Knut demands laptop billions for pay
20 June 2013, 07:30
Nairobi - The Standard reports the Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) has said that the KES 54 billion allocated in the budget to buy laptops for primary school pupils should be diverted to pay teachers’ allowances.
The union threatened to call for a countrywide strike in public schools next week if the government fails provide KES 47 billion required to pay the teachers’ allowances.
According to Knut chairman Wilson Sossion, the laptops cash should be used to meet the teachers' demands.
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