Kenyan Teachers Dig in Heels on Strike Action


The National Union of Teachers has turned down President Kenyatta's plea to call off the national strike, saying that the government is refusing to table an offer in the negotiations.

Kenyan teachers demonstrate in after the government failed to honour 1997 agreement.

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    Capital FM, 4 July 2013

    President Uhuru Kenyatta has once again pleaded with the Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) to call off their strike and embrace negotiations. read more »

  • Kenya:  TSC Now Moves to Court Over Teachers Strike

    The Star, 4 July 2013

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  • Kenya:  Govt Wants KNUT Officials Fined Sh20 Million, Jailed

    Capital FM, 4 July 2013

    The government now wants the Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) fined Sh20 million for disobeying a court order to call off the ongoing teachers' strike. read more »

  • Kenya:  Uhuru Urges Teachers to Dialogue With Government

    The Star, 4 July 2013

    President Uhuru Kenyatta has made a plea to public school teachers who are currently on strike to return to work and give dialogue a chance. read more »

  • Kenya:  KUPPET Edges Closer to Fully Calling Off Strike

    Capital FM, 4 July 2013

    Even as negotiations between the Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) and the government collapsed, the Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) is well on its ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Kitui Bishop's Plea to Teachers

    The Star, 4 July 2013

    Kitui Catholic diocesan Bishop Rev Antony Muheria has described the teachers' pay crisis as "unfortunate" and likely to "hurt the country". The bishop asked the parties to put an ... read more »

  • Kenya:  50 Teachers Move to KNUT

    The Star, 4 July 2013

    More than 50 Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers have decamp to Knut in Bomet county citing poor representation. read more »

  • Kenya:  Three Private Schools Forced to Join Teachers Strike

    The Star, 4 July 2013

    Cheptais DC Omar Salat has dismissed an order by area Knut officials to have private schools join the strike. Speaking to the Star on phone, the DC said private institutions have ... read more »

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