yesterday joined teachers in other towns and regions striking over wages and alleged poor conditions of service. Read more »

  • Namibia:   Teachers Launch Nationwide Strike

    New Era, 30 October 2012

    Close to 1 000 teachers in the Khomas Region started an indefinite strike over low pay and poor conditions of service in a move that was quickly replicated in the Erongo,… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Coastal Teachers Join Khomas Strike

    Namibian, 30 October 2012

    PRIMARY and secondary school teachers at Walvis Bay and Swakopmund will today join the nationwide strike started by their counterparts in the Khomas Region. Read more »

  • Namibia:   Over 50 Teachers Live in Augustineum Hostel

    New Era, 31 October 2012

    The absence of affordable accommodation in Windhoek has compelled over 50 teachers to live in the Augustineum Secondary School hostel meant for learners. Read more »

  • Namibia:   Teachers Could Face Music

    New Era, 31 October 2012

    Government has warned that the current "illegal teachers' strike" could compel government to take decisive action as provided for in the Labour Act. Read more »

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