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Healthcare workers in Kenya’s Meru county set to strike on February 5

The county government has not responded to workers’ demand for the payment of their statutory dues for the months of November and December

Petro oil Kenya Petro Oil Kenya fires workers for joining union

Despite a court order in December directing the company to recognize the Kenya Petroleum Oil Workers Union (KPOWU), the company has dismissed over 30 workers immediately after they joined the union. The company has also outsourced the fuel pumps where the KPOWU represents the majority of the workers

Kenya University staff Kenyan university staff set to strike unless revised wages implemented

The Kenyan government signed a new collective bargaining agreement on October 28, 2019, but has yet to allocate the budget to honor the agreement

Kenya health workers strike Kenyan health workers resume strike after government fails to honor promises

While the health workers of Taita-Taveta county went on strike protesting the government’s failure to pay arrears, the workers of Nairobi country are demanding promotions they were due

Kenya informal labor A milestone in Kenya’s trade union history

Informal workers will be brought under the protection of labor laws in the country, through an MoU signed between three trade unions representing formal workers and five informal sector associations

Ruth Nyambura Ruth Nyambura: “The Venezuelan revolution is the African revolution”

Kenyan activist Ruth Nyambura of the African Ecofeminist Collective spoke to Peoples Dispatch in Caracas, Venezuela during the International Peoples’ Assembly in February.

LGBTQ protest in Kenya Kenyan court upholds right of LGBT community to form associations

While the colonial-era law criminalizing homosexuality has not yet scrapped, the LGBT community can continue to legally register associations to organize and lobby for their rights

AROUND THE WORLD IN 8 MINS EP 12 Around the World in 8 Minutes- Episode 12

In this episode, we bring you ground report from the International women’s day march in New Delhi. We also look into the aviation workers’ strike in Kenya.

Kenya’s aviation workers hit out against plans to privatize airport in Nairobi

Under the banner of thee Kenya Aviation Workers Union, the workers protested the plan to hand over the airport to Kenya Airways, over 50% of which is owned by non-government entities. The workers’ strike was attacked by the police who arrested union leaders

Kenya anti-imperialism forum Kenyan activists slam US-Guaido coup in Venezuela

Over 200 Kenyan activists came together, on Dedan Kimathi Day, to condemn the US-led coup attempt against the legitimate government of Venezuela

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