Kenyan Governors Don't Have Cash for Doctors' Strike Pay
Kenyan doctors were elated by the news that President Uhuru Kenyatta told counties to pay them for the 100 days they were on strike - but Council of Governors Chairman Peter Munya says counties don't have the money to pay the doctors.
Doctors from private hospitals protest in Kisumu on February 14, 2017.
Capital FM, 12 April 2017
County Governments now say they are willing to pay doctors for the days they were on strike, once the National Government makes the funds available. Read more »
Nation, 12 April 2017
Nairobi County will not pay its doctors for the days they were on strike, Governor Evans Kidero has insisted saying such payments can only amount to a donation. Read more »
Nation, 13 April 2017
Withholding labour is considered a right of the worker, and at times defines the boundary between employment and slavery. Read more »
Doctors issued an ultimatum after the government told county governments that those who participated in the strike should not to be paid for the days they were away. Read more »