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EDUCATION

Egerton Becomes The First University To Suspend Nationwide Strike Set To Commence Tommorow

The Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) Egerton charter have suspended the nationwide strike that is set to commence tommorow across all public universities in the country. The UASU national chairman had given the government Seven days to intervene before calling for the strike. So far no effort from the government have been seen.

  1 month ago ago
Egerton Becomes The First University To Suspend Nationwide Strike Set To Commence Tommorow

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.

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

EDUCATION

Teacher Forcefully Ejected From Class by Colleagues After He Was Found Doing This (VIDEO)

A lecturer at Maseno University found himself on the wrong side after his colleagues stormed the class he was teaching and evicted him forcefully. The incident happened on Monday, August 23. The institution tutors had organised a strike to lament the delay in their salaries and allowances.

  2 months ago ago
Teacher Forcefully Ejected From Class by Colleagues After He Was Found Doing This (VIDEO)

EDUCATION

Learning to Be Paralyzed in All Public Universities Starting From This Date

Learning is expected to be interrupted in all public universities. This is after the Universities' Academic Staff Union issued a seven-day strike notice yesterday. Here are some of the public universities that are going to be affected. The Technical University of Mombasa, Maasai Mara University, Multimedia University, and Moi University.

  2 months ago ago
Learning to Be Paralyzed in All Public Universities Starting From This Date

EDUCATION

List Of Public Universities That Will Be Affected by Strike Tomorrow

Learning will be interrupted in all the public universities starting from Monday 30th August 2021. This is after UASU issued a directive to all workers in the public Universities instructing them not to report to work starting tomorrow. The main cause of this strike is the failure of the council of all the public universities and constituent colleges to implement the 2017- 2021 collective bargaining agreement.

  1 month ago ago
List Of Public Universities That Will Be Affected by Strike Tomorrow

EDUCATION

"Aibu" Dramatic Scenes As Lecturer Is Forcefully Evicted From Class As Students Watch In Dismay

Students of Maseno University were treated to dramatic scenes after one of the lectures was evicted forcefully mishandling him in the process from a class he was attending. This comes three days after the Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) issued a seven-day strike notice on Friday, August 20.

  2 months ago ago

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.

  2 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.

  1 month ago ago
Latest Breaking News For Today Monday Morning, 30 August 2021

EDUCATION

Learning And First Year Admission To Be Disrupted As Lecturers Strike Kicks On

The Universities Academic Staff Union had given a seven day notice strike that is set to begin on Monday after the government failed to meet their terms. The strike, which has come at a period where most students are awaiting their exams and first years set to join, is expected to affect major operations of universities.

  2 months ago ago
Learning And First Year Admission To Be Disrupted As Lecturers Strike Kicks On

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.

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

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.

  2 months ago ago
University Lecturers Cry Foul over CBA

EDUCATION

UON Council on The Spot Over Embezzlement of Funds

Several University Unions have hit out at the University of Nairobi’s Council over embezzlement of funds meant for the implementation of the 2017-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU), Kenya Universities Staff Union (KUSU), and Kenya Union of Domestic, Hotels, Educational Institutions, Hospitals and Allied Workers (KUDHEIHA), called on the government to appoint new members to the council citing corruption allegations with the Prof. Julia Ojiambo led Council whose term expired last week

  1 month ago ago
UON Council on The Spot Over Embezzlement of Funds

EDUCATION

Hard Time For University Of Nairobi VC And Other Leaders, UASU Proposal For Them To Be Jailed

The Universities' Academic Staff Union recommends that UON VC and other leaders to be jailed for at least six months. The Universities' Academic Staff Union(UASU) has proposed that the following leaders of the University of Nairobi to be jailed at least for six months:starting with the Vice Chancellor, Professor Stephen Kiama, the Acting Associate VC in charge of Academic Affairs, Prof. Julius Ogeng'o, Acting Chief Operations Officer, Brian Ouma, and Acting Executive Dean Faculty of Arts, Prof. Ephraim Wahome.

  1 month ago ago
Hard Time For University Of Nairobi VC And Other Leaders, UASU Proposal For Them To Be Jailed

EDUCATION

Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) Issues a 7 day Strike Notice.

On Friday, August 20, the Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) issued a seven-day strike warning, putting public universities in jeopardy. Officials from the UASU threatened to mobilize the union's members to strike over the government's refusal to implement the 2017-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).

  2 months ago ago
Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) Issues a 7 day Strike Notice.

EDUCATION

Public Universities Lecturer's Strike That Was To Begin Today Suspended After A Deal Was Reached.

Public Universities Lecturer's Strike That Was To Begin Today Suspended After A Deal Was Reached. https://www.facebook.com/261061365404/posts/10165953916640405/?app=fbl The countrywide public Universities lectures strike strike that was set to begin today has been suspended by the Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) and this was after the two parties reached a deal on the CBA implemention that they were demanding.

  1 month ago ago
Public Universities Lecturer's Strike That Was To Begin Today Suspended After A Deal Was Reached.

JUSTICE

Court Suspends Lecturers’ Strike In Sh8bn Pay Row

Employment and Labour Court has suspended the scheduled lecturers’ strike that was to kick off today monday awaiting the determination of a case lodged by public universities. Justice Nzioki wa Makau signed the case lodged by Inter-Public Universities Councils Consultative Forum (IPUCCF) and suspends the lecturers’ union from striking to demand of Sh8.8 billion salary deal.

  1 month ago ago
Court Suspends Lecturers’ Strike In Sh8bn Pay Row

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.

  11 months ago ago
Egerton Universities Lecturers Strike Goes On

HEALTH

University Staff Left out of NHIF Cover, Says Union Boss

Thousands of university staff have been left out of health insurance cover by the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF). According to the Universities' Academic Staff Union (UASU) Secretary General Dr. Constantine Wasonga, the state health insurer has not given any reason why their staff have been left out. As a result, the over 2000 staff from different universities in the country have been advised to seek an alternative health insurance scheme. "This morning, universities received a memo from the National

  1 year ago ago
University Staff Left out of NHIF Cover, Says Union Boss

EDUCATION

Big Blow To Aspiring Teachers As TSC Plans To Hit Education Graduates Hard.

The Teachers service commission is intending to make new reforms and recommendation for those aspiring to take a career in Teaching. It's has therefore recommended that all Secondary School teachers will have to take a one-year mandatory post-graduate diploma in teaching before they can be licensed to teach.

  5 months ago ago
Big Blow To Aspiring Teachers As TSC Plans To Hit Education Graduates Hard.

EDUCATION

Egerton University exams at risk as Uasu threatens strike

The fate of Egerton University's fourth year exams, which are scheduled to begin on Monday, hangs in the balance as lecturers have threatened to strike over pay. The more than 500 academic staff at the institution have vowed to down their tools on November 4. The Egerton chapter of the Universities Academic Staff Union (Uasu) said nothing will stop its members from downing their tools until the university management reverses its decision to effect a 40 per cent salary reduction. Chapter chairperson Fredrick

  11 months ago ago
Egerton University exams at risk as Uasu threatens strike