Bleak Future For Kenyan Students as Teachers Flee 'Al-Shabaab'
Addressing journalists in Wajir Town, the county Kenya National Union of Teachers secretary Noor Bardad has confirmed the mass exodus of teachers naming Khorof Harar primary and secondary schools, and Wajir Bor, Riba, Sarman, Kutulo and Tarbaj among the schools that have been hit hard by the exit. This comes after an attack by suspected Al-Shabaab militants that left two teachers dead at Qarsa Primary School.
Nation, 18 February 2018
School-going children along the borders of Wajir County are staring at a bleak future after non-local teachers began fleeing from schools on Friday after an attack suspected to… Read more »
An ambulance carrying bodies of 3 teachers killed in a Shabaab attack on February 16, 2018 arrives at Wajir Referral Hospital.
Capital FM, 18 February 2018
The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) and the The Kenya Union of Post Primary Teachers have called on the government to do more to ensure the safety of teachers posted to… Read more »
Shabelle, 16 February 2018
Suspected Al-Shabaab militants killed three Kenyan teachers and injured one other in an attack Friday on a school in the country's northeastern county of Wajir, officials said. Read more »
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