Police in Kenya are accused of using excessive force and violence in the name of imposing the lockdown to prevent COVID-19, especially against people in the slums of capital Nairobi. Protesters also expressed solidarity with the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests in the US
The county government has not responded to workers’ demand for the payment of their statutory dues for the months of November and December
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
The Kenyan government signed a new collective bargaining agreement on October 28, 2019, but has yet to allocate the budget to honor the agreement
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
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
Kenyan activist Ruth Nyambura of the African Ecofeminist Collective spoke to Peoples Dispatch in Caracas, Venezuela during the International Peoples’ Assembly in February.
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
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.
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