A Student’s Take on Why Teachers Should Go Back To School

On 19th of January 2017, learners across the 33 public universities in Kenya woke up to a university staff strike organized by Universities Staff Academic Union (UASU) and Kenya University Staff Union (KUSU). The two unions represent lecturers and non-teaching staff respectively. The strike is an attempt by teachers to

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Teachers Continue On With Strike Despite 3% Pay Rise

University of Nairobi branch Chairperson Dr. Richard Bosire told Capital FM News Tuesday that the IPCCUF declined to address the question of the proposed 2013-2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) during a meeting with union officials on Monday, which is key among their grievances.     “They IPCCUF called our union officials to a

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University Staff On Strike In Public Universities

The Universities’ Academic Staff Union (UASU), Kenya University Staff Association (KUSA) and The Kenya Union of Domestic, Hotel, Educational and Allied (KUDHEA) workers union, have directed their members to down their tools until the 2013-2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement is negotiated, signed, registered and its implementation schedule agreed on.   Addressing the press

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Student faints after judge sets 0.5mn bail for Kimaiyo fake FB account

A college student accused of impersonating the Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo collapsed in court on Monday after he was slapped with a Sh500,000 cash bail. Jackson Siro, a student at Kenya Technical Teachers College, collapsed at the chief magistrate’s court prompting orderlies to administer fast aid on him. Senior Principal

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