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Striking lecturers receive no February pay in Kenya

The University of Nairobi has not paid salaries to any of its lecturers who took part in the ongoing strikes during February 2017. The strikes were provoked by non-agreement between lecturers and the university over a Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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Guinea teachers’ strike over pay turns violent

A teacher’s strike over salary cuts in Guinea led to the deaths of five people, says the government. Protests in the capital, Conakry, came about after the government announced cuts to the salaries of junior teachers as well as a

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Homework strike underway in Spain

During the month of November, parents in Spain are on strike in a protest over their children being given too much homework at the weekends. The homework usually requires parents’ input; hence the strike. Along with Ireland, Russia, Italy and

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Parents in Spain call “homework strikes” for November

Parents in Spain are taking action to protest at not only the amount of homework being given to their children – but also the increasing amount of time they are expected to help them. The so-called “homework strikes” will take

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