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Kenya health workers strike
Doctors in Kenya get ready to strike after six years of broken promises

Doctors in Kenya prepare for possible industrial action as the 2016 Collective Bargaining Agreement remains unfulfilled despite multiple court warnings to the government

Structural adjustment by any other name: International Financial Institutions and health in Ghana and Kenya

A look at the IMF’s programs in Ghana and Kenya reveals the continuity of more privatization, more cuts, and more threats to people’s right to health

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Morocco fails to get Kenyan endorsement for its colonial occupation of Western Sahara

A Kenyan foreign ministry communique has clarified that the announcement made on Twitter by newly elected President Willian Ruto on rescinding recognition for the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) was arbitrary and had no bearing on the country’s foreign policy

Health care in Kenya
How commercialization and privatization deplete people’s health in Kenya’s urban settlements

Sharon Joan, a community member from the Kibera urban settlement, talks about the intersections of commercialization and environmental factors on the health of people living in urban settlements in Kenya

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Healthcare in Kenya remains elusive due to commercialization

A report by the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights shines light on harmful effects of commercialization of health in Kenya among communities living in informal urban settlements

Health workers in Kenya continue their struggle for decent conditions

Nurses, doctors, and other health workers in Kenya continue to face unsafe working conditions even after a series of strikes that total over 200 days of work stoppage

Professors strike Kenya
Public university professors in Kenya suspend strike, give last chance for dialogue

The Universities Academic Staff Union had threatened to launch a strike on Monday over employers’ failure to provide the salary adjustment and clear arrears in payments as promised in the 2017-21 Collective Bargaining Agreement

Kenyan left prepares for mass protests against controversial constitutional amendments

The amendments introduced by president Uhuru Kenyatta are, according to critics, aimed at cementing an opportunistic alliance with opposition leader Raila Odinga, and subverting the spirit of the constitution. The provisions have been struck down by a court

Kenya’s communists fight state repression, IMF-World Bank policies

Booker Ngesa Omole of the Communist Party of Kenya talks about the state attacks on the party, the failures of the Uhuru Kenyatta government, and the protests against IMF-World Bank prescribed policies

Kenyan Court postpones trial of Communist Party members for second time

The Party has condemned the delay in the proceedings in a statement and reported that defendants have still not been informed about the charges against them

Court hearing of Communist Party of Kenya members postponed to Monday

The court hearing of 12 members of the Communist Party of Kenya who were detained on Wednesday has been postponed. The police action against them came as the party was organizing a movement against the skewed COVID-19 strategy of the government

Kenyan health professionals continue strike after governors refuse to sign agreement

Kenya’s nurses and clinical officers continue to be on strike as the second tier of government – the Council of Governors – has not signed the return to work formula agreed upon by the unions and the country’s health ministry