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EDUCATION

Education Crisis Looming as Primary, Secondary and Universities May Face Closure as Strikes Looms

The Salary and Remuneration Commission yesterday issued a statement that the government will review salaries for the all the civil servants including teachers and lecturers in 2024, which means that the workers will have two years without salary increments. This comes as it emerges that the government is having a shortage of money.

  7 months ago ago
Education Crisis Looming as Primary, Secondary and Universities May Face Closure as Strikes Looms

EDUCATION

Education News Making Headlines This Morning, The 14th of June

What you should know: The campaign to toss out the Bachelor of Education degree has been gaining momentum since Education CS George Magoha supported the proposal - Kahi Indimuli, Akello Misori and Constantine Wasonga have all spoken over the proposal, 10,000 Kiambu youths to get technical training, and Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani failure to factor in the budget the 2021-2026 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) to cause a stalemate between the teachers and government.

  7 months ago ago
Education News Making Headlines This Morning, The 14th of June

EDUCATION

'Blow to Students as Universities May Fail to Reopen in September as Fresh Crisis Looms From Monday

Majority of the public universities are expected to resume learning from next month. The universities are also expected to admit the first years during the September intake. However, the reopening is in jeopardy as lecturers have threatened to go on strike starting from Monday. This is after the lecturers issued a 7-day strike notice.

  5 months ago ago
'Blow to Students as Universities May Fail to Reopen in September as Fresh Crisis Looms From Monday

EDUCATION

Latest Breaking News For Today Monday Morning, 30 August 2021

The Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) has suspended the national strike that was planned to kick off today (Monday), Which would have made all the 35 public Universities to be closed. In a statement, the Uasu National Secretary General Constantine Wasonga said the union has decided to suspend the industrial action to allow for more talks with the government representatives.

  5 months ago ago
Latest Breaking News For Today Monday Morning, 30 August 2021

EDUCATION

Learning Activities to Be Disrupted Next Week on Monday in Public Universities

The ministry of Education led by professor George Magoha has been dealing with the issues of strikes by teachers and lecturers by providing their needs and wants. But of late things aren't going as expected to lecturers. Mr Constantine Wasonga the UASU secretary general has issued a warning to the government that learning in public universities will be disrupted from Monday next week as the teaching staff union issue a seven-day strike notice over the implementation of the Sh8.8 billion salary deal.

  5 months ago ago
Learning Activities to Be Disrupted Next Week on Monday in Public Universities

EDUCATION

Sigh Of Relief For University Students In Kenya After This Latest Announcement By UASU

Worry and tension had spilled among continuing university students and those planning to join in early September after the Universities and Academic Staff Union (UASU) announced that they would begin their nationwide strike of lecturers on Monday 30 August. According to the union's secretary general Constantine Wasonga, most public universities in Kenya are yet to implement the return to work agreement they had stroke with them and the government in 2018.

  5 months ago ago
Sigh Of Relief For University Students In Kenya After This Latest Announcement By UASU

EDUCATION

University Lecturers Cry Foul over CBA

University dons have yet again come out to accuse the government of failing to implement a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) entered between them and their employer. The Universities' Academic Staff Union (UASU) now gives the government seven days to look into conclusively, failure to which they will paralyse learning in all public universities in the country.

  5 months ago ago
University Lecturers Cry Foul over CBA

EDUCATION

BREAKING, University Academic Staff Union (UASU) has called off a strike notice scheduled today

UASU through its secretary Constantine Wasonga has given an immediate update on the strike that was scheduled to commence today. UASU stakeholders lead by Constantine Wasonga (middle ) The lecturers have been advocating for salary adjustments from the Sh10 billion deal negotiated under the 2013-2017 collective bargaining agreement.

  5 months ago ago
BREAKING, University Academic Staff Union (UASU) has called off a strike notice scheduled today

EDUCATION

Looming Disruption Of Learning In All Public Universities As Universities Staffs Threatens Strike.

Looming Disruption Of Learning In All Public Universities As Universities Staffs Threatens Strike. Thursday, 17th June 2021, Nairobi Kenya. There's a major looming disruption of learning in all Kenyan public Universities in the next few days as the University Academic Staff Union (UASU) have now threatened to go on strike over unpaid salaries.

  7 months ago ago
Looming Disruption Of Learning In All Public Universities As Universities Staffs Threatens Strike.

EDUCATION

Good News to Public University Students as UASU Makes the Following Move

Kenya is a sovereign state that is under the leadership of President Uhuru Kenyatta. The country has a good number of public universities such as Maseno, Nairobi, Moi and Kenyatta that offer different courses to thousands of students. It's a sigh of relief and good news to university students who belong to public universities following the act of the University Academic Staff Union (UASU) suspending the strike that was scheduled to kickoff as from this week.

