Alarm Bells as Kenya's University Staff Go on Strike
Members of various university staff unions have said they will not return to work until the government agrees to table a counter-offer to their 2017-2021 collective bargaining agreement proposal that is expected to restructure salaries and enhance quality education.
Nation, 1 March 2018
Learning in public universities and medical colleges was paralysed on Thursday after lecturers, university staff and some specialist doctors downed their tools to demand structured… Read more »
Nation, 21 February 2018
Learning in public universities will be paralysed in a week's time after the government failed to table a counter proposal to the lecturers' pay demands. Read more »
Nation, 17 February 2018
Public universities could face another nationwide lecturers' strike, following stalled negotiations between the staff union and the government over a 2017-2021 collective… Read more »
Kenya Universities Staff Union officials at a press conference in Nakuru on February 17, 2018.
In its proposal, the Universities Academic Staff Union wants a graduate assistant to earn a basic salary of between U.S.$1,935 and U.S.$3,026, assistant lecturer to get between ... Read more »
The lecturers have been on strike since November 1, 2017, demanding higher pay. Read more »
The National Treasury has granted the ministry of education approval to use the funds, a move that could signal the end of the strike that has paralysed learning in 31 public ... Read more »