BY JOHN GITHONGO Source: www.the-star.co.ke/news/teachers-strike-and-trying-blame-constitution Â In 1997 the government made a deal to increase the pay of Kenyaâ€™s chronically underpaid teachers. It was only partially implemented.Â As a result, especially at times of political vulnerability for the incumbent administration, like elections and now at the start of every new school year, strikes by our teachers have become a normalized. The current government complains it doesnâ€™t have Sh17 billion to implement the pay rise that the Supreme Court has legitimated much in the same way that the election that brought the current
We are growing up. And growing up comes with challenges. One of those challenges is growing responsibility. Everybody has had his or her teenage years. Everything you know seems to change: the world around you, your friends, your ideas, your body. What you donâ€™t realize as a teenager, is that you are changing and not the world around you. Looking at Kenyan at the moment it feels like looking at a teenager that is growing up: itâ€™s going against anything her parents (people, constitution, democratic allies) are telling her. â€˜I
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