Swazi nurses to strike over widespread drug shortages

Swazi nurses to strike over widespread drug shortages

Nurses in Swaziland planned a strike on Friday to call attention to drug shortages they say are compromising patient care, including those who need HIV treatment. The nurses plan to march the streets of Mbabane and deliver a petition to Prime Minister Sibusiso Dlamini to force the government to listen…

Kenya: 245,000 teachers go without September pay

More than 245,000 Kenyan teachers will not be paid their September salaries as they continue to strike, the Daily Nation reported. The Teachers Service Commission ordered teachers to return to their work this Thursday at the Court of Appeal, however, many did not. A source who asked to remain unnamed…

Kenya: Teachers continue to strike

The Kenyan government has closed all public and private schools due to teacher strikes, which seem to have no end in sight. Leah Rotich, the acting secretary in the ministry of Education, stated on Friday that the term dates for schools have been revised. In a statement made on Friday…

Ghana’s doctors likely to end strike

Ghana’s doctors, it seems, are likely to call of their strike, reported Reuters. The strike is seen as a test f the government’s ability to stand by the terms of an International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme that has been designed to restore economic stability to the country. The Ghana Medical…