  5 months ago ago
Good News to Public University Students as UASU Makes the Following Move

EDUCATION

Learning in Varsities To Be Disrupted From 30th August Due To Lecturers Strike

A sum of ksh 80.8 billion held by the Treasury is the reason behind a looming strike notice issued by the union of varsity teaching staff. The 7 day notice is to take effect from today, 23rd August. The public universities council received a notice from Uasu( Universities Academic Staff Union), regarding their grievances and bid to down their tools from next week.

  5 months ago ago
Learning in Varsities To Be Disrupted From 30th August Due To Lecturers Strike

EDUCATION

Maseno University Lecturers Down Their Tools As They Demand Pay Hike [PHOTOS]

Maseno University students woke up to a very rare occasion this morning as lecturers made their way into the lecture halls only to evade teaching an inform them of the ongoing strike. A team of lecturers were recorded matching through the lecture hall suggesting a looming strike in the next few days if their demands aren't met.

  5 months ago ago
Maseno University Lecturers Down Their Tools As They Demand Pay Hike [PHOTOS]

EDUCATION

Studies of more than 600,000 public universities students may be disrupted from next week Monday

Studies in public universities could be disrupted if lectures mark good there threat and go on strike beginning Monday.Close to 20000 universities staff from 35 institution are preparing to go on strike for an infinite period in protest over unpaid salary enhancement arrears by the government. In a letter to vice -chancellor, university and academic staff union secretary general Constantine Wasonga said on Monday, the institution have failed to implement the 2007/21 collective bargaining agreement to resolve the matter.

  5 months ago ago
Studies of more than 600,000 public universities students may be disrupted from next week Monday

EDUCATION

Egerton lectures down tools amidst ongoing examinations

Egerton university lecturers strike Today 4th November 2020,dons at Njoro based Egerton university have commenced their strike. Last week the University Academic staff union UASU national officials issued a seven days ultimatum to the university's adminstration. Speaking last week ,the chairman for university Academic Stuff Union secretary_general Constantine Wasonga insisted that the lecturers will not back down till they are paid millions owed to them . The lecturers are protesting a 40% pay cut on their

  1 year ago ago
Egerton lectures down tools amidst ongoing examinations

EDUCATION

Bad News To University Students As Lecturers Have Given The Government Strike Notice

University lecturers have given the government a seven-day announcement to fully implement their 2017-2021 CBA agreement. The University Staff Academic Union said that once the notice expires, tuition will be suspended from all public universities until their needs are met. Speaking at a press conference on Friday, Uasu General Secretary Constantine Wasonga said university officials had to ensure that the agreement was finalized within seven days.

  5 months ago ago
Bad News To University Students As Lecturers Have Given The Government Strike Notice

EDUCATION

Egerton Universities Lecturers Strike Goes On

Egerton University learning sessions have been put at halt after a return-to-work formula agreement between the management of the institution and lecturers failed. The learning has been stopped for the second week. The disagreement have killed hopes for the almost more than one thousand and five hundred students who were supposed to graduate this year whereas the sitting of the fourth year exams which was was supposed to commence on 2nd of November stopped due to the lecturers strike that started on 4th of November.

  1 year ago ago
Egerton Universities Lecturers Strike Goes On

EDUCATION

Maseno University Lecturers On Strike

As we speak now, Maseno University lecturers are all gathered in front of the office of the Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Julius Nyabundi. Seven days ago,University Staff Academic Union (UASU) issued a seven days strike notice. While addressing the media, UASU Secretary General Dr Constantine Wasonga hinted that if the government wanted learning to continue in public universities then they should implement the 2017 to 2021 CBA in total but if not university staffs will go on strike.The one notice elapsed today and lecturers in Maseno have kicked off the stike with all the classes scheduled for today not attended by the students.

  5 months ago ago
Maseno University Lecturers On Strike

EDUCATION

Strike Looms At Egerton University

Just a year has gone since a huge students' strike at Egerton University. A different case today is seen today as the University Academic Staff union UASU officials offered a seven day strike notice to the management over salary impasse. Speaking today, UASU secretary general, constantine Wasonga confirmed that the strike is set to start on 4th November if the university fails to pay the salary arrears to the staff. He added that there will be no more negotiations until the money is wired in the account of the

  1 year ago ago
Strike Looms At Egerton University

SOCIETY

Newspaper Review: Wife of Officer Who Killed Lover at Hospitals Says She Begged Him to Surrender

1. The Standard Constable Bernard Sivo returned to the station where he had been based and started shooting in the air after killing the 29-year-old Mary Nyambura. The wife of the deceased officer, Joyce Ndunge begged him to surrender his firearm to avoid harming himself or any of his fellow officers.

  5 months ago ago
Newspaper Review: Wife of Officer Who Killed Lover at Hospitals Says She Begged Him to Surrender

EDUCATION

Good News to Universities Students As UASU Suspends Lecturers Strike

It's a dream of every university student to go study and complete his studies in time. However after disruptions occasioned by Covid-19 pandemic in the country, Universities students were starring at another possible disruption this time due to lectures strikes. University Academic Staff Union UASU had called on nationwide lecturers strike early last week.

  5 months ago ago
Good News to Universities Students As UASU Suspends Lecturers Strike