Teachers vow to "bring down Jericho"
KNUT Chairman Wilson Sossion has likened the looming strike to Biblical verses. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 17 – The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) is scheduled to announce on Monday when the teachers’ strike will begin. KNUT Chairman Wilson Sossion told Capital FM News to expect the news any time from 10am, “We will be giving the way forward at a press briefing at the KNUT headquarters,” he said.
The teachers had wanted a Sh50 billion allocation to go toward harmonising their salaries with those of other civil servants and Sh20 billion to go toward the hiring of 64,000 teachers. If it takes off, this will be the seventh strike called by KNUT in the last 20 years and Sossion is adamant that they will only consider ending the strike once all their demands are met.
“God commanded the children of Israel to go round the walls of Jericho seven times.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CapitalFM